Gunsmoke

Season 1 Episode 25

The Big Broad

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Aired Unknown Apr 28, 1956 on CBS
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The Big Broad
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Big Lena Wave and her man, diminutive Emmett Fitzgood ride into Dodge to run a card game at the Long Branch. Chester accuses Emmett of cheating. Lena socks him. Lena uses a bottle on a guy. Matt's trying to figure out how to handle her. Lena kills Ed James, a buffalo hunter who made advances toward her. Matt takes her gun. Nate Bannister, Ed's partner, says he's sick of puny women taking advantage because they are weak and underbuilt. He says he's going to shoot Lena. Matt gives him a rifle butt accross the chops and locks him up. Lena wants to see who's wants to kill her. Nate calls Lena a lady. They agree to bury the hatchet over a glass of beer. Nate says gonna marry Lena. Emmett enters and shoots Nate with a derringer. Emmett and Lena have been married for ten years. Lena lost her head with the attention Nate was paying her, and requests to be allowed to stay with Emmett in jail.moreless

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Joel Ashley

Joel Ashley

Nate Bannister

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Dee J. Thompson

Dee J. Thompson

Lena Wave

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Terry Becker

Terry Becker

Emmett Fitzgerald

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Howard Culver

Howard Culver

Hotel Clerk

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