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Dragnet (1951)

TV-PG DramaCrime


Follows the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from the police term "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

  1. Jack Webb


Series Cast

  1. Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday

    Jack Webb

    Sgt. Joe Friday

    276 Episodes

  2. Ben Alexander as Officer Frank Smith

    Ben Alexander

    Officer Frank Smith

    276 Episodes

  3. George Fenneman


    276 Episodes

  4. Olan Soule as

    Olan Soule

    16 Episodes

  5. Vic Perrin as

    Vic Perrin

    14 Episodes

  6. Harry Bartell as Frank Salazar

    Harry Bartell

    Frank Salazar

    12 Episodes

  7. Jack Kruschen as

    Jack Kruschen

    12 Episodes

  8. Art Balinger as Capt. Glavas and Capt. Barnard

    Art Balinger

    Capt. Glavas, Capt. Barnard

    12 Episodes

  9. Herb Vigran as Sam Phillips, Pete Eigen, and Jocko Harris

    Herb Vigran

    Sam Phillips, Pete Eigen, Jocko Harris

    10 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 8

1958 • 39 Episodes

Season 8 of Dragnet premiered on September 23, 1958.

The Big Red

(8x39, August 23, 1959) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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