Gunsmoke

Season 9 Episode 28

Bently

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Aired Unknown Apr 11, 1964 on CBS
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Ned Wright is on his death bed. His wife Clara goes to town to get Doc. Mrs. Crown tells Matt she doesn't want a murderer's wife in town. The Calvins watch the angry mob around Clara. Ned was tried for killing David Bently but was acquitted. Ned admits to killing Bently to Doc and Clara, then dies. Emily Calvin asks her husband Albert if Clara could stay with them. Quint tells Chester he doesn't think Ned did it. Fletcher, a gunman, comes into the Long Branch. Calvin was Bently's best friend. Chester asks him if Bently had any enemies. Calvin hires Fletcher to kill Chester. Fletcher agrees on $500 then takes notice of the house and upd it to $1000. Emily asks why did you give that man so much money. Calvin accuses Emily of fooling around with Bently. Calvin says he killed Bently. Fletcher tells Chester he's been hired to kill him. Fletcher says he's never killed anyone. Chester gives him $18, but he won't tell who hired him. Chester figures it's Calvin. Chester tells Calvin someone stole $18 from him. Albert's going to kill Chester. He locks Emily up and leaves with a shotgun. Emily climbs out of the window and runs to tell Chester, Albert's gonna kill you. Chester sees Albert outside and yells duck to Emily. Albert fires. Emily is killed. Albert returns home and can't find Emily. Chester brings Emily's body to Albert. Clara says goodbye to Albert. He tells her he killed Bently. Ned confessed so people would take pity of Clara. Albert killed and Ned and Clara suffered.moreless

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Jan Clayton

Jan Clayton

Clara Wright

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Charles McGraw

Charles McGraw

Albert Calvin

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June Dayton

June Dayton

Emily Calvin

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Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

Quint Asper

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Ken Curtis

Ken Curtis

Festus

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Bill Erwin

Bill Erwin

Ned Wright

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