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Gunsmoke

The Noose (Season 16, Episode 2)
TV Episode | 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 while his father swung). Garth kidnaps Matt, Doc, ...See moreEx-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 while his father swung). Garth kidnaps Matt, Doc, Kitty and Festus and isolates them in a deserted town. Written by Peter Harris See less
Composer
John Carl Parker (music composed and conducted by)
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Status
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Updated Sep 21, 1970

Release date
Sep 21, 1970 (United States)

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15 cast members
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James Arness
Matt Dillon Matt Dillon   See fewer
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Ken Curtis
Festus Festus   See fewer
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Tom Skerritt
Fred Garth Fred Garth   See fewer
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Glenn Strange
Sam Noonan Sam Noonan   See fewer
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Ted Jordan
Nathan Burke Nathan Burke   See fewer
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Woody Chambliss
Woody Lathrop Woody Lathrop   See fewer
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Hank Patterson
Hank Miller Hank Miller   See fewer
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Fred Dale
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jaye Durkus
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Madrid
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Fred McDougall
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 91 votes