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Dragnet 1967: Season 4: Episode 26 -- Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate a series of crimes, including two homicides, an armed robbery and a purse snatching.
Dragnet 1967: Season 4: Episode 25 -- Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) track a safe burglar who commits his crime for "sport."
Dragnet 1967: Season 4: Episode 24 -- 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).
Dragnet 1967: Season 4: Episode 23 -- Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) and Officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) investigate two fellow detectives accused of stealing $800 from a dead man. Virginia Gregg is featured.
Dragnet 1967: Season 4: Episode 22 -- Sgt. Friday (Jack Webb) is nearly forced out of school when he makes an on-campus arrest of a classmate violating narcotics laws.


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12 January 1967 (USA) See more »
Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles. Full summary »
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Jack Webb ... Sergeant Joe Friday / ... (99 episodes, 1954-1970)

Harry Morgan ... Officer Bill Gannon (99 episodes, 1954-1970)

Series Directed by
Jack Webb (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Writing credits
Jack Webb (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Robert C. Dennis (19 episodes, 1967-1970)
James Doherty (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
Michael Donovan (11 episodes, 1968-1970)
David H. Vowell (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
Burt Prelutsky (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Henry Irving (7 episodes, 1967-1968)
Alf Harris (7 episodes, 1968-1970)
Preston Wood (6 episodes, 1967-1969)
Robert Soderberg (3 episodes, 1968)
Sidney Morse (2 episodes, 1967)
Bill O'Hallaren (2 episodes, 1967)
Don Kilburn (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Jack Barrett (2 episodes, 1969)

Series Produced by
Jack Webb .... producer (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
William Stark .... associate producer (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Robert A. Cinader .... associate producer (46 episodes, 1967-1969)
Series Original Music by
Frank Comstock (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Lyn Murray (46 episodes, 1967-1969)
Series Cinematography by
Alric Edens (56 episodes, 1968-1970)
Andrew Jackson (37 episodes, 1967-1968)
Benjamin H. Kline (5 episodes, 1969)
Series Film Editing by
William Stark (39 episodes, 1967-1969)
Warren Adams (23 episodes, 1969-1970)
Richard M. Sprague (21 episodes, 1968-1969)
Larry Lester (7 episodes, 1967)
Tony Martinelli (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Richard Bracken (4 episodes, 1968)
Series Art Direction by
John E. Chilberg II (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Russell Kimball (46 episodes, 1967-1969)
Series Set Decoration by
John McCarthy Jr. (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
John Sturtevant (81 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ralph Sylos (17 episodes, 1967)
Series Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Production Management
Edward K. Dodds .... unit manager (60 episodes, 1967-1970)
Hilton A. Green .... unit manager (17 episodes, 1967)
Will Sheldon .... unit manager (11 episodes, 1969)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mel A. Bishop .... assistant director (81 episodes, 1967-1970)
Edward K. Dodds .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1967)
Series Sound Department
John Erlinger .... sound (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Orland .... cinematographer: intro sequence (22 episodes, 1969-1970)
Earl C. Williman .... lamp operator (17 episodes, 1967)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vincent Dee .... costume supervisor (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Editorial Department
Richard Belding .... editorial supervisor (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Robert Brower .... color coordinator (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Music Department
Walter Schumann .... composer: theme music / composer: "Dragnet" theme (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Stanley Wilson .... musical supervision / music supervision / ... (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (2 episodes, 1969)
Series Other crew
Tom Williams .... assistant to producer / production assistant (98 episodes, 1967-1970)
Tom Reddin .... technical advisor: Los Angeles Police Department (67 episodes, 1967-1969)
Edward M. Davis .... technical advisor: Los Angeles Police Department (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Thad Brown .... technical advisor: Los Angeles Police Department (5 episodes, 1967)

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Also Known As:
"Dragnet" - USA (syndication title)
"Dragnet 1968" - USA (second season title)
"Dragnet 1969" - USA (third season title)
"Dragnet 1970" - USA (fourth season title)
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30 min (100 episodes)
Color (Technicolor)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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During the run of this version, the title would change to reflect the year that it was broadcast in (Dragnet 1967, Dragnet 1968 and so on).See more »
[first lines]
Main Title Announcer:The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
One hellva ride, 29 September 2002
Author: raysond from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

As for its precessdor of one of the most influential cop shows of all time,Dragnet has stood the test of time. Jack Webb was a master at what he did to keep the audience on the edge of their seats with harrowing stories that came from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories and events that the show had were from actual files and cases that were brought to life by the cops and detectives who were out there on the beat everyday in the silmy and gritty streets of one of the most roughest and dangerous cities in America,and it shows this in grand detail.

Television viewing at its very finest.

In the fall of 1967,Jack Webb introduced audiences to a new format of the show called,"Dragnet:1967"(which was basically the precessdor to the Dragnet show of the 1950's,but this time around was in color)which originally ran on NBC-TV from 1967 to the final episode of the series in the spring of 1970. Here is something audiences never suspected which was totally new at the time...a vision of Los Angeles that has never been seen before and gives an exquistite detail of some of cities most famous places as well as its gorgeous scenary shots photographed in brillant Technicolor!

Here,Jack Webb is still Officer Joe Friday always going by the facts and always preaches what he goes by and also on this new venture is his new partner Bill Gannon(played by Harry Morgan,who also was Colonel Potter on M*A*S*H)who was his backup on police patrol when they were in some sticky situations,but always come out of them in some of the episodes.

This older version maybe campy today,but back in 1967 it packed an emotional wallop that left viewers on the edge of their seats and it was very controversial in handling some of the subject matter.

Some of the episodes I managed to find or keep,but these episodes were some of the best from the first two seasons with some of them dealing with the subject of race relations,police corruption,armed robbery and kidnapping,teen runaways,juvenile delinquency,civil rights,and the deadly effects of teenagers and drugs.

The most harrowing episode was the one were the parents were high on marijuana and LSD and they left a little girl drowning in the bathtub as of the result. The other was one where Friday and Gannon stumbled upon a young man near a park chewing the bark off a tree high on LSD and pills. The sad part is that his parents didn't know that their son was high and

it was up to Friday to find the supplier before it was too late who gave him the dope. The other,from the first season was the one where Gannon and Friday stumbled upon a man bent on destruction of the city where they find not only a ton of ammo and weapons,but papers on bomb building and Nazism. Gripping drama at its very best.

The third season wasn't that good since most of the episodes focus on a comedy routine involving Friday(which sucked badly)that was the scene at the home of Bill Gannon,his partner. But that was one episodes,but the following episodes stuck mainly to the script which mostly police procedures and rules that were strictly by the book,and Jack Webb's character was that way.

The last time this show aired was back in the late 80's on cable's USA and also in between the late 90's on cable's TV Land. Nowadays catch it on Encore's Mystery Channel. Dragnet was a gripping show to watch and you never know what to expect because it was one hellva ride of television at its best.

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