Det. (season 1) / Lt. (season 2) Joe Friday and his partner Det. Frank Smith (season 1) / team of 3 detectives (season 2) methodically investigate homicides in Los Angeles.

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Dick Wolf, Jack Webb
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Complete series cast summary:
Ed O'Neill ...  Lt. Joe Friday 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Ethan Embry ...  Det. Frank Smith 12 episodes, 2003
Christina Chang ...  ADA Sandy Chang 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Desmond Harrington ...  Det. Jimmy McCarron / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Eva Longoria ...  Det. Gloria Duran 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Evan Parke ...  Det. Raymond Cooper / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Erick Avari ...  Sanjay Ramachandran 9 episodes, 2003
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Det. (season 1) / Lt. (season 2) Joe Friday and his partner Det. Frank Smith (season 1) / team of 3 detectives (season 2) methodically investigate homicides in Los Angeles.

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The badge is back.

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

After the show was cancelled by ABC in 2003, three of the remaining five unaired episodes premiered on USA Network in 2004. See more »

Goofs

Beginning in season 2, Friday's voice overs at the beginning erroneously reference him and his partner. While this was correct in season 1 when both he and Frank Smith were detectives, in season 2, he is the lieutenant. As such, he was the unit supervisor and would not have a partner. He would supervise solo detectives or teams of detectives. See more »

Quotes

Det. Frank Smith: Fine, we'll get warrants. But that's gonna take time and really piss us off.
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Crazy Credits

Jack Webb, creator of the series, does not receive screen credit. See more »

Connections

Follows Dragnet 1966 (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Danger Ahead
(Theme From Dragnet)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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3 June 2005 | by paizelyadamsSee all my reviews

I was stunned after watching the Pilot of Dragnet. I have seen most of the episodes of this "new Dragnet" and it is really ingenious. I liked O'Neils representation of Joe Friday. He performed absolutely convincing and showed his range of variation. Besides Josef Bolz as Martin the "Psycho" was very convincing in his performance. I can only recommend on "Dragnet". You will enjoy great actors in unaccustomed roles. Awesome. Unpredictable. Fascinating. I bite my time during every commercial! I am big fan of the new Dragnet. It is my personal favorite appearing of O'Neil and Bolz. I hope we are going to see more of them ! I am still impressed :)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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L.A. Dragnet See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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