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[14 May 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,767 views]
Weekend OTR: Gunsmoke — Chester’s Mistake

Yeah, I know — I posted a weekend OTR episode yesterday.
Here’s another one because, well, why not? Westerns are fun and our friends over at OTRCat.com have their westerns on sale right now. We’ll celebrate the big sale right along with them with an episode of Gunsmoke, which was one of the more popular shows of the era. It became arguably more popular when it made the jump to television and ran for years. Gunsmoke had it all — a no-nonsense marshal, nasty villains and an old-time frontier kook or …

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[22 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,513 views]
Thanksgiving OTR: Gunsmoke — Turkey Shoot

Ah, what could be more fun than a Thanksgiving-themed episode in bullet-riddled Dodge City?
Not much, pilgrim. Not much at all. As you’ve no doubt guessed, we’re continuing on with our Thanksgiving OTR series here at First Arkansas News with an episode of Gunsmoke starring William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon. So far this Thanksgiving OTR series we’ve featured comedies and hardboiled detectives, so it’s about time for a solid, two-fisted western, isn’t it?
Of course, we’ll be running Thanksgiving-themed old time radio programs right up through Thursday. Miss an episode? Don’t …

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[22 May 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,986 views]
Weekend OTR — Gunsmoke: Buffalo Man

The weekend is here and that can only mean one thing — another fine old time radio program courtesy of our friends over at OTRCat.com.
What fine program will you be treated with this week? Why, a dandy Gunsmoke episode — “Buffalo Man” from way on back in 1956. It’s a typically great episode of the long-running old time radio program, but you will have to suspend disbelief for a moment to enjoy it. William Conrad on a horse? Now, that’s comedy.
Not only was Gunsmoke one of the finest westerns on …