Season 10 Episode 21

Song for Dying

Aired Unknown Feb 13, 1965 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Doc Adams: Martin, when you practice medicine as long as I do, it gets to be kind of a habit.

    • Doc Adams: I've got a big chunk of myself right here in this town and anybody that hurts it, hurts me. And the Marshal? Anybody that hurts him....

      The Singer: I'm not hurting the Marshal!

      Doc Adams: You could...because he'd stand up for you against one or a hundred whether you're worth it or not.

      The Singer: Well, that's his job. He put it on with his badge.

    • The Singer: Sleepin's like dying. I'll be dead long enough.

    • Festus: Ain't you starting to itch before you get bit?

  • Notes

    • Though his character is killed off in the first 10 minutes of the episode, this was Lee Majors first television acting role. The fall of 1965 he began his role of Heath Barkley on the series "The Big Valley" (1965-69).

    • Great shot of Lukens and his two boys on the hill throough the jail window.

    • Roger Ewing, who plays the part of Ben Lukens was later Thad Greenwood on the series (1965-67).

  • Allusions