It was Wednesday December 24th, they were working the day watch out of burglary division.
This was the first network TV episode filmed in color. It is unknown if any of the color prints still exists. All releases of this episode have only been in black and white.
This episode was remade for the 1967 version of Dragnet and was titled "The Christmas Story". Ralph Moody, Herb Vigran, and Harry Bartell reprise their guest roles in the remake.
Originally presented on the radio program of December 22, 1953.
This episode was also titled The Christmas Story.