CTVA US Western - "Gunsmoke" (CBS) Season 18 (1972-73) James Arness

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Season 18 (CBS)(1972-73) (60 min color)
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################## Gunsmoke ##################
############# season 18 1972-73 ##############
################### (60 min color) ##################
CBS Mondays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern  (24 episodes)

18.01 [564] Gunsmoke:
THE RIVER ( Part 1/2) (60 min color)( 1972.09.11)
18.02 [565] Gunsmoke
: THE RIVER ( Part 2/2) (60 min color)( 1972.09.18)
Jack Elam ..................... Pierre Audobon
Miriam Colon .................. Paulette Duvalier
Slim Pickens .................. Charlie Utter
Patti Cohoon .................. Hanna Kinkaid
Clay O'Brien .................. Tuttie Kinkaid
Roger Torrey .................. Finn MacCool
Jerry Gatlin .................. Lapin
Red Morgan .................... Suggs
Pete Kellett .................. Hodad
Maudie Prickett ............... Aunt Ida
Part 1 - Matt recovers loot from holdups but is pursued by thieves.

18.03 [566] Gunsmoke:
BOHANNAN (60 min color)( 1972.09.25)
Richard Kiley ................. Bohannan
Linda Marsh ................... Lydia Walden
Vincent Van Patten ............ Heck
Helen Kleeb ................... Dorcas Wentzel
Ed Bakey ...................... Goody Stackpole
Regis Cordic .................. Reverend
Bill Erwin .................... Greeves
Elizabeth Harrower ............ Mrs. Simmons
Sceptical Doc Adams attempts to expose a supposed faith healer ( Richard Kiley) as a charlatan.

18.04 [567] Gunsmoke:
SPRATT aka THE JUDGMENT (60 min color)( 1972.10.02)
William Windoro ............... Ira Spratt
Ramon Bieri ................... Musgrove
Tim O'Connor .................. Gideon
Mariette Hartley .............. Fiona Gideon
Katherine Helmond ............. Ena Spratt
Richard Kelton ................ Ab Craddock
Jon Locke ..................... Orval
Mellisa Gilbert ............... Spratt's Child
After serving a prison term for Armydesertion, a former convict comes seeking revenge against the man who
caused his capture.

18.05 [568] Gunsmoke:
THE DRUMMER (60 min color)( 1972.10.09)
Victor French ................. Daniel Shay
Fionnuala Flanagan ............ Sarah Morgan
Brandon Cruz .................. Jimmy Morgan
Bruce Glover .................. Enoch Brandt
Kiel Martin ................... Ike Daggett
Herb Armstrong ................ Sayers
Paul Sorenson ................. Trent
A former cavalryman is attracted to the mother of a half-Indian boy injured in an Indian massacre led by the soldier

18.06 [569] Gunsmoke:
SARAH (60 min color)( 1972.10.16)
Anne Francis .................. Sarah
Anthony Caruso ................ Pappy Quinn
Jonathan Lippe ................ Sonny
Michael Lane .................. Digby
John Orchard .................. Taylor
Kay E. Kuter .................. Warren
Rex Holman .................... Ed
George Keymas ................. Deering
Larry Duran ................... Vesco
Ronald Manning ................ Engels
Alberto Pina .................. Liveryman
Matt poses as an old love's (Anne Francis) husband when he rides into an outlaw hide-out.

18.07 [570] Gunsmoke:
THE FUGITIVES (60 min color)( 1972.10.23)
James Olson ................... Bede Stalcup
Darrell Larson ................ Danny Stalcup
Vic Tayback ................... Bill Hankins
Russell Johnson ............... Link Parrin
Troy Melton ................... Curley Danzig
An outlaw takes Doc Adams and Festus hostage so they can care for his injured brother.

18.08 [571] Gunsmoke:
ELEVEN DOLLARS (60 min color)( 1972.10.30)
Susan Oliver .................. Sarah Elkins
Josh Albee .................... Chad
Ike Eisenmann ................. Clay
Diane Shalet .................. Charity Spender
E.J. Andre .................... Jeb Spender
Roy Engle ..................... Hider
Sam Edwards

18.09 [572] Gunsmoke:
MILLIGAN (60 min color)( 1972.11.06)
Harry Morgan .................. John Milligan
Joseph Campanella ............. Jack Norcross
Lynn Carlin ................... Janet Milligan
Patti Cohoon .................. Wendy Milligan
Sorrell Booke ................. Gerald Pandy
Charles Macauley .............. Doleny
Scott Walker .................. Mattis
Read Morgan ................... Potter
Gene Tyburn ................... Logan
John Pickard .................. Bob Power
Lew Brown ..................... Reeves
Robert Swan ................... Looter
Todd Bass ..................... Gom
Sammee Lee Jones .............. Girl
A farmer joins a posse then is harassed and beaten for shooting an outlaw in the back.

18.10 [573] Gunsmoke:
TATUM (60 min color)( 1972.11.13)
Gene Evans .................... Bodie Tatum
Sandra Smith .................. Maddy
Sheila Larken ................. Marion
Jay Macintosh ................. Gwenn
Jeff Pomerantz ................ Dirk Mitchell
Ana Korita .................... Kata
Kenneth Tobey ................. Ed Terrall
Lloyd Nelson .................. Clergyman
Neil Summers .................. Joe Beel
Robert Tindall ................ Man #1
Duncan Inches ................. Man
Bitter townspeople don't want an elderly gunfighter buried next to his wife in their cemetery.

18.11 [574] Gunsmoke:
THE SODBUSTERS (60 min color)( 1972.11.20)
Alex Cord ..................... Pete Brown
Morgan Woodward ............... Lamoor Underwood
Katherine Justice ............. Clarabelle Callahan
Leif Garrett .................. John Callahan
Dawn Lyn ...................... Maria Callahan
Harrison Ford ................. Print Underwood
Paul Prokop ................... Dan Underwood
Colin Male .................... Gene Hill
Richard Bull .................. Deems
Joe Di Reda ................... Navin
Robert Viharo ................. Dick Shaw
Jim Boles ..................... Kestin
Norman Bartold ................ Darga
Evans Thornton ................ Murphy
Matt's pursuit of an outlaw leads him into the middle of a range war.

18.12 [575] Gunsmoke:
THE BROTHERS  -aka- The Avenger
(60 min color)( 1972.11.27)
Steve Forrest ................. Cord Wrecken
Joe Silver .................... Beal Brown
Angus Duncan .................. Jay Wrecken
Eddie Ryder ................... Undertaker
Richard O'Brien ............... Deputy Carter
Regis J. Cordic ............... Sheriff Crane
Edward Faulkner ............... Barkley
Reid Cruikshanks .............. Denton
Edward Faulkner ............... Drummer
Terry Wilson .................. Liveryman
Daniel Thorpe ................. Alf
Nancy Fisher .................. Flo
Jon Kowal ..................... Barfly Joe
Al Berry ...................... Barfly Bob
Daniel M. White ............... Oldtimer
Phil Chambers ................. Shotgun
After being duped into helping to shoot and kill an outlaw, Kitty is pursued by the man's brother.

18.13 [576] Gunsmoke:
HOSTAGE! -aka- The Gang  (60 min color)( 1972.12.11)
William Smith ................. Jude Bonnet
Geoffrey Lewis ................ Lafitte
Marco St. John ................ Virgil Bonnet
James Chandler ................ Governor Martinson
Nina Roman .................... Amy Lee
Hal Baylor .................... Toke
Sandra Kent ................... Martha
Stafford Repp ................. Sheriff Tanner
A gang of murderers called the Dog Soldiers swears vengeance against Matt for killing one of their members.
( another episode called 'The Hostage' 12Dec65)

18.14 [577] Gunsmoke:
JUBILEE -aka- Horse Fever
(60 min color)( 1972.12.18)
Tom Skerritt .................. Tuck Frye
Colin Wilcox-Horne ............ Bess Frye
Scott Brady ................... Ed Wells
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Dave Chaney
Lori Rutherford ............... Annie Frye
Todd Cameron .................. Caleb Frye
Whitey Hughes ................. Billy Banner
A Kansas farmer (Scott Brady) dreams of making it rich with his quarter horse.

18.15 [578] Gunsmoke:
ARIZONA MIDNIGHT  -aka- The Tall Tale (60 min color)( 1973.01.01)
Billy Curtis .................. Arizona
Stanley Clements .............. Red
Mills Watson .................. Fred
Ken Mayer ..................... Ed
Sadye Powell .................. Beatrice
A small cowboy arrives on a huge horse,claiming it will become an elephant when the moon is full.

18.16 [579] Gunsmoke:
HOMECOMING (60 min color)( 1973.01.08)
Richard Kelton ................ Rick Wilson
Robert Pratt .................. Raymond Wilson
Stuart Margolin ............... John Mophet
Lurene Tuttle ................. Anna Wilson
Claudia Bryar ................. Neil Bronson
Ivy Jones ..................... Martha Beal
Lynn Marta .................... Prudence

18.17 [580] Gunsmoke:
SHADLER (60 min color)( 1973.01.15)
Earl Holliman ................. Boone Shadler
Diana Hyland .................. Dallas Fair
Denver Pyle ................... Cyrus Himes
Linda Watkins ................. Abby Shadier
John Davis Chandler ........... Rogers
Alex Sharp .................... Reno
Pat Conway .................... Varnum
Ken Lynch ..................... McKee
Donald Barry .................. Dobson
James Jeerer .................. Creech
John Carter ................... Father Walsh
Bill Erwin .................... Mr. Jonas
Meg Wyllie .................... Mrs. Evans
Tom Pittman ................... Elmer
Barry Cahill .................. Walters
Wallace Earl .................. Farina
Newly and a convict disguised as a priest unite to protect a small town from outlaws.

18.18 [581] Gunsmoke:
PATRICIA (60 min color)( 1973.01.22)
Jess Walton ................... Patricia Colby
Ike Eisenmann ................. Johnny
Gail Bonney ................... Mrs. Peary
John Baer ..................... Johnny's Father
Donald Elson .................. Brown
Richard Lundin ................ Driver
Newly marries a woman he courted in the aftermath of a Kansas tornado, then tragedy strikes.

18.19 [582] Gunsmoke:
A QUIET DAY IN DODGE (60 min color)( 1973.01.29)
Margaret Hamilton ............. Edsel Pry
Willie Aames .................. Andy Ballou
Leo V. Gordon ................. Job Snelling
Shug Fisher ................... Dobie Crimps
Douglas V. Fowley ............. Buck Doolin
John Fiedler .................. Mr. Ballou
Helen Page Camp ............... Mrs. Ballou
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Drummer
Walker Edmiston ............... Ludlow
Henry Wise .................... Hank
Michelle Breeze ............... Sadie
Exhausted Matt returns with a prisoner, only to find chaos and confusion in Dodge City.

18.20 [583] Gunsmoke:
WHELAN'S MEN (60 min color)( 1973.02.05)
Robert Burr ................... Dan Whelan
William Bramley ............... Loomis
Harrison Ford ................. Hobey
Noble Willingham .............. Tuck
Frank Ramirez ................. Breed
Bobby Hall .................... Musgrove
Ed Craig ...................... Partridge
Gerald McRaney ................ Gentry
Seamon Glass .................. Acker
Richard Hale .................. Miner
A vengeful gunman and his band of outlaws terrorize Dodge City during Matt's absence.

18.21 [584] Gunsmoke:
KIMBRO (60 min color)( 1973.02.12)
John Anderson ................. Adam Kimbro
Michael Strong ................ Peak Stratton
William Devane ................ Moss Stratton
Tom Falk ...................... Billy Stratton
Rick Weaver ................... Turkey Strayton
Doreen Lang ................... Mary Bentley
Lisa Eilbacher ................ Melody
Wendell Baker ................. John
Matt hopes to rehabilitate his former mentor ( John Anderson), now
an itinerant drunk who sweeps out stables for whiskey money.

18.22 [585] Gunsmoke:
JESSE (II) (60 min color)( 1973.02.19)
Brock Peters .................. Jesse Dillard
Jim Davis ..................... Dave Carpenter
Regis J. Cordic ............... Marshal Halstead
Don Stroud .................... Pete Murphy
Leonard Stone ................. Abel Glass
Robert Pine ................... Link
Ted Gehring ................... Sheriff Bradley
Lloyd Nelson .................. Dr. Miller
Norman Bartold ................ Sheriff
Larry Finley .................. Barkeep
Pete Kellett .................. Drucker
Karen Welch ................... Agner
Festus encounters an old friend ( Brock Peters), now a fugitive from the law.
(Completely Different Episode - See 3.06 [084] Gunsmoke: JESSE (I) (b-w)(30 min) (1957.10.19)

18.23 [586] Gunsmoke: TALBOT (60 min color)( 1973.02.26)
Anthony Zerbe ................. Talbot
Salome Jens ................... Katherine
Peter Jason ................... Bob Pope
Bill Williams ................. Red Yeaget
Charles Macauley .............. Dofeny
Chanin Hale ................... Sally
Robert Totten ................. Eli Snider

18.24 [587] Gunsmoke:
THIS GOLDEN LAND (60 min color)(1973.03.05)
Paul Stevens .................. Moshe Gorofsky
Victor French ................. Ruxton
Richard Dreyfuss .............. Gearshon
Bettye Ackerman ............... Zisha
Joseph Hindy .................. Laibel
Wayne McLaren ................. Homer
Scott Selles .................. Semel
Kevin Coughlin ................ Calvin
Robert Nichols ................ Barkeep
The surviving son (Richard Dreyfuss) of a Russian emigrant seeks vengeance for the hazing death of his brother.

################# Gunsmoke ###################
############# end of season 18 ###############
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