CTVA US Western - "Gunsmoke" (CBS) Season 8 (1962-63) James Arness

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Season 8 (CBS)(1962-63) (60 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 8 1962-63 ##############
############## (b-w Hour-long) ###############
CBS Saturdays 10:00 - 11:00 pm Eastern  (38 episodes)

Filmed at Paramount Studios,
Produced by The Arness Production Company in association with the CBS Television Network
Produced by Norman MacDonnell, Associate Producer, Frank Paris
Director of Photography, Fleet Southcott (8.1 to 8:24)
Director of Photography, Robert Pittack, A.S.C. (from 8.25)

8.01 [268] Gunsmoke:
THE SEARCH (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
15-Sep-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Kathlen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Ford Rainey ........... Tate Gilford
Virginia Gregg ........ Ess Cutler
*
Carl Reindel .......... Cale
Hank Patterson ........ Hank Miller (recurring)
Raymond Guth .......... Sam Cutler
*
Leonard Nimoy ......... Arnie
Mike Ragan ............ Frank
Fred Coby ............. Horn
Mickey Morton ......... Coot

8.02 [269] Gunsmoke:
CALL ME DODIE (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
22-Sep-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With:
(NOT Dennis Weaver), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Joby Baker ............ Ky
Diane Mountford ....... Lady
Carol Seflinger ....... Marth
Dennis Cross .......... Norm
Buck Young ............ John
*
Jack Searl ............ Floyd Bagge
Mary Patton ........... Addie Bagge
Wallace Rooney ........ Dan Binney
Dal McKennon .......... Jake
Guy Wilkerson ......... Waiter
*
Bob Hastings .......... Whip
Nesdon Booth .......... Bartender
And:
Kathy Nolan ........... Dodie

08.03 [270] Gunsmoke:
QUINT ASPER COMES HOME (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
29-Sep-1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With:
(NOT Dennis Weaver), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Burt Reynolds ......... Quint
(entry)
Angela Clarke ......... Topsanah
*
Michael Keep .......... Chief
William Zuckert ....... John Asper
Myron Healey .......... Mike
Harry Carey, Jr. ...... Jim Grant
Lane Bradford ......... Bob
*
Earle Hodgins ......... Dobie
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonas (recurring)
Robert Hinkle ......... Cowboy
Foster Brooks ......... Ed
Michael Barrier ....... Brave
*
Henry Beckman ......... Duff
John Vari ............. Leader
James Doohan .......... Davit
Ed Peck ............... Semple
Robert Gravage ........ Charlie
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)

8.04 [271] Gunsmoke: ROOT DOWN (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
06-Oct-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Sobey Martin
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast
John Dehner ........... Luke Dutton
Sherry Jackson ........ Aggie Dutton
*
Robert Doyle .......... Grudie Dutton
Howard McNear ......... Howard
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick
Michael Carr .......... Cowboy
Ollie O'Toole ......... Clerk

8.05 [272] Gunsmoke:
JENNY (I) (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
13-Oct-1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee .............. Jenny
Ron Hayes ............. Zel Meyers
*
John Duke ............. Al Flack
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Barry Cahill .......... Chuck
Ken Hudgins ........... Pete
Monte Montana, Jr. .... Joe
Synopsis:
After Zel Meyers robs a bank, he and his girl Jenny head for Dodge City. Jenny gets a job in Kitty's saloon,
but her slary doesn't cover Zel's losses at the gambling table. [JB]
 
 (There was a completely different episode with the same title - see 16.15 [530] Gunsmoke: JENNY (II) - 28Dec70)

8.6 [273] Gunsmoke: COLLIE'S FREE (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
20-Oct-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With:
(NOT Dennis Weaver), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Jason Evers ........... Collie Patten
Jacqueline Scott ...... Francie Patten
James Halferry ........ Rob Patten
*
William Bramley ....... Davis Henry
James Halferty ........ Rob
Richard Bull .......... Nort
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Dennis Cross .......... Dutton
*
Mary Castle ........... Saloon Girl
Orville Sherman ....... Warden
Barry Cahill .......... Abel
Henry Rowland ......... Smithy
Pat McCaffrie ......... Barkeep

8.7 [274] Gunsmoke:
THE DITCH (b-w)(60 min)  [verified] 
27-Oct-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Les Crutchfield
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Joanne Linville ....... Susan Bart
Jay Lanin ............. Trent Hawkins
*
Christopher Dark ...... Lafe Crider
Dehl Berti ............ Waco
Hardie Albright ....... Peckett
Ted Jordan ............ Foreman
Gail Bonney ........... Mrs. Hawkins
Miguel de Anda ........ Boss
Not on Credits:
Alex Sharp ............ Farmer

8.08 [275] Gunsmoke: THE TRAPPERS (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]  
03-Nov1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With:
(NOT Dennis Weaver), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Strother Martin ....... Billy Logan
Richard Shannon ....... Tug Marsh
Doris Singleton ....... Irma Watkins
*
Robert Lowery ......... Idaho Smith
Lane Chandler ......... Luke
Chal Johnson .......... Tom Kyles
Robert Brubaker ....... Jim Buck
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)

8.09 [276] Gunsmoke: PHOEBE STRUNK (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]  
10-Nov1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver) (NOT Amanda Blake)
Guest Cast:
Virginia Gregg ........ Phoebe Strunk
Joan Freeman .......... Annie Shields
*
Don Megowan ........... Oliver Strunk
Phyllis Coates ........ Rose
Gregg Palmer .......... Hulett Strunk
Harry Raybould ........ Casper Strunk
Dick Peabody .......... Simsie Strunk
*
John McLiam ........... Sam Kinney
Phil Chambers ......... Ned
Marilyn Harvey ........ Mary
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)

8.10 [277] Gunsmoke:
THE HUNGER (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
17-Nov-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Jack Curtis
Directed by Harry Harris,Jr.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Elen Willard .......... Althea Dorf
Robert Middleton ...... Claude Dorf
*
Joe Flynn ............. Drummer
Linda Watkins ......... Mrs. Dorf
Sarah Selby ........... Ma Smalley
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonas (recurring)
Hampton Fancher ....... Clem Dorf
*
Byron Foulger ......... Dooley
Kelton Garwood ........ Fred
Henrietta Moore ....... Dolly
Robert McQuain ........ Cowboy
Sue Casey ............. Martha
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Synopsis:
Claude Dorf is a farmer who rules his family by his own harsh methods. When Doc and Matt find his daughter,
21 year old Althea, beaten and starving in his locked cellar, they bring her back to Dodge City. She mistakes
Doc's kindness for love and wants to marry him. Note Joe Flynn's character is Jack a Whiskey Drummer.
Also in uncredited part John Harper plays the bridegroom (he later becomes a regular as Percy Crump) [TD]

8.11 [278] Gunsmoke: ABE BLOCKER (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
24-Nov-1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(Not Milburn Stone)(Not Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Chill Wills ........... Abe Blocker
Wright King ........... Bud Groves
*
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonas (recurring)
Harry Carey, Jr. ...... Jake
Miranda Jones ......... Mary Groves
Robert Adler .......... Emmett
*
Marshall Reed ......... Sam Vestal
Lane Bradford ......... Till Gant
Wallace Rooney ........ Dan Binney
Chuck Roberson ........ Joe
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Synopsis:
Abe Blocker is an old fashion frontiersman who can't stand advancing of settlers and goes on a rampage of
burning homesteads and killing and scalping the settlers. [TD]

8.12 [279] Gunsmoke:
THE WAY IT IS (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
01-Dec-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Claude Akins .......... Ad Belfem
Garry Walberg ......... Bent Dillard
*
Virginia Lewis ........ Annie
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Duane Grey ............ Rancher
Bob Murphy ............ Slim

8.13 [280] Gunsmoke:
US HAGGENS (b-w)(60 min) [verified]
08-Dec-1962 CBS Sat
Written by Les Crutchfield
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc),
(Not Dennis Weaver), (Not Amanda Blake)
Guest Cast:
Ken Curtis ............ Festus Haggen
Denver Pyle ........... Black Jack Haggen
*
Elizabeth MacRae ...... April
Billy Hughes .......... Timmy
Howard Wright ......... Dietzer
Introducing future series regular character Festus.

8.14 [281] Gunsmoke:
UNCLE SUNDAY (b-w)(60 min) [verified]
15-Dec-1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Joseph Sargent
*
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
Guest Cast:
Henry Beckman ......... Uncle Sunday Meachem
Joyce Bulifant ........ Ellie
Ed Nelson ............. Burt Cury
*
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonah (recurring)
Gage Clarke ........... Mr. Botkin
Wallace Rooney ........ Dan Binney
Nora Marlowe .......... Mrs. Perkins
Glenn Strange ........ Sam (recurring)
Synopsis:
Chester's uncle, Sunday Meachem, is coming to Dodge for a visit and that means trouble---Sunday is really the
weak end of the family. Chester decides to give his no-good relative some money as soon as he arrives, in the
hope he won't take too long to leave. [JB]

8.15 [282] Gunsmoke:
FALSE FRONT (b-w)(60 min) [verified]
22-Dec-1962 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John Meston; Story by Hal Moffett
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(Not Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Andrew Prine .......... Clay Tatum
William Windom ........ Paul Hill
*
Art Lund .............. Nick Heber
Charles Fredericks .... Senator McGovern
Shary Marshall ........ Rita
Wallace Rooney ........ Dan Binney
Robert Fortier ........ Ray Costa
*
Brett King ............ Hank
K.L. Smith ............ Pete
William Bryant ........ Joe
Roy Thinnes ........... Harry
Michael Mikler ....... Bill

8.16 [283] Gunsmoke:
OLD COMRADE (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
29-Dec-1962 CBS Sat
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Frank Sutton .......... Billy Marston
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Col. Gabe Wilson
*
Roy Roberts ........... Mr. Dobie
Ralph Moody ........... Gen. Kip Marston
Vitina Marcus ......... Missy
Wayne Heffley ......... Lem
Wayne Treadway ........ Mr. Green
*
John Reed King ........ Townsman
Dick Whittinghill ..... Jason (Telegrapher)
Billy Baucom .......... Photographer
Norman Leavitt ........ Orderly
Ted Jordan ............ Lounger

8.17 [284] Gunsmoke:
LOUIE PHEETERS (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
05-Jan-1963 CBS Sat
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Written by John Meston
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
John Larkin ........... Murph Moody
Gloria McGehee ........ Clara Felder
*
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Woodrow Parfrey ....... Tom Wiggins
Larry Ward ............ Bart Felder
Ted Jordan ............ Gus Thompson
Synopsis:
In trying to distract her husband's attention from her romance with Murph Moody, Clara Felder claims that salesman
Tom Wiggins forced his attentions from her. Hubby promptly goes out and drowns Wiggins in the river. [JB]

8.18 [285] Gunsmoke:
THE RENEGADES (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
12-Jan-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
Guest Cast:
Audrey Dalton ......... Lavinia Pate
Ben Wright ............ Colonel Pate
*
Jack Lambert .......... Brice
Donald Barry .......... Mclver
John Pickard .......... Poole
Ed Faulkner ........... Sergeant
*
Linda Hutchins ........ Ruth
Bob Steele ............ Sam Gordon
Alan Dexter ........... Trask
Joseph Bassett ........ Leader

8.19 [286] Gunsmoke:
COTTER'S GIRL (b-w)(60 min) [verified]
19-Jan-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Mariette Hartley ...... Clarey Cotter
Roy Barcroft .......... Cotter
John Clarke ........... Mackle
Jesslyn Fax ........... Proprietress
Sarah Selby ........... Ma Smalley

8.20 [287] Gunsmoke:
THE BAD ONE (b-w)(60 min) [verified]
26-Jan-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Gwen Bagni Gielgud
Directed by Sobey Martin
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)(NOT Milburn Stone)
Guest Cast:
Chris Robinson ........ Willie Jett
Dolores Sutton ........ Jenny Anne Parker
*
Booth Colman .......... Gant Parker
Dabs Greer ............ Mr. Jonas (recurring)
Michael Mikler ........ Cowpoke
*
Ken Kenopka ........... Clancy
Gil Lamb .............. Porter
Sue Casey ............. Saloon Girl
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Robert Gravage ........ Telegrapher

8.21 [288] Gunsmoke:
THE COUSIN (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
02-Feb-1963 CBS Sat
Teleplay by Kathleen Hite; Story by Marian Clark
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Michael Forest ........ Chance Hopper
Gloria Talbott ........ Hallie
*
John Anderson ......... Cheevers
Joseph Perry .......... Moran
Lew Brown ............. Gates
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
*
Jackie Blanchard ...... Saloon Girl
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick  (recurring)
Helen Wallace ......... Woman
James Drake ........... Man
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)

8.22 [289] Gunsmoke:
SHONA (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
09-Feb-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Ted Post
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Robert Bray ........... Gib Dawson
Miriam Colon .......... Shona
*
John Crawford ......... Torbert
Bart Burns ............ Riser
Robert Palmer ......... Rud
Roy Roberts ........... Dobie
Sarah Selby ........... Ma Smalley
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)

8.23 [290] Gunsmoke:
ASH (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
16-Feb-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Harry Harris
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ........... Ben Gait
Anthony Caruso ........ Ash Farior
*
Dee Hartford .......... Tillie
Adam West ............. Emmett Hall
*
Sheldon Allman ........ Murdock
William Fawcett ....... Hawkins
Robert Bice ........... Driver
Richard Bartell ....... Harry
Michael Mikler ........ Frank
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Synopsis:
Ben Gait was one of Dodge City's friendliest citizens---until a head injury changed his disposition
to that of murderous troublemaker. [JB]

8.24 [291] Gunsmoke:
BLIND MAN'S BLUFF (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
23-Feb-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed by Ted Post
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Will Hutchins ......... Billy Poe
John Alderson ......... Canby
*
Crahan Denton ......... Frank Walker
Judson Pratt .......... Dano
*
Herbert C. Lytton ..... Bud Hays
Natalie Norwick ....... Maid
Leonard Stone ......... Davey
Michael Mikler ........ Cowboy
John Rodney ........... Barkeep
*
Gregg Palmer .......... Wells
Darlene Fields ........ Saloon Girl
I. Stanford Jolley .... Harry
Ted Jordan ............ Pete
Hank Ladd ............. Dave

(Completely different episode - see 17.22 [561] Gunsmoke: PHOEBE aka Blind Man's Bluff (60 min color)( 1972.02.21)

8.25 [292] Gunsmoke:
QUINT'S INDIAN (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
02-Mar-1963 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John Meston; Story by Marian Clark
Directed by Fred Jackman
director of photography, Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Will Corry ............ Stope
Patrick McVey ......... Houser
James Brown ........... Feeney
James Griffith ........ Bettis
*
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Michael Hinn .......... Jake Sooner
Michael Keep .......... Leader
Mark Murray ........... Jimmy
Raymond Guth .......... Grissom
*
Ruth Phillips ......... Mary
Roy Engel ............. Syker
Shug Fisher ........... Barkeep
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Eddie Little Sky ...... Brave
Mathew McCue .......... Waiter
Synopsis:
When the evidence indicates Quint Asper is a horse thief, some of Dodge's citizens take the law into their
own hands ---and beat him up. Quint disgustedly decides to leave Dodge City. [JB]

8.26 [293] Gunsmoke:
ANYBODY CAN KILL A MARSHAL (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
09-Mar-1963 CBS Sat
Writen by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Milton Selzer ......... Painter
Joyce Van Patten ...... Molly
*
James Westerfield ..... Cleed
Warren Stevens ........ Lucas
*
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Howard McNear ......... Howard
Brenda Scott .......... Betsy
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)
Tom Lutz .............. Cowboy

8.27 [294] Gunsmoke:
TWO OF A KIND (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
16-Mar-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Merwin Gerard
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
director of photography, Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Richard Jaeckel ....... Sean O'Ryan
Michael Higgins ....... Tim Finnegan
*
Kent Smith ............ Clay Bealton
Earle Hodgins ......... Judge
Ben Wright ............ Harris
*
Garry Walberg ......... Anson
John Mitchum .......... Wills
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Bee Tompkins .......... Girl

8.28 [295] Gunsmoke: I CALL HIM WONDER (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
23-Mar-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Phillips (entry)
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Ron Hayes ............. Jud Sorrell
Sandy Kenyon .......... Docker
*
Edmund Vargas ......... Wonder
Harry Bartell ......... Colonel
Leonard Nimoy ......... Holt
Duane Grey ............ Keogh
*
William Zuckert ....... Enock
Gilman Rankin ......... Waiter (recurring)
Eddie Little Sky ...... Charlie
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)
Alex Sharp ............ Cook

8.29 [296] Gunsmoke:
WITH A SMILE (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
30-Mar-1963 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John Meston; Story by Bud Furillo & George Main
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
director of photography, Frank Phillips
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
Guest Cast:
James Best ............ Dal Creed
R.G. Armstrong ........ Major Creed
*
Sharon Farrell ........ Lottie Foy
Linden Chiles ......... Pat Cain
Dick Foran ............ Sheriff Ben Carver
*
Dan Stafford .......... Kelly
Robert J. Stevenson ... Foy
Gilman Rankin ......... Waiter (recurring)
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Jay Della ............. Cowboy

8.30 [297] Gunsmoke:
THE FAR PLACES (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
06-Apr-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Phillips
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Angela Clarke ......... Carfie Newcomb
Rees Vaughn ........... Jeff Newcomb
Bennye Gatteys ........ Millie Smith
*
Dennis Cross .......... Colley
Orville Sherman ....... Wib
Richard Jury .......... Humphreys
Sailor Billy Vincent .. Client

8.31 [298] Gunsmoke: PANACEA SYKES (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
13-Apr-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by William Conrad
director of photography, Fleet Southcott (return)
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Nellie Burt ........... Panacea Sykes (Kitty's Mother)
Dan Tobin ............. Foote
*
Charles Watt .......... Little
Charles Briggs ........ Stage Driver
John Clarke ........... Young Man
Jan Brooks ............ Ethel
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
*
Carl Pricett .......... Agent
Charles Seal .......... One
Robert Nash ........... Two
John Lawrence ......... Other
Lindsay Workman ....... Station Agent
Ollie O'Toole ......... Telegrapher
Synopsis:
Panacea Sykes seems like a sweet old lady---but she's a conniving crook who doesn't mind stealing from her friend. [JB]

8.32 [299] Gunsmoke:
TELL CHESTER (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
20-Apr-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Frank Paris
Directed by Joseph Sargent
director of photography, Frank Phillips
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Lonny Chapman ......... Wade Stringer
Mitzi Hoag ............ Polly Donahue
Lew Brown ............. Nace
*
Jo Helton ............. Wendy Stringer
Sara Taft ............. Tao
Robert Gibbons ........ Donahue
Ray Galvin ............ Barkeep

8.33 [300] Gunsmoke:
QUINT-CIDENT (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
27-Apr-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Mary La Roche ......... Willa Devlin
Ben Johnson ........... Ben Crown
*
Don Keefer ............ Nally
Catherine McLeod ...... Lizzie
Ollie O'Toole ......... Telegrapher

8.34 [301] Gunsmoke:
OLD YORK (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
04-May-1963 CBS Sat
Written by John Meston
Directed Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Edgar Buchanan ........ Dan York
Michael Constantine ... Jim Baca
*
H.M. Wynant ........... Sage
Robert Knapp .......... Clayton
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonah (recurring)
Roy Roberts ........... Mr. Botkin (recurring character/different actors)
*
Edward Madden ......... Taylor
Howard Culver ......... Clerk
Dorothy Neumann ....... Mrs. Finney
Lou Krugman ........... Barkeep
Don Spruance .......... Jim
Robert S. White ....... Milt
 

8.35 [302] Gunsmoke:
DADDY WENT AWAY (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
11-May-1963 CBS Sat
Teleplay by Kathleen Hite; Story by John Rosser
Directed by Joseph Sargent
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Dennis Weaver (Chester), Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
Guest Cast:
Mary Carver ........... Lucy Damon
William Schallert ..... Jess Damon
Suzanne Cupito (aka Morgan Brittany) ... Jessica Damon
Dabbs Greer ........... Mr. Jonah (recurring)

8.36 [303] Gunsmoke:
THE ODYSSEY OF JUBAL TANNER (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
18-May-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Paul Savage
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Beverly Garland ....... Leah Brunson
Peter Breck ........... Jubal Tanner
*
Denver Pyle ........... Aaron Larker
Kevin Hagen ........... Hobie
Gregg Palmer .......... Collie Fletcher
George Selk ........... Moss Grimmick (recurring)
Hal Needham ........... Cowboy

8.37 [304] Gunsmoke:
JEB (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
25-May-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Paul Savage
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty), Burt Reynolds (Quint)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Emile Genest .......... Chouteau
Roy Thinnis *
(on-screen spelling) ........... Ab Singleton
Jim Hampton ........... Jeb Willis
*
William Hunt .......... Codge
Duane Grey ............ Thad
Glenn Strange ......... Sam (recurring)
Rand Brooks ........... Man
Dennis Cross .......... Brave
Buck Young ............ Andy

8.38 [305] Gunsmoke: THE QUEST FOR ASA JANIN (b-w)(60 min)  [verified]
01-Jun-1963 CBS Sat
Written by Paul Savage
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
director of photography, Frank Phillips, A.S.C.
Starring James Arness (Matt Dillon)
With: Milburn Stone (Doc), Amanda Blake (Kitty)
(NOT Dennis Weaver)
Guest Cast:
Anthony Caruso ........ Macklin
Richard Devon ......... Asa Janin
Jack Lambert .......... Scotsman
*
George Keymas ......... Pardee
Joseph Sirola ......... Leroy
James Nusser .......... Louie Pheeters (recurring)
Gene Darfler .......... Dave Ingalls
*
Harry Carey, Jr. ...... Colridge
Lane Chandler ......... Warden
Ed Faulkner ........... Deputy
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez .... Bartender

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