Gunsmoke: Season 10, Episode 29

Twenty Miles from Dodge (10 Apr. 1965)

TV Episode  -   -  Western
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 30 users  
Reviews: 1 user

On a stagecoach returning to Dodge, Kitty and her traveling companions are waylaid and held for ransom.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Twenty Miles from Dodge (10 Apr 1965)

Twenty Miles from Dodge (10 Apr 1965) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gunsmoke.
« Previous Episode | 370 of 635 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
Will Helmick
...
Brian C. Follansbee
...
Eleanor Starkey
Tony Haig ...
Johnny Hutton
...
Otie Schaffer
William Fawcett ...
Bert Fraley
Noam Pitlik ...
Dobbs
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...
Grant Shay
...
Dorner
Edit

Storyline

On a stagecoach returning to Dodge, Kitty and her traveling companions are waylaid and held for ransom.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

number in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 April 1965 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Every time Kitty takes the stage- something bad happens
10 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Someone please tell Kitty not to take the stage. It always seems that something bad happens on her trip and in this episode nothing changes.

On her way back to Dodge after four weeks away, Kitty's stagecoach is held-up by Grant Shay and his gang. But what Shay is after is not loot but the people. He feels like he can ransom their lives and make a large profit.

On the stage with Kitty is Eleanor Starkey and her son, a gambler named Will Helmick, a railroad big-wig named Follansbee and young man named Johnny Hutton. All their lives will be turned upside down when they are hauled off the stage and made to walk up into the hills and held at gunpoint without shelter in a cattle corral.

Meanwhile back in Dodge, Matt has been itching for the stage to arrive. It been four weeks since he has seen Kitty and is worried about tardiness of the stage. When the stage arrives vacant of any people, Matt knows there is a problem. Festus and Matt set off to find out what happened.

The episode was fine right up till the ending. The ending seemed to have been written in haste as if they had no thought except to end the show. And for a entertaining plot the ending was just unbelievable. No fault on the acting but that one scene made the show appear to be for naught.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Marshal Dillon too rough on Chester? newdickmorris
Matt's daughter joannabaroncelli
One of THE Greatest Series!!! jojomack2006
Finally Finished the Series - My top 25 newdickmorris
Whiskey Served in Vintage Westerns bobeich1
Radio Show vs 30 Minute Episodes newdickmorris
Discuss Twenty Miles from Dodge (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?