Happy Trails Marshal Dillon :(

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Randy, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I am old enough to have watched the originals......Matt Dillon is the reason my oldest son is named Matt.
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We still watch the re-runs. He lived a long life and his memory lives on through re-runs.
  4. Rollerman

    Rollerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2011
    I watched the orginals also and was surprised he was still alive(well at least he was before he died today!) An outstanding role model thats for sure. Is Miss Kitty still alive?
  5. jojo@rolling acres farm

    [email protected] acres farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2009
    Amanda Blake (Miss Kitty) died of AIds due to a blood transfusion years ago. I believe her case was one of the first high profile cases - she died much too early! James Arness was an awesome actor but also wonderful humble human being. They don't make them like him anymore. I remember begging my parents every Saturday night to stay up a little later than normal so I could watch Gunsmoke - what a treat!

    I'm glad he didn't have to suffer and he was able to die peacefully in his sleep.
  6. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2010
    Como, TX
    I grew up watching Gunsmoke. It was my Grandfathers favorite.
  7. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 14, 2011
    north central Indiana
    I loved watching reruns of gunsmoke,i wasn't born till 75 but still loved it.
  8. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Quote:I know what you mean. In the later Gunsmoke movies he looked 88 way back then. [​IMG]
  9. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 23, 2010
    Dodge City will never be the same.

    Anyone want to join me at the Longbranch and drink one
    for the marshall?

    I grew up watching Marshall Dillon.
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:I will join you.

    Did not get to watch long, but I love Gunsmoke.

    He was one of my heros.

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