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Dragnet

TVPG • Legal, Crime, Mystery, Drama, Cops & Detectives • TV Series • 1967

Dragnet is a crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name f...more

Dragnet is a crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name f...more

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4 seasons available (97 episodes)

4 seasons available

(97 episodes)

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Episode 1

Personnel: The Shooting

Two uniformed officers, wounded by bandits, fight for their lives while their wives go through the agony of waiting word from surgeons. Jack Webb as Sgt. Friday and Harry Morgan as Officer Gannon star in the series. In the storyline, Virginia Miller (Virginia Gregg), wife of the wounded veteran officer, finds the agony even more trying when she is unable to communicate with Melissa Stevens (Veronica Cartwright), bitter wife of Miller's rookie partner. Friday and Gannon do what they can to make the waiting hours easier. The cast includes Robert Swan as Officer Miller, Marco Antonio as Officer Stevens, Harry Bartell as Dr. Linsley (the Central Receiving Hospital surgeon), William Boyett as Sgt. MacDonald, Dennis McCarthy as Father Thomas, and John Sebastian as the hoodlum assailant.
Episode 2

Homicide: The Student

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) discover their suspect in a double slaying is an ardent reader of stories about strange attitudes toward death.
Episode 3

S.I.U.: The Ring

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) work out of the Special Investigations Unit in search of a burglar who has stolen $25,000 in jewelry. The officers receive information that bartender Al Baylor (Anthony Eisley) has a $2000 "hot" item for sale at $300 cash. This makes him a suspect in the theft of a ring and other expensive jewelry pieces from socialite Eloise Shearing (Louise Lorimer). The loot is eventually found in a most unlikely hiding place. The cast includes Larry Levine as "Black Ten," an informant; Jimmie B. Smith as Lt. Bowser; Stephanie Shayne as Officer Rita Hanley; and Julie Bennett as Jan, Baylor's girlfriend.
Episode 4

D.H.Q.: Medical

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) work out of Central Receiving Hospital and deal with a mentally ill man who threatens violence, a dying assault victim and a "lost" senior citizen.
Episode 5

Burglary: Mister

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track down a burglary suspect and then discover he is also wanted for forgery and bigamy. Daniel Lumis (John Hudson) is accused of burglarizing his blind mother-in-law by having all her furniture hauled away and sold. And when the officers finally run him down, they discover a sophisticated gentleman who insists that he be given the courtesy of being called Mister, even though he admits having committed all the crimes for which he is accused. The cast includes Virginia Vincent as Janice Lumis, the suspect's second "wife," Michele Grumet as Doris Tucker, Lumis' new prospective "bride" and Amzie Strickland as Doris' mother.
Episode 6

Juvenile: The Little Pusher

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track down a narcotics supplier and the trail leads to a junior high school and eventually to a hippie's pad.
Episode 7

Homicide: Cigarette Butt

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) nab a homicide suspect when the smoking habits of his victim uncover an important clue.
Episode 8

D.H.Q.: Missing Persons

Working out of Detective Headquarters (D.H.Q.), Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Gannon (Harry Morgan) follow an unusual trail for a missing juvenile which takes them to a high school, fashion salon, optometrist office and finally to a psychiatrist.
Episode 9

Burglary Auto: Courtroom

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) go to court but their star witness against three burglary suspects is temporarily delayed in making an appearance. The case revolves around whether Friday and Gannon had cause to search and seize stolen goods from the suspects. Victims of the burglaries are Dr. Patterson (Dick Whittinghill) and Mrs. Chambers (Maudie Prickett), whose cars were broken into at the Sports Arena where they were attending a basketball game. The cast includes Stacy Harris as defense attorney Dan Mungol, Lew Brown as the prosecuting attorney and Olan Soule as Judge Donohue.
Episode 10

Internal Affairs: Parolee

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate a 14-year-old crime committed by a Colorado prison convict who cannot be released until the Los Angeles hold is cleared.
Episode 11

Burglary Auto: Juvenile Genius

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) probe a series of business burglaries and discover an operation patterned after Dickens' Fagin. In tracking down the suspects, the officers learn that a red cloth is found at the point of entry to each burglary, indicating the gang planned carefully and marked the location of prospective victims. The cast includes Michael Tanner as Horace, Buddy Goster as James and David Gruner as Timothy, gang members; Bert Holland as Middleton and Howard Culver as Sam, burglary victims; and Len Wayland as Capt. Green.
Episode 12

Bunco: $9,000

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate a strange crime involving a man claiming he was bilked out of a large sum of money that actually wasn't his. Charlie Feeney, ex-vaudevillian turned alcoholic, calls his old friends Friday and Gannon to report a swindle. Charlie says he found nine $1,000 bills on the sidewalk but later lost them to a pair of confidence men when he went to his favorite bar to celebrate. The cast includes Nydia Westman as the wealthy Myrle Perriwinkle, self-styled social reformer; Joe Pizzorusso as the desk clerk; Buddy Lester as Frank; and Stanley Adams as Bakeman, the would-be con artists.
Episode 13

Narco: Missing Hypo

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) search for a 19-year-old former narcotics addict who is feared to have returned to dope.
Episode 14

Burglary: Helpful Woman

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track down a woman suspect who preys on elderly victims in a rare theft scheme. Ralph Moody, Nydia Westman and Julie Bennett are featured.
Episode 15

Homicide: Who Killed Who

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) answer a multiple homicide call at an old apartment house and discover two dead bodies, a wounded manager and a shot up television set, but little else to go on. Manager Mort Baker (Joe Pizzorusso), critically wounded, is able only to mumble a slight clue as he is carried to an ambulance, but it is enough to give the officers a place to start in solving the bizarre crime spree. The cast includes Jim B. Smith as Capt. Brown; Herb Vigran as Woods, the disgruntled news reporter; Don Ross as Sgt. Doherty; Ed Deemer as Officer Arnold; Byron Bradley as Officer Smith; Alfred Shelley as the fingerprint expert and Marco Antonio as Pedro Martinez.
Episode 16

Burglary: The Son

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate a burglary in an upper middle-class neighborhood and trail the suspect through a maze of the small-time narcotics operators.
Episode 17

A.I.D.: The Weekend

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) is a guest of Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) for a weekend of rest and recreation but their plans go amiss with frequent interruptions, including one by an attractive young magazine solicitor. While Gannon's wife is in San Diego, Friday accepts his partner's invitation for cards and food. But Gannon’s card-playing guests spend most of the time on the phone settling home problems. And when Betsy Nichols (Judy McConnell) arrives with her phony magazine pitch -- it's back to police work for the officers. The cast includes Jack Sheldon as Robert Bass and Herb Ellis as Dan Patrick, Gannon's card-playing guests, and Rhoda Williams as Mrs. Bass.
Episode 18

Narcotics: Pillmaker

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track down the man behind the scenes in the traffic of a dangerous personality-changing narcotic.
Episode 19

Auto Theft: Dognappers

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) search for a pair of suspects who steal dogs out of parked cars and then collect high rewards by returning them to the rightful owners.
Episode 20

Missing Persons: The Body

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) must learn the identity of Jane Doe No. 37, a young woman found dead in the water off Venice pier. There were few clues on which to launch the investigation other than a wad of paper clutched in her hand and a ring of unusual design. Working out of the Missing Persons section, the officers start by trying to match the dead girl with one of three missing persons reports, but without success. The trail eventually leads to a well-to-do young businessman, Thomas Dutcher (Anthony Eisley), who is hesitant to provide answers to pertinent questions. The cast includes Luana Patten as Ruth Dutcher, Thomas's wife; Virginia Gregg as Mrs. Campbell, mother of a missing daughter; Howard Culver as a news reporter, Olan Soule as a crime lab technician, and Ben Wright as airlines ticket manger.
Episode 21

Forgery: The Ranger

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) interrogate a man who claims to be a forest ranger but is a suspect in a confidence scheme.
Episode 22

D.H.Q.: Night School

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) is nearly forced out of school when he makes an on-campus arrest of a classmate violating narcotics laws.
Episode 23

I.A.D.: The Receipt

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) working out of the Internal Affairs Division, investigate two detectives accused of stealing $800 from a dead man. Mrs. Agnes Emerson (Virginia Gregg), friend of the deceased, reports to headquarters that she turned over ten $100 bills to Sgt. Norman Bivins (Marshall Reed) and Officer Malone (Len Wayland) but that only $200 was subsequently given to the coroner as part of the property. Neither Mrs. Emerson nor the officers can come up with a receipt until Sgt. Friday makes one last effort to put the case in order. The cast includes Art Salinger as Capt. McTighe; Don Ross as Lt. Beeson and Marco Antonio as the garage attendant.
Episode 24

Robbery: Harassing Wife

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate several robberies which an angry wife (Peggy Webber) blames on her ex-convict husband (Herb Ellis).
Episode 25

Burglary: Baseball

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track down a safe burglar who has a strange motive for his crime. An unemployment referral card found at the scene of a furniture company burglary leads the officers to suspect Arthur L. Tyson (G.D. Spradlin), a three-time convicted safe-cracker. Tyson finally admits the caper but assures the officers it wasn't for the money, just for sport. The cast includes Virginia Gregg as Mrs. Mascall, the secretary at the furniture company; Jill Donohue as Claire Reavis, Tyson's girlfriend; Stuart Nisbett as the bar owner; Chuck Daniel as Officer Edwards; Jack Sheldon as the drunk, and William Boyett as Sgt. Lovold.
Episode 26

D.H.Q.: The Victims

Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate a series of crimes, including two homicides, an armed robbery and a purse snatching.

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