Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.
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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. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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(1955-1966)| (1966-1975)

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At twenty years and six hundred thirty-five episodes, this is the longest-running American primetime drama television series to date. See more »

Goofs

The real Dodge City is on green rolling plains in SW Kansas. The setting of the series is clearly in a semi-arid, hilly/mountainous area which is clearly Southern California. See more »

Quotes

Louie Pheeters: [sitting at the bar in episode "Slocum"] Excepting some women, of course, just ain't nothing prettier than a full bottle.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) See more »

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The Old Trail
by Rex Koury and Glenn Spencer
Aspen Fair Music, Incorporated (ASCAP)
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"The Deadly Innocent" in Cowboy Hall of Fame
2 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This episode, "The Deadly Innocent", filmed in 1973-75, guest starring Russell Wiggins as Billy, was inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame for the sensitive portrayal of mental retardation. It portrayed Marshall Dillon and Festus as helping a mentally handicapped man find a productive place in society in the Old West.


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