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 #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…
L.A. Dragnet: Season 2, Episode #3 - Seventeen in Six
A gang turf war in L.A.'s most crime-ridden precinct ends in tragedy as Friday and his team try to in filtrate…
Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- 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.
- After the show was cancelled by ABC in 2003, three of the remaining five unaired episodes premiered on USA Network in 2004.