Dragnet (1951)

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Dragnet
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Premiere December 16, 1951
Finale August 23, 1959
Creator Jack Webb
Network NBC
Style 30-minute crime drama
Company Mark VII Limited
Seasons 8
Episodes 276
Origin USA
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Dragnet is a crime drama that aired on NBC.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Jack Webb Sgt. Joe Friday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Barton Yarborough Sergeant Ben Romero1 1
Barney Phillips Sergeant Ed Jacobs2 1
Herb Ellis Officer Frank Smith3 2
Ben Alexander 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1 episodes 1-2
2 episodes 3-14
3 role recasted during season 2

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One December 16, 1951 June 19, 1952 14
Season Two September 11, 1952 June 25, 1953 33
Season Three September 3, 1953 May 27, 1954 39
Season Four August 26, 1954 May 26, 1955 39
Season Five September 19, 1955 May 31, 1956 39
Season Six September 27, 1956 May 23, 1957 34
Season Seven September 26, 1957 June 26, 1958 39
Season Eight September 23, 1958 August 23, 1959 39

In-Depth

DVD Releases

There has been no official DVD release of the series, as most, if not all, of its episodes have fallen into the public domain. Some episodes from the series (forty-six in total) have been released on budget DVD collections by several DVD distributors.

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