Gunsmoke

Season 8 Episode 26

Anybody Can Kill a Marshal

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Aired Unknown Mar 08, 1963 on CBS
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Anybody Can Kill a Marshal
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While making his rounds Matt is shot at by a rider. Cleed tells Lucas he killed Matt. In Dodge they see Matt. Painter overhears Lucas and Cleed and says he'll kill Matt for $200. Painter buys a suit, gun, cigars and an envelope. Matt breaks up a fight. Painter tells him he handled it real well and asks if he has any family. In the Bull's Head Painter shares a bottle with Molly. He has her address an envelope to Miss Betsy Burgess Pretty Prairie Kansas. Painter shoots Matt twice in the leg. Matt shoots Painter off his horse. Then he is run over by a wagon. He dies in Doc's office. Doc finds the envelope. Cleed tells Lucas isn't about your time. Lucas says he'll kill Matt tomorrow. Matt rides out and gives Betsy the money. Painter sent it so Betsy could have her leg fixed. Matt asks Molly about Painter. While making rounds Cleed calls out "why can't you die". He draws on Matt and is killed. Cleed tells Matt to find Old Lucas and tell him I was right. I guess a lot of men want me dead, one of them is named Lucas. Matt walks off down the street in the rain.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

James Westerfield

James Westerfield

Cleed

Guest Star

Milton Selzer

Milton Selzer

Painter

Guest Star

Joyce Van Patten

Joyce Van Patten

Molly

Guest Star

Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange

Sam (uncredited)

Recurring Role

Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

Quint

Recurring Role

James Nusser

James Nusser

Louie Pheeters

Recurring Role

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