Gunsmoke

The Summons

Season 7, Ep 29, Aired 4/21/62
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  • Episode Description
  • Loy Bishop kills his buddy Jake Mosely and takes him to Matt for the bounty. Matt has no wanted poster on Jake and arrests Loy. The wanted poster shows up. Loy is set free. Matt says he'll find him when the money comes in. Loy keeps trying to get Chester to drink with him at the Long Branch. Chester says he doesn't drink with a backshooter. The Dodge House won't give Loy a room. Matt won't let Loy sleep in the jail. A telegraph says the reward has been withdrawn. Matt tells Loy to git. Loy returns to his farm and Rose Ellen, Dawkins and Cape. Loy tells them they are going to take a town. Loy has a fake telegram sent to have Matt come to Ashland. Matt finds out from the telegrapher he was forced to send the telegram. Matt tries to find Sheriff Hale. Rose Ellen throws a beer in Matt's face. That night Rose Ellen tells Matt she knows where Hale is. She says to meet behind the saloon. Dawkins, Cape and the bartender subdue Matt. Loy drags Rose Ellen in saying you weren't supposed to be here. Matt wakes up shackled at the farm. Hale is buried outside. Loy tells Matt he swings at dawn. Rose Ellen tells Matt I tried to warn you. She unlocks him and gives him a gun. Matt clunks Dawkins, kills Cape and wounds Loy. Rose Ellen is under the mistaken impression the Matt wants her to come to Dodge to be her woman. Matt leaves with Loy and Dawkins. Rose Ellen stays on the farm.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Dennis Weaver

    Chester

  • James Arness

    Matt Dillon

  • Milburn Stone

    Doc

  • Amanda Blake

    Kitty

  • Marian Clark

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Classic episode with great acting!

    By starjerseys, Jul 31, 2005

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    • jmikeh Jun 24, 2013

      look at teh guns on Dawkins. Big arms