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Season Premiere September 14th, 1970
Season Finale March 8th, 1971
Episode Count 24
Cast James Arness; Milburn Stone; Amanda Blake; Ken Curtis; Buck Taylor

Season 15


Season 17

Season Six of Gunsmoke aired on CBS from September 14th, 1970 to March 8th, 1971, spanning a total of twenty-four episodes. This seasons featured actor James Arness reprising the role of Marshal Matt Dillon for the sixteenth year in a row. He is accompanied by actors Milburn Stone as Doctor Galen "Doc" Adams, Amanda Blake as Kitty Russell, Ken Curtis as Festus Haggen and Buck Taylor as Newly O'Brien - all of whom have appeared in previous seasons.

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James Arness Marshal Matt Dillon
Milburn Stone Doctor Galen "Doc" Adams
Amanda Blake Kitty Russell
Ken Curtis Festus Haggen
Buck Taylor Newly O'Brien

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  • Seasons sixteeen is the fifth season of the series broadcast in full color.
  • Season sixteen is the tenth season of the series as an hour-long show.

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