CTVA US Crime - "Dragnet" (Mark VII/NBC) Season 1 (1951-52)

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Starring Jack Webb
Season 1 (NBC) (1951-52)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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############# season 1 1951-52 ###############
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NBC (Thursdays time slot ?)
14 episodes
Some episodes of  "Gangbusters!" (crime anthology series) also aired in this time slot.
 
1.01 [--] Dragnet: THE HUMAN BOMB [BY]
16Dec51
written by James E. Moser and Jack Webb
cast:
Raymond Burr
Jack Kruschen
Sam Edwards
Stacy Harris
Herb Butterfield
Synopsis:
Sgt. Friday and Sgt. Romero track down a maniac with a bomb

1.02 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG ACTOR [BY]
03Jan52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Olan Soule ....... Sgt. Harlan Stall
Sarah Selby
Vic Perrin
Jack Mulhall
Jack Kruschen
Whit Connor
Kenneth Patterson
Stu Hall
Synopsis:
Sgt. Friday and Sgt. Romero look for stolen drugs.

1.03 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG DEATH
17Jan52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
John Dako
Kathleen Freeman
Frank Gerstle
Helen Kleeb
Vic Perrin
Janet Stewart
Crane Whitley

1.04 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG MOTHER
31Jan52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Harry Bartell .... Mr. Salazar
Peggy Webber ..... Mrs. Roberta Salazar
Joyce McCluskey
Ralph Moody
Olan Soule ....... Ray Pinker
Synopsis:
Friday and Sgt. Jacobs search for a newborn baby taken from the nursery
at Mercy Hospital.

1.05 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG CAST (verified on film)
14Feb52 NBC Thur
Dragnet #1.5 "The Big Cast" (1952) - Part 1
Dragnet #1.5 "The Big Cast" (1952) - Part 2
Dragnet #1.5 "The Big Cast" (1952) - Part 3
Executive Producer Mike Meshekoff, Produced by Homer Canfield
Associate Producer, Herbert L. Strock
Directed by Jack Webb
Screenplay by James E. Moser
Starring: Jack Webb (Sgt Joe Friday)/ Barney Phillips (as Sgt Ed Jacobs)
Guest Cast:
Lee Marvin ............. Henry Ross
Synopsis:
When a 30 yr-old man goes missing on his way to a new job,
investigations uncover a serial killer is operating in the area.

1.06 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG SPEECH
28Feb52
written by Jack Webb
cast:
Helen Kleeb
Martin Milner

1.07 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG PARROT
13Mar52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
John Alvin
Herb Butterfield
Russ Conway
Sam Edwards
Frank Gerstle
Ruth Perrott
Synopsis:
A criminal is ripping off people and killing their birds. He steals
$17.00 from a pet store and kills the parrots. [RF]

[--] 20Mar52 Gangbusters #1

1.08 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG MOODY
27Mar52
written by James E. Moser

[--] 03Apr52 Gangbusters #2 (to be verified)

1.09 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG BLAST
10Apr52
written by Jack Webb
cast:
Russ Conway
Bill Hudson
Charlotte Lawrence
Strother Martin

[--] 17Apr52 Gangbusters #3 (to be verified)

1.10 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG TRIAL
24Apr52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Charlotte Lawrence
Joyce McCluskey
Rennie McEvoy
Martin Milner
Ken Patterson
Yvonne Peattie
Vic Perrin
Dan Riss

[--] 01May52 Gangbusters #4 (to be verified)

1.11 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG SEPTEMBER MAN
(verified on film RF)
08May52 NBC Thur
Dragnet #1.11 - The Big September Man 1/5 (1952)
Dragnet #1.11 - The Big September Man 2/5 (1952)
Dragnet #1.11 - The Big September Man 3/5 (1952)
Dragnet 1.11 - The Big September Man 4/5 (1952)
Dragnet #1.11 - The Big September Man 5/5 (1952)
Executive Producer Stanley Meyer/ Produced by Mike Meshekoff,
Directed by Jack Webb
Screenplay by James E. Moser
Starring: Jack Webb (Sgt Joe Friday)/ Barney Phillips (as Sgt Ed Jacobs)
Guest Cast:
Stacy Harris ........... William Tanner
George Sawaya .......... Sgt. Loopez
Eddie Firestone ........ Robert French
Jonathan Hole .......... Martin Tanner
Synopsis:
A secretary is found beaten to death in her office with no motive,
and no trace of the killer can be found

[--] 15May52 Gangbusters #5 (to be verified)


1.12 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG PHONE CALL (verified on film)
22May52 NBC Thur
Dragnet - The Big Phone Call ( Part 1 of 3)(1952)
Dragnet - The Big Phone Call ( Part 2 of 3)(1952)
Dragnet - The Big Phone Call ( Part 3 of 3)(1952)
Executive Producer Stanley Meyer/ Produced by Mike Meshekoff,
Directed by Jack Webb
Screenplay by James E. Moser
Starring: Jack Webb (Sgt Joe Friday) / Barney Phillips (as Sgt Ed Jacobs)
Guest Cast:
Vic Perrin ............ Ernest Garvey
Synopsis:
A man stands accused of hiring a hitman to rob his good friends
and fellow jeweller, nine months earlier. The police had been taping his phone calls.

[--] 29May52 Gangbusters #6 (to be verified)

1.13 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG CASING
05Jun52
written by Jack Webb
cast:
Harry Bartell ..... Andrew Robertson
Herb Butterfield
Jack Kruschen

[--] 12Jun52 Gangbusters #7 (to be verified)

1.14 [--] Dragnet: THE BIG LAMP
19Jun52
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Tol Avery
Parley Baer
Herb Butterfield
Eddie Firestone
Ralph Moody

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