episodes in which Matt Dillon gets shot

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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Matt Gets It (1955)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Matt is critically wounded while attempting to arrest super-fast gunman Dan Grat. Grat runs rampant in Dodge while Matt recovers, but is unpleasantly surprised when the recovered marshal challenges him again.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 262

2. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Helping Hand (1956)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Matt saves suspected 18 year old cattle thief Steve Elser, from a would be lynch group, and tries to help him find a job, but discovers he might be a hopeless case.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 82

3. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Unmarked Grave (1956)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

A distraught middle-aged woman becomes determined to aid a young murderer in Matt's custody after she learns of her own son's violent death and unceremonious burial on Boot Hill.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 120

4. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Round Up (1956)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Matt goes on a rampage to close down Front Street after he accidentally shoots and kills his old friend (and temporary deputy) while trying to defend himself from a sneak attack by a murderous saloonkeeper.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 125

5. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Cover Up (1957)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Matt jails the wife abusing Sam Baxton on suspicion of murdering 2 squatters on his land, but after Baxton gets locked up, a 3rd squatter is murdered.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 68

6. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Cows and Cribs (1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

An impoverished but hardworking woman's plans to adopt an orphan baby are jeopardized when Matt discovers that her improvident husband is involved in cattle rustling.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 87

7. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Joe Phy (1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Matt and Chester travel to the small town of Elkader to arrest would-be killer Carey Post, but find they must first expose a bogus U.S. Marshal in order to lure him into town.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 94

8. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Coward (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

A coward gambler, who's too cheap to hire a gunman, wants Matt dead for a beating he got from him years ago, so he starts some talk around Dodge about the big reputation any person could gain, if they simply killed Matt.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 73

9. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: There Was Never a Horse (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Gunman Kin Creed arrives in Dodge determined to enhance his reputation by outdrawing Matt in a gunfight. He goes to great lengths to force Matt into a confrontation and is able to wound him, but it proves to be a pyrrhic victory.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Amanda Blake, Jack Lambert

Votes: 82

10. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Till Death Do Us (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Someone takes a shot at a hard man who is brutal to his wife, and someone is overheard claiming he was offered money to kill the man.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 77

11. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: I Thee Wed (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

A man beats his wife and is sentenced to fifty days or fifty dollars by the judge. The beaten woman scrapes together the money for her husband's fine, only to be beaten again.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 78

12. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Badge (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

Out on the prairie, Matt is shot and taken captive by two outlaws, one of whom is a weakling abused and bossed around by the other.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, John Dehner, Conlan Carter, Harry Swoger

Votes: 76

13. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Imposter (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

A man claiming to be a sheriff from Texas comes to Dodge and asks Matt for help tracking down a named fugitive, but the man may not be a sheriff.

Director: Byron Paul | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 56

14. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Gallows (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

While returning suspected killer Pruit Dover to Dodge to stand trial, Matt is shot and badly wounded, and yet Dover stays with him and nurses him back to health.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 151

15. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Us Haggens (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

To avenge the death of his twin brother Fergus, savvy plainsman Festus Haggen forms an initially uneasy alliance with Matt to track down his murderous uncle "Black Jack" Haggen.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Ken Curtis, Denver Pyle

Votes: 120

16. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Louie Pheeters (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

The town drunk who saw a man drowned, believes it was dream, until he meets up with the guy who did the drowning.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, John Larkin

Votes: 80

17. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Anybody Can Kill a Marshal (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Two men want to rob the bank in Dodge, but are unwilling to try it while Matt lives. A man agrees to accept the job of killing the marshal, attaching some rather peculiar conditions to his acceptance.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 104

18. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Quest for Asa Janin (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A young man is convicted of killing the saloon girl he wanted for his own. Matt is so sure that the young man is really innocent that he goes on the road after another suspect to prevent an unjust hanging.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Anthony Caruso

Votes: 105

19. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Kate Heller (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A teen-aged boy who robbed and killed to impress a saloon gal is pursued by Matt. The boy waylays Matt and leaves him for dead, then goes home to his grandmother's house to find her nursing Matt back to health.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 109

20. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Lover Boy (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A charming cowboy apparently is guilty only of breaking hearts until he gets to Dodge, where he finds two women who may make a killer of him.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 109

21. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Big Man, Big Target (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Ellie Merchant, the wife of farmer Joe Merchant, is having a passionate affair with outlaw Pike Beechum. Beechum intends to remove Joe and any other obstacle between him and Ellie.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 71

22. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Winner Take All (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Two brothers quarrel to the death over a woman, and as the survivor flees with her, pursued by Matt, the killing may not be over.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 63

23. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Seven Hours to Dawn (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Mace Gore's gang has taken over Dodge. When Matt is believed killed, Festus and Doc have a plan to lure Gore into a trap, even though his usual plan is to leave by dawn.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 133

24. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Avengers (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A retired judge and his sons abduct Kitty, Festus, and Doc after Festus shoots his other son in order to defend Kitty. The judge "tries" Kitty and Festus for murder, pressing Doc into service as their defense attorney.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 85

25. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Raid: Part 1 (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A band of robbers have hit numerous banks with uncanny precision, planning and ease. They have their sights on Dodge now but they must remove a big obstacle before they can proceed - Marshal Dillon.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 104

26. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Wishbone (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Festus has a habit of using the wishbone from a dead chicken for making wishes on. When he comes across Doc Adams, alone and snakebit, he uses that wish to help him, if it can. Meanwhile, Matt searches for three outlaws who held up a stage, killing the driver and guard.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 92

27. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Brothers (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Billy has always looked up to his brother Ed. During a robbery gone wrong, he is arrested. Matt begins to open Billy's naive eyes when his brother tries to free him from jail.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 80

28. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Parson Comes to Town (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A mysterious man rides into town and says he is after one of two men responsible for killing his brother. When he starts crowding a stranger in town, Matt must decide how to make sure he doesn't take the law into his own hands.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 78

29. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Muley (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

After a young gunslinger wounds Matt, he comes to Dodge to finish him off and to rob the bank. He gets distracted after going to the saloon, where he meets and falls in love with one of Kitty's girls.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 83

30. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Wonder (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A cowboy finds a lone Indian boy near his burned-out village. They become attached to each other, but boy is met by racism when they reach Dodge City.

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 73

31. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Dead Man's Law (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt's horse shows up riderless in Dodge City, and there is blood on the saddle. While Festus and Newly search for Matt, ruthless vigilantes take over.

Director: John Rich | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 65

32. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Zavala (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt pursues the Rawlins gang into Mexico to the village of Zavala. Here he meets Paco and his widowed mother. Paco's father had been killed when he stood up to outlaws intimidating the ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 100

33. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Slocum (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Will Geer plays an old mountain hunter that comes to Dodge to see his long time friend Matt Dillon. When the hunter is accused of attempted murder, it will be Matt that sets off to bring his friend to justice.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 74

34. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Mannon (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Mannon, arguably the fastest gun in the West, terrorizes Dodge City while he waits for Matt Dillon to return. A cruel, violent encounter with Kitty Russell sets up the inevitable showdown.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 119

35. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Good Samaritans (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A group of former slaves on their way to Oregon are temporarily halted to repair a broken wheel. They find Matt on the prairie, wounded by two outlaws trying to prevent his reaching Dodge City, and hide him until he can recover.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 78

36. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Badge (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt is seriously wounded in a gun fight. Kitty is so despondent, she puts the Long Branch up for sale, bids Matt goodbye and leaves Dodge City. In a new town, in another saloon, she finds out why Matt is the kind of man he is.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 85

37. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Noose (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Ex-con Fred Garth seeks to exactly re-create the hanging death of his father by casting Doc as the father and Matt Dillon as the young Garth (who was shot in the leg and tied to a post ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 91

38. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Snow Train: Part 2 (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt avoids capture by the three Indian braves and continues on to the telegraph station. Exhausted, he finds out the telegraph lines are down. However, an advisory was issued before while ... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 77

39. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Lynott (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

A badly injured Matt asks a good friend to take over temporarily as the Marshal of Dodge.

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 64

40. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Gold Train: The Bullet: Part 1 (1971)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Doc lacks the faith to operate on Matt's bullet wound, so he transports him to a specialist by train, which is taken over by bandits for its gold shipment.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 88

41. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Hidalgo (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Mando is an outlaw in Mexico who seriously wounds Matt and leaves him to die in the desert. Hidalgo controls nearly all of the small town where Matt finds refuge, and nobody will stand up ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 68

42. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Whelan's Men (1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Outlaws led by Dan Whelan come to Dodge City looking to kill Matt Dillon, who is out of town. They attack Newly and Festus, and throw them into jail. The outlaws take over Dodge City, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul F. Edwards | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 84

43. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Matt's Love Story (1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt is shot and abandoned by a fugitive Les Dean, whom he was tracking. Matt's horse finds his way to the farm of young widow named Mike Yardner, who, with the help of her dog, finds Matt ... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 129

44. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Foundling (1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

When the parents of a daughter who was raped refuse to accept the girl's baby, Marshal Dillon must find a home for the child.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 63

45. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Disciple (1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

Matt's life is changed when his gun arm is seriously wounded.

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 81



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