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Episode Guide

    • The Shooting Board
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/21/67
      9.9

      Joe stops at an all night launderette to buy cigarettes and interrupts a burglar working the coin changer. When he shouts "Freeze," the criminal comes up shooting. Joe returns fire, hitting the man, who flees with the help of his girlfriend. He's later found dead. When SID tries to find the bullet fired at Joe, they come up empty and Joe faces a shooting board with no proof the man ever fired at him. A great surprise ending.

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    • The Senior Citizen
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/26/67
      9.8
      A series of daring daylight house burglaries are taking place; perpetrated by an octegenarian who uses the wedding and obituary notices in the paper to select his victims.
    • The Big High
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/2/67
      9.8
      An elderly businessman, concerned about the welfare of his grandchild, informs Friday and Gannon that his daughter and son-in-law are using marijuana regularly. The young couple make no apologies for their lifestyle, which inevitably leads to disaster.
    • The Big Prophet
      The Big Prophet
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      1/11/68
      9.8
      Friday and Gannon are convinced that "Brother" William Bentley's Temple of the Expanded Mind is just a sham - a front for Bentley to sell LSD to the students of a nearby elementary school.
    • Burglary Auto - Juvenile Genius
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/4/69
      9.7
      No one, not even Friday and Gannon, could have predicted the identities of sophisticated serial burglars who are finally caught in the act during a stakeout after repeatedly geting away without tripping security systems or leaving any meaningful clues.
    • The Big Bullet
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      5/11/67
      9.6

      Friday and Gannon are the first responders to a man who barricaded himself inside a room in his home and apparently committed suicide because his estranged wife spurned his repeated attempts to reconcile. An otherwise ordinary investigation takes a dramatic turn when forensics reveals the gun found in the man's hand couldn't have fired the bullet that killed him.

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    • Burglary - DR-31
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      3/6/69
      9.6
      A costumed thief calling himself "The Crimson Crusader" has been stealing comic books, movie posters and publicity photos of various supereheroes.
    • Homicide - Who Killed Who?
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/29/70
      9.6
      Friday and Gannon investigate a multiple homicide shooting (four people and one TV set dead). Who killed who, why, and is the killer or killers alive or dead?
    • The Joy Riders
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      2/13/69
      9.5

      A 17-year-old car thief is given a tour of the jail in an attempt to impress him of the consequences for choosing crime. Unfortunately, it doesn't work - the young man later kills someone with a shotgun.

    • The Big Hammer
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      3/2/67
      9.4

      An elderly, widowed apartment manager has been beaten to death with a hammer by a 19-year-old tenant who robs him of his wedding ring and life savings – all $6.58 of it. Friday and Gannon's investigation requires them to travel to Cottonwood, Arizona.

    • Personnel - The Shooting
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/18/69
      9.4
      Friday 5:05 PM and this weekend starts with a 211 (Robbery) of a Liquor store with two officers shot (5 slugs in/through one and 2 inside the other). Friday and Gannon stay with the families making their time easier and deal with the outcome once the waiting is over.
    • Homicide - DR-22
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/9/69
      9.4
      Friday and Gannon investigate the murder of a woman in her own apartment. The apartment manager seems to know facts about the case before either Friday or Gannon. His palm print is on a recently painted wall close to the murder and he seems to have an answer for every question proposed by Friday or Gannon. They take him downtown to take his statement, ask him additional questions, and end up breaking the case.moreless
    • S.I.U. - The Ring
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/2/69
      9.3
      Friday and Gannon, using an informant's "friendly tip," recruits a police woman to nab a burglar and then uncovers $25,000 in stolen jewelry from a protected location.
    • Juvenile - DR-35
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      4/3/69
      9.3
      Friday and Gannon get called out and find a four day old infant girl in a garbage can. Joe and Bill use several resources but all fail until the lean on a kid and turn him into a snitch.
    • The Big Gun
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      4/27/67
      9.3

      Someone senselessly murdered a Japanese widow, leaving her very young and small daughter an orphan. Friday has a hard time controlling his emotions while seeking the killer.

    • Narco - Missing Hype
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/8/70
      9.2
      This episode focuses on drugs, paying particular attention to addiction symptoms. Friday and Gannon take a special interest in a young addict who Friday saved from an OD, when the addict was 16 years old. The guy has been out of rehab for six months and looks to be using again. Friday wants to get to him before it gets worse or the guy turns up dead.moreless
    • Narco - Pill Maker
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/19/70
      9.1
      Friday and Gannon investigate the manufacturing, from a private home, and distribution of pills in this episode. In the end, they must find the flaws in the big man's defense or most likely only convict the hired help.
    • A.I.D. - The Weekend
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/12/70
      9.1
      Friday and Gannon spends the weekend together at Bill's home in Eagle Rock. A magazine saleswoman stops by as suggested by one of Bill's neighbors.
    • The Big Search
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/4/68
      9.1
      Two small girls, ages three and five, are missing. Their mother is certain that her ex-husband, an alcoholic, has kidnapped them. However, he is now in recovery and has no knowledge of the girls' whereabouts. The search seems hopeless until Friday and Gannon, acting on information from a former neighbor, follow a hunch.moreless
    • The Big Bank Examiner Swindle
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      2/23/67
      9.1

      Two con men, posing as bank examiners, are bilking the elderly out of their life savings.

    • Juvenile - DR-32
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/27/69
      9.1
      Friday and Gannon get help from the statewide services of the California Highway Patrol in searching for two dogs which have bitten a child. The child is allergic to anti-rabies serum.
    • Missing Persons - The Body
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      3/5/70
      9.0
      Friday and Gannon spend this episode trying to track down the identity of Jane Doe #37. A ring is about all they have to go on.
    • The Big Ad
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/9/67
      9.0
      An ex-con named Steve Deal contacts Friday and Gannon when a classified ad that he placed, offering to do "anything" for money, results in an offer to commit murder. Friday goes undercover as Deal.
    • D.H.Q. - Missing Person
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/13/69
      9.0
      A local high school reports a missing student called to the vice principle office to receive an honor. She had not missed any days of school or been late, which worries the vice principle. She calls the police, who in turn have Friday and Gannon visit her. The case takes Friday and Gannon to a fashion salon, apartment complex, a friend's home, optometrist's office, restaurant, a psychiatrist's office, and finally to the home of the missing person's Mother.moreless
    • The Badge Racket
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/28/67
      9.0
      Three con artists have been swindling businessmen from out-of-town by posing as a prostitute and two policemen. The detectives set a trap as Gannon pretends to be a manufacturer from Lincoln Nebraska.
    • The Big Candy Store
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      3/9/67
      8.9

      Friday and Gannon try to figure out a pattern to a series of candy store hold-ups. The solution comes when they discover that there are two suspects.

    • Homicide - DR-06
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/24/68
      8.9
      Friday's apartment party provides insight into the nature of an officer's private life.
    • The Big Shooting
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      3/30/67
      8.9

      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.

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    • Narco - Missing Hype
      Narco - Missing Hype
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/8/70
      8.9
      This episode focuses on drugs, paying particular attention to addiction symptoms. Friday and Gannon take a special interest in a young addict who Friday saved from an OD, when the addict was 16 years old. The guy has been out of rehab for six months and looks to be using again. Friday wants to get to him before it gets worse or the guy turns up dead.moreless
    • Burglary - Baseball
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      4/9/70
      8.9
      Friday and Gannon investigate a safe cracking job worth $1,900 and discover an interesting Spring time motive.
    • The Big Neighbor
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/12/67
      8.8
      In this lighthearted, well-written episode, Bill invites Joe to dinner and a football game at his home in Eagle Rock. The only problem: Gannon's neighbors keep interrupting the visit with petty, and not-so-petty, problems.
    • Juvenile - The Little Pusher
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/23/69
      8.8
      Friday and Gannon investigate the drug overdose of a twelve year old seventh grader. The trail leads to a history class, an hippie's boarding house, and death.
    • D.H.Q. - The Victims
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      4/16/70
      8.8

      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.

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    • Homicide - Cigarette Butt
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      10/30/69
      8.8
      Friday and Gannon have their doubts when the unknown suspect of a murder in a low rent apartment building suddenly returns to the scene and voluntarily admits to the crime, claiming self defense.
    • The Big Dog
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/23/67
      8.8
      A purse-snatching dog? This is the case Friday and Gannon must solve. Making things more difficult, victims give different descriptions of the four-legged thief.
    • The Suicide Attempt
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      2/29/68
      8.7
      Friday and Gannon learn that a young man has called his mother from Hollywood "to say goodbye." With the help of the man's sister, the two detectives trace the impending suicide to a hotel with over 1,200 rooms.
    • Bunco - $9,000
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/11/69
      8.7
      The search is on for a swindler who conned an old vaudevillian out of $9000 he found on a sidewalk.
    • The Big Accident
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      4/6/67
      8.7

      An elderly man and woman are killed in a marked crosswalk by a hit and run driver. Friday and Gannon do an extensive investigation. He receives a light sentence, even though he has a drunk driving record dating back to his high school days. Their frustration is compounded when they have another unfortunate run in with the man several months later.

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    • Burglary - The Son
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/5/70
      8.6
      Friday and Gannon track goods stolen from an upper middle class home through several sources (pawn shop, narcotic users & sellers) to find the burglar.
    • The Big L.S.D
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      1/12/67
      8.6

      Friday and Gannon are introduced to a new drug called LSD when they receive a call of young man known on the street as "Blue Boy" who has a painted face and is chewing the bark off a tree in a vacant lot. Several months pass before legislation is passed that allows them to start combating the sale and distribution of the drug, which turns out to be too late for at least one user.

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    • The Big Bang a.k.a. The Grenade
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/14/67
      8.6

      A surly teenager throws acid on the back of another student (played by a teen-aged Jan Michael Vincent), then crashes a party armed with a live hand grenade.

    • I.A.D. - The Receipt
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      3/26/70
      8.6
      Friday and Gannon investigate two homicide detectives. A caretaker is accusing them of stealing $800 from a dead man's funeral money leaving only $200 to bury him.
    • Public Affairs - DR-14
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/28/68
      8.5
      Friday and Gannon work with store owners to stop crime in the area.
    • The Big Frustration
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/19/67
      8.5
      Sgt. Carl Maxwell, a frustrated fellow detective, goes AWOL; Friday and Gannon have three days to track him down before Maxwell loses his badge for good.
    • The Big Fur Burglary
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      3/16/67
      8.5

      Gannon goes undercover as a buyer in order to trap fur thieves.

    • The Bank Jobs
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/5/67
      8.5
      A nervy bank robber uses innocent women to help commit his crimes. Friday and Gannon are nearly sidetracked when one of the victims lies about her involvement and later proves to have a criminal record of her own.
    • The Christmas Story
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      12/21/67
      8.5
      A statue of the child Jesus was stolen from a church. Joe and Bill have to get it back by Christmas. They have less than 48 hours.
    • The Big Departure
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      3/7/68
      8.5
      Petty theft from drug and hardware stores leads to a group of four teens who are determined to start their own nation on a remote island off the California coast.
    • Homicide - The Student
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/25/69
      8.4
      The police go after a college student for a double homicide committed with a rifle.
    • The Big Kids
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      5/4/67
      8.4

      Friday and Gannon are temporarily assigned to the West Valley Division, which is being overwhelmed by juvenile crime due to the population explosion and lacking sense of community and morality. They focus their attention on a number of recently formed underground organizations run by privileged teenagers who initiate new members by requiring them to steal items, ranging from shoe strings to automobiles, from area merchants.

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    • Robbery - DR-15
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/7/68
      8.4
      Friday and Gannon are on day watch, robbery division desk duty. As in other desk duty episodes we see a variety of the activities, which the division under take during a typical shift. This time they show us a worry some stakeout, tailing suspects, truck hijacking, various people with mental issues, a career criminal who causes Friday to lose his cool, bank robbery netting $50,000 and a charge of felony murder, a teenage hero who jogs, among other events.moreless
    • The Big Explosion
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      1/19/67
      8.3

      Friday and Gannon race against the clock to locate 400 pounds of high velocity gelatin dynamite that have been stolen from a construction company, and are forced to use trickery to compel the white-supremacist suspect to divulge where he has placed and armed half of it.

    • The Big Masked Bandits
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      2/16/67
      8.3

      Friday and Gannon investigate a series of cocktail lounge robberies perpetrated by individuals in red masks. Their lead suspect is a 17 year old boy with an extensive juvenile record and currently married to a 29 year old woman who was desperate for love and thinks she has reformed him.

    • The Big Gambler
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      3/21/68
      8.3
      Over $100,000 has been embezzled from an industrial company. An investigation of the employees leads Friday and Gannon to a habitual gambler.
    • The Big Shipment
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      12/28/67
      8.3
      Drugs are found aboard a plane that has crashed in the San Fernando Valley. The pilot is quickly traced, but in order to force him to name his connection, Friday and Gannon ask the press to sit on the story for a few hours.
    • Bunco Forgery - Parolee
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/27/69
      8.3
      Friday and Gannon retrace a 14-year-old investigation to determine whether charges can be brought against a man up for parole.
    • The Big Bookie
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      4/13/67
      8.3

      Friday goes undercover with the Department's chaplain in order to break up a gambling ring.

    • Juvenile - DR-19
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      2/27/69
      8.3
      Friday and Gannon investigate the disappearance of a nine year old boy from school. They discover the boy flogged and hiding from people.
    • The Big Subscription Racket
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      4/20/67
      8.2

      After Friday appears on a television program to discuss how swindlers operate, he and Gannon are approached by a member of the production staff who tells them of a supposed Vietnam veteran with a Medal of Honor who has convinced his elderly wife to purchase $85 in magazine subscriptions.

    • The Big Investigation
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      3/14/68
      8.2
      Friday and Gannon are screening applicants for the Police Academy. One seems to have all the right qualifications, except that six months are missing from his application.
    • Frauds - DR-36
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      4/10/69
      8.1
      A local department store discovers, during a routine audit, the loss of at least $100,000 (about $600,000 in 2009 dollars). Friday and Gannon begin by understanding how the department store handles its credit card department.
    • The Big Interrogation
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      2/9/67
      8.1

      An officer who has been out of the academy only 114 days has been positively identified as the perpetrator of a liquor store robbery while on an undercover operation, but adamantly maintains his innocence. Friday and Gannon are tasked with the investigation and interrogation.

    • Burglary - The Dognappers
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/26/70
      8.1
      Friday and Gannon are asked to investigate a sudden increase in the number of reports of lost pure bred dogs, most of which disappear from their owner's cars at a shopping mall parking lot and are returned soon after a reward is offered.
    • The Squeeze
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      2/22/68
      8.1
      An ex-con accused of extortion is interrogated. He calmly and smugly insists that he is innocent, but Friday and Gannon have a surprise for him: taped conversations and a voice analysis device.
    • The Little Victim
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      2/15/68
      8.0
      When a nine-month old child is beaten, Friday and Gannon investigate the parents, who are more concerned about their failing relationship than their baby son.
    • Narcotics - DR-16
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/5/68
      8.0
      A typical Jack Webb propaganda episode on drugs with truth and some exaggerations. Opening with a teenage boy on a bad LSD trip, a local business man presents a great idea to Friday, Gannon, and their Captain. Equip, encourage, and assist teenagers in selling the other side of the drug trade -- not using. The episode shows the start of a new real life organization called Smarteen with thousands of California teenage members.moreless
    • Forgery - The Ranger
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      3/12/70
      8.0
      Friday and Gannon question a man claiming to be a distinguished park ranger about stolen checks, but can't verify his identity because the appropriate office is closed for the weekend. The well spoken man is determined to stick by his story to the bitter end.
    • Burglary - Helpful Woman
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/22/70
      8.0
      Friday and Gannon get help from a local radio DJ and then go undercover to take down a woman who has been very successful at ripping off elderly people by posing as a cleaning woman mistakenly sent to their homes by an employment agency.
    • The Missing Realtor
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/16/67
      8.0
      A woman real-estate agent is missing and turns up dead in a vacant home. The detectives' one suspect, the woman's ex-boyfriend, is cleared; then credit card bills for purchases made after the woman's death start appearing.
    • The Big Jade
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      3/23/67
      8.0

      Over $200,000 worth of Imperial Jade is reported stolen. Friday and Gannon determine the burglary was an inside job.

    • The Big Problem
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      3/28/68
      7.9
      Community relations is the theme, as Friday and Gannon try to narrow the gap between the Department and the citizens it is sworn "to protect and to serve." The gap is especially wide between African-Americans and the primarily Caucasian LAPD, as demonstrated by two plots lines. These lines start together as Friday and Gannon hold a community relations meeting. In this meeting are a young male and an older couple this episode follows their story. A pair of police officers stop the older Afro-American couple. The officers approach and interrogate them as if they were criminals. The couple feels hurt and angry on how the officers treated them. Friday and Gannon help the couple and officers bridge the gap. The young - and slightly militant - black man barricades himself in his apartment rather than submit to a traffic warrant. Friday talks him down. At the end of the episode real life Chief Thomas Redding makes a plea for a mutual understanding between the community, you, and your police.moreless
    • Burglary - Mister
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/16/69
      7.9
      Friday and Gannon track down a narcissistic sociopath who stole every last item out of his estranged wife's blind grandmother's home, a crime which proves to be merely the tip of the iceberg.
    • The Big Kidnapping
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      1/26/67
      7.9

      Friday and Gannon help an employee rescue her kidnapped boss.

    • B.O.D. - DR-27
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/23/69
      7.9
      Friday and Gannon work in the Los Angeles Business Office covering various situations. The shift starts at 16:00 and ends at midnight and starts off with an incoming tidal wave from Japan (7.2 Sea Quake) due to hit in eight hours. Other events include:

      Diabetic needing medical treatment. Peaceful protesters who want to change the laws, but also disrupt normal BOD activities. Person who commits suicide. Reviews of burglary, robbery, and other reports. An officer being shot in the line of duty. Lost child. Person who needs help from the Police Chief, as men from Jupiter are after him.

      Finally in the middle of all this activity is a friend of Captain Stanley, Father Frank Barnes. Father Barnes is writing an article on law enforcement for a secular magazine and wants to learn from Friday.moreless
    • Burglary Auto - Courtroom
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/20/69
      7.9
      Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon testify in court against three burglary suspects but their case is in jeopardy over technicalities and the temporary delay of the state's key witness in appearance.
    • Robbery - The Harassing Wife
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      4/2/70
      7.8
      A harassing wife goes after her ex-husband by telling the police her husband is doing every robbery in town. Time and time again the police check him but don't find anything to support the wife's charge. This is Dragnet's interpretation of "Peter and The Wolf."
    • Juvenile - DR-05
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/26/68
      7.8
      Friday and Gannon act as the night watch commander for the juvenile division. The role turns out to be advisory in this episode. We see the length and breadth of a typical night for juveniles in the late 1960s and today. Events include a teenage drug user, 13 year-old male runaway from New York, abandoned baby and his disturbed Mother, two minors who got married, a girl growing into a woman whose Mother doesn't see the change, a false accusation of theft / robbery against a girl, and other interesting events.moreless
    • The Pyramid Swindle
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      11/30/67
      7.8
      A female con-artist uses an evangelistic approach to lure buyers into her pyramid scheme. The Bunco division can't charge her with false advertising, so they prosecute her for operating a lottery.
    • Narcotics - DR-21
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/30/69
      7.7
      Friday, Gannon, and their Captain (Al Trembly) cook up a brand new idea to find marijuana at the Los Angeles International Airport. This episode tells the story of the first pot sniffing dog - Ginger.
    • Internal Affairs - DR-20
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/12/68
      7.6

      Friday and Gannon investigate an officer accused of police brutality.

    • The Big Amateur
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      1/25/68
      7.5
      Citizens are full of praise for Officer Gideon C. Dengle - they want to bestow him with awards, honors and home-baked cookies. There's only one problem: there's no such officer in the LAPD.
    • Training - DR-18
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/21/68
      7.4
      A magazine writer is doing a story about woman cadets at the police academy. The subject of the story is a policewoman, who Friday helps deal with her boyfriend.
    • Forgery - DR-33
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      3/20/69
      7.4
      The episode opens (09:00) with Gannon using a new (for the time) exercise method called isometrics and explaining it to Friday. Captain Ron Frankel gives Friday and Gannon a run down on a new fraud case. Someone stole Monument Studios payroll checks, as well as the driver's license and credit cards of an employee of the studio for proof of identity. Gannon and Friday follow various clues until they get a tip leading them to the various homes of hippies. Who is really a victim, the guilty party, and who is Gannon & Friday considering and might be innocent? Finally, who is this hippie that helps Friday and Gannon and what is his game? Is he wanting revenge, love, or is he there to take his girl to Mexico before the law catches up with her?moreless
    • D.H.Q. - Medical
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/9/69
      7.4
      While working hospital detail, Friday and Gannon deal with an elderly man who regularly sits in hotel lobbies all day, a mentally ill individual who attempts to kill a radio talk show host, a man who has been driving around with a dead woman in his car, and a shooting victim who wants to give a dying declaration.moreless
    • Intelligence - DR-34
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      4/17/69
      7.3
      An old night school friend with political aspirations invites Friday to an alumni meeting at his home. Friday discovers he is consider joining a militia. Friday explains how he and most likely the department don't need the help of fringe groups on either side of various issues. Frank Barker, a member of the Fielder Militia, over hears Friday but doesn't believe Friday meant all he said. He wants Friday's help in getting a Federal Weapons License. Friday needs help in busting him and finding the location of the militia's stash of stolen government weapons and explosives.moreless
    • D.H.Q. - Night School
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      3/19/70
      7.3
      Friday faces expulsion from his night school "sensitivity session" psychology class after using information divulged in the class as a basis for searching and ultimately arresting a classmate for marijuana possession.
    • The Phony Police Racket
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/7/67
      7.2
      Friday and Gannon investigate a scam involving a phony LAPD newsletter, which comes with a card for subscribers entitling the bearer to preferential treatment from the police.
    • Community Relations - DR-10
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/3/68
      7.2
      Friday and Gannon are working to recruit minority candidates from a community centered sponsored job development group. After running into some problems, they ask Afro-American Officer Dave Evans to help them, as many of the group members know and respect him.
    • Management Services - DR-11
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/10/68
      7.1
      Episode begins with the assassination of Dr. Martian King Jr. and follows the response of the Angelenos and the L.A. Police.
    • The Big Clan
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/8/68
      7.1
      Sgt. Friday is offered a bribe to assist a gypsy family trying to gain control of the gypsy community.
    • Frauds - DR-28
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      2/20/69
      7.0
      A computer puts Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon on the trail of an embezzlement ring.
    • The Starlet
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      2/1/68
      6.7
      A teenage runaway, intent on becoming a star, has instead wound up in pornographic films. Acting on behalf of the girl's aunt, Friday and Gannon try to find the young "starlet."
    • Police Commission - DR-13
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/17/68
      6.7
      The detectives crack down on "wildcatters" -- freelance tow-truck drivers who victimize motorists.
    • Vice - DR-30
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      3/13/69
      6.7
      Friday and Gannon go undercover as farm-equipment convention observers to find an illegal casino (Poker, craps, etc). We learn about Gannon's past before his wife and something similar happen to Joe.
    • The Big Bookie
      The Big Bookie
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      6.6
      Friday goes undercover with the Department's chaplain in order to break up a gambling ring.
    • The Trial Board
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      12/14/67
      6.4
      An officer accused of taking a bribe has chosen Sgt. Friday to represent him at his trial board hearing. Witnesses saw the officer accept the money, but he insists it was for the payback of a loan made years ago.
    • The Big Prophet
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      1/11/68
      6.3
      Friday and Gannon are convinced that "Brother" William Bentley's Temple of the Expanded Mind is just a sham - a front for Bentley to sell LSD to the students of a nearby elementary school.
    • Administrative Vice - DR-29
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/6/69
      6.3
      While Gannon is out sick, Friday gets a temporary partner. His new partner is a police Lt. from Century City Administrative Vice who both sets Friday up and offers him a bribe.
    • Community Relations - DR-17
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/2/69
      5.9
      Friday and Gannon attend a LAPD retreat on improving community relationships at a Lake Arrowhead conference center owned by The University of California. Participates end up coming up with ideas and learning about themselves.
    • Public Affairs - DR-12
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/14/68
      5.9
      Friday and Gannon assists the U.S. Secret Service for a visit by POTUS (The President of The United States of America).
    • Public Affairs - DR-07
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/19/68
      5.9
      Friday and Gannon appear on a television show to discuss police issues.
    • The Big Squeeze
      The Big Squeeze
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      5.8
    • The Big Bang a.k.a. "The Grenade"
      The Big Bang a.k.a. "The Grenade"
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      5.5
      A surly teenager throws acid on the back of another student (played by a teen-aged Jan Michael Vincent), then crashes a party armed with a live hand grenade.
    • The Big Gambler
      The Big Gambler
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      4.3
      Over $100,000 has been embezzled from an industrial company. An investigation of the employees leads Friday and Gannon to a habitual gambler.
    • Intelligence
      Intelligence
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      1.2
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