CTVA US Crime - "Dragnet" (Mark VII/NBC) Season 6 (1956-57)

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Starring Jack Webb
Season 6 (NBC) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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################# Dragnet ##################
############# season 6 1956-57 ###############
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34 episodes (possibly 5 episodes missing) 

6.01 [165] Dragnet: THE BIG CAT (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 27Sep56; OREG: LP7649.
27Sep56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Charles Braswell
Michael Dale
Shep Houghton
Jerome Landfield
Will Wright
Mildred von Hollen

6.02 [166] Dragnet: THE BIG MISSUS (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. (copyright ODAT: 1Mar56; OREG: LP6907)
(possibly made during season 5 - and broadcast delayed)
11Oct56 NBC Thur
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Maxine Cooper ..... Vicky West
Joel Fluellen ..... Ralph Flint
Maidie Norman ..... Dorothy Flint
Phyllis Planchard
Synopsis 1:
A frightened wife tells Friday and Smith that she's worried her
husband is planning to pull a hold-up. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Sgt. Friday receives a call from a distraught woman. Her husband,
a parole violator from another state, has just purchased a gun. [RF]

6.03 [167] Dragnet: THE BIG BEER (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 18Oct56; OREG: LP7655.
18Oct56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Jean Andren
Hazel Franklyn
Lucien Littlefield
Ann Morrison
John Patrick
Carol Shannon
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Fay Spain
Frank Sully

6.04 [168] Dragnet: THE BIG NET (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. (copyright ODAT: 6Jun56; OREG: LP8426)
250ct56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Norman Bartold .... Barney Swanson
Peter Brocco ...... Vic Templar
Maggie O'Byrne .... Lomie
Don C. Harvey ..... Captain Donahoe (recurring)
Don Kent .......... Officer Sluder
Richard Norris .... Sergeant Hatch
Jenny Van Maerlant ... Joan Gorem
Judd Holdren ...... Policeman
Martha Wentworth .. Hotel Manager
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith investigate a series of robberies and beatings in
the city. Because the victims have been women, policewomen are used
as decoys. [RF]

6.05 [169] Dragnet: THE BIG CONVERTIBLE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 1Nov56; OREG: LP7651.
01Nov56 NBC Thurs
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Larry Barton
William Benedict
Robert Bice
Myrna Dell
Frank Fenton
Tony Michaels
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith learn from a juvenile delinquent that his brother is
planning to hold up a loan company. [RF]

6.06 [170] Dragnet: THE BIG LIMP (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 8Nov56; OREG: LP7656.
08Nov56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Art Balinger
Rayford Barnes
William A. Forester
Don C. Harvey
Mary Beth Hughes
Ken Miller
Harvey Parry
Ernest Raboff
Wally Rose

6.07 [171] Dragnet: THE BIG TATTOO (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 15Nov56; OREG: LP7648.
15Nov56
written by Milton Geiger
cast:
Sammy Armaro
Parker Garvie
Pat Goldin
Irene James
Sydney Mason
Ruth Phillips
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker

6.08 [172] Dragnet: THE BIG ODD (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 22Nov56; OREG: LP7653.
22Nov56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Darlene Fields
Don C. Harvey
Dennis Moore
Billy Nelson
Robert Patten
Evelyn Scott

6.09 [173] Dragnet: THE BIG BILL (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: ; OREG: LP7652.
29Nov56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Harry Harvey Sr.
Jimmy Karath
Helena Nash
Kay Riehl

6.10 [174] Dragnet: THE BIG SEARCH (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 29Nov56; OREG: LP7650.
06Dec56
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Art Balinger
Tom Brown
Virginia Carroll
Robert Jordan
Frances Karath

6.11 [175] Dragnet: THE BIG TALK (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 13Dec56; OREG: LP7654.
13Dec56
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Kort Falkenberg ... Herbert Liggins
Eddy Marr ......... Sam Hupple
Barbara Drew ...... Jeanette Grover
Steve Wayne ....... Cab Driver
Thom Carney
Charmienne Harker
Synopsis:
A jewelry salesman informs the police that his sample case containing
valuable stones has been stolen. Friday and Smith are assigned to
investigate the theft. [RF]

6.12 [176] Dragnet: THE BIG DOTING MOTHER (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc.ODAT: 20Dec56; OREG: LP8103.
20Dec56
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Julie Bennett
Bill Cassady
Nancy Kilgas
Marjorie Owens
Paula Trent

6.13 [177] Dragnet: THE BIG HANDCUFFS (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 27Dec56; OREG: LP8104.
27Dec56
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Art Balinger
Tony Dante
Jesslyn Fax
Allen Kramer
Jack Mather
Jim Nusser
Clarence Straight
Chet Stratton

6.14 [178] Dragnet: THE BIG FATHER (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. (copyright ODAT: 3Jan57; OREG: LP8116)
03Jan57
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Coulter Irwin ..... Kelly Lookabaugh
Russell Whitney ... Walt Bircher
Constance Cameron.. Mrs. Waldo Perkins
Jim Reppert ....... Perkins
Synopsis 1:
A father works as a day burglar so he can buy presents for his kids,
now living with his ex wife. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Friday and Smith are assigned to locate a burglar who does his looting
in broad daylight. Their first break comes when a woman comes home
unexpectedly and finds a man going through her apartment. [RF]

6.15 [179] Dragnet: THE BIG SWITCH (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 10Jan57; OREG: LP8115.
10Jan57
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Sue George
Paula Hill
Monty Margetts
Kathryn Minner
Carlyle Mitchell
Jimmy Weldon

6.16 [180] Dragnet: THE BIG STEAL (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 17Jan57; OREG: LP8117.
17Jan57
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Michael Barrett
Steve Conte
Helen Jay
Don Marlowe
George Sawaya

6.17 [181] Dragnet: THE BIG MANIKIN (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 24Jan57; OREG: LP8118.
24Jan57
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Jack W. Harris
William J. Lally
Lucille Vance

6.18 [182] Dragnet: THE BIG NO TOOTH (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 31Jan57; OREG: LP8105.
31Jan57 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET (rebroadcast 25Jul57)
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Paul Hahn ......... Officer Bob Roberts
Jack Holland ...... Tom Boxer
Tol Avery ......... Chief Thad Brown
Edith Leslie ...... Althea Argus
Sherman Sanders ... Fred Joplin
Richard Devon ..... Phillip Seaver
Robert Filmer ..... Dr. Clinton Patterfield
Synopsis:
A holdup man robs several small hotels in one section of the city. The
police set up a net for him but he eludes them when he changes his
tactics and robs a restaurant for the first time. [RF]

6.19 [183] Dragnet: THE BIG SKIP (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 7Feb57; OREG: LP8110.
07Feb57
written by John Robinson
cast:
Tom Avera
Robert Malcolm
Vance Skarstedt
Lyn Thomas
Maria Turner

6.20 [184] Dragnet: THE BIG FIN (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 14Feb57; OREG: LP8113.
14Feb57 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by John Robinson
cast:
Ernestine Barrier .. Emmatine Haskell
Paul Smith ........ Harry Parch
Jack Wagner ....... Jess Frankoe
Frank Scannell .... Terry Roark
Dallas Boyd ....... Cab Driver
Synopsis:
A woman visitor to Los Angeles leaves her handbag containing a large
sum of money in a taxicab. Friday and Smith are assigned to the case. [RF]

6.21 [185] Dragnet: THE BIG GAME (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 21Feb57; OREG: LP8112.
21Feb57
written by Jerry Gruskin
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Wheaton Chambers
Lillian Culver
Paul Engle
Taylor Holmes
Lee Millar
Jack Mulhall
George L. Spaulding
Hal Taggart

6.22 [186] Dragnet: THE BIG COINS (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 28Feb57; OREG: LP8114.
28Feb57 NBC Thurs 8:30 pm ET
written by John Robinson & Frank Burt
cast:
Gail Bonney ....... Evelyn Cooley
John Close ........ Inspector Donald Warnell
Gordon Wynn ....... Angus Taft
Alex Cooper ....... Sgt. Rex Olson
Jim Hyland ........ Clinton Bates
Bill Edwards ...... Ed
Sid Melton
Synopsis:
A burglar has a strange mania for robbing homes of apparently valueless
objects, then setting fire to the houses. Friday and Smith are assigned to the case. [RF]

6.23 [187] Dragnet: THE BIG CLOSE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 7Mar57; OREG: LP8106.
07Mar57 NBC Thurs 8:30 pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy & John Robinson
cast:
Paula Hill
Hugh Lawrence
Len Lesser
Art Lewis
Sam Scar

6.24 [188] Dragnet: THE BIG TIE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 14Mar57; OREG: LP8425.
14Mar57 NBC Thurs 8:30 pm ET
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Jess Kirkpatrick .. George Prosper
Jacqueline Holt ... Judy Gilroy
James Douglas ..... Morgan Gilroy
Burt Masters ...... Dick Trendle
George Baxter ..... Russell Lafferty
Jerome Sheldon .... Hotel Clerk
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith are assigned to cover the theft of a necktie
manufacturer's valuable inventory. The man who was robbed is sure that
a former employee is guilty, but this suspect has a good alibi. [RF]

6.25 [189] Dragnet: THE BIG CUP (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 21Mar57; OREG: LP8109.
21Mar57
written by Jerry Gruskin
cast:
Harry D. Cody
Isabelle Dwan
Paul Gary
Earle Hodgins
Dan Sturkie
Kenneth Terrell

6.26 [190] Dragnet: THE BIG TRUCK (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 28Mar57; OREG: LP8111.
28Mar57
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Joby Baker
Eddy Grove
Paul Knight
Brad Stevens

6.27 [191] Dragnet: THE BIG SAINT (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 4Apr57; OREG: LP8107.
04Apr57 NBC Thurs 8:30 pm ET
written by John Robinson & Jack Webb
cast:
Art Balinger
George Barrows
Robert Brubaker
Paul Dubov
Synopsis:
Sgt. Joe Friday and Officer Frank Smith are assigned to locate a ring
of car thieves. Cars disappear without trace and the rate of recovery is
at a record low. [RF]

6.28 [192] Dragnet: THE BIG MATCH (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 11Apr57; OREG: LP8108.
11Apr57
written by Michael Cramoy & John Robinson
cast:
Arnold Daly
Coleman Francis
Preston Hanson
Tom London
Anne Loos
Jill Richards

6.29 [193] Dragnet: THE BIG HELP (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 18Apr57; OREG: LP8432.
18Apr57
written by Michael Cramoy & John Robinson
cast:
Dorothy Arnold
Jean Ann Lewis
Michael Galloway
Russ Whiteman

6.30 [194] Dragnet: THE BIG CELEBRATION (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 25Apr57; OREG: LP8430.
25Apr57 NBC Thurs 8:30 pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Tony O'Dare ....... Thomas Marlin
Alice Reinheart ... Ann Marlin
Lewis Charles ..... Curt Shelley
Don C. Harvey ..... Captain Fulton
John Truax ........ Bradley Adams
Synopsis:
A stolen gold watch turns up in a pawnshop, giving Friday and Smith
their first lead in a series of robberies committed by a thief who preys
on victims while they are attending weddings or funerals. [RF]

6.31 [195] Dragnet: THE BIG CRY BABY (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 2May57; OREG: LP8427.
02May57
written by Jerry Gruskin
cast:
Bill Brauer
Mary Castle
Joel Collins
John Indrisano
Ruth Swanson

6.32 [196] Dragnet: THE BIG LESSON (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 9May57; OREG: LP8428.
09May57 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Jack Petruzzi ..... Vincent Martell
Norman Bartold .... Officer Leonard Rafferty
Don C. Harvey ..... Captain Donahoe
Brett King ........ Mitchell Compton
Mary Shipp
Ralph Votrian
Synopsis:
Three masked bandits are responsible for over 30 robberies. Friday and
Smith go on the case with the assumption that these are trigger-happy youngsters. [RF]

6.33 [197] Dragnet: THE BIG SOLDIER (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 16May57; OREG: LP8431.
16May57
written by John Robinson
cast:
Marshall Bradford
Virginia Carroll
Martin Dean
Joe Forte
Jean Inness
Charles Watts

6.34 [198] Dragnet: THE BIG MAKE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. ODAT: 23May57; OREG: LP8429.
23May57
written by John Robinson & James E. Moser
cast:
William Benedict
Wade Cagle
Greta Granstedt
Brett King
Natalie Masters
Joey Ray
Greta Thyssen

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