While Matt's out of town, Kitty is attacked by Richard Strom and Strom is then shot and killed by Festus when he comes to Kitty's aid. Strom's father, a judge, rides into town hoping to have Festus arrested for the murder of his son. When he isn't he decides to have a trial of his own. Written by
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This episode starts on August 21, 1873, as indicated by the date on a gravestone. See more
After Matt Dillon shoots Cal Strom Jr. as he's about to strike the horses at the hanging tree, the cut shot shows that Festus and Kitty have been replaced atop the horses by a stuntman and stunt woman. Also, the noose around the stuntman's neck comes loose and hangs free down his chest as Doc Adams is holding the horses to keep them from running. See more