Listen to These Programs: Gunsmoke: The Wake ~ Frontier Gentleman: The Well ~ Our Miss Brooks: Student Government Day ~ Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Open Town Matter Episodes 4 & 5
This week's Gunsmoke offering is aptly named The Wake --- and it is one the truly iconic episodes to be featured on this adult Western.
Gus Mathers has come to Dodge City to bury his friend and partner, Orson Boggs. He says that it was Orson's last request to have a proper wake. And Gus throws a real hum-dinger with free drinks for everyone.
Along the way, however, Matt and Chester begin to question how Orson died. Their investigation takes leads them to Orson Boggs' widow and a few very unique twists and turns. Soon Matt begins to realize there is much more to the puzzle than meets the eye.
This story is warm, funny, touching and filled with surprises all along the way. No wonder The Wake is one of my favorite episodes of Gunsmoke. Enjoy!Read More & Listen