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: Trailer
Detective Friday, and his partner Detective Smith, investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
L.A. Dragnet: Season 2, Episode #5 - Slice of Life
The headless body of a woman who recently had a baby is found offshore by fishermen, yet there’s no sign of the…
Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- Ed O'Neill and Ethan Embry first starred together in the film Dutch when Embry was only 13 years old.
- Ethan Embry had to temporarily bow out of filming for a few episodes, due to a sports injury. His character (Frank Smith) was said to be away caring for his ailing father.