Gunsmoke

Season 1 Episode 23

Indian Scout

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Aired Unknown Mar 31, 1956 on CBS
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Twenty-three soldiers died at the hands of the Comanches at Cold Creek. Will Bailey lost his brother. Will says Amos Cartwright, the scout led them into an ambush. Matt tells Bailey let the cavalry handle it, and leave Amos alone. Amos comes into the Long Branch with a rifle to see Bailey. Matt escorts Amos out. Amos tells Bailey I'll see you later. Matt suggests Amos stay out at the fort for a couple of days. Amos says don't worry about me. Amos kills Bailey. Matt and Chester are out tracking Amos, so is an Indian. Matt finds Amos. Amos married a Comanche and was respected and loved. She died in childbirth. Amos knew about the ambush and did nothing. An Indian war party appears on the ridge, friends of Amos. Amos' wife's brother Buffalo Tongue rides down. Amos goes out to meet him. Buffalo Tongue kills him. The Indians ride off.moreless

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DeForest Kelley

DeForest Kelley

Will Bailey

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Pat Hogan

Pat Hogan

Buffalo Tongue

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Eduard Franz

Eduard Franz

Amos Cartwright

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