Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

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Dick Wolf, Jack Webb
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ed O'Neill ...  Lt. Joe Friday 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Ethan Embry ...  Det. Frank Smith 12 episodes, 2003
Christina Chang ...  ADA Sandy Chang 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Desmond Harrington ...  Det. Jimmy McCarron / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Eva Longoria ...  Det. Gloria Duran 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Evan Parke ...  Det. Raymond Cooper / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Erick Avari ...  Sanjay Ramachandran 9 episodes, 2003
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L.A. Dragnet See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ed O'Neill and Ethan Embry first starred together in the film Dutch (1991) when Embry was only 13 years old. See more »

Quotes

Drug Dealer: Cops, the other white meat.
Det. Frank Smith: You hear what he did there, Joe? He called us pigs, but in like a roundabout kinda way.
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Jack Webb, creator of the series, does not receive screen credit. See more »

Connections

Follows Dragnet 1966 (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Danger Ahead
(Theme From Dragnet)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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Tinkering?
7 October 2003 | by jwrowe3See all my reviews

Well, I liked this show from it's initial outing on Sunday nights on ABC Television. It was in a great time slot, and I liked the chemistry on the show. Plus, the Dick Wolf factor is there. Gritty, ripped from the headlines sort of stories.

But, ABC has decided to tinker with the formula. Change the title of the show, move it to Saturday nights, and remove one of the leads. I liked Ethan Embry, a lot. I'd love to know why he was dropped from the show.

I will continue to watch, as I like Ed O'Neill, and the whole concept of the show. I'd like to see a tie in, perhaps with some of the other Dick Wolf family of shows, like what was done with "Law & Order/Homicide" in the 90's. Tie all four of the Wolf shows together in a week long plot.

Might be fun to see Katey Sagal turn up on a show, too. "Awwww, Pegggggg!" But that might be just too much.

Watch It!


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