Category: Dragnet

Dragnet: Production 11 (aka: Sixteen Jewel Thefts) (EP4220)

Todays Mystery:

Friday and Romero investigate a series of nightly jewelry thefts.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 18, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Harry Morgan, Jack Kruschen, Herb Butterfield

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Dragnet: Production 10 (aka: The Maniac Murderer) (EP4214)

Todays Mystery:

Friday and Romero hunt for a murderer who strangles and then disfigures his victims.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 11, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Herb Butterfield as Lee Jones, Harry Morgan

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Dragnet: Production 9 (aka: Benny Trounsel) (EP4208)

Todays Mystery:

An informant is murdered but leaves behind clues to a narcotics ring operating in the city.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 8, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Herb Butterfield, Stacy Harris, Herb Vigran

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Dragnet: Production 8 (aka: The Big Missing, Missing Person Juanita Lasky) (EP4202)

Todays Mystery:

A mother in Utah reports her adult daughter missing.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 28, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives

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Dragnet: Production 7 (aka: City Hall Bomb) (EP4196)

Todays Mystery: Friday and Romero have less than half an hour to stop a man who’s thratening to blow up City Hall unless the police release his brother.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 21, 1948

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Herb Butterfield as Lieutenant Lee Jones

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Dragnet: Production 6 (aka: The Red Light Bandit) (EP4190)

Todays Mystery:

Friday and Romero search for a man who robs and beats up innocent citizens while impersonating a police officer.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 14, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Barney Phillips

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Dragnet: Production 5 (aka: The Helen Corday Murder) (EP4184)

Todays Mystery:

Friday and Romero investigate the brutal murder of a twenty-one-year-old woman in a vacant lot.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 7, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Raymond Burr as Ed Backstrand, Chief of Detectives, Stacy Harris, Hans Conreid

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Dragnet: Production 4 (aka: The Quick Trigger Men) (EP4178)

Todays Mystery:

A police officer is shot and killed in a bar robbery gone wrong.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 24, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero

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Dragnet: Production 3 (aka: The Werewolf) (EP4172)

Todays Mystery:

A man described as having a face like a werewolf is robbing and mutilating women in the wee hours on the streets of Los Angeles.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 17, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Charlie McGraw as Captain Ed Backstrand

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Dragnet: Production 2 (aka: Nickle-Plated Gun) (EP4166)

Today’s Mystery:

Friday and Romero search for two tough robbers who shot two police officers at a café.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 10, 1949

Originated from Hollywood

Starred: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday, Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero, Charlie McGraw as Ed Backstand, Frank Lovejoy

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EP3224: Dragnet: The Big Close

Jack Webb

Friday and Smith investigate a murdered man found in a motel room.

Original Air Date: September 20, 1955

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EP3218: Dragnet: The Big Daughter

Jack Webb

Friday and Smith investigate a house after getting a tip that the occupant has obtained 32 caps of Heroin.

Original Air Date: September 13, 1955

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EP3212: Dragnet: The Big Ruling

Jack Webb

Friday and Smith search for the new source of heroin on the street.

Original Air Date: September 6, 1955

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EP3200: Dragnet: The Big Fellow

Jack Webb

Friday and Smith search for dangerous wanted criminals who are also drug addicts.

Original Air Date: August 30, 1955

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EP3194: Dragnet: The Big Blonde

Jack Webb

A businessman reports that a blonde woman and two accomplices conned him out of $40,000

Original Air Date: August 23, 1955

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