This updated version of Dragnet features a group of detectives in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Squad investigating crimes that could only take place in Los Angeles, Lieutenant Joe Friday gives insight into the crime investigation process, as well as the honest thoughts of a 21st century cop. Though a veteran, Friday still has the same passion and energy as his younger charges.
Last Episode02x08 Retribution Aired: May. 05, 2004
Detectives suspect an alleged victim of sexual abuse is responsible for decapitating an Orthodox priest.
L.A. Dragnet: Season 2, Episode #4 - The Magic Bullet
A groupie is found dead after a wild after hours party in downtown L.A., and an eccentric music mogul, who she…
Series Fun Facts
- First season guest star, Lauren (Luna) Velez and second season co-star, Desmond Harrington would go on to star as cops in "Dexter", with Ms. Velez playing Mr. Harrington's supervisor.
- In the pilot episode for the series Married With Children, starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy the theme song from Dragnet is heard 'honked' by Kelly Bundy's boyfriends van.
- Danny Huston was originally cast in the lead role of Joe Friday but was replaced by Ed O'Neill after completing the first episode, entitled "Three Blondes", and his scenes were re-shot.