Friday and Gannon are assigned to Narcotics. An elderly businessman, concerned about the welfare of his grandchild, informs them that his daughter and son-in-law are using marijuana ... See full summary »

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Brenda Scott ...
Jean Shipley
Tim Donnelly ...
Paul Shipley (as Timothy Donnelly)
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Fred Ludden
Jeff Malloy ...
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Friday and Gannon are assigned to Narcotics. An elderly businessman, concerned about the welfare of his grandchild, informs them that his daughter and son-in-law are using marijuana regularly. They make no apologies for their lifestyle and the officers' hands are legally tied, but the couple's refusal to listen leads to a terrible conclusion. Written by Tony Scheinman

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2 November 1967 (USA)  »

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Tim Donnelly's first Dragnet later to be seen as "Crimson Crusader" in another Dragnet and finally graduating to fireman Chet Kelly in "Emergency". Also Kent McCord as police officer later to become Adam 12's officer Jim Reed. See more »

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[a young couple let their toddler drown in a bathtub while they were stoned]
Officer Bill Gannon: Joe, you can handle this for a minute, can't you?
Friday: You all right?
Officer Bill Gannon: First time since I've been on the job...
Friday: Yeah?
Officer Bill Gannon: I think I'm gonna be sick.
[hands the bag of marijuana to Friday and runs out of the room]
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References The French Chef (1962) See more »

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The most prescient Dragnet Episode ever !!!
17 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joe Friday gives one of his best speeches in the history of Dragnet ! Laying out to suburban druggies that no one becomes a drug addict without first starting out on Mary-Jane - seems all innocent at first but then you wake up one morning and all you can think of is how to get your next fix - not a pretty life.

Kudos to the writer for predicting the gradual legalization of Marijuana.

Once again Dragnet predicts the sad future that America has descended

into and sadly seems determined

to descend even deeper into the abyss.


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