Gunsmoke

Homecoming

Season 9, Ep 34, Aired 5/23/64
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  • Episode Description
  • Hector gets out of bed with his wife Edna, and sees some bum using his pump. The bum is Orval Bass, Edna's ex-husband. Seven years ago he killed the man Edna took up with. He's just got out of prison. Orval's son has taken Hector's last name. This was Orval's farm and he had a harness shop in town. Edna tells Matt Orval's out. Orval signed papers that gave everything to Edna, but he can't read. Orval meets Ethan his son. Edna tells Ethan they have to get Hector and Orval into a gunfight. She tells Ethan to make up with Orval. Ethan tells Orval, Hector is planning to kill him. Ethan tries to give Orval a gun he won't take it. Joe Frisbie is looking for a woman to make happy. He spots Edna. He knows she's married. Joe tells her he's lonely. She agrees to meet him at 8:00 in the grove. Joe wants Edna forever. Edna works on Hector. Hector picks up a pitchfork. Ethan throws Orval a gun. He throws it back. Hector says next time I'll be wearing a gun, you better be doing the same. Orval is to talk to the judge tomorrow. Edna tells Joe it will take a little time but I'll come with you. Orval and Hector are ready to face off. Edna sees Joe running out on her. Orval and Hector hear all her plans with Joe, and how she's try to fix it so they would shoot it out. Orval says the judge said it's all Edna's. Orval says he's headed west. Hector asks if he could use a partner. Ethan says mom you were going to leave me. Now he's leavingmoreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Burt Reynolds

    Quint

  • Ken Curtis

    Festus

  • Dennis Weaver

    Chester

  • Roger Ewing

    Thad

  • Buck Taylor

    Newly O' Brien

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  • Notes (1)

    • Same title as episode #579 in season 18

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    • jmikeh Oct 09, 2013

      Seen on front street. Harness Shop