A case of mistaken identity is no laughing matter for Festus when a U.S. marshal arrests the good-natured deputy as bloodthirsty murderer Frank Eaton. While Festus stands trial, Matt investigates to clear his friend's name.
Did You Know?
Along with two previous appearances in Gunsmoke before he joined the cast as Festus Haggen, this was a chance for Ken Curtis to play a non-Festus character. Ken Curtis was a very talented actor who owned the Festus character. Ken Curtis did many other parts where he was not like the Festus character in including Attack Of The Killer Shrews where he played the villain and also produced it. A lot of his work was overshadowed by his excellent portrayal of Festus and one should check out these other performances. See more