Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
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The Big Neighbor 

A sailor gets swindled a second time and goes to the detectives to report it. In order to unwind Gannon invites Friday over for a peaceful dinner. It turns out to be not so peaceful when ... See full summary »

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Episode complete credited cast:
... Sergeant Joe Friday
... Officer Bill Gannon
... Eileen Gannon
... Marnie Prout
John Nolan ... Art Bonham
... Officer
Hal Lynch ... Sailor
Rhoda Williams ... Ruth Walker
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A sailor gets swindled a second time and goes to the detectives to report it. In order to unwind Gannon invites Friday over for a peaceful dinner. It turns out to be not so peaceful when the neighbors keep interrupting their peaceful dinner. Written by timshehan

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-G
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12 October 1967 (USA)  »

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Episode aired on October 12, 1967, in the episode it's assumed it is a Friday. Bill and Joe watch a football game between the L.A Rams and the San Francisco 49ers. In 1967 the 49ers played in L.A. On October 8th. San Francisco won 27-24. See more »

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When Gannon and Friday sit down at the dining room table, the room is lit by a chandelier. The shadow against the wall shows the entire chandelier, showing that the lighting actually is coming from offstage. If the chandelier lit the room, you would not see its entire shadow. See more »

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The Merits Of New Wallpaper
1 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Gee, what a goofy episode this one was. There was less than a minute devoted to an actual crime, the rest of the show being more "dry" comedy of "Bill Gannon" and his dinner guest "Joe Friday" unable to watch a football game because of constant interruptions by goofy neighbors.

We also get long lectures by Bill to poor Joe about getting married, the merits of wallpaper and other household interests, and other inane topics to a bachelor like Joe Friday. But Webb's character good-naturedly puts up with it all. He's amazing in the patience he demonstrates with his goofy partner.

Harry Morgan as "Gannon" is also excellent, of course. Who else could deliver such nonsense and still be so entertaining and likable?


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