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Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran until June 18, 1961 on the CBS radio network. The series starred William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as Doc Charles Adams, Georgia Ellis as Kitty Russell, and Parley Baer as Deputy Chester Proudfoot. Doc’s first name and Chester’s last name were changed for the television program. Gunsmoke was notable for its critically acclaimed cast and writing, and is commonly regarded as one of the finest old time radio shows. Some listeners have argued that the radio version of Gunsmoke was far more realistic than the television program. Episodes were aimed at adults, and featured some of the most explicit content of the day: there were violent crimes and scalpings, massacres and opium addicts. Miss Kitty’s occupation as a prostitute was made far more obvious on the radio version than on television. Many episodes ended on a down-note, and villains often got away with their crimes.

Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran until June 18, 1961 on the CBS radio network. The series starred William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as Doc Charles Adams, Georgia Ellis as Kitty Russell, and Parley Baer as Deputy Chester Proudfoot. Doc’s first name and Chester’s last name were changed for the television program. Gunsmoke was notable for its critically acclaimed cast and writing, and is commonly regarded as one of the finest old time radio shows. Some listeners have argued that the radio version of Gunsmoke was far more realistic than the television program. Episodes were aimed at adults, and featured some of the most explicit content of the day: there were violent crimes and scalpings, massacres and opium addicts. Miss Kitty’s occupation as a prostitute was made far more obvious on the radio version than on television. Many episodes ended on a down-note, and villains often got away with their crimes.
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Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran until June 18, 1961 on the CBS radio network. The series starred William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as Doc Charles Adams, Georgia Ellis as Kitty Russell, and Parley Baer as Deputy Chester Proudfoot. Doc’s first name and Chester’s last name were changed for the television program. Gunsmoke was notable for its critically acclaimed cast and writing, and is commonly regarded as one of the finest old time radio shows. Some listeners have argued that the radio version of Gunsmoke was far more realistic than the television program. Episodes were aimed at adults, and featured some of the most explicit content of the day: there were violent crimes and scalpings, massacres and opium addicts. Miss Kitty’s occupation as a prostitute was made far more obvious on the radio version than on television. Many episodes ended on a down-note, and villains often got away with their crimes.

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Episodes

Doc Judge – Gunsmoke (09-25-60)

9/25/2018
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Doc Judge Original Air Date: September 25, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Harry Bartell James Nusser Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:32:47

Two Mothers – Gunsmoke (09-18-60)

9/18/2018
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Two Mothers Original Air Date: September 18, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Jeanne Bates Virginia Christine Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:31:28

About Chester – Gunsmoke (09-11-60)

9/11/2018
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About Chester Original Air Date: September 11, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Harry Bartell Lynn Allen Vic Perrin Bartlett Robinson Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:14

The Peace Officer {Barney Phillips}{reused script} – Gunsmoke (09-04-60)

9/4/2018
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The Peace Officer {Barney Phillips}{reused script} Original Air Date: September 04, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Virginia Christine Lawrence Dobkin Barney Phillips James Nusser Vic Perrin Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:28:00

Dangerous Bath – Gunsmoke (08-21-60)

8/21/2018
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Dangerous Bath Original Air Date: August 21, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Sam Edwards Jeanne Bates Lawrence Dobkin Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:27:26

Tumbleweed – Gunsmoke (08-28-60)

8/21/2018
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Tumbleweed Original Air Date: August 28, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Vic Perrin Joseph Kearns Virginia Christine Barney Phillips Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:34

The Noose – Gunsmoke (08-14-60)

8/20/2018
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The Noose Original Air Date: August 14, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Vic Perrin Lawrence Dobkin Bartlett Robinson Barney Phillips Harry Bartell Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:27:21

Old Fool – Gunsmoke (08-07-60)

8/19/2018
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Old Fool Original Air Date: August 07, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Joseph Kearns Virginia Gregg Peggy Webber Sam Edwards Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:39

Stage Smash – Gunsmoke (07-31-60)

8/18/2018
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Stage Smash Original Air Date: July 31, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Vic Perrin Barney Phillips James Nusser Dick Beals Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:27:16

The Imposter – Gunsmoke (07-24-60)

8/17/2018
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The Imposter Original Air Date: July 24, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Lawrence Dobkin Vic Perrin Jeanne Bates Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:25:51

Busted-Up Guns – Gunsmoke (07-17-60)

8/16/2018
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Busted-Up Guns Original Air Date: July 17, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Virginia Christine Vic Perrin Ralph Moody Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:25:09

Reluctant Violence – Gunsmoke (07-10-60)

8/15/2018
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Reluctant Violence Original Air Date: July 10, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:28:24

Little Girl – Gunsmoke (07-03-60)

8/14/2018
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Little Girl Original Air Date: July 03, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Anne Whitfield Joseph Kearns Lawrence Dobkin Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:24

Line Trouble – Gunsmoke (06-26-60)

8/13/2018
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Line Trouble Original Air Date: June 26, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:24:07

Kitty Accused – Gunsmoke (06-12-60)

8/12/2018
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Kitty Accused Original Air Date: June 12, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Vic Perrin Virginia Christine Barney Phillips Dick Beals Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:30:55

Fabulous Silver Extender – Gunsmoke (06-05-60)

8/11/2018
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Fabulous Silver Extender Original Air Date: June 05, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Joseph Kearns Vic Perrin Harry Bartell Jack Moyles Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:30:49

Bad Seed – Gunsmoke (05-29-60)

8/10/2018
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Bad Seed Original Air Date: May 29, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Eve McVeagh Sam Edwards Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:29:23

Marryin’ Bertha – Gunsmoke (05-22-60)

8/9/2018
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Marryin' Bertha Original Air Date: May 22, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Virginia Gregg Joseph Kearns Vic Perrin Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:22

Tall Trapper – Gunsmoke (05-15-60)

8/8/2018
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Tall Trapper Original Air Date: May 15, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Barney Phillips Vic Perrin Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:27:01

Wrong Man – Gunsmoke (05-08-60)

8/7/2018
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Wrong Man Original Air Date: May 08, 1960 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Harry Bartell Sam Edwards Lawrence Dobkin Vic Perrin Jack Moyles Music: Rex Koury

Duration:00:26:31