Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
This episode contains Festus and his story about a Beardog.
Guest Star Forrest Tucker was always a colorful character actor on Gunsmoke. This was his first of 6 appearances on the series, including two as Sergeant Emmett Holly. He was the regular on four television series including "F Troop" (1965-67).
In the cast list above it is indicated that Hal Needham plays the character Charlie, but neither the actor or the character is listed in the credits.