Gunsmoke

Season 5 Episode 5

Kangaroo

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Aired Unknown Oct 24, 1959 on CBS
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When a crazy man and his two sons whip a cowboy with a bullwhip almost killing the cowboy, Matt rescues the cowboy from the severe whipping. When Matt asks Chester to untie the cowboy, the man makes threats to punish Chester for his sinful ways. As Chester is walking home from the Long Branch, the man and his two sons kidnap Chester. They bring Chester to their camp to stand trial in a Kangaroo court. Since they think Chester interfered with the with the whipping of the cowboy, they plan to cut off Chester's hand. One of the crazy man's sons starts to feel some compassion for Chester and attempts to save Chester from this punishment. Just as the crazy man is about to hit Chester with an ax, the man is shot down. Chester is surprised when he learns who saved him.moreless

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Peter Whitney

Peter Whitney

Ira Scurlock

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John Crawford

John Crawford

Hod Scurlock

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Richard Rust

Richard Rust

Dal Scurlock

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