CTVA US Crime - "Dragnet" (Mark VII/NBC) Season 8 (1958-59)

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Starring Jack Webb
Season 8 (NBC) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


################# Dragnet ##################
############# season 8 1958-59 ###############
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(final season) ################
39 episodes  
NBC Tuesdays 7:30pm EST

8.01 [238] Dragnet: THE BIG BEATING
23Sep58 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Marvin Bryan
Georgia Ellis
Louise Lorimer
Paul Maxwell
Steve Mitchell
John Truax

8.02 [239] Dragnet: THE BIG SWEET ANNIE
30Sep58 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Jeanette Nolan

8.03 [240] Dragnet: THE BIG STAR
07Oct58 NBC Tue
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Ruth Batchelor
Douglas Deems
Sam Gilman
Kip King
Charlotte Knight
Laura Mason
Barbara Nichols
Vince Williams

8.04 [241] Dragnet: THE BIG OSKAR
14Oct58 NBC Tue
written by William Spier
cast:
Fay Roope ......... Oskar Hovejg
Amzie Strickland... Alma Face
Synopsis:
A woman is robbed of useless junk; she admits
it's junk, nevertheless she wants Friday and Smith to
find the guy that stole this useless junk.

8.05 [242] Dragnet: THE BIG LITTLE BOY
21Oct58 NBC Tue
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Ron McNeil
Sammy Ogg
Alfred Shelly
Ruth Swanson
Jeane Wood

8.06 [243] Dragnet: THE BIG VOICE
28Oct58 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Stephen Ellsworth
Ron Kennedy
Jack Lambert
Stuart Wade

8.07 [244] Dragnet: THE BIG JUKE BOX
04Nov58 NBC Tues 7:30pm ET Boston, MA WBZ-TV
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Dick Whittinghill.. Chick Maple
Dan Barton ........ Eddie Reece
Joseph Turkel ..... Pete Castile
Edmund Cobb ....... Roger Delson
Don C. Harvey
Robert Hinkle
Warren Parker
Gene Roth
Synopsis:
In order to break up an illegal jukebox operation. Lt. Joe Friday poses
as a bar owner. The racketeers are using violence to take over the
local concession. [RF]

8.08 [245] Dragnet: THE BIG DOLL
11Nov58 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Bob Bice
Sue George
Dorothy Neumann

8.09 [246] Dragnet: THE BIG BORDER
18Nov58 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Shirley Mitchell ...... Ruth Tomlyn
Frank Evans ........... Sgt. Gonzales
Theodore Marcuse ...... Melville Saunders
John Alonso
Richard Emory
Abel Franco
Synopsis:
Lt. Friday and Sgt. Smith begin a search for two escaped convicts which
takes them across the Mexican border. The two criminals have been
identified as the men responsible for a recent series of robberies. [RF]

8.10 [247] Dragnet: THE BIG NAZI
25Nov58 NBC Tue
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Joe Forte
Helen Kleeb
Peter Miles
Sammy Ogg
Gene Persson

8.11 [248] Dragnet: THE BIG HOT ROD
02Dec58 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Patrick Clément
Domenick Delgarde
Harry Harvey Jr.
John Nolan
John Sebastian
Sally Todd
Tom Wade

8.12 [249] Dragnet: THE BIG GREEN MONKEY
09Dec58 NBC Tue
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Ben Frommer
James Hong
John Kelley
Carlos de la Rivera
Mark Scott
Russell Whitney

8.13 [250] Dragnet: THE BIG HYPE
16Dec58 NBC Tue
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
Grace Albertson
Jim Bridges
Buddy Lester
Harrison Lewis
Peter Miles

8.14 [251] Dragnet: THE BIG MARIA
23Dec58 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Buddy Lewis ....... Frank Tolan
Joe Lo Presti
Ralph Manza
Melinda Markey
Michael Morgan
Henry Randolf
Joe Scudero
George Brand
William E. Green

8.15 [252] Dragnet: THE BIG DONATION
30Dec58 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Phil Arnold
Marshall Kent
Ben Morris
Helen Spring
Martha Wentworth

8.16 [253] Dragnet: THE BIG MALCOLM
06Jan59 NBC Tue
written by John Robinson, Ken Kolb
cast:
Thom Carney
Joe Conley
Sid Melton
Alfred Shelly
Ben Weldon¹
Jerome Sheldon

8.17 [254] Dragnet: THE BIG SMART GIRL
13Jan59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Milt Hamerman
Lili Kardell
Jay Lawrence
Ed Prentiss
Sally Todd

8.18 [255] Dragnet: THE BIG DOCTOR
20Jan59 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Robert Clarke
Joseph Mell
Robin Morse

8.19 [256] Dragnet: THE BIG SIGNET
27Jan59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Julian Burton
Tom Fransden
John Patrick
Lillian Powell
Dan Sturkie

8.20 [257] Dragnet: THE BIG ACCIDENT
03Feb59 NBC Tues
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Sam Gilman
Harry Hickox
Ian Keith
Marshall Kent
Robert Kline
Bill Richmond
Synopsis:
An accident insurance adjustor tells Lt. Friday that he believes
several claimants are trying to defraud the company. A check soon reveals
that many recent accident victims were treated by the same doctor. [RF]

8.21 [258] Dragnet: THE BIG MAIL
10Feb59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Thom Carney
Shirley Falls
Jim Hayward
Jerry Lawrence
Don Warren

8.22 [259] Dragnet: THE BIG SOUR
17Feb59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
David Alpert
Robert Christopher
Craig Duncan
Bill Idelson
Mary Patton

8.23 [260] Dragnet: THE BIG ROLL
24Feb59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Lilyan Chauvin
Bobby Crawford
Ralph Moody
Roger Til

8.24 [261] Dragnet: THE BIG THIRTEEN
10Mar59 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Helen Brown
Sid Clute
Gil Frye
Effie Laird
Monty Margetts
Sammy Ogg

8.25 [262] Dragnet: THE BIG STARLET
17Mar59 NBC Tue
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
Norma Eberhardt
Kathryn McGuire
Barbara Bell Wright

8.26 [263] Dragnet: THE BIG HOLDUP
24Mar59 NBC Tues
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Frank Evans
Shirley Falls
Paul Hahn
Arthur Marshall
Mildred von Hollen
Synopsis:
Lt. Joe Friday and Sgt. Frank Smith are assigned to find a ruthless
bandit who beats his victims.

8.27 [264] Dragnet: THE BIG NAME
31Mar59 NBC Tue
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Leonard Nimoy ........ Karlo Rozwadowski
Olan Soule ........... Ray Pinker
Robert Griffin
Celia Lovsky

8.28 [265] Dragnet: THE BIG COUPLE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4143 (ODAT: 07Apr59; OREG: LP17006)
07Apr59 NBC Tues
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Mary Patton ....... Doris Hubert
Christian Drake
Harry Hickox
Donald Kirke
Vance Skarstedt
Gisele Verlaine
Mack Williams
Jerome Sheldon
Synopsis:
Lt. Friday and Sgt. Smith are assigned to investigate the activities of
a confidence team. Friday discovers that the con men are a husband and
wife tean with a long police record. [RF]

8.29 [266] Dragnet: THE BIG SQUEEZE
14Apr59 NBC Tues
written by Michael Cramoy
cast:
David Alpert
Frank Evans
Paul Grant
Bert Holland
Pat Mowry
Kathleen O'Malley
William Tracy
Synopsis:
Assigned to a robbery case involving a shooting, Lt. Friday learns that
the crime may have been provoked by a blackmail victim's refusal to pay. [RF]

8.30 [267] Dragnet: THE BIG PICTURE
21Apr59 NBC Tue
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Yvette Vickers ....... Joyce Faller
Art Balinger
Richard Benedict
Suzanne Ellers
Anthony Lawrence
James Stone

8.31 [268] Dragnet: THE BIG CARNATION (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4098 (ODAT: 28Aug59; OREG: LP17008)
28Apr59 NBC Tue
written by John Robinson
cast:
Stephen Ellsworth
Darlene Fields
Donald Foster
Arlene Harris
Ben Morris
Benny Rubin

8.32 [269] Dragnet: THE BIG OPERATOR
07Jul59 NBC Tue
written by Jack Laird, Wilton Schiller, Frank Burt
cast:
Harry Harvey Sr.
Stafford Repp
Jack Richardson
Olan Soule ........ Ray Pinker
Nanci Valentine

8.33 [270] Dragnet: THE BIG BRAY (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4171 (ODAT: 12Jul59; OREG: LP17010)
12Jul59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Sid Clute
William Flaherty
Helen Jay
Dudley Manlove
Ralph Manza
Herb Vigran
Jack Wagner

8.34 [271] Dragnet: THE BIG INFANT (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4148 (ODAT: 19Jul59; OREG: LP17011)
19Jul59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by Jack Jacobs
cast:
Julie Bennett
Virginia Carroll
Martin Dean
Anne Diamond
Richard Geary
Gretchen Kanne
Jimmy Ogg
Syd Saylor

8.35 [272] Dragnet: THE BIG APPETITE (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4172 (ODAT: 26Jul59; OREG: LP17012)
26Jul59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by Gene Coon
cast:
Raymond Greenleaf
Lillian Powell
Ralph Smiley
Roger Til

8.36 [273] Dragnet: THE BIG .38
02Aug59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Art Balinger
Gloria Eaton
Georgia Ellis
Jack Kruschen
Paul Mantee
Monty Margetts

8.37 [274] Dragnet: THE BIG BYRON (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4144 (ODAT: 9Aug59; OREG: LP17014)
09Aug59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by Frank Burt
cast:
Mary Lawrence ..... Barbara Roxwell
Dennis McCarthy ... George Byron
Jennifer Lee ...... Tess Drake
Tracey Roberts .... Gloria Warden
Synopsis:
After George Byron tells police that someone attempted to kill him,
Friday and Smith question Byron's fiancee Barbara Roxwell. The girl
casts a new light on the case. [RF]

8.38 [275] Dragnet: THE BIG COUNTERFEIT (copyright title)
Sherry TV, Inc. prod. no. 4168 (ODAT: 16Aug59; OREG: LP17015)
16Aug59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
Dragnet - The big Counterfeit 1 of 3
Dragnet - The big Counterfeit 2 of 3
Dragnet - The big Counterfeit 3 of 3
written by Ken Kolb
cast:
James Douglas ..... Jay Wade Macken
Joby Baker ........ Bob Tepps
Nanci Valentine ... Elsie Macken
Tom Daly .......... Harold Huberman
George Cisar ...... George Ammen
Quentin Sondergaard .. Dennis Carls
Synopsis:
A man's been impersonating a policeman, going around to local
businessmen flashing a badge and asking for donations. This
naturally prompts Friday and Smith to investigate.

8.39 [276] Dragnet: THE BIG RED
(final episode)
23Aug59 NBC Sun 8:30pm ET
written by James E. Moser
cast:
Coleman Francis
Dennis Moore
Dick Paxton
Joe Quinn
James Stone

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