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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Year: 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Human Bomb

16 December 1951
An ex-con bears a grudge against the city of Los Angeles. He wants to blow up city hall unless his demands are met. He has a powerful bomb. The police find 28 sticks of dynamite in his apartment. Only Sergeant Friday has the power to stop this 1950s terrorist attack.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barton Yarborough ... Sgt. Ben Romero (as Bart Yarborough)

Raymond Burr ... Deputy Chief Thad Brown (as Ray Burr)
Stacy Harris ... Vernon Carney
Herbert Butterfield ... Lt. Lee Jones (as Herb Butterfield)
Barney Phillips ... Sam Erickson

Sam Edwards ... Elwood Carney

Jack Kruschen ... Elevator Operator
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: The Big Actor

3 January 1952
A trail of stolen narcotics lead Friday and Romero to a TV actor who is addicted to heroin.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barton Yarborough ... Sgt. Ben Romero (as Bart Yarborough)
Whitfield Connor ... Leonard Castle (as Whit Connor)

Jack Kruschen ... Babe Kellogg
Kenneth Patterson ... Capt. Kearney (as Ken Patterson)
Sarah Selby ... Sister Benedict
Vic Perrin ... Henry Hatfield
Olan Soule ... Sgt. Harlan Stall
Will Yaeger ... Lieut. Louis Walters
Jack Mulhall ... Jack
Herbert Ellis ... Janitor (uncredited)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Closing Announcer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: The Big Death

17 January 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barton Yarborough ... Sergeant Ben Romero (credit only) (as Bart Yarborough)
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
John Dako

Kathleen Freeman
Frank Gerstle
Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Stone
Vic Perrin ... Charles Stone
Ken Peters ... Sgt. Bill Cummings
Janet Stewart
Crane Whitley
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: The Big Mother

31 January 1952
Twins are born in a hospital, but soon one is kidnapped. The detectives much find the missing baby before it's too late.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
Peggy Webber ... Roberta Salazar
Harry Bartell ... Frank Salazar
Dan Riss ... Doctor Walsh
Joyce McCluskey ... Nurse O'Connor
Ralph Moody ... John Wallace
Olan Soule ... Sgt. Harlan Stall
Herbert Ellis ... Sgt. Joe Olivas (as Herb Ellis)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: The Big Cast

14 February 1952
Friday begins to question Henry Ross, a suspect in a man's disappearance, which Friday believes is actually a murder. Ross coolly and calmly denies any involvement in the disappearance, but Friday's relentless interrogation soon begin to crack the man's facade.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs

Lee Marvin ... Henry Ross
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: The Big Speech

28 February 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs

Virginia Gregg ... Iris
Helen Kleeb ... Ma Friday

Martin Milner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: The Big Parrot

13 March 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
John Alvin
Herbert Butterfield (as Herb Butterfield)
Russ Conway

Sam Edwards
Frank Gerstle
Ruth Perrott
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: The Big Moody

27 March 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Ralph Moody
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Big Blast

10 April 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Russ Conway
William Hudson (as Bill Hudson)
Charlotte Lawrence

Strother Martin
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: The Big Trial

24 April 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Charlotte Lawrence
Joyce McCluskey
Renny McEvoy (as Rennie McEvoy)

Martin Milner
Kenneth Patterson (as Ken Patterson)
Yvonne Peattie
Vic Perrin
Dan Riss
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: The Big September Man

8 May 1952
Someone murdered a secretary late at night in her office. She was beaten to death with a metal pipe wrapped in newspaper. Could it be the drunk found three blocks away beating his head against a wall?

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
Stacy Harris ... William Harold Tanner
George Sawaya ... Sgt. Lopez
Eddie Firestone ... Robert French
Jonathan Hole ... Martin Tanner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
John George ... Derelict (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: The Big Phone Call

22 May 1952
Friday and Jacobs question a jeweler regarding the robbery of a colleague. The man takes offense at being questioned about the incident, but as the detectives begin to amass evidence, the jeweler's outrage quickly begins to lose credibility.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
Vic Perrin ... Ernest George Garvey
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: The Big Casing

5 June 1952
Friday and Jacobs are called to the apartment of a man who phoned in the fatal shooting of his wife. He claims it was suicide, but upon looking at the crime scene and talking to neighbors they begin to wonder if it was murder.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barney Phillips ... Sgt. Ed Jacobs
Harry Bartell ... Andrew Robertson
Herbert Butterfield ... Lt. Lee Jones (as Herb Butterfield)

Jack Kruschen ... Ted Carleton
Ken Peters ... Lt. Harry Fremont
Will Yaeger ... George Wright
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: The Big Lamp

19 June 1952


Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Big Jump

11 September 1952
A man threatens to jump from a 9th-floor building ledge by ten o'clock.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Milburn Stone ... Capt. R. A. Lohrman
Herbert Ellis ... Sgt. Gene Bechtel (as Herb Ellis)
Kenneth Patterson ... Off. Bill Lockwood

Paul Richards ... Walter Harrison
Lillian Buyeff ... Ruth Harrison
Alice Backes ... Nurse Lenihan
Anthony Jochim ... Doctor Rike
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: The Big Sorrow

25 September 1952
Just hours after the sudden death of his partner Ben Romero, Joe must set aside his emotions to help track down a pair of desperate escaped convicts who are headed towards Los Angeles.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Frank Smith #1 (as Herb Ellis)
Dan Riss ... Capt. Harry Didion
Ken Peters ... Sgt. J.E. Crowley
Cliff Arquette ... Father Newman

Jerry Paris ... Jack Blaine (as Gerald Paris)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: The Big Elevator

9 October 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Frank Smith #1 (as Herb Ellis)
Harry Bartell ... Ernest Cheswick
Bert Holland
Peter Leeds
Vic Perrin
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 4: The Big Seventeen

6 November 1952
Upper middle-class teenagers in Los Angeles are going crazy. They trash a movie theater, beating up the manager and pushing a young man through a plate glass window. Sergeant Friday must get to the bottom of what is causing this to happen.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Frank Smith (as Herb Ellis)
Allene Roberts ... Evelyn Maxford

Willis Bouchey ... Harold Everson Sr. (as Bill Bouchey)
Edwin Bruce ... Harold Everson Jr.
Forrest Lewis ... Clyde Barton
Vivi Janiss ... Frances Demmering
Herb Vigran ... Jocko Harris

Parley Baer ... Father on Phone (uncredited)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 5: The Big Trio

20 November 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Frank Smith #1 (as Herb Ellis)
Cliff Arquette
Sheila Franklin
Don Gibson

Virginia Gregg ... Evelyn Monroe
Jonathan Hole
Joyce McCluskey
Vic Perrin

Gil Stratton (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 6: The Big Imposter

4 December 1952


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Victor Rodman ... Oscar Sherman (as Vic Rodman)
David Stollery ... Donald Rush
Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Keller
Anthony Jochim ... Frank Grady (as Tony Jochim)
Alan Dexter ... Capt. Ben Stein
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: The Big .22 Rifle for Christmas

18 December 1952
Friday and Smith search for a missing boy. The first sign that the case is serious is when blood is found. Further probing reveals the boy's parents had purchased him a .22-caliber rifle for Christmas -- and the weapon is missing, removed from its wrapped package.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Frank Smith
William Johnstone ... John Martin (as Wm. Johnstone)
June Whitley Taylor ... Mrs. Johnstone (as June Whitley)
Sammy Ogg ... Stanley Johnstone
Virginia Christine ... Mrs. Martin
Renny McEvoy ... Officer Doherty (as Rennie McEvoy)
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker (as Olan Soulé)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 8: The Big Cop

1 January 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Virginia Christine
Don Gibson
Walter Reed
Hugh Sanders
Herb Vigran
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 9: The Big Grandma

8 January 1953
Friday and Jacobs look for an elderly woman who has been passing bad checks just three different months a year for nearly 10 years.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Gwen Delano ... Inez Lambert
Bert Holland ... Mr. Hammerstein
Ken Peters ... Sgt. Ferguson
Myra Marsh ... Mary Walker
Don Dillaway ... Captain Welch
Maurice Hill ... Mr. Montrose (as Maury Hill)

Dorothy Abbott ... Ann Baker
Renny McEvoy ... Don Meyer (as Rennie McEvoy)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 10: The Big Whiff

15 January 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Robert Clarke

Lee Marvin ... James Mitchell
Vic Perrin
Jeffrey Stevens (as Jeff Stevens)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 11: The Big Show

22 January 1953
A lady reports an abandoned baby at a bus depot. Officers Friday and Smith investigate, and realize her story doesn't quite hold water.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Virginia Gregg ... Marjorie Lewis
Clarence Cassell ... Captain Walter Lewis
Vivi Janiss ... Policewoman Betty Stone
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 12: The Big Safe

29 January 1953
Friday and Smith are investigating a missing office safe.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Aaron Spelling ... Charles Boyd
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Eddie Firestone ... (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)
Junius Matthews ... (uncredited)
Victor Rodman ... (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 13: The Big Church

5 February 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Joyce McCluskey
Lawrence Ryle
George Sawaya
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 14: The Big Hate

12 February 1953
Gordon Miller, a young pianist, is found near an abandoned freight car holding the dead body of a woman in his arms. He claims he has killed her. Called to interrogate him, Friday and Smith remain skeptical.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Sam Edwards ... Gordon Miller
Lillian Buyeff ... Lillian Miller
Herb Vigran ... Henry Miller
George Sawaya ... Sgt. Lopez
Joe Cranston ... Policeman
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 15: The Big Shakedown

19 February 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Frances Bavier
Paul Bryar
Robert Knapp
Jeanne Tatum
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 16: The Big Rose

26 February 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
John Larch
George Sawaya
Evelyn Scott

Gil Stratton (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
Irene Tedrow
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 17: The Big Building

5 March 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Willis Bouchey (as Bill Bouchey)
Whitfield Connor (as Whit Connor)
John Larch
Janet Warren
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 18: The Big Run

12 March 1953
Friday peruses the elusive armed robber Mark Hoffman after the man repeatedly escapes from both State and military prisons. Can Friday convince the man to surrender or will he go down in a hail of bullets.

Season 2, Episode 19: The Big Break

19 March 1953
Friday leads a team in a raid on the house of a very dangerous armed robber, which results in a bloody shootout.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Clarence Cassell ... Sgt. Slats Henry
Eddie Firestone ... George Robert Hoffman
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Harper Goff ... Roy Townsend
Adrienne Marden ... Mrs. Cox
Dick Paxton ... Charles Kilgore
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 20: The Big Light

26 March 1953
Henry Wilson, a Hollywood movie director, has been killed by a falling arc light. Was it really an accident? To answer this question, Friday and Smith go Hollywood with a wonderful excuse to visit the studios. But the two men do not fail to mix business with pleasure and they will wind up solving the mystery.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Herb Vigran ... Sam Phillips
Bert Holland ... Al Evans
Norma Brown ... Rose Romaine
Frank O'Connor ... Jack
Richard Garland ... Dick Patterson
Robert Clarke ... Gerald Adams
Terry Terrill ... Slate Man
Carl Sklover ... Sound Man
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 21: The Big Waiter

2 April 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Robert Bray (as Bob Bray)
Bert Holland

Carolyn Jones (as Caroline Jones)

Celia Lovsky

John Wengraf
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 22: The Big Test

9 April 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Robert Crosson (as Bob Crosson)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 23: The Big Lay-Out

16 April 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Harry Bartell ... Edward Field
Peter Leeds
Sarah Selby
Ralph Votrian
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 24: The Big Fire

23 April 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

John Qualen
Frances Rafferty

Aaron Spelling ... Ollie
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 25: The Big Ray

30 April 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Olive Carey
Sammy Ogg
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 26: The Big Frank

7 May 1953
A man is pulled from his car, beaten and robbed. The criminal apparently makes his escape in the man's car. Friday and Smith have to find him.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith

Jack Kruschen ... Sidney Ferguson
Ralph Moody ... Harvey Kimbro
Clarence Cassell ... Lt. Jack Ricketts

Dorothy Abbott ... Ann Baker
Nan Boardman ... Ida Fischer
Hy Averback ... Doctor Terrill
Peter Adams ... Anthony Baxter
Joe Cranston ... Jack Grant
Peggy Wagner ... Stella
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 27: The Big Lease

14 May 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Sarah Selby ... Mrs. Banner
Jerry Hausner ... Al Miller
Paul Bryar ... Raymond Shafer
Virginia McDowall ... Laura Kirk
Inge Jolles ... Hulga Jensen
Russ Conway ... Mr. Harrison
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 28: The Big Hands

21 May 1953
Friday and Smith are assigned to investigate the strangulation of an unidentified woman in a hotel room. With no leads and no clues, and no idea of who she is, they must start from scratch to find her killer.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Cliff Arquette ... Al Morgan
Tom McKee ... George Martin Crane
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker (as Olan Soulé)
Helen Kleeb ... Frances Watson
Jeanne Baird ... Dixie
Ted Bliss ... Stephen Arnold
Mel Ford ... Vic
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 29: The Big Fourth

28 May 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Harry Bartell ... Mr. Roth
Virginia Christine
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion

Virginia Gregg ... Mrs. Doris Roth

Celia Lovsky
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 30: The Big Market

4 June 1953

Season 2, Episode 31: The Big Friend

11 June 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Paul Richards
George Sawaya

Kenneth Tobey (as Ken Tobey)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 32: The Big Barrette

18 June 1953
Friday and Smith have considerable physical evidence but very few genuine leads to help them solve the mysterious beating death of a well-liked young woman.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Stacy Harris ... Frank Larson
Dan Riss ... Capt. R. A. Lohrman
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Allene Roberts ... Judy Scott
Robert Boon ... Paul Ostrander
Joseph Mell ... Otto Myer (as Joe Mell)
Doris Cole ... Marie Olson
Joe Haworth ... Harry Stewart
Herbert Ellis ... Officer Gene Bechtel (uncredited)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 33: The Big Dance

25 June 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Jeanne Tatum ... Lorraine Stanley
Gene Reynolds ... George Bell
Victor Rodman ... John Willden (as Vic Rodman)
Russell Saunders ... Fred Gunther
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Big White Rat

3 September 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Dorothy Abbott
Billy Chapin

Virginia Gregg ... (voice)
Vivi Janiss

Jack Kruschen
Sammy Ogg
Vic Perrin ... Dr. Stillman
Frances Rafferty
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 2: The Big Revolt

10 September 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Bert Holland

John Qualen
Irene Tedrow
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: The Big Bull

17 September 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
John Gallaudet
Don Gibson
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion

James Griffith (as Jim Griffith)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: The Big Betty

24 September 1953
A gang of con artists checks the obituary section of the daily newspaper, then uses the information they gather to prey on the grief-stricken families of those who have recently died.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Gloria Saunders ... Betty McGraw
Allene Roberts ... Elsie Bergstrum
Robert Clarke ... Wesley Fisher
Jack Carol ... Jud Scanlon
Mel Ford ... Fred Norris
Charlotte Lawrence ... Helga
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: The Big Sophomore

1 October 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Bobby Driscoll
Vivi Janiss
Ralph Moody
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 6: The Big Pill

8 October 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Kurt Martell
Walter Sande
Barbara Stewart
Ramsey Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 7: The Big Lie

15 October 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Phillip Barnes (as Phil Barnes)
Virginia Brissac
John Hudson
John Larch
Jack Lomas
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 8: The Big Fake

22 October 1953

Season 3, Episode 9: The Big Dream

29 October 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Ralph Moody
Victor Rodman (as Vic Rodman)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 10: The Big Guilt

5 November 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
William Boyett
George Brand
Lillian Buyeff

James Griffith (as Jim Griffith)
Guy Hamilton
Ramsey Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 11: The Big Will

12 November 1953
Joe and Frank investigate the murder of a man who has recently changed his will.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Ellen Corby ... Margaret Beckar
Richard Garrick ... John Woodbridge
Jonathan Hole ... Paul West
John Deering ... Charles Stone
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 12: The Big In-Laws

19 November 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Dorothy Adams
Tony Barrett
Louis Nicoletti ... Fred Garrison
Vic Perrin
Peggy Webber ... Leona Perry
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 13: The Big Lilly

26 November 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Virginia Brissac
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Jeanne Tatum
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 14: The Big Kill

3 December 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tony Barrett
Pamela Duncan
Al Hill
Anthony Lawrence (as Mitchell Lawrence)

Paul Picerni ... Hymie
Walter Sande
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 15: The Big Lover

10 December 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Robert Knapp

Dal McKennon
Ralph Moody
Dee J. Thompson (as D.J. Thompson)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 16: The Big Thief

17 December 1953
A gang of robbers are calling Los Angeles physicians down to hotels and mugging and robbing them of drugs and valuables. Sargeants Friday and Smith are called in to put a stop to this.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Dorothy Abbott ... Ann Baker
Gloria Saunders ... Alice Catherine Cavell
James Bush ... Dr. Platt
Alan Dexter ... Dr. Halbert

Gil Stratton ... Kenneth Alden (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Loren Brown ... Edgar Cavell
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 17: The Big Little Jesus

24 December 1953
It's Christmas Eve when Father Rojas at the Old Mission Plaza Church in Los Angeles discovers that the statue of the Infant Jesus is stolen from the crib. The statue's worth is only a few dollars, but it is of great sentimental value for the parish. Friday and Smith promise to try to get it back before mass on Christmas Day, but this means that they have less than 24 hours to catch the thief.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Harry Bartell ... Father Xavier Rojas
Joe Carioca Jr. ... Paco Mendoza

James Griffith ... Claude Stroup
Ralph Moody ... Mr. Flavin
Herb Vigran ... Desk Clerk
Walter Sande ... Capt. Barnard
Billy Chapin ... Joseph Heffernan
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 18: The Big Eavesdrop

31 December 1953


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jeanne Baird
Stacy Harris ... Jack Kenton
Joel Marston
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 19: The Big Trunk

7 January 1954
Three men are the suspects in the beating death of a former vaudevillian actress found in her apartment. The possible reason for her murder could be among the contents of an old steamer trunk which she kept locked in her room. Surveillance equipment is used to solve the mystery.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Dayton Lummis ... Sgt. Jack Gotch
Richard Garland ... John Parkson
James Anderson ... Harold Young (as Jim Anderson)
Lillian Powell ... Lorraine Washburn (as Lillian Palmer)
Emlen Davies ... Babs Sheldon
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 20: The Big Youngster

14 January 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Helen Andrews
Lillian Buyeff
Alan Dexter
Tom McKee
Ralph Moody
Jeffrey Silver (as Jeff Silver)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 21: The Big Boys

21 January 1954
Friday and Smith receive a bulletin about an armed four-man gang, two of whom are army deserters, who have committed a series of robberies and auto thefts in San Francisco and are on their way to Los Angeles.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Harry Bartell ... Sergeant Tony Chavez
Peter Leeds ... George the Drunk
Josephine Parra ... Dolores
Mel Ford ... Deaf Hotel Clerk
Adrienne Marden ... Maria / Mabel
Ron Hargrave ... Clifford Roy Small

Leonard Nimoy ... Julius Carver
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 22: The Big Ham

28 January 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Ellen Corby ... Thelma Keene
Robert Knapp ... Ross Mitchell

Willis Bouchey ... Robert Paul (as William Bouchey)
Jean Dean ... Peggy Rock (as Jeanne Dean)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 23: The Big Chance

4 February 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
James Anderson (as Jim Anderson)
Helen Andrews
Tyler McVey
Sidney Miller
Al Murphy

Paul Picerni ... Rios
George Wallace
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 24: The Big Children

11 February 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Billy Chapin ... Richard Kessler
Robert Clarke ... Larry Bartel

Mae Clarke ... Mrs. Jean Kessler

Celia Lovsky ... Jeanette Bejan
Lillian Powell ... Mrs. MacIntosh
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 25: The Big Poison

18 February 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Sam Edwards
Ron Hargrave
Ralph Moody
Barbara Whiting
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 26: The Big Quack

25 February 1954
The victim of a so-called "mental therapist", a young woman commits suicide after being robbed of her furs and jewels. It is up to Friday and Smith to trace the man and to stop him from striking any more.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Bert Holland ... Arthur Schulte
Tom McKee ... Thompson
Frances Rafferty ... Marla Hutchins

Paul Richards ... Leo Donaldson
Herb Vigran ... Pete Eigen
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 27: The Big Winchester

4 March 1954
An apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Neil Collins ... Doctor

Fess Parker ... Officer Harkness
Barbara Stewart ... Doris Chambers
Irene Tedrow ... Mrs. Elsie Donworth
Steven Terrell ... Warren Thomas White (as Steve Terrell)

Dennis Weaver ... Sergeant Jay Allen
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 28: The Big Shoplift

11 March 1954
There seems to be a lot of recent theft at retail stores in the city, and Jack Webb and his partner are on the case. The detectives question a salesperson from a big department store downtown, and she denies any involvement. They talk to a woman who was at the bus station, who saw another woman leave a parcel which contained a fur coat. Eventually Webb talks to a teenage girl, who saw a woman discard boxes of new items in a vacant lot. The girl knows the woman's identity, and soon the officers are interrogating the shoplifter, a doctor's wife with a lot of time on her hands.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Peggy Webber ... Virginia Sterling
Allene Roberts ... Patricia Denvers
Jonathan Hole ... Charles Elliott
Michael Ann Barrett ... Dorothy Kirkman (as Michael Barrett)
Myra Marsh ... Mrs. Briggs
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 29: The Big Hit-Run Killer

18 March 1954
A truck kills an old lady and her little grandson at a crossing and drives away. The owner of the truck asserts that he let a man called Paul lend the truck for one hour, but he doesn't know the last name of this man or where he lives. The police must investigate all circumstances, but should Friday and Smith really spend lots of resources on trying to find a man they hardly believe exists at all?

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
James Anderson ... Daniel Miller (as Kyle James)
Walter Reed ... Paul Barton
Mary Shipp ... Blanche Chapman
Jack Carol ... Arthur V. Singer
Joe Cranston ... Fred Stewart (as Joel Cranston)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 30: The Big Drink

25 March 1954

Season 3, Episode 31: The Big Girl

1 April 1954
The detectives try to track down a tall, beautiful woman who has been terrorizing the city by robbing men, beating them up and in some cases shooting them. Their job is made more difficult by the fact that there are many inconsistencies in the victims' reports.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Harry Bartell ... John Maloney

Carolyn Jones ... Donna Stewart (as Caroline Jones)
Harper Goff ... Emil Collins
Maurice Hill ... James Arnold Sutter (as Maury Hill)

Henry Corden ... Edgar Morse
Jerry Zinnamon ... Harry Reese
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 32: The Big Mattress

8 April 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Claude Akins ... Sgt. Jack McCreadie
James Bell
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Ramsay Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 33: The Big Pug

15 April 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Dorothy Adams
Ted Bliss
Nan Boardman
John Gallaudet
Kurt Martell
Ralph Moody

Aaron Spelling ... Charlie Coleman
Bill Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 34: The Big Frame

22 April 1954
A man is found dead in the gutter. At first it seems as a hit-run case, but Friday and Smith become suspicious when all witnesses from the night before give exactly the same story. Usually witnesses are at variance in some respects.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Carolyn Jones ... Marian Fuller (as Caroline Jones)
Tony Barrett ... Henry John Baxter
Lawrence Ryle ... Jonathan Larrimore

Jack Kruschen ... Karl Jansen
Herb Vigran ... Eugene Murray
Natalie Masters ... Katy Stokes
Roy Whaley ... William Huddy
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 35: The Big Plant

29 April 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Helen Andrews
James Bell
Jimmy Ogg

Dennis Weaver ... Officer Boone
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 36: The Big Check

6 May 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Dorothy Abbott
Michael Barrett
Ann Lawrence
Anthony Lawrence (as Mitchell Lawrence)
William F. Leicester (as Bill Leicester)
Louis Nicoletti ... Loomis
Walter Sande
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 37: The Big Threat

13 May 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Jack Kruschen ... Louis Butler
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Steven Terrell ... Harold Bartlett (as Steve Terrell)

Howard McNear ... Bertie Simmons
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 38: The Big Dare

20 May 1954

Season 3, Episode 39: The Big False Make

27 May 1954
Friday begins to question a local gardener, who has been arrested for holding up a grocery store. During the interrogation Friday begins to have strong doubts about the man's guilt, and sets out to discover why the man has confessed to a crime Friday believes he didn't commit.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Robert Crosson ... Thomas Stanford (as Bob Crosson)
William Johnstone ... Arthur Stanford
June Whitley Taylor ... Alice Kenwood (as June Whitley)

Frances Bavier ... Hazel Howard (as Hazel Howard)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Big Producer

26 August 1954
Obscene literature and pictures are spread among youngster at a school in Los Angeles. The supplier of this illegal stuff turns out to be a former film producer from the days of silent movies.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Ralph Moody ... Charles Zeeman Hopkins

Martin Milner ... Stephen Banner (as Marty Milner)

Carolyn Jones ... Laura Osborne (as Caroline Jones)
Helen Andrews ... Policewoman Norene Statzel
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: The Big Fraud

2 September 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Harry Bartell ... Martin Dietrich

Jack Kruschen ... Keith Mather

Paul Richards ... Gabriel Bush
Harlan Warde ... Roger Silby
Bert Holland ... Gerald Lang
Walter Sande ... Thad Brown
Robert Emlin ... Henry Alden
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 3: The Big Crime

9 September 1954
When two four year old twin girls turn up missing, Sgt. Friday and Officer Smith are called in. The girls are found, but were molested. The officers continue to investigate until they locate the perpetrator.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Jack Kruschen ... Lester Zachary Wylie
Virginia Christine ... Helen Karsten

Paul Richards ... George Harris Litel Gramberg
Irene Tedrow ... Bernice Hopper
Bill Brundige ... Officer Tom Willkie
Howard Wendell ... George Comanches
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 4: The Big Pair

16 September 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Beverly Washburn ... Ruthie Snyder
Victor Rodman ... John Snyder (as Vic Rodman)
Ken Peters ... Sgt. Jim Austin
Lillian Powell ... Agnes Merton
Howard Wendell ... Ralph Grismore
Natalie Masters ... Jean Dunbar
Russell Saunders ... Kenneth Dunbar
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Virginia Gregg ... Millie (voice) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 5: The Big Escape

23 September 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
William Boyett ... Larry Thompson (as Bill Boyett)
Elisabeth Fraser ... Dorothy Tyler
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Vic Perrin ... Dr. Hall
Emerson Treacy ... George Grayson
Harlan Warde ... Max Tyler
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 6: The Big Kid

30 September 1954
When Friday and Smith learn that a showdown between two teenage gangs is about to take place within 48 hours, they do their utmost to prevent it. But for all their efforts a drama occurs: an eleven-year-old boy is killed.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Robert Crosson ... Angie Marcal (as Bob Crosson)
Natalie Masters ... Peggy Herman
Jeffrey Silver ... Gene Graff (as Jeff Silver)
Herb Vigran ... Dale Eggers
Jerry Zinnamon ... Sol Miller
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 7: The Big Missing

7 October 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jeanne Baird
Mel Ford
Robert Knapp
Louis Nicoletti ... Willard Harris
Barbara Stewart
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 8: The Big Bar

14 October 1954
A holdup man is sticking up bars. After he takes the money he kills many of his victims. Sargeant Friday has few leads other than that the holdup man likes a certain song on the jukebox and likes to drink scotch and water.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Walter Sande ... Capt. Lohrman
Eugene Iglesias ... Juan Pedillo
Harry Bartell ... Jack Crowley

Dennis Weaver ... Russ Camp
Dee J. Thompson ... Mrs. Lineberger
Natalie Masters ... Doris Lanpher
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 9: The Big Present

21 October 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Sammy Ogg ... Elroy Graham
Harry Bartell ... Lt. Virgil Hartgrove

Dennis Weaver ... Lt. Dick Whitley
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 10: The Big Gangster: Part 1

28 October 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tony Barrett

Jack Kruschen
Louis Nicoletti ... Jerry
Vic Perrin
Walter Sande
Harlan Warde
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 11: The Big Gangster: Part 2

4 November 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Michael Barrett

Virginia Gregg ... Audrey Thompson
Stacy Harris ... Benny Davis

Burt Mustin
Vic Perrin
Walter Sande
Ray Saunders
Russell Saunders
Ben Wright
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 12: The Big New Year

11 November 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Clarence Cassell ... Officer McCreadie
June Whitley Taylor ... Betty Hopper (as June Whitley)

Aaron Spelling ... 'Bigs' Donaldson

Henry Corden ... Hoyt Wembley

Willis Bouchey ... Ralph Stevens
Frank Gerstle ... Harry Talmadge
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 13: The Big Want Ad

18 November 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Helen Andrews

Virginia Gregg ... Viola Palmer
Tom McKee
Harlan Warde
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 14: The Big Affair

25 November 1954

Season 4, Episode 15: The Big Bible

2 December 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Bob North
Lillian Powell ... Mrs. Jessie Gaylor
Marian Richman ... Nora Hamlin

Dennis Weaver ... Sergeant Jay Allen
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 16: The Big Bindle

9 December 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tony Barrett
Richard Bartell (as Dick Bartell)

Sam Edwards
Bert Holland
Walter Sande

Aaron Spelling
Jeanne Tatum
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 17: The Big Office

16 December 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Montgomery Banta (as Monty Masters)
Howard Culver
James Dobson
Natalie Masters ... Edith Barson
Lillian Powell

George Selk
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 18: The Big Rod

30 December 1954


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Diane Jergens ... Miriam Hunter
Jimmy Ogg ... Al Doolin

Michael Ansara ... Carl Chapman
Jan Merlin ... Gregory Moore

Nesdon Booth ... Sam
Vic Perrin ... Dr. Hall
James Stone ... Charles
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 19: The Big Rescue

6 January 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Corey Allen
Robert Crosson

Ben Morris
Lee Roberts
Ramsay Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 20: The Big Family

13 January 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Sarah Selby ... Alva Jarrett
Herbert Butterfield ... John Jarrett (as Herb Butterfield)
J.P. O'Donnell ... Evelyn Jarrett
Robert Knapp ... Keith Jarrett
Frank O'Connor ... Lawyer
Howard Price ... Officer Jim Hunt
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 21: The Big Shock

20 January 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Malcolm Atterbury
Michael Ann Barrett
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Than Wyenn
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 22: The Big Screen

27 January 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
James Anderson (as Jim Anderson)
Harry Bartell ... Sergeant John DiBetta

Willis Bouchey (as Bill Bouchey)

Dennis Weaver ... Dave Rotbart
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 23: The Big TV

3 February 1955
The detectives search for a missing mother and child at the behest of her mother-in-law, unaware that the girl's husband has died in action and is not overseas as the woman had claimed.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Jean Howell ... Pauline Lavin
Amzie Strickland ... Barbara Fleischer
Ralph Montgomery ... Ernest Laznik
Doris Kemper ... Gladys Shipley
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 24: The Big Dog

10 February 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Dorothy Adams
Glenn Corbett (as Larry Holden)
Ralph Moody
Victor Rodman (as Vic Rodman)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 25: The Big Underground

17 February 1955

Season 4, Episode 26: The Big Key

24 February 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
William Boyett

Virginia Gregg ... (voice)
Jean Howell

Martin Milner
Vic Perrin
Victor Rodman (as Vic Rodman)
Walter Sande
Jack Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 27: The Big Mailman

3 March 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Richard Grant
Jack Haddock
David Holt
Douglas Kennedy
Walter Sande
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 28: The Big Customer

10 March 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Montgomery Banta (as Monty Masters)
Sally Corner
Larry Gelbman
Frank Gerstle
Alan Reynolds
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 29: The Big Tar Baby

17 March 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Nesdon Booth ... George Cabot
Louise Lorimer ... Carol Lawrence

Henry Corden ... Arnold Laffer
Georgia Ellis ... Ethel Cabot
Howard Culver ... Jack Bishoff
Roy Darmour ... Off. Dave Lane
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 30: The Big Number

24 March 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Douglas Kennedy ... Agent Tom Ashford

Dorothy Adams ... Mabel Hartford

Ben Morris ... Leon Gibson
Jonathan Hole ... Clifton Allen
Simon Scott ... Anthony Field
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 31: The Big Mask

31 March 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Howard Culver
Sheridan F. Hall Jr. (as Sheridan Hall)
Alan Harris
Bob Herron
Bert Holland
Max Palmer
Walter Sande
Herb Vigran ... Leonard Clark
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 32: The Big Sucker

7 April 1955

Season 4, Episode 33: The Big Mustache

14 April 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Howard Culver
Tom Daly
Barbara Eiler
Georgia Ellis
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 34: The Big Heel

21 April 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Douglas Evans
Jimmy Ogg
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
James Stone
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 35: The Big Gone

28 April 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Ted Bliss

James Griffith
Kenneth Harp
Arlene Harris
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 36: The Big Note

5 May 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Malcolm Atterbury
Larry Hudson

Carolyn Jones

Martin Milner
Allene Roberts
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 37: The Big Watch

12 May 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Henry Corden
Guy Hamilton
David Holt
Rhoda Williams
John Zaremba
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 38: The Big Dig

19 May 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Bob Canto (as Robert Canto)
Barbara Eiler
Mel Ford
Jack Haddock
Mort Marshall
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 39: The Big Mug

26 May 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tony Barrett
Harry Bartell ... Sergeant Jim Austin
Dan Barton
Harry Hines
Frank Marlowe
William Page (as Bill Page)
William Vaughan
David Wolfson
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: The Big Pipe

1 September 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Dan Barton

Virginia Gregg ... Minna Joyce
Bill Idelson (as Billy Idelson)
Kurt Martell
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 2: The Big Chet

8 September 1955

Season 5, Episode 3: The Big No Rain

15 September 1955
Joe and Frank try to find out who badly assaulted a woman in the street. Their two suspects are her husband and a mentally ill man. The woman can't help them because she is in a coma.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith #2
Anthony Lawrence ... Herman Dillon (as Mitchell Lawrence)
Ray Lennert ... Cecil Furnham (as Roy Lennert)
George Brand ... Emil Lansing
Vivi Janiss ... Grace Dillon

Celia Lovsky ... Paula Dreyer
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 4: The Big Lift

22 September 1955
Sgt Joe Friday and officer Smith struggle to crack a case involving a cat burglar. With all their leads going nowhere and evidence scarce the case seems to be leading to a dead end. Then their luck changes.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Dan Barton ... Arnold Leaming
Marian Richman ... Anita Dorn
Kurt Martell ... Boyd Cofflin
Alan Harris ... Ross Grant
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 5: The Big Confession

29 September 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Wanda Barbour

Frances Bavier ... Hazel Howard
Robert Crosson ... Thomas Stanford
William Johnstone ... Arthur Stanford

Aaron Spelling ... Bruce Marcus
June Whitley Taylor ... Alice Kenwood
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 6: The Big Gap

6 October 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
James Stone ... Garfield Hunt
Lillian Powell ... Ida Hunt
Peggy Webber ... Peg Ruskin
Mel Ford ... Fred Alpin

Don 'Red' Barry ... Parker Cleaver (as Don Barry)
Frank Gerstle ... Jake
Jay Lawrence ... Ernest Wilcoxson
Roy Darmour ... Uniformed Officer
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 7: The Big Look

13 October 1955
Friday and his partner Smith race against time to stop a series of brutal beatings of women in the Hollywood area. Just when they think they have their man, things change and very quickly.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Walter Reed ... Rudolf Mason
Michael Ann Barrett ... Mrs. Madge Griffin (as Michael Barrett)
Jean Dean ... Mrs. Milo Hudson (as Jeanne Dean)
John Alvin ... Victor Nadel
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 8: The Big Glasses

20 October 1955
A worried woman contacts Friday and Smith when her elderly mother mysteriously disappears and suspects her father of foul play, a suspicion that proves to be correct when blood is found at her old house.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Edward Keane ... Alfred Shroder (as Eddie Keane)
Joyce McCluskey ... Ella Ryburn

Don 'Red' Barry ... Mike Armstrong (as Don Barry)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 9: The Big Bird

27 October 1955
Joe and Frank investigate a series of burglaries in new housing developments where the suspect's signature is the killing of pet birds.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Paul Richards ... Phil Baurch
George Chandler ... Forrest Simple
William Boyett ... Stanley Bushing (as Bill Boyett)
Robert Crosson ... Sam Brighton (as Bob Crosson)
Howard Wendell ... Jasper Biggs
Sally Corner ... Nellie Diver
Jack Carol ... Art Sward
Art Balinger ... Captain Barnard
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 10: The Big Laugh

3 November 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jane Burgess

Jack Kruschen
Peggy Maley
Alan Reynolds
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 11: The Big Smoke

10 November 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Barbara Eiler ... Emily Hurley
J.P. O'Donnell ... Patricia Rarick
Richard Garland ... Chas. Roxford

Ben Morris ... Chet
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Sheridan F. Hall Jr. ... Hal Ford (as Sheridan Hall)
Richard Beach ... George Roebuck
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 12: The Big Bounce

17 November 1955
Joe Friday searches for a check forger who has been using the name of the old-time movie villain Parker Allington, who died three years ago. The search takes him to a former extra who has given up show business for crime.

Season 5, Episode 13: The Big Shot

24 November 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Sally Corner
Bill Idelson
Junius Matthews
James Stone
William Vaughn
Hugh Ross Williamson (as Hugh Williamson)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 14: The Big Locker

1 December 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
John Alvin
Jean Howell
Bill Idelson (as William Idelson)
Louise Lorimer
Than Wyenn
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 15: The Big Student

8 December 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Paul Burke
Peggy Maley
Simon Scott
William Tracy
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 16: The Big Genius

15 December 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jeanne Dante
Jack Diamond
Tom Greenway
Alfred Linder
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 17: The Big Reminisce

29 December 1955


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Montgomery Banta ... (voice) (as Monty Masters)
Mary Dean (as Mary Dean Moss)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 18: The Big Tour

5 January 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Dorothy Baker
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Marvin Bryan
Taylor Measom
Marjie Millar ... Sharon Maxwell

John Mitchum
Wally Ruth
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 19: The Big Sisters

12 January 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
John Beradino
Sally Corner
John Dako
Sarah Padden
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 20: The Big Ruling

19 January 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Monty Ash
Elsie Baker
Jack Finch
Sidney Gordon
Dennis McCarthy
Marjie Millar ... Sharon Maxwell
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 21: The Big Fall Guy

26 January 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
John Dennis
Paul Frees
Frank Kreig
Marvin Press
Marjorie Stapp ... Norma Deveraeux
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 22: The Big Set

2 February 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Mary Dean (as Mary Dean Moss)
William Justine (as Bill Justine)
William Kendis
Marjie Millar ... Sharon Maxwell

Stafford Repp
Bob Rose
Walter Sande
Lorna Thayer
Don Turner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 23: The Big Child

9 February 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Mary Jane Croft
Gail Kobe
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Kay Stewart
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 24: The Big Slug

16 February 1956

Season 5, Episode 25: The Big Daughter

23 February 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Rodney Bell
Dennis Cross

Ruta Lee
Natalie Masters ... Edith Barson
Gilman Rankin (as Gil Rankin)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 26: The Big No Suicide

1 March 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith

Luana Anders ... Anna Marie Harmon
Nora Bush
Mary Carroll
Kim Charney
Jill Donohue ... Nina Draper
Gary Hunley
Louise Lewis
Ralph Neff
Quinn O'Hara ... Tami Avalon
Don Ross
Mark Scott
Jefferson Dudley Searles (as Jefferson Searles)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 27: The Big Siege

8 March 1956

Season 5, Episode 28: The Big Mama

15 March 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Barbara Bestar
Claudia Bryar
Stanley Farrar

Karen Steele
Yvonne White
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 29: The Big Revision

22 March 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Gordon B. Clarke
Sam Gilman
Steve Masino
Les Mitchel
Helen Walker
Doug Wilson
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 30: The Big Ex-Blonde

29 March 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Montgomery Banta (as Monty Masters)
Maxine Cooper
Art Gilmore ... Capt. Harry Didion
Jil Jarmyn
Michael O'Connell
Charles Watts
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 31: The Big Bobo

5 April 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Sidney Clute (as Sid Clute)
Scott Douglas
Jacqueline Park (as Jacquelyn Park)
John Stephenson
Carol Veazie
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 32: The Big Rush

12 April 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Paul Brinegar
Mitchell Kowall
Mark Lowell
Joseph Mell (as Joe Mell)
Jeanne Moody
John Pickard (as Jack Pickard)
Russell Trent
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 33: The Big Setup

19 April 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Richard Benedict
Tommy Cook
John Sebastian (as Julio Sebastian)

Bob Wehling
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 34: The Big Deal

26 April 1956
Friday and Smith attempt to solve a series of car thefts but are getting nowhere until they learn that the car thieves are selling the stolen cars illegally.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Dick Ryan ... Wilbur Evanston
Thomas E. Jackson ... Joel Pennet (as Thomas Jackson)
Eric Bond ... Roger Grayson
Joe Corey ... Harry Larwill (as Joseph Corey)
Katherine Barrett ... Mrs. Prescott
George Cisar ... Tad Whitney
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 35: The Big Wish

3 May 1956
A young lady attempts suicide in a hotel room and ends up in a coma. Joe and Frank find out she is a drug addict and discover she hadn't been alone. They try to find out who was with her and why.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Monty Margetts ... Pauline Fenton
Jimmy Weldon ... Hotel Clerk
Paula Hill ... Peggy Greggson
Sue George ... Mona Fenton
Carlyle Mitchell ... Dr. Hall
Kathryn Minner ... Landlady
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 36: The Big Hat

10 May 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Bart Burns
Joseph Forte (as Joe Forte)
John Goddard
George Offerman Jr.
Charles Seel
Ralph Smiley
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 37: The Big Housemaid

17 May 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Mary Jane Croft
Grace Field
Jean Inness
Lenore Kingston
Joey Ray
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 38: The Big Gift

24 May 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Vance Skarstedt
Virginia Vincent
Dick Whittinghill ... Beetle Buckingham
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 39: The Big Salvage

31 May 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Cliff Arquette ... Charlie Weaver
Robert Christopher
Jean Dean (as Jeanne Dean)
Claire Du Brey (as Claire DuBrey)
Eddy King
Robert Nelson (as Robert J. Nelson)
Robert North
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: The Big Cat

27 September 1956

Season 6, Episode 2: The Big Missus

11 October 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Maxine Cooper
Joel Fluellen

Maidie Norman
Phyllis Planchard
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 3: The Big Beer

18 October 1956

Season 6, Episode 4: The Big Net

25 October 1956
Friday and Smith attempt to stop a robber accused of assaulting and robbing women.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Off. Frank Smith
Peter Brocco ... Vic Templar
Martha Wentworth ... Hotel Manager
Julie Van Zandt ... Joan Goram
Don C. Harvey ... Capt. Donahoe

Norman Bartold ... Barney Swanson
Hilary Hall ... Waitress
Don Kent ... Off. Sluder
Richard Norris ... Sgt. Hatch
Maggie O'Byrne ... Lomie
Judd Holdren ... Policeman
Eugene Dorian ... 2nd Policeman
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 5: The Big Convertible

1 November 1956

Season 6, Episode 6: The Big Limp

8 November 1956

Season 6, Episode 7: The Big Tattoo

15 November 1956

Season 6, Episode 8: The Big Odd

22 November 1956

Season 6, Episode 9: The Big Bill

29 November 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Harry Harvey (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Jimmy Karath
Helena Nash
Kay Riehl
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 10: The Big Search

6 December 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Tom Brown
Virginia Carroll
Robert Jordan
Frances Karath
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 11: The Big Talk

13 December 1956

Season 6, Episode 12: The Big Doting Mother

20 December 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Julie Bennett
Bill Cassady
Nancy Kilgas
Marjorie Owens
Paula Trent
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 13: The Big Handcuffs

27 December 1956


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Tony Dante
Jesslyn Fax
Allen Kramer
Jack Mather
James Nusser (as Jim Nusser)
Clarence Straight
Chet Stratton
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 14: The Big Father

3 January 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Coulter Irwin
Jim Reppert
Russ Whitney (as Russell Whitney)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 15: The Big Switch

10 January 1957

Season 6, Episode 16: The Big Steal

17 January 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Michael Barrett

Steve Conte
Helen Jay
Don Marlowe
George Sawaya
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 17: The Big Manikin

24 January 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jack Harris (as Jack W. Harris)
William Lally (as William J. Lally)
Lucille Vance
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 18: The Big No Tooth

31 January 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tol Avery
Richard Devon
Robert Filmer ... Patterfield - Dentist
Paul Hahn
Jack Holland
Edith Leslie
Sherman Sanders
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 19: The Big Skip

7 February 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tom Avera
Robert Malcolm
Vance Skarstedt
Lyn Thomas
Maria Turner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 20: The Big Fin

14 February 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Ernestine Barrier
Dallas Boyd
Frank J. Scannell (as Frank Scannell)
Paul Smith
Jack Wagner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 21: The Big Game

21 February 1957

Season 6, Episode 22: The Big Coins

28 February 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Gail Bonney
John Close
Bill Edwards
James Hyland (as Jim Hyland)

Sid Melton
Gordon Wynn
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 23: The Big Close

7 March 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Paula Hill
Hugh Lawrence

Len Lesser
Art Lewis
Sam Scar
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 24: The Big Tie

14 March 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
George Baxter
James Douglas
Jess Kirkpatrick
Carl von Schiller (as Jerome Sheldon)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 25: The Big Cup

21 March 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Harry Cody (as Harry D. Cody)
Isabelle Dwan
Paul Gary
Earle Hodgins
Dan Sturkie
Ken Terrell (as Kenneth Terrell)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 26: The Big Truck

28 March 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Joby Baker
Eddy Grove
Paul Knight
Brad Stevens
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 27: The Big Saint

4 April 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
George Barrows
Robert Brubaker
Paul Dubov
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 28: The Big Match

11 April 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Arnold Daly
Coleman Francis
Preston Hanson
Tom London
Ann Loos (as Anne Loos)
Jill Richards
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 29: The Big Help

18 April 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Dorothy Arnold

Eve Brent (as Jean Ann Lewis)
Michael Galloway
Russ Whiteman
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 30: The Big Celebration

25 April 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Lewis Charles
Don C. Harvey
Alice Reinheart
John Truax
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 31: The Big Cry Baby

2 May 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tiny Brauer (as Bill Brauer)
Mary Castle
Joel Collins
John Indrisano
Ruth Swanson
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 32: The Big Lesson

9 May 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Norman Bartold
Don C. Harvey
Brett King
Mary Shipp
Ralph Votrian
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 33: The Big Soldier

16 May 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Marshall Bradford
Virginia Carroll
Martin Dean
Joseph Forte (as Joe Forte)
Jean Inness
Charles Watts
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 34: The Big Make

23 May 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
William 'Billy' Benedict (as William Benedict)
Wade Cagle
Greta Granstedt
Brett King
Natalie Masters ... Edith Barson
Joey Ray
Greta Thyssen
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: The Big Constitution

26 September 1957

Season 7, Episode 2: The Big Candy Box

3 October 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Keith Britton
Taylor Holmes
Lillian Powell
Martha Wentworth
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 3: The Big Button

10 October 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Donald Buka
Brett King
John Nolan
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Martin Spellman
John Truax
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 4: The Big Yak

17 October 1957

Season 7, Episode 5: The Big Howard

24 October 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Hans Conried ... Paul Zavier
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 6: The Big Tomato Cans

31 October 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Harry Klekas ... Leo Banks
Ed Prentiss ... George Clawson
Sara Shane ... Alva Clawson

Yvette Vickers ... Janet Scully
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 7: The Big Dip

7 November 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
Paul Frees

Joyce Jameson
John Parrish
Howard Wendell
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 8: The Big License Plates

14 November 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Jim Bridges
Shep Houghton
Helen Spring
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 9: The Big Blank

21 November 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Cynthia Chenault (as Cindy Robbins)
Gertrude Graner
William Henry
Nicholas King
Alan Reynolds
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 10: The Big Tease

28 November 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Eve Brent ... Marlee Tomlen
Raymond Greenleaf

Kevin Hagen
Steve Masino
Alvy Moore
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 11: The Big Love

5 December 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
John Close
Joe Cranston
Peggy Maley
Victor Rodman (as Vic Rodman)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 12: The Big Red Wagon

12 December 1957

Season 7, Episode 13: The Big Prescription

19 December 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Howard Culver
Tom Daly
Opal Euard
Charity Grace
Louise Lorimer
Dee Pollock ... Robert Barson
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 14: The Big Full Moon

26 December 1957


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
George Barrows

Nesdon Booth
Joan Bradshaw
William Fawcett
Vici Raaf (as Vicki Raaf)
Lorna Thayer
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 15: The Big Jade

2 January 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Philip Ahn ... Gerald Quon

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Richard Benedict ... Harry Wilmer
Gloria Holt ... Inez
Ricky Kelman ... Norman Fisher
Michael Morgan ... Sergeant Gonzales
Frank J. Scannell ... Hubert Crockett (as Frank Scannell)
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 16: The Big Tip

9 January 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Tiny Brauer (as Bill Brauer)
Julian Burton
Coleman Francis
Joey Ray
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 17: The Big Stubby

16 January 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Howard Bert ... Stuffy Opal
Martin Dean ... Paul Lint
Frances O'Farrell
Lyn Thomas ... Mona Morgan
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 18: The Big Baby Face

23 January 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Marvin Bryan
Anne Diamond

Celia Lovsky
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker

Bob Wehling
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 19: The Big Lip

30 January 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
George Brand
Tommy Farrell
Joseph Forte (as Joe Forte)
Robert Jordan
Jess Kirkpatrick
Vic Perrin ... Deputy D.A. Thomason
Olan Soule ... Ray Pinker
Amzie Strickland ... Mrs. Anita Spencer
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 20: The Big Boot

13 February 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Joby Baker
Michael Garrett
Harry Harvey (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Jana Lund
Troy Patterson
James Stone
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 21: The Big Rip

20 February 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Malcolm Atterbury ... Richard Tearson
Larry J. Blake ... Officer Suder (as Larry Blake)

Suzanne Ellers ... Nurse

Lee Meriwether ... Vicki Tearson
Russ Whitney ... Harold Semple (as Russell Whitney)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 22: The Big Excuse

27 February 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Rodney Bell
Frank Gerstle
Anthony Lawrence (as Mitchell Lawrence)
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 23: The Big Knot

6 March 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Eddy Grove
Joseph Hamilton (as Joe Hamilton)
Dennis Moore
Robert Patten
Margo Woods
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 24: The Big Hobby

13 March 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Kip King
Ann Morrison
John Nolan
Elmore Vincent
Mack Williams
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 25: The Big Organizer

20 March 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
William E. Green ... Gilbert Wake

Buddy Lester ... Paul Portell
Kathy Marlowe ... Linda Mylie
Dennis Moore ... Douglas Pedley
Joe Quinn ... Dan Sprakey
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 26: The Big Gent

27 March 1958

Season 7, Episode 27: The Big Wardrobe

3 April 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Virginia Carroll ... Selma Padgett
Guy Prescott ... Damon Shipley
Dawn Richard ... Carol Potter
John Sebastian ... Roy Barrows
Herb Vigran ... Harry Venner
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 28: The Big War

10 April 1958
Friday and Smith attempt to get ahold of the leaders of several street gangs in order to stop an approaching gang war.

Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday

Ben Alexander ... Officer Frank Smith
Natalie Masters ... Edith Barson
Dee Pollock ... Robert Barson
Morgan Jones ... Sgt. Dan Gardner
Gretchen Kanne ... Clarice Porter (as Gretchen Kane)
Ralph Reed ... Warren B. Stoll
Art Balinger ... Captain Glavas
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 29: The Big Bad Count

17 April 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Chuck Courtney (as Charles Courtney)
Craig Duncan
Ann Morrison
Roger Til
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 30: The Big Evans

24 April 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Marshall Bradford

Henry Corden
Natalie Norwick
Jacqueline Park (as Jacquelyn Park)
Gilman Rankin
William Vaughn
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 31: The Big Pack Rat

1 May 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Joey Forman
Michael Garrett
Parker Garvie
John Patrick
Peggy Ann Taylor (as Peggy Taylor)

Robert Vaughn
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 32: The Big Honeymoon

8 May 1958

Season 7, Episode 33: The Big Eyes

15 May 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Robert Brubaker
Richard Gittings
Brett King

John Mitchum
Vic Perrin ... Thomas W. Cochran
Tom Wade
Pierre Watkin
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 34: The Big Cracker Box

22 May 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Michael Ann Barrett
Paul E. Burns
Gil Donaldson
James Gavin

Sid Melton
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 35: The Big Perfume Bottle

29 May 1958


Jack Webb ... Sgt. Joe Friday
Aileen Carlyle

Dick Miller
Dennis Moore
Robin Raymond
Frank Sully
George Fenneman ... Announcer (Opening) (uncredited)
Hal Gibney ... Announcer (Closing) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 36: The Big Bed

5 June 1958