Dragnet Season 3

Season 3

Dragnet Season 3

First Air Date: September 03, 1953

First Aired on    :   1953
Episodes    :   39 episodes



Episodes

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3x39 The Big False Make (May 27, 1954)


Friday begins to question a local gardener, who has been arrested for holding up a grocery store. During the interrogation Friday begins to have strong doubts about the man's confession.


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3x38 The Big Dare (May 20, 1954)


A single mother is stabbed to death in her home. The list of suspects includes her teenage son and her many boyfriends.


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3x37 The Big Threat (May 13, 1954)


A man is beaten and robbed, then the thieves intimidate him and his family so he'll refuse to testify against them.


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3x36 The Big Check (May 06, 1954)


A check forger is victimizing small businessmen in a particular neighborhood.


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3x35 The Big Plant (April 29, 1954)


A woman disappears and her husband is the prime suspect, but Friday and Smith will have a hard time getting past his fierce guard dogs.


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3x34 The Big Frame (April 22, 1954)


A man's body is found in the gutter and the only clue is a pair of skid marks found nearby.


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3x33 The Big Pug (April 15, 1954)


An elderly woman is badly beaten and robbed while on her way to the bank. The trail leads to an ex prize fighter.


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3x32 The Big Mattress (April 08, 1954)


Friday and Smith investigate a corrupt cop.


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3x31 The Big Girl (April 01, 1954)


Friday and Smith hunt down the bandit queen; a tall, gorgeous woman who is on a rampage of robberies and shootings.


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3x30 The Big Drink (March 25, 1954)



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3x29 The Big Hit-Run Killer (March 18, 1954)


A woman and her grandson are run down by a bakery truck, but the driver has an airtight alibi.


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3x28 The Big Shoplift (March 11, 1954)


Friday and Smith are surprised to find a wealthy house wife is a shoplifter, until they discover that she is a kleptomaniac.


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3x27 The Big Winchester (March 04, 1954)


An elderly man appears to have killed himself with a rifle, but the cops soon learn that it was no accident.


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3x26 The Big Quack (February 25, 1954)


A man posing as a doctor burgles the house of a woman who is mentally disturbed.


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3x25 The Big Poison (February 18, 1954)


An elderly couple suddenly disappears from a fashionable neighborhood.


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3x24 The Big Children (February 11, 1954)


Three children are found abandoned, filthy and starving. Friday and Smith charge the mother with neglect.


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3x23 The Big Chance (February 04, 1954)


Signs point to foul play when a highway patrolman disappears from his car along a deserted road.


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3x22 The Big Ham (January 28, 1954)


Friday and Smith investigate the death of a young girl that is initially ruled a suicide but turns out to be murder.


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3x21 The Big Boys (January 21, 1954)


The cops must stake out a hotel lobby and deal with a drunken desk clerk as they wait for four juvenile armed robbers to show up.


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3x20 The Big Youngster (January 14, 1954)


Friday and Smith catch a boy who has been vandalising private property, but they discover that the boy's problems begin at home.


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3x19 The Big Trunk (January 07, 1954)


Three men are taken into custody for the murder of a former vaudeville actress who owned a large steamer trunk. The three men maintain innocence.


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3x18 The Big Eavesdrop (December 31, 1953)


Friday and Smith overhear a suspicious conversation while on a coffee break in a diner.


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3x17 The Big Little Jesus (December 24, 1953)


A statue of the Child Jesus is stolen from a church. Friday and Smith must find it before the paritioners miss it on Christmas morning.


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3x16 The Big Thief (December 17, 1953)


Robbers phone doctors for house calls then assault them and steal their drugs.


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3x15 The Big Lover (December 10, 1953)


Friday and Smith investigate a con man that marries rich women just for their money.


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3x14 The Big Kill (December 03, 1953)


A cop is gunned down at home by a vengeful ex con. Friday must go under cover in prison to obtain a full confession.


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3x13 The Big Lilly (November 26, 1953)



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3x12 The Big In-Laws (November 19, 1953)


Friday and Smith try to capture a ring of truck hijackers.


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3x11 The Big Will (November 12, 1953)


Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a rich man.


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3x10 The Big Guilt (November 05, 1953)


A man is found dead in an alley and it's up to Friday and Smith to find his killer and notify the man's wife.


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3x09 The Big Dream (October 29, 1953)


Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a girl who came to Los Angeles with a dream of being an actress.


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3x08 The Big Fake (October 22, 1953)


A police rookie is accused of assaulting a citizen and stealing his money.


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3x07 The Big Lie (October 15, 1953)



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3x06 The Big Pill (October 08, 1953)


Friday and Smith are on the trail of a gang that is robbing local drugstores.


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3x05 The Big Sophomore (October 01, 1953)


A teenage boy steals food for his starving family.


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3x04 The Big Betty (September 24, 1953)


Friday and Smith track down a confidence ring who are selling defective watches.


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3x03 The Big Bull (September 17, 1953)


Smith takes a personal interest when a strong-arm bandit threatens his family if he doesn't back off the case.


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3x02 The Big Revolt (September 10, 1953)


A woman reports her husband missing and Friday and Smith are assigned to find him.


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3x01 The Big White Rat (September 03, 1953)


Friday and Smith respond to and investigate reports of a drug ring.




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