Gunsmoke - Season 3

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Episode Guide

  • The Gentleman
    The Gentleman
    Episode 39
    6/7/58
    7.7
    Marcus France, a "Gentleman Gambler" comes to Dodge and falls in love with Bonnie Damon. Tiller Evans thinks Bonnie is his girl. Matt has to keep Tiller from killing France.
  • Overland Express
    Overland Express
    Episode 38
    5/31/58
    8.7
    Matt and Chester track Nation for a killing in Dodge. Nation kills their horses then gives himself up. They wind up having to take a stage back to Dodge. Nation recognizes a man on the stage and helps Matt prevent a robbery.
  • Carmen
    Carmen
    Episode 37
    5/24/58
    7.5

    A secret Army payroll is stolen and two soldiers killed. The Major threatens Matt with martial law if the thieves aren't caught. Matt suspects Jenny Lane, a new girl at the Long Branch of being involved.

  • Chester's Hanging
    Chester's Hanging
    Episode 36
    5/17/58
    8.7
    Matt arrests James Cando. Cando tells Lee Binders to break him out. In the attempt to get him out Cando tries to hang Chester.
  • Widow's Mite
    Widow's Mite
    Episode 35
    5/10/58
    7.2
    Gambler Leach Fields marries Zach Morton's widow Ada thinking she knows where the money Zach stole is.
  • The Big Con
    The Big Con
    Episode 34
    5/3/58
    9.2
    Mr Shaneway wants Mr Pap at the bank to loan him $20,000 for a poker bet. Doc gets kidnapped.
  • Innocent Broad
    Innocent Broad
    Episode 33
    4/26/58
    7.5
    Linda Bell comes to Dodge to meet her fiance Lou Paxon. Lou makes Linda take a job at the Long Branch. Matt is suspicious of Lou and Joe Bassett.
  • Hanging Man
    Hanging Man
    Episode 32
    4/19/58
    6.8
    Someone keeps hanging people in Dodge and making it look like suicide.
  • Amy's Good Deed
    Amy's Good Deed
    Episode 31
    4/12/58
    6.6
    Amy Slatter comes to Dodge to try and get Matt to kill her because in the Dakota territory Matt had to kill her brother
  • Texas Cowboys
    Texas Cowboys
    Episode 30
    4/5/58
    8.6
    A Texas cowhand is murdered and they won't tell the Marshall who did it so Matt decides to close all the saloons and shops till they do.
  • Laughing Gas
    Laughing Gas
    Episode 29
    3/29/58
    6.2
    Ernie Stubblefield trying to put his past behind him changes his name to Earl Stafford and is traveling with a laughing gas show. Cloud Marsh tries the gas and gets laughed at by the town. Angry he and his brothers attack Stubblefield/Stafford.
  • Bottleman
    Bottleman
    Episode 28
    3/22/58
    7.5
    Tom Cassidy (a drunk) tries to kill Dan Clell (a new gambler) in town.
  • Joke's on Us
    Joke's on Us
    Episode 27
    3/15/58
    7.6
    Jake Kaiser and some other ranchers hung Frank Tillman thinking he was a horse thief but they were wrong. Tillman's wife and son won't tell the Marshall who did it.
  • Dooley Surrenders
    Dooley Surrenders
    Episode 26
    3/8/58
    8.4
    Hide skinner Emmett Dooley thinks he killed a man while drunk and turns himself in.
  • Dirt
    Dirt
    Episode 25
    3/1/58
    7.1
    Nat Seiber and Polly Troyman are to be married. When Polly's younger Brother finds out that Nat had visited another woman (Beulah)late one evening at her house, Polly's Brother (Henry Troyman) thinks that Nat has dishonored his Sister Polly and promises to stop the wedding anyway he can. When Nat is shot on his wedding day, everyone thinks Polly's Brother committed the shooting. After Matt and Chester do an investigation, Matt comes to another conclusion about the shooting of Nat Seiber.moreless
  • The Cabin
    The Cabin
    Episode 24
    2/22/58
    8.7
    Matt get caught in a blizzard then finds shelter in a cabin but finds more than he bargained for.
  • Wild West
    Wild West
    Episode 23
    2/15/58
    8.4
    Hattie throws in with two men to kill her husband and then sell his ranch for the money. Yorky Kelley sees the men ride off with his father and trails them till his horse breaks a leg. On the prarie Yorky finds Marshall Dillon and asks for his help finding his Pa.moreless
  • Sunday Supplement
    Sunday Supplement
    Episode 22
    2/8/58
    6.1
    Clifton Bunker and Samuel Spring, writers from New York, come to Dodge looking for a story. Finding none they stir up trouble to get a story.
  • Ma Tennis
    Ma Tennis
    Episode 21
    2/1/58
    6.5
    Andy Tennis kills a gambler. Matt arrests him but Andy's mother breaks him out of jail.
  • Claustrophobia
    Claustrophobia
    Episode 20
    1/25/58
    7.9
    Ollie Ridgers is a free spirited man who hates towns and lives free on the prairie. His friend Jim Branch convinces Ollie to go into Dodge for a good time at Miss Kitty's saloon. While Ollie is in town, two men kill Ollie's hogs and mule. Ollie goes after the two men thus killing one of the men. Matt is forced to arrest his good friend Ollie for killing one of the men. After Ollie has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to a long prison term, Ollie's friend, (Jim Branch) kills Ollie to spare Ollie from the cruelty of being being incarcerated for the rest of his life.moreless
  • Kitty Caught
    Kitty Caught
    Episode 19
    1/18/58
    7.8
    The Gunner brothers rob the bank in Dodge and take Kitty hostage.
  • Buffalo Man
    Buffalo Man
    Episode 18
    1/11/58
    7.6
    Matt & Chester are taken prisoner by two buffalo hunters who are hunting buffalo in Indian territory. The hunters leave them tied to a wagon in hopes that the Indians will kill them.
  • Joe Phy
    Joe Phy
    Episode 17
    1/4/58
    8.8
    Matt goes to Elkader after the man who shot him and runs into Joe Phy "US Marshall".
  • Twelfth Night
    Twelfth Night
    Episode 16
    12/28/57
    6.4
    A hillbilly arrives in Dodge looking to continue a feud started back in the hills of Virginia.
  • Kitty Lost
    Kitty Lost
    Episode 15
    12/21/57
    6.7
    An eastern dude asks Kitty if she'd like to take a midnight drive, but when she doesn't return the next day, Matt goes looking.
  • Doc's Reward
    Doc's Reward
    Episode 14
    12/14/57
    8.1
    Doc kills a man who shoots his horse. The man's brother comes looking for Doc because he thinks Doc killed his brother for reward money.
  • Cows and Cribs
    Cows and Cribs
    Episode 13
    12/7/57
    6.3
    When a young couple dies of the fever out on the prairie, Doc, Matt and Chester bring the couple's young baby into Dodge to find a good home for the young baby. Matt turns the baby over to Ma Smalley for temporary care until adoptive parents can be found. Ma Smalley determines that another woman, Mrs. Nadler might make a good Mother for the orphaned child; however, Matt determines that Mrs. Nadler's husband is a cattle rustler, thus causing Ma Smalley to change her mind about letting Mrs. Nadler have the young baby! Matt confronts the cattle rustler, Joe Nadler, in the Long Branch; Matt is forced to kill Joe Nadler in a gun fight. After Ma Smalley hears the news that Joe Nadler has been killed by Matt in a gunfight, she changes her mind and gives full approval in letting Joe Nadler's wife have the baby as her own child.moreless
  • How to Kill a Woman
    How to Kill a Woman
    Episode 12
    11/30/57
    8.2
    When a man is murdered on a stagecoach, the stagecoach driver thinks that there might some connection between the stagecoach station manager (Jesse Daggett) and the stagecoach robber (Nate Pilcher). The stagecoach driver asks Matt and Chester to look into this situation for any possible information Matt and Chester ride out to the stagecoach station. Upon their arrival, Matt finds the stagecoach manager uncooperative and elusive in responding to Matt's investigation. When another group of stagecoach passengers is murdered, Matt makes one last plea to Jesse Dagget to reveal any information about this situation. Dagget remains unresponsive. Matt and Chester later find Jesse Dagget seriously wounded on the prairie. While Dagget is dying, Daggett finally tells Matt that he Nate Pilcher had shot him and also tells Matt that he and Nate Pilcher had known one another in the past. He tells Matt that Pilcher had been gunning for Dagget for many years When Matt actually hears the story of what happened between Pilcher and Dagget, Matt begins to understand Pilcher's motives for the stagecoach murders, Matt eventually confronts Pilcher at the stagecoach station.moreless
  • Fingered
    Fingered
    Episode 11
    11/23/57
    7.8
    Jim Cobb comes to town to marry a woman from back East. Hank accuses Jim of murdering his first wife then of murdering his second wife. Hank doesn't like Jim because Jim got a claim on some land before him.
  • Never Pester Chester
    11/16/57
    8.4
    When Matt sends Chester out to handle a rowdy couple of cow pokers, Chester ends up nearly dead. Matt is so guilt ridden he vows to find the men who did it and make them pay.
  • Romeo
    Romeo
    Episode 9
    11/9/57
    7.0
    A powerful landowner threatens to wipe out Dodge when his daughter falls in love with the son of his archenemy. Matt has to find a way to stop it.
  • Born to Hang
    Born to Hang
    Episode 8
    11/2/57
    7.9
    Joe Digger wants to kill the two men who tried to lynch him.
  • Mavis McCloud
    Mavis McCloud
    Episode 7
    10/26/57
    7.0
    Mavis McCloud comes to Dodge to get married. She marries Barny but Lou Staley comes looking for Mavis and wants to kill Barney and the Marshall.
  • Jesse
    Jesse
    Episode 6
    10/19/57
    8.0
    Jesse comes to Dodge to kill the man who killed his Pa.
  • Potato Road
    Potato Road
    Episode 5
    10/12/57
    6.3
    Budge wants the Marshall to arrest his Pa for murder but when they get to Budge's house they get captured by Bud & his Ma so they can rob the bank.
  • Kitty's Outlaw
    Kitty's Outlaw
    Episode 4
    10/5/57
    7.0
    Doc, Chester, and Matt suspect Kitty of helping a bank robber when she invites Matt to an out of the way spot for dinner. What they didn't know was that the bank robber was the first 'man' Kitty had ever known. This is a half hour episode and is available from Columbia House video.moreless
  • Blood Money
    Blood Money
    Episode 3
    9/28/57
    7.8

    After Harry Spencer's life is saved Matt receives a wanted poster for Joe Harpe who robbed a bank. Matt learns that Spencerand Harpe left Dodge so Harpe could try and get the reward money.

  • Gun for Chester
    Gun for Chester
    Episode 2
    9/21/57
    8.3
    Chester believes Asa Ledbetter is out to kill him. After Chester is shot, he tells Matt Asa Ledbetter shot him. Matt worries that Chester may be working too hard on finding Asa Ledbetter. Asa Ledbetter claims Chester killed his brother.
  • Crack-Up
    Crack-Up
    Episode 1
    9/14/57
    8.1
    Matt learns there is a hired killer in Dodge City, the hired killer gives Matt a challenge to find out who paid Nate Springer to kill Matt.
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