A TV tribute to Burt Reynolds, who died this week at age 82 after suffering cardiac arrest, will focus on his performance as blacksmith Quint Asper on “Gunsmoke.”
MeTV announced plans today to air six Quint-focused episodes of the long-running TV Western next week, one a night, Sept. 10-15. Reynolds played the role in 50 episodes of the series, from 1962-1965.
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Here’s a clip of Reynolds as “Gunsmoke’s” Quint …