The 'Gunsmoke' Quiz
by Staff
"Gunsmoke" was one of the longest-running prime time TV shows of all time, and it's still considered one of the best. Channel your inner gunslinger and take this quiz.

Which character is the marshal featured in the series "Gunsmoke"?

  • Fred Madden
  • Matt Dillon
  • Roy Coffee

Which actor played the "Gunsmoke" character Marshal Matt Dillon?

  • James Arness
  • Chuck Connors
  • James Garner

What is the setting for the television series "Gunsmoke"?

  • Tombstone, Arizona
  • Deadwood, South Dakota
  • Dodge City, Kansas

Which character was the owner of the saloon in the series "Gunsmoke"?

  • Kitty Russell
  • Festus Haggen
  • Chester Goode

Which actress played the "Gunsmoke" character Kitty Russell in the television series?

  • Barbara Stanwyck
  • Amanda Blake
  • Linda Evans

What's the name of Miss Kitty's saloon?

  • Long Branch Saloon
  • Silver Dollar Saloon
  • Last Chance Saloon

Which time period is the setting for "Gunsmoke"?

  • 1830s
  • 1850s
  • 1870s

Which character is Marshal Dillon's first deputy?

  • Doc
  • Chester
  • Festus

Which actor plays Chester Goode in the television series?

  • Dennis Weaver
  • Milburn Stone
  • Ken Curtis

Which U.S. television network aired "Gunsmoke"?

  • ABC
  • CBS
  • NBC

In which year did the actor Dennis Weaver leave "Gunsmoke"?

  • 1960
  • 1962
  • 1964

Which "Gunsmoke" character replaced Chester Goode as deputy in the television series?

  • Festus Haggen
  • Doc Adams
  • Sam Noonan

When did the television series "Gunsmoke" premiere?

  • 1965
  • 1960
  • 1955

Which actor played the "Gunsmoke" character Festus Haggen in the television series?

  • Gene Barry
  • Ken Curtis
  • Ray Teal

What was the title of the theme song of the television series "Gunsmoke"?

  • "Happy Trails
  • "Tumbling Tumble Weeds"
  • "The Old Trail"

True or false: The television series "Gunsmoke" was inspired by a radio series.

  • true
  • false

True or false: "Gunsmoke" was nearly canceled in 1967.

  • true
  • false

Which "Gunsmoke" character did Milburn Stone play in the television series?

  • Doc Adams
  • Doc Martin
  • Doc Holliday

How many seasons of "Gunsmoke" aired before Doc Adams was given a first name?

  • eight
  • 12
  • 16

What first name did Milburn Stone choose for Doc Adams?

  • Glenn
  • Galen
  • Gary

In which season did "Gunsmoke" begin airing 60-minute episodes?

  • season seven
  • season five
  • season three

Which successful actor played the blacksmith Quint Asper in the television series "Gunsmoke"?

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Steve McQueen
  • Burt Reynolds

During which season did the series "Gunsmoke" begin broadcasting in color?

  • season 10
  • season 12
  • season 14

How many seasons did the television series "Gunsmoke" air?

  • 20
  • 18
  • 16

Along with James Arness, which other "Gunsmoke" actor was in the series for all 20 seasons?

  • Ken Curtis
  • Amanda Blake
  • Milburn Stone

How many episodes of the series were produced?

  • 635
  • 435
  • 235

How many television movies did "Gunsmoke" inspire?

  • one
  • three
  • five

Which actor played the last character to be killed in the series "Gunsmoke"?

  • Jeff Bridges
  • Gary Busey
  • Nick Nolte

True or false: The cast members of "Gunsmoke" were the first to know of the cancellation of the series.

  • true
  • false

When did the last episode of "Gunsmoke" air?

  • 1973
  • 1974
  • 1975