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

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Lt. Joe Friday 22 episodes, 2003-2004
...  Det. Frank Smith 12 episodes, 2003
...  ADA Sandy Chang 12 episodes, 2003-2004
...  Det. Jimmy McCarron / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
...  Det. Gloria Duran 10 episodes, 2003-2004
...  Det. Raymond Cooper / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
...  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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Ed O'Neill and Ethan Embry first starred together in the film Dutch (1991) when Embry was only 13 years old. See more »

Quotes

Det. Joe Friday: Be polite? I am polite! What does she think I'm gonna do, pee in a wastebasket?
Det. Frank Smith: I heard you did that once.
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Jack Webb, creator of the series, does not receive screen credit. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Atop the Fourth Wall: Dragnet #4 (2013) See more »

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Danger Ahead
(Theme From Dragnet)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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Producers should make good TV, not cancel it.
12 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

What are the producers doing? They create a show which is good but the characters needed to be given time for viewers to be comfortable with. But in their all the same corporate panic stricken lack of mentality, they change them and when it makes the show worse the cancel it.

Ed O'Neil's Joe Friday was great, viewers needed to let him grow into the role, like Raymond Burr did with Ironside after Perry Mason. Ethan Embrey was more than quite capable as Bill Smith. I am of an older generation and just want to watch shows with good scripts and believable characters.

Some one have sense and bring it back as it was in the first few episodes, and like good wine let it mature.


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