Marshal Matt Dillon is in charge of Dodge City, a town in the wild west where people often have no respect for the law. He deals on a daily basis with the problems associated with frontier life: cattle rustling, gunfights, brawls, standover tactics, and land fraud. Such situations call for sound judgement and brave actions: of which Marshal Dillon has plenty.
Last Episode20x24 The Sharecroppers Aired: Mar. 31, 1975
Ann Marie Pugh needs to have a crop planted before her landlord evicts them from the property, but has her hands full trying to get her lazy …
Series Fun Facts
- At 20 years and 635 episodes, the longest-running American prime-time drama television series to date. (2013)
- Some have rumored that the role of Cheaster and his limp or stiff leg was created using a rock placed in his boot to help it seem more realistic.
- The cast of the radio version was totally different than the television version. Playing the main roles were William Conrad as Matt, Georgia Ellis as Kitty, Howard McNear as Doc and Parley…
[show]The cast of the radio version was totally different than the television version. Playing the main roles were William Conrad as Matt, Georgia Ellis as Kitty, Howard McNear as Doc and Parley Baer as Chester. In fact, with the exception of Conrad, many felt that the radio cast were going to reprise their roles on the televised version.