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Joe Friday (Character)
from "Dragnet" (1951)

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Biography:
Detective Sergeant Joe Friday (whose name has been... See more »
Alternate Names:
Lt. Joe Friday / Sergeant Joe Friday / Sgt. Joe Friday / Sgt. Joe Friday from Dragnet

Filmography

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  1. "Dragnet"
    ... aka "L.A. Dragnet" - USA (second season title)
        - Riddance (2004) TV episode, Played by Ed O'Neill (as Lt. Joe Friday)
        - Killing Fields (2004) TV episode, Played by Ed O'Neill (as Lt. Joe Friday)
        - Retribution (2004) TV episode, Played by Ed O'Neill (as Lt. Joe Friday)
        - Frame of Mind (2004) TV episode, Played by Ed O'Neill (as Lt. Joe Friday)
        - Abduction (2004) TV episode, Played by Ed O'Neill (as Lt. Joe Friday)
          (17 more)

  2. "The Simpsons"
        - Mother Simpson (1995) TV episode, Played by Harry Shearer

  3. Dragnet (1987) Played by Dan Aykroyd (as Sgt. Joe Friday)

  4. "Dragnet 1967"
    ... aka "Dragnet" - USA (syndication title)
    ... aka "Dragnet 1968" - USA (second season title)
    ... aka "Dragnet 1969" - USA (third season title)
    ... aka "Dragnet 1970" - USA (fourth season title)
        - D.H.Q.: The Victims (1970) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
        - Burglary: Baseball (1970) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
        - Robbery: The Harassing Wife (1970) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
        - I.A.D.: The Receipt (1970) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
        - D.H.Q.: Night School (1970) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
          (93 more)

  5. Dragnet 1966 (1969) (TV) Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
    ... aka "World Premiere: Dragnet" - USA (promotional title)

  6. "Dragnet"
    ... aka "Badge 714" - USA (syndication title)
        - The Big Red (1959) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
        - The Big Counterfeit (1959) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Lt. Joe Friday)
        - The Big Byron (1959) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
        - The Big .38 (1959) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
        - The Big Appetite (1959) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
          (271 more)
  7. Dragnet (1954) Played by Jack Webb (as Sergeant Joe Friday)
    ... aka "The Original Dragnet" - USA (reissue title)
  8. "Chesterfield Sound Off Time"
    ... aka "Sound Off Time" - USA (short title)
        - Dragnet: The Human Bomb (1951) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Sixties"
        - When Television Came of Age (2014) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday)
  2. "Pioneers of Television"
        - Crime Dramas (2011) TV episode, Played by Jack Webb (as Sgt. Joe Friday from Dragnet)

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Quotes:
From "Dragnet 1967: The Shooting (#1.11)" (1967)
Sgt. Joe Friday: All right, I'll talk to you Johnson- You were born in Harlan, Kentucky. Your father was a house painter, killed in the war. Your mother and your sister brought you out here. You went to school in Torrance. You got expelled for throwing a punch at your math teacher. The army took you during the Korean War. They didn't want you: they shoved you out on a Section 8! For seven years now, you've either been *in* jail, or just getting *out*!
Harry Johnson: [sarcastically] I *do* hope you'll write my *book*!
Sgt. Joe Friday: [continues] Now your buddy, he's really big-time; Three states want him for parole violations- two for armed robbery, and one for statutory rape, that's in Kansas.
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