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Starring Jack Webb & Harry Morgan 
Season 2 (NBC) (1967-68)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Mary Ciullo
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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NBC Thursdays 9:30 PM Eastern

2.01 Dragnet: THE BIG BANG (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
(a.k.a. "The Grenade")
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 8Sep67; OREG: LP35931)
14Sep67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert C. Dennis
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
with:
Mickey Sholdar ...... Gerald Paulson
(Jan) Michael Vincent ... Rick Schneiderman
Robert Brubaker ..... Martin Kirsop
Cathleen Cordell .... Lois Kirsop
John Rubinstein ..... Paul Whidden
Robert Cleaves ...... George Nash
Heather Menzies ..... Lorean Harper
Barbara Luddy ....... Maid
Synopsis 1:
Joe and Bill are called to a movie theater after a teenager pours
sulphuric acid on the back of another who was talking loudly. They
bring in the suspect (Sholdar) for an interview and release him to
his parents.
Synopsis 2:
The police know Gerald Paulson is carrying a live hand grenade, but
they have no idea where he's heading. [RF]

2.02 Dragnet: THE BIG BOARD (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a "The Big Shooting Board"
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 14Sep67; OREG: LP35932)
21Sep67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: David Vowell
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Art Balinger .......... Capt. Hugh Brown (recurring)
Leonard Stone ......... Lt. Danny Bowser
William Boyett ........ Lt. Pierce Brooks
Harry Bartell ......... Deputy Chief Roger Murdock
S. John Launer ........ Deputy Chief R.A. Houghton
Dennis McCarthy ....... Inspector John Powers
Anita Eubank .......... Marianne Smith
Jeff Malloy ........... Officer Vincent
Gary Brown ............ Officer Paul
Synopsis 1:
This is the city, Los Angeles, California. The biggest police beat
in the world. I carry a badge. And a gun. A police officer is
subject to investigation every time he fires his service revolver,
except on the firing range. This time, the shooting board is investigating me.
Synopsis 2:
After working a double shift, Joe goes out for cigarettes to an all-night
laundromat at 2am. He finds a young couple breaking into the change machine,
confronts them, and the man shoots at Joe. Joe returns the fire but they
escape, leaving a trail of blood. Joe reports the shooting but there's
no trace of the the bullet in the wall.

2.03 Dragnet: THE BIG BADGE (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions
28Sep67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert C. Dennis
Music Lyn Murray
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Art Gilmore ........ Capt. Lambert (recurring)
Tol Avery .......... Willarrd Danhart
Harry Lauter ....... Edward Larkin
Stacy Harris ....... Walter Kinnett
Indus Arthur ....... Pat Olney
Alfred Shelley ..... Sgt. William D. Booth
Don Ross ........... Mr. Ainsworth
Bert Holland ....... Ralph
Synopsis:
A midwestern businessman is swindled by shakedown artists posing as
vice officers. Friday and Gannon bait the trap by disguising Gannon
as a manufacturer from Lincoln, Nebraska.

2.04 Dragnet 1968: THE BIG BANK (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
aka "The Big Bank Jobs"
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 28Sep67; OREG: LP35933)
05Oct67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Kipp Hamilton .......... Jana Altman
Art Gilmore ............ Captain Howe (recurring)
Herbert Anderson ....... Dr. Phillip Lang
Kent McCord ............ Officer Whitman
Marian Collier ......... Angela Riplon
Sherry Boucher ......... Carmen Willis
Chris Alcaide .......... Richard Madden
Dave Carlile ........... Sgt. Reed
Bee Tompkins ........... Doris Colbert
Synopsis:
A bank robber forces women to scoop cash into his pillowcase while
he holds bank employees at gunpoint. One "helper" brings Sgt. Friday
and Officer Gannon unexpected assistance.

2.05 Dragnet: THE BIG NEIGHBOR (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 5Oct67; OREG: LP35934)
12Oct67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Randy Stuart ......... Eileen Gannon
Ann Morgan Guilbert .. Marnie Prout
John Nolan ........... Art Bonham
Kent McCord .......... Officer
Hal Lynch ............ Sailor
Rhoda Williams ....... Ruth Walker
Synopsis:
Bill invites Joe to his home for dinner and a football game, but
the game keeps getting interrupted by neighbors wanting to consult
Bill on police-related matters.

2.06 Dragnet: THE BIG BLANK (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a. "The Big Frustration"
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 12Oct67; OREG: LP35935)
19Oct67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Sidney Morse
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
John Lupton ......... Sgt. Carl Maxwell
Art Balinger ........ Capt. Hugh Brown (recurring)
Len Wayland ......... Sgt. Al Maxwell
Grace Albertson ..... Mary Maxwell
Bill Williams ....... Sgt. Bill Riddle (Chaplain)
Robert Patten ....... Sgt. Taylor Searcy
Alfred Shelly ....... Sgt. Frank Isbell
Lane Bradford ....... Champ Ridgely
Synopsis:
Sergeant Carl Maxwell, a veteran of 12 years service with the LAPD, has
"disappeared" and it's Friday and Gannon's job to find him.

2.07 Dragnet: THE BIG SENIOR CITIZEN (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 19Oct67; OREG: LP35936)
26Oct67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Henry Irving
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
with:
Burt Mustin .......... Charles Smith
Clark Howat .......... Captain Mack
Robert Patten ........ Off. Louis J. Sale
Eve McVeagh .......... Bonnie McKenzie
Natalie Masters ...... Housewife
Synopsis:
There's been a series of brazen, daytime burglaries, but these are
different than most; this burglar is neat, doesn't ransack, and
never leaves finger prints ... or any other clues, for that matter.

2.08 Dragnet: THE BIG HIGH (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a. "The Dead Baby in the Bathtub"
Dragnet Productions
02Nov67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by David Vowell
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Guest Cast:
Brenda Scott .......... Jean Shipley
With:
Timothy Donnelly ...... Paul Shipley
Merry Anders .......... Policewoman Dorothy Miller (recurring)
Robert Knapp .......... Captain Trembly
Ed Prentiss ........... Charles Porter
Kent McCord ........... 2nd Officer
James Oliver .......... Fred Ludden
Jeff Malloy ........... 1st Officer
Synopsis:
A wealthy businessman's 22-year-old daughter and son-in-law are experimenting
with marijuana. He asks for police help. When Friday and Gannon step in,
they are met with surprisingly rude resistance. Time passes, and during a
routine drug arrest the suspect mentions a pot party now in progress at the
young couple's home. Joe and Bill burst in and make the arrest, but the baby
is found drowned, forgotten in the bathtub.

2.09 Dragnet: THE BIG AD (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions (ODAT: 2Nov67; OREG: LP35937)
09Nov67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Charles A. McDaniel
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Don Dubbins ........... Steve Deal
Anthony Eisley ........ Harvey Forrester
Art Balinger ......... Captain Hugh Brown (recurring)
Synopsis1:
Friday & Gannon are working Homicide Division when they get an
unusual lead from ex-con Steve Deal. Deal is out of jail and
trying to "stay clean," but is in desperate need of money.
He places an ad in the paper: will do anything to earn $1000.
The problem is that one of the responses to the ad sounds too
much like a solicitation to commit murder.
Synopsis 2:
Forrester hires Friday to kill his wife thru the want ads. Fun episode! [RF]

2.10 Dragnet: THE BIG LISTING (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a. "The Missing Realtor"
Dragnet Productions
16nOV67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Gene Boland ............. Terry Williams
Ena Hartman ............. Ida Walters
Juanita Moore ........... Mrs. Esther Jenkins
Jeff Burton ............. Carl Keegan
Scatman Crothers ........ Dave Richmond
Dennis McCarthy ......... Lt. W.L. Clingan
Synopsis:
When a woman realtor is missing, Friday and Gannon follow the few
clues available and trace her to a vacant house several miles from
her office, where her lifeless body is found. Her boyfriend (Boland)
is the prime suspect, but a lie-detector test clears him.

2.11 Dragnet: THE BIG DOG (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions
23Nov67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Henry Irving
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Merry Anders .......... Policewoman Dorothy Miller (recurring)
Art Gilmore ........... Capt. Merton Howe
Luana Anders .......... Noradella De Leone
Bart Burns ............ Ingo Burry
Phil Arnold ........... Bert Silver
Bonnie Hughes ......... Dee Staley
Jean Innes ............ Wanda Kravits
Doodles Weaver ........ Lars Lowell
Monty Margetts ........ Cynthia Lowell
Maidie Norman ......... Mrs Holmes
Synopsis:
Purse-snatching is nothing new -- but dogs as suspects? Friday
and Gannon stage a stakeout with policewoman Dorothy Miller.

2.12 Dragnet: THE BIG PYRAMID (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a."The Pyramid Swindle"
Dragnet Productions
30Nov67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Norman Lessing
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Guest Cast:
Virginia Gregg ......... Horton Bonnie Bates
With:
Byron Morrow ........... Palmer Forrest
Bert Fields, Esq. ...... Hal Davies
Robert Cornthwaite ..... Dr. Edgar Sundstrom
Art Gilmore ............ Capt. Lambert (recurring)
Byron Keith ............ Nick Gowers
Vinton Hayworth ........ The Judge
Chet Stratton .......... Everett Tottle
Sam Edwards ............ Mr. Black
Alma Platt ............. Little Old Lady
Sidney Clute ........... Salesman
Synopsis:
Joe and Bill try to bring down Bates (Virginia Gregg), who runs a
religious-flavored pyramid scheme, drawing in suckers by placing want
ads to lure "prospectors" into her illegal moneymaking scheme and
holding rowdy enrollment drives in hotel function rooms.

2.13 Dragnet: THE BIG MAGAZINE (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a. "The Phony Police Racket"
Dragnet Productions
07Dec67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Henry Irving
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
with:
G.D. Spradlin .......... Preston C. Densmore
Del Moore .............. Wesley Hundorn
Eddra Gale ............. Ethel Gower
Nydia Westman .......... Jennifer Salt
Kent McCord ............ Off. Jim Reed
Robert Knapp ........... Captain Lambert
Ben Hammer ............. Paul G. Fremont
Victor Millen .......... Salvador Cabo
Stuart Nisbet .......... Axel Varney
Don Ross ............... Bart Emerson
Synopsis:
Angry citizens begin calling the police department, demanding to speak
to "Captain Fremont" because they are not receiving the preferential
treatment they were promised when they took out costly advertisements
in the National Association for Law Enforcement (N.A.L.E.) journal.

2.14 Dragnet: THE BIG TRIAL (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
a.k.a "The Trial Board"
Dragnet Productions
14Dec67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Sidney Morse
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Steve Carlson ........ Off. Phil Waverly
Peter Duryea ......... Ted Clover
Clark Howat .......... Lt. Roger Mairs
Art Balinger ......... Dep. Chief Simon
Art Gilmore .......... Capt. Merton Howe
Alfred Shelly ........ Sgt. Hugh Binyon
Synopsis:
Eyewitnesses claim they saw a police officer accepting money from a
known bookie. The officer's own statements seem to corroborate the
charge. Friday and Gannon use an unusual method to clear him.

2.15 Dragnet: THE CHRISTMAS STORY (copyright title) a.k.a. "The Big Baby Jesus" (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
21Dec67 NBC Thur
Produced & Directed by Jack Webb/ Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Richard L. Breen
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Guest Cast:
Harry Bartell .......... Father Xavier Rojas
Bobby Troup ............ Claude Stroup
Byron Morrow ........... Capt. Mack
Ralph Moody ............ Mr. Flavin
HerbVigran ............. Desk Clerk
Barry Williams ......... John Heffernan
Fernando Vasquez ....... Paco Mendoza
Synopsis:
A Christ-child statue is stolen on Christmas Eve from the cracked and
worn nativity scene at the Old San Fernando Mission Church.
Note:
"The Big Baby Jesus" may be the only Dragnet episode that aired on the radio series,
the 52-59 TV run, and the 67-70 revival run.


2.16 Dragnet: THE BIG SHIPMENT (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
28Dec67 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb/ Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by David H. Vowell
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Fred Vincent ......... Jerry Frank
John Sebastian ....... Peter Witmer
Julian Burton ........ Wallace Shanklin
Lorraine Gary ........ Mrs. Frank
Clark Howat .......... Capt. Al Trembly
Steve Dunne .......... Fred Robertson
Elaine Devry ......... Patricia Wingate
William Boyett ....... Sgt. Robert Forsen
Bert Holland ......... George Donaldson
Synopsis:
A plane crashes; drugs are found aboard, and the pilot is missing.
While Friday and Gannon search for him, the newspapers cooperate
by withholding the crash story.

2.17 Dragnet: THE BIG PROPHET (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
04-Jan-1968 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb/ Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by David H. Vowell
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
Cast:
Liam Sullivan ....... William Bentley
(no other cast on credits)
Synopsis 1:
Brother William leads a psychedelic cult at his Temple of the Expanded Mind.
His "religion" is mainly concerned with legalizing marijuana and LSD.
Synopsis 2:
Dragnet turns to another examination of the use of hallucinogens.
The story is essentially a debate about the effects of LSD and marijuana
and a philosophical discourse on the rights of the individual.
The pros and cons are discussed as detectives Friday and Gannon
visit a self-proclaimed hippie prophet and suspected pusher. [RF]

2.18 Dragnet: THE BIG SEARCH (copyright title) (verified on film RF)
Dragnet Productions
11Jan68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Preston Wood & Robert Soderberg
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Peggy Webber ......... Marian Stanley
Robert Clarke ........ Bert Stanley
Jean Howell .......... Edna Felton
Kent McCord .......... Officer Jim Reed
Vic Perrin ........... Vernon Hale
Sidney Clute ......... George Selfridge
Rick Warick .......... Officer Stedman
Gail Bonney .......... Mrs. Bonney
Synopsis:
A mother (Peggy Webber) reports her two young girls missing, thinking
that her alcoholic (but currently sober) ex-husband (Robert Clarke) has taken them.

2.19 Dragnet: THE BIG AMATEUR COP (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
25Jan68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Henry Irving
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Del Moore ........... Tyler Finch
Clark Howat ......... Captain Lambert
Bert Holland ........ Harry Wilson
Keye Luke ........... George Lum
Carol Byron ......... Ardith Roach
Stuart Nisbet ....... Gideon C. Dengle
Dave Carlile ........ Captain Dan Packard
Ron Wilder .......... Bob Greene
Synopsis:
Officer Gedieon C. Dengle wins a businessman club's "All-American Policeman"
award, but headquarters has no record of the man. Friday and Gannon go
looking for him but find nothing but grateful citizens.

2.20 Dragnet: THE BIG STARLET (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
01Feb68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Susan Seaforth ...... Eva Graham
Robert Patten ....... Sgt. Lester Zabel
Leonard Stone ....... Off. Don Shaidell
Amzie Strickland .... Thelma Wade
Lyle Talbot ......... William Joseph Cornelius
Jo Ann Harris ....... Jo-Elle Murphy
Synopsis:
A teenage girl runs away from home to become a movie star. Friday and
Gannon follow her trail into a thriving pornographic movie business.
Comment: Good episode [RF]

2.21 Dragnet: THE BIG CLAN (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
08Feb68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Michael Donovan
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Guest Cast:
Virginia Gregg ....... Dallas Andrews
Don Dubbins .......... Billy Catcher
Lillian Bronson ...... Fay Sager
Clark Howat .......... Captin Lambert
Merry Anders ......... Policewoman Dorothy Miller (recurring)
Lillian Adams ........ Mother Maria
Margaret Rich ........ Madame Mona
Alma Platt ........... Katy Wilson
Synopsis:
When a gypsy king dies, a woman and her son-in-law claim to be his
successors. They promise to keep the gypsy community under control if
Friday will give them a little illegal help.

2.22 Dragnet: THE BIG LITTLE VICTIM (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
15Feb68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert Soderberg
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Brooke Bundy ......... Louise Marshall
Kiel Martin .......... Walter Marshall
S. John Launer ....... Dr. Wingate
Elizabeth Rogers ..... Mrs. Bradley
Jean Howell .......... Mrs. Ruth Fowler
Gavin Mooney ......... Dr. Frederick Martin
Cathleen Cordell ..... Mrs. Newton
Louise Lorimer ....... Mrs. Walters
Synopsis:
A 9-month-old child is injured, and the parents claim the child fell
downstairs. Friday and Gannon discover that the father is a child-beater

2.23 Dragnet: THE BIG SQUEEZE (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
22-Feb-1969 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Jerry D. Lewis
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With: (only one guest cast credited)
John Sebastian ...... George Fox
Sam Edwards ......... (voice)(uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
A confident, well-tailored former convict chooses an electronics executive as a target for extortion.
Synopsis 2:
This episode takes place entirely in the Intelligence Division squad room.
Friday and Gannon apply the squeeze to George Fox, a strong-arm extortionist
suspected of muscling in on an electronics business. The police think Fox
has taken extra steps to protect himself - by engineering the disappearance
of a damaging witness. [RF]

  2.24 Dragnet: THE BIG GOODBYE (copyright title)(verified on film)[RF]
a.k.a. "The Suicide Attempt"
Dragnet Productions
29DFeb68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Jill Donohue ........ Nina Draper
Luana Anders ........ Anna Marie Harmon
Don Ross ............ Eugene Dickson
Art Balinger ........ Captain Brown
Quinn O'Hara ........ Tami Avalon
Herb Vigran ......... John Hagen
Dee Carroll ......... Jean Wagnall
Synopsis:
A man calls his mother in New York from an undisclosed L.A. location,
announcing his intention to kill himself with an overdose of pills.

2.25 Dragnet: THE BIG DEPARTURE (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
07Mar68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by: Preston Wood
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Guest Cast:
Kevin Coughlin ....... Paul Seever
Roger Mobley ......... Charles L. Vail
Lou Wagner ........... Dennis J. Meldon
Howard Culver ........ Nathan Vollmer
Ed Deemer ............ Off. Jim Edwards
Lindon Crow .......... Off. Wilson
Synopsis:
A gang of 10 juvenile hippies burglarize grocery, hardware, drug,
and electrical-supply stores to steal provisions so that they can
create a utopian, self-sufficient society on an offshore island.

2.26 Dragnet: THE BIG INVESTIGATION (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
14Mar68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert C. Dennis
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Robert Patten ....... Sgt. Gene Markley
Don Stewart ......... Harry Lanham
Gene Boland ......... Howard Digby
Susan Seaforth ...... Virna Lanham
Herb Anderson ....... Carl Shumley
Dennis McCarthy ..... Leonard Robbins
Roy Engel ........... Art Turnbull
Mercer Harris ....... Fred Hiller
Stuart Nisbet ....... Chief of Mintville
Bert Holland ........ Ed Swift
Ed Deemer ........... Chief Oxley
Synopsis:
How closely are rookie police officers screened? Friday and Gannon
investigate an applicant to the L.A. Police Academy who seems to
have all the right qualifications -- until they find that six months of his life are missing.

2.27 Dragnet: THE BIG GAMBLER (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
21Mar68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Robert Soderberg
Director of Photography, Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Vic Perrin ............ Henery Pendleton
Virginia Gregg ........ Norma Pendleton
Robert Brubaker ....... Edward Loring
Julian Burton ......... George Barnes
Virginia Vincent ...... Sally Fisher
Buddy Lester .......... Dick Gerber
Sharon Harvey ......... Delores Grove
Synopsis:
$100,000 has been embezzled from a small industrial firm. Friday and Gannon
narrow the suspects down to three. Then one incriminates himself with his bad habits.

2.28 Dragnet: THE BIG PROBLEM (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
Dragnet Productions
28Mar68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb /Associate Producer, R.A. Cinader
Written by Michael Donovan
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Roy Glenn ............ John Erickson
Maidie Norman ........ Elsa Erickson
John McCook .......... Off. Nick Jeffries
Charles Brewer ....... Off. Ron Braven
Clark Howat .......... Capt. Shannon
Georg Stafford Brown ... Billy Jones
Ed Deemer ............ Sgt. Charles Park
Richard Van Vleet .... Off. Martin
Celia Lovsky ......... Rita Goldstein
Victor Millan ........ Sam Gonsalvez
Synopsis 1:
The community relations officer must gain neighborhood support for
the police department. But each patrol car is a shell isolating us
from the citizens we protect. Another recurring problem is "police brutality,"
 a label applied to just about everything a policeman does. And I don't like labels.
Synopsis 2:
Friday and Gannon address a group of citizens about the importance of
communication between police and regular folks.
A young black man storms out of the meeting and an older black couple
apologizes for his actions. The next day, however, they file a complaint
because they were stopped as burglary suspects on the way home from the meeting the night before.
Note:
special appearance at the end of the LAPD Police Commissioner with words of wisdom...

2.29 [48] Dragnet: THE BIG RIDE (copyright title) (verified on film)[RF]
a.k.a. "The Joy Riders"
Dragnet Productions
04Apr68 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jack Webb
Written by Preston Wood
Director of Photography: Alric Edens
Starring: Jack Webb (Friday) Harry Morgan (Gannon)
With:
Michael Burns ........ Harold F. Austin
Peggy Webber ......... Mrs. Eunice Austin
S. John Launer ....... Michael Chatterton
John McCook .......... Off. Keefer
Mickey Sholdar ....... Vern Bayliss
Charles Brewer ....... Off. Lathrop
Lou Wagner ........... Andy Raynor
Heather Menzies ...... Nora Chatterton
Don Ross ............. Sgt. Robert Parker
Ed Deemer ............ Sgt. Bailey
Robert Clarke ........ Philip Geiger
Dee Carroll .......... Mrs. Chatterton
Unknown Actor as Captain Jack Morris (Juvenile Division) (not credited)
Synopsis:
Friday and Gannon become involved with a car-stealing ring when
they capture a 15-year-old running away from a stolen car. He later
goes on the bigger things-- like blowing a man's head off with a shotgun.

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