Season 19 Episode 16

Like Old Times

Aired Unknown Jan 21, 1974 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Ben hands Festus some new wanted posters that have just arrived, and one of them is of Frank Eaton, who looks just like Festus. Only problem is, Frank Eaton was shot dead at the end of the episode, "Alias Festus Haggen".

  • Quotes

    • Festus (looking at a picture of Frank Eaton, who looks exactly like him): "If that ain't a ornery looksome polecat - look at them beady eyes..."

    • Kitty: "Everybody's gettin' married except me." (grabs Matt's arm and drags him toward the Longbranch) "Come on - I'm buying".

    • Ben: "You know how it is, Marshal - the moods of a woman. Best not to try to understand 'em; just try to get along with 'em."
      Matt: "I know the feeling."

    • Ben: "But if I had a mind, there ain't a safe made that these hands couldn't open."

  • Notes

    • This is the first aired episode after Glenn Strange's death from lung cancer and is noted that Sam is no longer with them at the Long Branch.

    • Daniel J. Travanti and Charles Haid would later star together in Hill Street Blues.

  • Allusions