Dragnet 1967 1 Season 1967

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Season 1
(94) IMDb 8.1/10

1. The LSD Story TV-NR CC

Friday and Gannon investigate the case of an 18-year old dealing LSD to other teenagers.

Starring:
Michael Burns, Robert Knapp
Runtime:
26 minutes
Original air date:
January 12, 1967

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Season 1
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    1. The LSD Story Friday and Gannon investigate the case of an 18-year old dealing LSD to other teenagers.

    CC TV-NR 26min January 12, 1967
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    2. The Big Explosion Friday and Gannon must find 400 pounds of explosives set to go off somewhere in Los Angeles.

    CC TV-NR 26min January 19, 1967
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    3. The Kidnapping Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon track a young gunman who has two hostages in a car.

    CC TV-NR 26min January 26, 1967
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    4. The Interrogation Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon are assigned to investigate an armed robbery in which a fellow policeman is a prime suspect.

    CC TV-NR 25min February 9, 1967
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    5. The Masked Bandits Friday and Gannon search for armed thieves specializing in holding up cocktail lounges.

    CC TV-NR 26min February 16, 1967
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    6. The Bank Examiner Swindle Friday and Gannon investigate the case of two conmen bilking elderly citizens out of their life savings.

    CC TV-NR 26min February 23, 1967
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    7. The Hammer An apartment house manager is bludgeoned to death and Friday and Gannon pursue the murderer.

    CC TV-NR 26min March 2, 1967
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    8. The Candy Store Robberies Several stores in a confectionery chain have been hit by a gunman and Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon are assigned to catch him.

    CC TV-NR 26min March 9, 1967
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    9. The Fur Job Friday and Gannon must catch the thieves and recover $100,000 worth of furs stolen from an exclusive department store.

    CC TV-NR 26min March 16, 1967
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    10. The Jade Story Friday and Gannon investigate a burglary in a luxurious Los Angeles home where $200,000 worth of jewelry is reported missing.

    CC TV-NR 26min March 23, 1967
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    11. The Shooting Friday and Gannon trail a paroled pair of criminals who shoot a fellow policeman.

    CC TV-NR 26min March 30, 1967
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    12. The Hit and Run Driver Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon are in search of a motorist who killed two pedestrians.

    CC TV-NR 26min April 6, 1967
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    13. The Bookie Friday and Gannon work undercover in a drive to break up a gambling ring.

    CC TV-NR 26min April 13, 1967
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    14. The Subscription Racket Friday and Gannon target a phony magazine salesman who uses an authentic Congressional Medal of Honor for credentials.

    CC TV-NR 26min April 20, 1967
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    15. The Gun Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon investigate the murder of a beautiful Japanese-born widow whose Nisei husband was killed in Vietnam.

    CC TV-NR 26min April 27, 1967
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    16. The Big Kids Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon crack down on a gang of juvenile shoplifters.

    CC TV-NR 26min May 4, 1967
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    17. The Bullet Friday and Gannon are about to wrap up a routine suicide investigation when the police laboratory chemist develops a bizarre twist to the case.

    CC TV-NR 26min May 11, 1967

Product Details

Genres Drama, Mystery
Director Jack Webb
Starring Michael Burns, Robert Knapp
Supporting actors Michael Burns, Art Balinger, Olan Soule, Robert Knapp, Eve Brent, Jerry Douglas, Alfred Shelly, Johnny Aladdin, Shari Lee Bernath, Heather Menzies-Urich, George Fenneman, James Oliver, Lillian Powell, Don Ross, John Stephenson, Bruce Watson
Season year 1967
Network NBCUniversal
Executive Producer Robert A. Cinader
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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Customer Reviews

Picture & Sound Quality Were Very Good!!!
David A. Preiser
Universal squeezed 14 episodes onto ONE double-sided disc (the remaining three episodes of the first season are on the second double-sided disc).
Lulu
I returned the set and got my money back and purchased it from a different store and, whadayaknow, SAME PROBLEMS!
John Bruce

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

116 of 135 people found the following review helpful By Yarby on July 29, 2005
Format: DVD
At first glance, seeing the three slimline cases of this DVD set, the buyer is ready for hours of entertainment. However, upon opening this set, the illusion is soon exposed. The first two-sided DVD of the set contains fourteen episodes. While the transfers are decent (some dirt still shows on certain episodes), it soon becomes apparent that this first disk is primarily what the buyer just paid 30-plus dollars for. The second two-sided (?) disk contains only 3 episodes, and has one completely blank side!!!! The third disk is simply an audio recording of ONE of the episodes of the old radio show.

With all this available space, where are the extras? The television movie, the network promos....maybe even the Dragnet routine with Jack Webb from "The Tonight Show" or some full episodes from the 50's series? As for the audio disk, the "I Love Lucy" sets contain a full program on EACH of the DVD disks!

Add to that the programming of the disks themselves....the user is required to skip over promos each time the disk starts. At the beginning of each episode, the viewer must watch the new "[...]" logo. It cannot be skipped over, as there is no chapter stop at the end of it. And the end of each episode, while including the "Mark VII" sequence, has had the Universal Television sequence removed.

But, of course, none of this matters if the DVD's don't play all the way through without skipping. And, in usual Universal Studio form, these skip like crazy.

Univeral is KNOWN for putting out junk DVD's and these are no exception. (If you don't believe me, read all the reviews about the Abbott and Costello collections, the Dracula collection, the Frankenstein collection, Kojak, The Munsters, the Airport collection....etc., etc.

I love Dragnet....but this set is, without a doubt, a huge ripoff!!!!
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71 of 81 people found the following review helpful By Glenn M. Schoditsch on April 8, 2005
Format: DVD
"Thieves, bums, winos, girls who can't keep an address and men who don't care!" (Joe Friday's opinion of the suits at Universal!)

Oh man, this is THE classic Dragnet that we baby boomers grew to and know love. Jack Webb teamed this go around with Harry Morgan as Officer Bill Gannon. From Blue Boy to Officer Gidion C. Dengle, Friday, Gannon and a host of repetitive actors, many back from the 1950's run, provide a gritty and sometime humorous look from the police officers view. Sometimes very stiff with corny acting, (intentional by director Webb) this entire series provides entertainment for all with many episodes done extremely well and on point. Kudos to Universal Home Video for finally bringing the '70's' Dragnet to DVD. Please don't make us wait too long for Seasons 2, 3 & 4.

Update - 06/08/05

I take my kudos to Universal Home Video back. It is great to see these classic episodes again, but do you think they could have cleaned the prints up just a bit? They look as if they mastered them off of TV Land! Disc 1 is cluttered with Side A having playable issues; my original purchase went back to the vendor 3 times for a playable replacement. Disc 2 is sparse with only 3 episodes and a blank Side B. I DO have an older player but I don't have any problem playing any of the other 'modern' DVD purchases lately as another reviewer suggested. It seems that this is a "UNIVERSAL" Studios problem as I have no problems with Image Entertainment and Paramount Studios TV series sets. And I agree; they should have included the 1966 movie as they kindly did with EMERGENCY!.

I'm starting to think that "Thieves, bums, & winos" and even Don Negler himself mastered this mess. I subtract 2 stars for this dismal atrocity from Universal!

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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Jerry on March 24, 2006
Format: DVD
Dragnet is one of my favorite television shows of all time. I will agree, the transfer is not the best and there are no extras worth mentioning. I still love the set and don't mind having a second rate product as long as I have the episodes. (I did not experience any "freezing" in my collection.)

If you like Dragnet this set is a must have. My question is are they going to release the remaining seasons? It is a true

kick in the teeth to fans when a company releases a DVD set and does not follow up with the entire series. I believe that if they are going to realease a DVD set, they should commit to realeasing the entire collection! (The same thing is going on with Adam-12!) Thankfully, Universal saw it fit to release Emergency Season 2.

Universal, you baited us with Dragnet and Adam-12 Season One.

Maybe sales were not up to your standards, however, the die hard fans bought them. Please don't let us down.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Michael B. Rovak on May 22, 2010
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I just purchased this set. The disks are marked Copyright 2005, but this is the 2010 version of the production.

Clearly, this set has been remastered. I found the prints to be flawless.

All 17 programs were there in color. The first disk contains 7 programs on side A, 7 programs on side B, and the second disk contains 3 programs on side A and nothing on side B.

All of the problems appear to have been addressed, making this item a GOOD BUY if you love this series.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By T. Brewer on January 9, 2006
Format: DVD
I grew up watching Dragnet. I was really happy when my wife gave me the DVD set for Christmas. My joy turned to aggravation though as the Discs kept freezing up. And it is not just my DVD player. We have four in the house and it did it in all of them. The discs appear free from scratches and smudges.

Sadly the same thing happened with the McMillan & Wife Season One DVD's (another Universal product)I gave my wife.

It's obvious Universal is having a problem with the production of DVD's.

I did a little checking on the internet and it appears the Adam-12 discs have the same problem.

So be warned, if you buy Universal TV series DVD's, there could be problems.
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