Season 15 Episode 15

The War Priest

Aired Unknown Jan 05, 1970 on CBS



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    • Sam Melville (1936-89) appeared in a total of 8 Gunsmoke episodes, this is his only appearance as a good guy.
      His complete film credits are: Hour of the Gun (1967), Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Big Wednesday (1978), Twice Dead (1988), The Assassin (1989) and Fists of Steel (1991). His television credits include Hogan's Heroes, The Fugitive, Death Valley Days, Big Valley, Here Come the Brides, Hawaii Five-O, Bonanza, Mannix, A-Team, and TJ Hooker. He was a star on the series The Rookies (1972-76) and had a re-occuring role on The Scarecrow and Mrs. King.

    • The sequel to this episode was "Sergeant Holly" (Dec. 14,1970) also with Forrest Tucker.

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