Genre: Drama, Western
Premise: Marshal Matt Dillon (then-newcomer James Arness) tries to prevent lawlessness from overtaking Dodge City, Kansas. Helping to keep him grounded are saloon proprietor Miss Kitty Russell and Doc Adams. The television series grew out of the long-running radio serial of the same name, although for a short time they were both on the airwaves.
S08, E26 (First Aired: Mar. 8, 1963)
Bank robbers hire a man to kill Matt for $200 so that they can perform their heist.
S16, E05 (First Aired: Oct. 12, 1970)
A heavy-handed land baron refuses to turn his two sons over to Matt for a crime they have committed.