Gunsmoke

Season 8 Episode 10

The Hunger

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Aired Unknown Nov 17, 1962 on CBS
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Miss Dorf asks Doc to come out tomorrow. Clem Dorf's in the Long Branch abusing one of Kitty's girl. Matt tosses him out. Claude, Clem's dad, tells Matt he'll handle his son. Jack, a whiskey salesman, brings in magic rings. Buy a shot, you get a chance at the rings and you could win a wedding ring. Matt and Doc go to the Dorfs. Clem meets them with a rifle. Mrs. Dorf asks Clem to get some wood. She says her daughter, Althea, is locked in the cellar, please take her away. Matt breaks into the cellar. Doc says she's been beaten. Claude and Clem try to stop Matt from taking her. Matt takes Althea to Ma Smalley's. Althea wakes. Doc says he'll bring her books to read. Matt says she's about 21. Claude comes to visit Matt says git. Doc says she is a lot better. Kitty tells Doc to get some sleep, she'll sit with Althea. Althea want's to marry Doc. Dooley's trying to do the rings. Doc tells Kitty he has kind of a problem, Kitty already knows what it is. Kitty says she a woman and a little girl that's the problem. Kitty brings Althea a dress. Claude and Clem break in. Claude slugs Doc. They take her. Doc goes to get Matt. Claude puts Althea in the cellar. Matt and Doc gets to the Dorfs. Clem shoots at Matt. Matt plugs him. Mrs. Dorf shoots Claude. Doc lets Althea out, says she'll be fine. Doc does the rings, and wins the ring.moreless

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Elen Willard

Elen Willard

Althea

Guest Star

Robert Middleton

Robert Middleton

Claude Dorf

Guest Star

Hampton Fancher

Hampton Fancher

Clem Dorf

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Sarah Selby

Sarah Selby

Ma Smalley

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Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange

Sam

Recurring Role

Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer

Mr. Jonas

Recurring Role

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