Festus, playing a poker game at the Long Branch, loses to a traveling salesman. When he turns up dead and robbed, they suspect a close friend of his as evidence, found at the scene, doesn't help nor do their remarks as they were leaving: about robbing him. Written by
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This is the second of only two times that the characters of Chester and Festus appear in the same episode. Dennis Weaver
left the series a short time later, and Festus, played by Ken Curtis
, became the main sidekick for Marshall Dillon. See more
[gets his hands free from the ropes the mob tied them with
I've got my hands loose.
Good you can wave good-bye to them.