Sgt. MacDonald feels his wife is neglecting her domestic duties when she gets a job. A tense standoff occurs when a pair of trigger-happy robbery suspects take a female hostage to the roof of a grocery store. An elderly man reports his wife missing from their retirement home.moreless
A 6 year old boy is apparently abducted while walking home from school. Malloy immediately notices evidence of a crime upon arriving at a barking dog call. A nearly-blind elderly woman claims she saw a man and boy covered in blood enter a taxi cab. A woman becomes fed up with her husband watching football. Students pull a creative prank on a professor who teaches a class on miniaturization. The search for two armed robbery suspects ends with a shootout inside a busy train depot.moreless
The investigation of a convenience store hold up is complicated by a wounded officer and an uncooperative victim. A woman is reported to be operating an illegal astrology service from her home. A pharmacist reports on a thirteen year old boy in possession of a powerful narcotic.moreless
Friday and Gannon are working the night watch out of the Detective Headquarters, Field Investigative Section on this, the last, episode of Dragnet. They show us and a new cop the importance of field officers and help us feel the pain of the victims and their friends. The plot lines include two robbery murders, a purse snatching, and the robbery of a man who lost all the money he had in the world. Gannon show us how large and tender his heart is for his fellow man.moreless
Malloy and Reed are in for a rude awakening when they report to the home of a former professional wrestler on a domestic abuse call. An apartment robbery investigation changes focus when one of the suspects is found dead. The owner of a stolen car spots parts from it on another car. Bank robbery suspects engage in a shootout during their escape.moreless
An officer investigating a nearby liquor store robbery takes a shotgun blast to the abdomen at point blank range by one of two men in a parked car. Friday and Gannon's investigation goes nowhere for three months until an informant requests to meet Joe at the middle of the football field in Los Angeles Coliseum.moreless
Two con men, posing as bank examiners, are bilking the elderly out of their life savings.
Fay Allison is getting married in a few days to Dane Grover. Her roommate, Anita Bonsal, is having a clandestine affair with a married man, Carver Clement. When Aunt Louise arrives early the next morning to be with Fay, she discovers that Fay and Anita both appear to have been drugged. Louise calls her friend Perry Mason to help decide what to do. Perry and Della discover the key to another apartment in Fay's purse and go upstairs to investigate. They arrive to find Carver Clement dead in the apartment. Fay Allison is accused of the murder when the police find her fingerprints on a glass in the apartment.moreless