Gunsmoke

Season 16 Episode 3

Stark

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Aired Unknown Sep 28, 1970 on CBS
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Adam, the son of one Dodge City's revered citizens returns. But upon arriving someone takes a shot at him. The man who shot him, is Stark, a bounty hunter. It seems that Adam was in jail in Texas and broke out, Stark found him and is planning to take him back. Adam then tells him that he can get $1000 to pay him if they go to his father. Stark accepts. But when he goes to his father, his father refuses to help him. But Adam's sister, Glory, does. However, Stark feels that it's not enough, he tells Adam that he thinks that his father has five thousand on hand and tells him that's what it'll take. Adam refuses. When Stark goes to see Adam's father, he threatens Stark and reveals that after Adam stopped writing his sister for money he hired some detectives and they found him shortly after he broke out of jail. He then proceeds to pay Stark off but Adam upon learning of this refuses to let Stark leave with the money. Matt arrives and arrests Stark. Adam then goes to tell his father that he is going back to Texas, and his father happy to see his son take some resposibility and dies in his arms.moreless

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    Details to the ending: his father, siting in the shade of the tree up on the hill patting his dog, listens to his son's talking of taking "some responsibility" on the other side of the tree, dies a happy man, and then the son hugs his father goodbye.



    note: the $7,000 in bank notes go flying into the wind as Adam and the bounty hunter, Stark fight before the Matt, the Marshall arrives.



    -- Mr. Tideman, sorry to have not seen the first part of this episode on today 2/24/06 @ 2-3 pm, having watched the first 1/3 hour of Rbt. Stack's "Unsolved Mysteries" reference another hill story, that of The Falcon Lake UFO close encounter of "Stephen Michalak" in 1967 Canada. http://ufocasebook.com/Falconlake.htmlmoreless
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Shelly Novack

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Henry Wilcoxon

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Lewis Stark

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