Gunsmoke

Season 1 Episode 33

Prairie Happy

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Aired Unknown Jul 07, 1956 on CBS
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Prairie Happy
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Chester and Matt are out riding when they get shot at by a boy. His father says the Pawnee are on the warpath. Jonas tells Matt we have to protect our women and children. Matt wants to know how this scare got started. A grizzled old timer, Tewksbury, says he lived with the Pawnee, and they'll attack at dawn. Jonas and his bunch want a strategy meeting. Matt asked have you ever heard of indians announcing when they were going to attack. Matt tells them to go home. That night there's a fire at the Danver's rooming house, with Pawnee arrows around. Matt tells Chester to keep an eye on Tewksbury. Chester calls for Matt, Tewksbury has set a fire. Tewksbury says he set Danver's on fire and put the arrows there. Two cowboys died in the fire. Tewksbury daughter, Quiet One, says he tried to turn the indians against the whites, but couldn't. Tewksbury's Pawnee name is Lost Warrior, he wanted to die in battle. Quiet One gives Lost Warrior poison and takes his body home.moreless

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Anne Barton

Anne Barton

Quiet One

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Bruce Holland

Bruce Holland

Boy

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Robert Ellenstein

Robert Ellenstein

Tewksbury

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Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer

Jonas

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Bert Rumsey

Bert Rumsey

Sam, Bartender

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