by Mary Walker

I liked Chester, but I loved Festus! He was so funny and scruffy and I adored the way he spoke. I had seen Ken Curtis in other films but Festus was his best role. He made laugh with some of the things he said. It is sad there will never be another Gunsmoke. I used to look forward to every week when the Gunsmoke episodes were on, and I am now watching the re-runs.

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