CTVA US Crime - "Dragnet" (Mark VII/NBC) Season 7 (1957-58)

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Starring Jack Webb
Season 7 (NBC) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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################# Dragnet ##################
############# season 7 1957-58 ###############
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39 episodes
NBC Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern

7.01 [199] Dragnet: THE BIG CONSTITUTION
26Sep57
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Erik Nielsen
Christian Pasques
Joe Quinn
Anthony Sydes
Ferris Taylor
Jack Wagner

7.02 [200] Dragnet: THE BIG CANDY BOX
03Oct57
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Keith Britton
Taylor Holmes
Lillian Powell
Martha Wentworth

7.03 [201] Dragnet: THE BIG BUTTON
10Oct57
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Donald Buka
Brett King
John Nolan
Martin Spellman
John Truax

7.04 [202] Dragnet: THE BIG YAK
17Oct57
written by John Robinson
cast:
Paul E. Burns
Joe Conley
Roy Darmour
Jesslyn Fax
Sherwood Price
Syd Saylor
Mark Scott

7.05 [203] Dragnet: THE BIG HOWARD
24Oct57
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Hans Conried

7.06 [204] Dragnet: THE BIG TOMATO CANS
31Oct57
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Yvette Vickers .... Janet Scully
Harry Klekas ...... Leo Banks
Ed Prentiss ....... George Clawson
Sara Shane ........ Alva Clawson

7.07 [205] Dragnet: THE BIG DIP
07Nov57
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Art Balinger
Paul Frees
Joyce Jameson
John Parrish
Howard Wendell

7.08 [206] Dragnet: THE BIG LICENSE PLATES
14Nov57
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Jim Bridges
Shep Houghton
Helen Spring

7.09 [207] Dragnet: THE BIG BLANK
21Nov57
written by John Meredyth Lucas (original) Frank Burt (revised)
cast:
Gertrude Graner
William Henry
Nicholas King
Alan Reynolds
Cindy Robbins

7.10 [208] Dragnet: THE BIG TEASE
28Nov57
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Eve Brent ......... Marlee Tomlen
Raymond Greenleaf
Kevin Hagen
Steve Masino
Alvy Moore

7.11 [209] Dragnet: THE BIG LOVE
05Dec57
written by James E. Moser
cast:
John Close
Joe Cranston
Peggy Maley
Vic Rodman

7.12 [210] Dragnet: THE BIG RED WAGON
12Dec57
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Ken Christy
Leo Curley
William Flaherty
Dudley Manlove
Norman Ward
Don Warren

7.13 [211] Dragnet: THE BIG PRESCRIPTION
19Dec57 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by Ken Kolb (Orginal), James E. Moser (Revised)
cast:
Howard Culver
Tom Daly
Opal Euard
Charity Grace
Louise Lorimer
Dee Pollock
Synopsis:
An unidentified woman picks up a wrong prescription which could mean
her death. Sgt. Friday and Officer Smith's hectic search leads them to an
unconscious Mrs. Eileen Multon. [RF]

7.14 [212] Dragnet: THE BIG FULL MOON
26Dec57
written by Frank Burt
cast:
George Barrows
Nesdon Booth
Joan Bradshaw
William Fawcett
Vicki Raaf
Lorna Thayer

7.15 [213] Dragnet: THE BIG JADE
02Jan58
written by James E. Moser
cast
Philip Ahn
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Richard Benedict
Gloria Holt
Ricky Kelman
Michael Morgan
Frank Scannell

7.16 [214] Dragnet: THE BIG TIP
09Jan58
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Olan Soule ......... Ray Pinker
Bill Brauer
Julian Burton
Coleman Francis
Joey Ray

7.17 [215] Dragnet: THE BIG STUBBY
16Jan58
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Howard Bert ...... Stuffy Opal
Martin Dean ...... Paul Lint
Lyn Thomas ....... Mona Morgan
Frances O'Farrell

7.18 [216] Dragnet: THE BIG BABY FACE
23Jan58
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Marvin Bryan
Anne Diamond
Celia Lovsky
Bob Wehling

7.19 [217] Dragnet: THE BIG LIP
30Jan58 NBC Thurs 7:30pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Vic Perrin ....... Deputy D.A. Thomason
Olan Soule ....... Ray Pinker
George Brand
Tommy Farrell
Joe Forte
Robert Jordan
Jess Kirkpatrick
Amzie Strickland
Synopsis:
On the trail of a hit-and-run driver, Friday and Smith are convinced
they can identify his car from an inspection of the fenders of suspects' autos. [RF]

[--] 06Feb58 preempted for a Bob Hope Variety Special

7.20 [218] Dragnet: THE BIG BOOT
13Feb58
written by Ken Kolb
Joby Baker
Michael Garrett
Harry Harvey Sr.
Jana Lund
Troy Patterson
James Stone

7.21 [219] Dragnet: THE BIG RIP
20Feb58 NBC Thurs 7:30pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Lee Meriwether .... Vicki Tearson
Malcolm Atterbury.. Richard Tearson
Larry Blake ....... Officer Suder
Russell Whitney ... Harold Semple
Suzanne Ellers .... Nurse
Synopsis:
The police find a man wandering the streets covered with knife wounds.
He accuses his son of inflicting the injuries. But Friday and Smith
learn that the man's son has an airtight alibi. [RF]

7.22 [220] Dragnet: THE BIG EXCUSE
27Feb58
written by John Robinson (org), Michael Cramoy (rev)
cast:
Rodney Bell
Frank Gerstle
Anthony Lawrence

7.23 [221] Dragnet: THE BIG KNOT
06Mar58
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Eddy Grove
Joe Hamilton
Dennis Moore
Robert Patten
Margo Woods

7.24 [222] Dragnet: THE BIG HOBBY
13Mar58
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Kip King
Ann Morrison
John Nolan
Elmore Vincent
Mack Williams

7.25 [223] Dragnet: THE BIG ORGANIZER
20Mar58
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
William E. Green
Buddy Lester
Kathy Marlowe
Dennis Moore
Joe Quinn

7.26 [224] Dragnet: THE BIG GENT
27Mar58 NBC Thurs original airdate
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Ed Prentiss ...... Captain Donahoe
John Truax ....... Lyle Bronson
Ralph Moody ...... Bert Shaney
Les Mitchell ..... Frank Shaney
William Boyett
Thom Carney
Lorraine Martin
Johnny Silver
Helen Van Tuyl
Synopsis:
A pair of glasses belonging to the black sheep of a wealthy family
leads Friday and Smith to a man wanted for robbery. [RF]

7.27 [225] Dragnet: THE BIG WARDROBE
03Apr58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Virginia Carroll
Guy Prescott
Dawn Richard
John Sebastian
Herb Vigran
Synopsis:
Sgt. Friday and Officer Smith are on the trail of a bad-check artist
who buys expensive clothing with phony checks and then peddles the garments.

7.28 [226] Dragnet: THE BIG WAR
(verified on film)
possible a.k.a. "The Big Juvenile Gang War" (video title)
10Apr58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET (rebroadcast 14Aug58)
Produced & Directed by Jack Webb
Screenplay by James E. Moser
Starring: Jack Webb (as Sgt Joe Friday) / Ben Alexander (as Officer Frank Smith)
Guest Cast:
Natalie Masters ........ Edith Barson
Dee Pollock ............ Robert Barson
with:
Morgan Jones ........... Sgt Gardner
Gretchen Kane .......... Clarice Porter
Ralph Reed ............. Warren Stoll
Art Balinger ........... Captain Glavas
Synopsis 1:
Friday hunts down an L.A. teenage gang leader suspected of causing
violence in a normally quiet neighborhood. (Video)
Synopsis 2:
Friday and Smith get word of a teenage gang war in the offing and try
to avert it. They meet resistance from a mother who refuses to believe
her son is a bad boy. [RF]

7.29 [227] Dragnet: THE BIG BAD COUNT
17Apr58
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Charles Courtney
Craig Duncan
Ann Morrison
Roger Til

7.30 [228] Dragnet: THE BIG EVANS
24Apr58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Gilman Rankin ..... Barclay Evans
Jacquelyn Park .... Marta Evans Zarconi
Marshall Bradford.. Dr. Chade
Henry Corden ...... Earl Sweetzer
Natalie Norwick
William Vaughn
Synopsis:
Sgt. Friday and Officer Smith investigate when a boarding house
operator claims that he was assaulted by a police officer for not paying
"protection" money. [RF]

7.31 [229] Dragnet: THE BIG PACK RAT
01May59
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Joey Forman
Michael Garrett
Parker Garvie
John Patrick
Peggy Taylor
Robert Vaughn

7.32 [230] Dragnet: THE BIG HONEYMOON
08May58
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Julie Bennett
Robert Boon
Myron Cook
Florence Marly
Ernest Raboff
Victoria Risk

7.33 [231] Dragnet: THE BIG EYES
15May58
written by Jack Jacobs
cast:
Vic Perrin ........ Thomas W. Cochran
Robert Brubaker
Richard Gittings
Brett King
John Mitchum
Tom Wade
Pierre Watkin

7.34 [232] Dragnet: THE BIG CRACKER BOX
22May58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Michael Ann Barrett .. Peggy Manders
Paul E. Burns ..... Otto Dullen
Sid Melton ........ Henry Loder
James Gavin ....... Bert Timmons
Gil Donaldson
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith are summoned to investigate a series of supermarket
burglaries. They notice that crackers have been scattered on the floor
of each store. [RF]

7.35 [233] Dragnet: THE BIG PERFUME BOTTLE
29May58
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Aileen Carlyle
Dick Miller
Dennis Moore
Robin Raymond
Frank Sully

7.36 [234] Dragnet: THE BIG BED
05Jun58
written by James E. Moser
cast:
William Boyett
Claudia Bryar
Jack Edwards
Hazel Franklyn
Gloria Grey
Robert Kline
Marjorie Stapp... Claire Peterson

7.37 [235] Dragnet: THE BIG RUTHIE
12Jun58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Morey Amsterdam ... Marty Dreen
Paul Hahn ......... Keith Woodward
Yvonne Lime ....... uth Ann Syler
Ed Stevlingson .... Robert Bestman
Billy Nelson
Bob Wehling
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith are attempting to crack a forgery ring that has cashed
thousands of dollars in phony payroll checks. They get some assistance
from a disgruntled lockpicker. [RF]

7.38 [236] Dragnet: THE BIG GRIFTER
19Jun58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Jay Jostyn ........ "Gentleman" Wallard
Art Balinger ...... Captain Didion (recurring)
Shirley Buchanan... Jean Forman
Ken Peters ........ Sgt. Clark
Nancy Evans ....... Elizabeth Seecor
Booth Coleman ..... Daniels
Synopsis:
Friday and Smith track down a crook who preys on the relatives of
people who have recently died. When they capture their quarry they
receive promotions. [RF]

7.39 [237] Dragnet: THE BIG IRONY
26Jun58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Sam Edwards
Shirley Mitchell
Michael Morgan
Synopsis:
A mild-mannered man is suspected of having murdered his missing wife.
He commits suicide, leaving a note confessing to the crime. But Friday
and Smith question the validity of the confession. [RF]


[--] Dragnet:
Unknown Episode title
(rebroadcast 04Sep58 NBC Thurs 8:30pm ET)
Synopsis:
Mrs. Mary Bigler re-enacts the part she played in the actual case
dramatized tonight. A man is picked up and charged with armed robbery and
kidnapping. Of three people who actually saw the masked criminal, Mrs.
Bigler is the only one who makes a positive identification. In the
courtroom the defense tries a startling experiment in an attempt to shake
Mrs. Bigler's testimony. [RF]

################# Dragnet ##################
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