Gunsmoke

Season 8 Episode 3

Quint Asper Comes Home

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Aired Unknown Sep 29, 1962 on CBS
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Quint Asper Comes Home
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Half breed Quint kills the two white men that shot his Pa. Pa tells Quint to take his Ma, Topsanah, back to the Comanches, then he dies. Quint hates white men and want to join the Comanche. Three years later the Comanches are on the warpath. Matt warns three buffalo hunters. The Indians attack them and Quint is injured. Matt takes him to Doc. Quint won't talk. Matt turns his back and Quint takes his gun. He tries to shoot Matt, no bullets. Quint "white man trick me". Matt escorts Quint out of town once he's well. As soon as Matt leaves he changes into Indian garb. Quint returns to Running Horse's tribe. He tells Quint to kill a white prisoner, Quint doesn't. Running Horse strips him of his stripes and has him doing squaw work. Quint releases the prisoner. They ride off then split up. Matt gets a letter from the sheriff in Winona saying Jim Grant was saved by some half breed. A dozen men from Dodge head out to find the lone Comanche hiding out. Quint knocks one out and takes his clothes. Quint and Matt return to Dodge.moreless

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James Doohan

James Doohan

Davit

Guest Star

Angela Clarke

Angela Clarke

Topsanah

Guest Star

Bill Zuckert

Bill Zuckert

Pa Asper (as William Zuckert)

Guest Star

Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

Quint

Recurring Role

Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer

Mr. Jonas

Recurring Role

Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange

Sam

Recurring Role

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