The Fourth Victim

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (6)

  • Newly: (reading to Matt the names of jurors from an old trial transcript) Chester Goode. Matt: Before your time. He used to work for me.

  • Doc: (to Festus) Having to live in the same town with you is bad enough. But having to look at you 24 hours a day, I can't take that.

  • Matt: I'll tell ya. There's only one way to find out. When he kills again.

  • Matt: If we're gonna do it, let's do it right.

  • Matt: Doc, the way I see it, you're next. [to be shot].

  • Doc: I know exactly what you're trying to do, just stop trying so hard, Burke.

Notes (2)

  • Newly mentions Chester Goode in the court records for the past trials. Chester Good was played by Dennis Weaver in the first nine seasons of Gunsmoke.

  • The sound of the rifle used in the killings is muffled by perhaps the first, or one of the first silencers ever made.