Gunsmoke

Season 7 Episode 20

Half Straight

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Aired Unknown Feb 17, 1962 on CBS
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Grant Hatcher hires Lute Willis to kill Matt. Lute meets Fanny Fields and sets his hat for her. Lute takes a bottle of whiskey up to Hank Browder, another professional gunman. Lute meets Fanny at the store again and they arrange to meet that night. They meet and kiss, Lute says he is in love with her. Fanny senses something is wrong. Lute wants her to go away with him. Lute tells Fanny he is a hired killer, but he will do it no more. Lute tries to get Browder to kill Matt. Browder says he will do it. Browder shoots thru the office window and wings Chester. Hatcher rides in. Matt gets him to tell that he hired Lute. Matt says you're going to jail. Hatcher draws Matt plugs him. Matt arrests Lute and Browder sees it. Browder comes to the jail window. Lute tells him to tell Fanny she has to be his alibi. Browder follows Fanny out of town and kills her. Doc and Kitty see Fanny's buggy. Browder tells Lute that Fanny agrees. Matt finds Fanny. Matt tells Lute that Fanny was killed and lets him go. Lute goes lookin for Browder. He finds him at the Lady Gay. Lute tells Browder he has to kill Matt if he wants the $250. Lute tells Browder to wait in the alley. Lute warns Matt, who kills Browder. Matt has figured out, Lute set Browder up. Matt tells Lute that Fanny would still be alive if you didn't go half-straight.moreless

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    John Kerr

    John Kerr

    Lute Willis

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    Elizabeth MacRae

    Elizabeth MacRae

    Fanny Fields

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    William Bramley

    William Bramley

    Hank Browder

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    Howard Culver

    Howard Culver

    Howard

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