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Season 3 (CBS)(1957-58) (30 min black-and-white)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  James Beer
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################## Gunsmoke ##################
############# season 3 1957-58 ##############
############## (b-w half-hour) ###############
CBS Saturdays 10:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern (Half-hour slot) (39 episodes)

3.01 [079] Gunsmoke:
CRACK-UP (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.09.14)
John Dehner ................... Nate Springer
Jess Kirkpatrick .............. Mr. Teeters
Jean Vaughn ................... Girl

3.02 [080] Gunsmoke:
GUN FOR CHESTER (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.09.21)
Thomas Coley .................. Asa Ledbetter
Clayton Post .................. Man

3.03 [081] Gunsmoke:
BLOOD MONEY (I) (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.09.28)
James Dobson .................. Joe Harpe
Vinton Hayworth ............... Harry Spencer
Lawrence Green ................ Smith

Synopsis:
After Harry Spencer's life is saved Matt receives a wanted poster ....
(a completely different episode with the same title 13.19 [457] Gunsmoke: BLOOD MONEY ( II) - 22Jan68

3.04 [082] Gunsmoke: KITTY'S OUTLAW (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.10.05)
Ainslie Pryor ................. Cole Yankton
Chris Alcaide ................. Cowboy
Jack Mann ..................... 1st Man

3.05 [083] Gunsmoke:
POTATO ROAD (b-w)(30 min)
12-Oct-1957 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Tom Pittman ........... Budge Grilk
Robert F. Simon ....... Pa Grilk
Jeanette Nolan ........ Ma Grilk
Synopsis:
Young Bud Grilk tells Matt Dillon that his father has killed a man. Dillon investigates and rides into a trap. [JB]

3.06 [084] Gunsmoke:
JESSE (I) (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.10.19)
James Maloney ................. Kari
George Brenlin ................ Jesse Pruett
Edward Binns .................. Bill Stapp
Brick Sullivan ................ Sam

(Completely Different Episode - See - 18.22 [585] Gunsmoke: JESSE (II) (60 min color)( 1973.02.19)

3.07 [085] Gunsmoke:
MAVIS MCCLOUD (b-w)(30 min)
26-Oct-1957 CBS Sat (Rerun 27Aug60 CBS)
Guest Cast:
Fay Spain ............. Mavis McCloud
Casey Adams ........... Barney Wales
Kelly Thordsen ........ Lin
Robert Cornthwaite ..... Lou Staley
Dan Sheridan .......... Stage Driver
Synopsis:
Mavis McCloud comes to Dodge City looking for a husband. She decides that Barney Wales will fill the bill. [JB]

3.08 [086] Gunsmoke:
BORN TO HANG (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.11.02)
Anthony Caruso ................ Pate
Wright King ................... Joe Digger
Mort Mills .................... Robie
Ken Lynch ..................... Ed Glick
Dorothy Adams ................. Mrs. Glick

3.09 [087] Gunsmoke:
ROMEO (b-w)(30 min)
9Nov57
Robert Vaughn ................. Andy Bowers
Barry Kelley .................. Jake Pierce
Barbara Eden .................. Judy Pierce
Robert McQueeney .............. Pete Knight
Tyler McVey ................... Emmert Bowers
Bill McGraw ................... Ab Drain
William Erwin ................. Preacher
A girl falls for the son of her father's rival.

3.10 [088] Gunsmoke:
NEVER PESTER CHESTER (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.11.16)
Buddy Baer .................... Stobo
Tom Greenway .................. Treavitt
Woodrow Chambliss ............. Shiloh
Paul Birch .................... Boss
Gary Vinson ................... Jim

3.11 [089] Gunsmoke: FINGERED (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.11.23)
John Larch .................... Jim Corbett
Virginia Christine ............ Lila
Karl Swenson .................. Hank Luz
John Launer ................... Jim Dobie

3.12 [090] Gunsmoke:
HOW TO KILL A WOMAN (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.11.30)
Robert Brubaker ............... Jim Buck
Barry Atwater ................. Jesse Daggett
Pernell Roberts ............... Nat Pilcher

3.13 [091] Gunsmoke:
COWS AND CRIBS (b-w)(30 min)
07-Dec-1957 CBS
Guest Star:
Val Avery ............. Joe Nadler
Kathy Browne .......... Mrs. Thorpe
Judson Taylor ......... Ed Thorpe
Synopsis:
Marshal Matt Dillon faces a showdown with a drunken homesteader. [JB]

3.14 [092] Gunsmoke:
DOC'S REWARD (b-w)(30 min)
14-Dec-1957 CBS Sat (Rerun 24Jun61 CBS)
Guest Cast:
Jack Lord ..................... Nate Brandell/Myles Brandell
Bruce Wendell ................. Joe
Netta Packer .................. 1st Lady
Jean Fenwick .................. 2nd Lady
Brick Sullivan ................ Bartender
Synopsis:
Marshal Dillon faces up to public indignation when he refuses to jail his friend Doc. The physician has
confessed to a murder, but Dillon doesn't believe the story and sets out to find the real killer. [JB]

3.15 [093] Gunsmoke:
KITTY LOST (b-w)(30 min)
(1957.12.21)
Warren Stevens ................ Rackmil
Gage Clarke ................... Dobie
Brett King .................... Pete
Steve Ellsworth ............... Pence

3.16 [094] Gunsmoke:
TWELFTH NIGHT (b-w)(30 min)
28Dec57
William Schallert ............. Eben Hakes
James Griffith ................ Joth Monger
Rose Marie .................... Mrs. Monger
Dick Rich ..................... Farmer
An Ozark-mountain family feud comes to Dodge City.

3.17 [095] Gunsmoke:
JOE PHY (b-w)(30 min) (1958.01.04)
Paul Richards ................. Joe Phy
Morey Amsterdam ............... Cicero Grimes
William Kendis ................ Cary Post
Jack Reitzen .................. Bartender
Ken Becker .................... Cowboy
Matt finds a town controlled by one man.

3.18 [096] Gunsmoke:
BUFFALO MAN (I) (b-w)(30 min)
11-Jan-1958 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Jack Klugman .......... Earl Ticks
John Anderson ......... Ben Siple
Patricia Smith ........ Abby
Abel Fernandez ........ Indian
Synopsis:
Matt and Chester become involved in a war between Indians and buffalo hunters.[JB]
(Synd. Rerun WIBF-29 (IND) Philadelphia, PA Mon 14Apr 69 11:30 p.m. CST)
(There was a completely different episode "Buffalo Man (II)" in season 14 - airdate 4Nov68)

3.19 [097] Gunsmoke:
KITTY CAUGHT (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.01.18)
Bruce Gordon .................. Jed Gunter
Pat Conway .................... Billy Gunter
John Compton .................. Blain
William Keene ................. Mr. Botkin
Charles Tannen ................ Cashier

3.20 [098] Gunsmoke:
CLAUSTROPHOBIA (b-w)(30 min)
25-Jan-1958 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
James Winslow ......... Giles
Willard Sage .......... Dever
Vaughn Taylor ......... Olie Ridgers
Joe Maross ............ Jim Branch
Lynn Shubert .......... Hank
Jason Johnson ......... Judge
Synopsis:
Two scheming land-grabbers attempt to oust a squatter from his land by killing his livestock and destroying his camp.
Marshal Dillon tries to stop a gunfight between the squatter and the land-grabbers. [JB]

3.21 [099] Gunsmoke:
MA TENNIS (b-w)(30 min)
01-Feb-1958 CBS
Guest Cast:
Nina Varela ........... Ma Tennis
Ron Hagerthy .......... Andy Tennis
Corey Allen ........... Ben Tennis
Synopsis:
The mother of a fugitive from justice tells Marshal Dillon that she killed her son because
he wanted to give himself up. [JB]

3.22 [100] Gunsmoke:
SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT (b-w)(30 min)
08-Feb-1958 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Jack Weston ........... Samuel Spring
Werner Klemperer ...... Clifton Bunker
Eddie Little Sky ...... Chief Little Hawk
David Whorl ........... Jack
Theodore Newton ....... Major
K.L. Smith ............ Kari
Synopsis:
Eastern journalists provoke trouble between the Army and the Pawnee Indians. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun WMTV-15 Madison, WI Fri 1Mar 68 12:05 a.m. CST)

3.23 [101] Gunsmoke:
WILD WEST (b-w)(30 min)
15-Feb-1958 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Paul Engel ............. Yorky Kelly
Phyllis Coates ......... Hattie Kelly
Philip Bourneuf ........ Mr. Kelly
Murray Hamilton ........ Cutter
Robert Gist ............ Rourke
Synopsis:
Young Yorky Kelly tells Matt he's afraid his father has been kidnapped. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun WIBF-29 (IND) Philadelphia, PA Tues 15Apr 69 11:30 pm. CST)

3.24 [102] Gunsmoke:
THE CABIN (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.02.22)
Dean Stanton .................. Alvie
Claude Akins .................. Hack
Patricia Barry ................ Belle

3.25 [103] Gunsmoke:
DIRT (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.03.01)
June Lockhart ................. Crazy Beulah
Wayne Morris .................. Nat Siberrs
Gail Kobe ..................... Polly Troyman
Ian MacDonald ................. Mr. Troyman
Barry McGuire ................. Henry Troyman
Tyler McVey

3.26 [104] Gunsmoke:
DOOLEY SURRENDERS (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.03.08)
Strother Martin ............... Emmett Dooley
Ken Lynch ..................... Colpitt
James Maloney ................. Faber
Ben Wright .................... Mr. Ross
James Nusser .................. Nelson

3.27 [105] Gunsmoke:
JOKE'S ON US (b-w)(30 min)
 15-Mar-1958 CBS Sat
Guest CAst:
Virginia Gregg ........ Mrs. Tilman
Bartlett Robinson ..... Jake Kaiser
Michael Hinn .......... Frank Tilman
James Kevin ........... Clabe Tilman
Herbert C. Lytton ..... Tom Benson
Craig Duncan .......... Jim Duval
Kevin Hagen ........... Bill Jennings
Synopsis:
Jake Kaiser's temper has come back to haunt him---the widow and son of a man he lynched are out to get him. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun WMTV-15 Madison, WI Fri. 22Mar68 12:05 a.m. CST)
(Synd. Rerun WIBF-29 (IND) Philadelphia, PA Wed 16Apr69 11:30 p.m. CST)

3.28 [106] Gunsmoke:
BOTTLEMAN a.k.a. "Tom Cassidy" (b-w)(30 min)
22-Mar-1958 CBS Sat (Rerun 16Oct62 CBS Tues)
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ........... Tom Cassidy
Ross Martin ........... Dan Clell
Peggy McKay ........... Flora Clell
Synopsis:
Tom Cassidy, the town drunk, is usually a peaceful man. But when Dan Clell arrives in Dodge, Cassidy threatens
to kill him. [JB]

3.29 [107] Gunsmoke:
LAUGHING GAS (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.03.29)
Dean Harens ................... Stafford
June Dayton ................... Mrs. Stafford
Val Benedict .................. Cloud Marsh
Jess Kirkpatrick .............. Mr. Teeters
Cyril Delevanti ............... Old Man

3.30 [108] Gunsmoke:
TEXAS COWBOYS (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.04.05)
Clarke Gordon ................. Gil Choate
Allan Lane .................... Kin Talley
Ned Glass ..................... Sam Peepies
Stafford Repp ................. Mr. Hightower
John Mitchum .................. Bob

3.31 [109] Gunsmoke:
ARMY'S GOOD DEED (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.04.12)
Jeanette Nolan ................ Amy Slater
Lou Krugman ................... Emmett Gold

3.32 [110] Gunsmoke:
HANGING MAN (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.04.19)
Zina Provendie ................ Cora Bell
Robert Osterloh ............... Dan Dresslar
Luis Van Rooten ............... Mel Tucker
Helen Kleeb ................... Mrs. Sawyer
Dick Rich ..................... Hank
K.L. Smith .................... Jim

3.33 [111] Gunsmoke:
INNOCENT BROAD (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.04.26)
Myrna Fahey ................... Linda Bell
Joe Bassett ................... Aaron Saxon
Edward Kemmer ................. Lou Paxon

3.34 [112] Gunsmoke:
THE BIG CON (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.05.03)
Joe Kearns .................... Banker Papp
Alan Dexter ................... Hook
Gordon Mills .................. Varden
Raymond Bailey ................ Shane

3.35 [113] Gunsmoke:
WIDOW'S MITE (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.05.10)
Marshall Thompson ............. Leach Fields
Katharine Bard ................ Ada Morton
Ken Mayer ..................... Zack Morton

3.36 [114] Gunsmoke:
CHESTER'S HANGING (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.05.17)
Charles Cooper ................ Jim Cando
Sam Edwards ................... Lee Binders
Walter Barnes ................. Jack Haney

3.37 [115] Gunsmoke:
CARMEN (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.05.24)
Ruta Lee ...................... Jennie Lane
Robert Patten ................. Nate Brand
Tommy Farrell ................. Private Atwood
Ray Teal ...................... Sgt. Jones
Alan Gilford .................. Mayor Harris

3.38 [116] Gunsmoke:
OVERLAND EXPRESS (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.05.31)
Simon Oakland ................. Jim Nation
Peter Mamakos ................. Al Carp
Clem Bevans ................... Fly
James Gavin ................... Wells
Forrest Stanley ............... Griffin
Jan Arvan ..................... Station Man
Jimmy Cross ................... Hank
Alfred Hopson ................. Bill

3.39 [117] Gunsmoke:
THE GENTLEMAN (b-w)(30 min)
(1958.06.07)
Timothy Carey ................. Tiller Evans
Virginia Baker ................ Boni Damon
Jack Cassidy .................. Marcus France
Henry Corden .................. Butler

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