Dragnet Season 8

Season 8

Dragnet Season 8

First Air Date: September 23, 1958

First Aired on    :   1958
Episodes    :   39 episodes



Episodes

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8x39 The Big Red (August 23, 1959)


An informant's tip puts Friday on the trail of a narcotics ring.


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8x38 The Big Counterfeit (August 16, 1959)


A man impersonating a police officer is going to local businesses and asking for donations for the widows and orphans fund. Smith and Friday set out to stop the con man.


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8x37 The Big Byron (August 09, 1959)


A man reports that his fiance's former boyfriend has taken shots at him.


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8x36 The Big .38 (August 02, 1959)


Cab drivers are being held up, but the descriptions given by the victims don't match.


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8x35 The Big Appetite (July 26, 1959)


Friday and Smith track a burglar who breaks into homes and businesses to steal gourmet food items.


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8x34 The Big Infant (July 19, 1959)


Friday and Smith's investigation of a stolen car - containing a sleeping baby - leads them to two juvenile suspects.


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8x33 The Big Bray (July 12, 1959)


Friday and Smith investigate a series of food market robberies, where the bandit has been posing as a salesman.


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8x32 The Big Operator (July 07, 1959)


Friday and Smith investigate a the death of a woman found beaten in her car, and suspect that her husband is somehow involved.


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8x31 The Big Carnation (April 28, 1959)


Friday and Smith hunt "The Carnation Kid," a suspect in a series of hotel burglaries.


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8x30 The Big Picture (April 21, 1959)


A young girl commits suicide after she is tricked by a pair of movie talent scouts who are really operating a prostitution ring.


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8x29 The Big Squeeze (April 14, 1959)


Friday investigates a robbery that is caused by a blackmail victim's refusal to pay.


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8x28 The Big Couple (April 07, 1959)


Friday and Smith investigate a husband and wife con team that have a long criminal record.


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8x27 The Big Name (March 31, 1959)


The only clue to a murder investigated by Friday is the tape on a knife handle.


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8x26 The Big Holdup (March 24, 1959)


A robber called "The Rattlesnake Bandit" takes pleasure in beating and shooting his victims after he takes their money.


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8x25 The Big Starlet (March 17, 1959)


Friday investigates a young starlet under suspicion of check forgery.


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8x24 The Big Sour (March 10, 1959)


An elderly couple are beaten and robbed. The key to finding the bandits lies in a paper boy and an alert bartender.


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8x23 The Big Thirteen (February 24, 1959)


An elderly man reports a loss of money to the LAPD, then subsequently denies making the report. Friday and Smith must investigate.


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8x22 The Big Roll (February 17, 1959)



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8x21 The Big Mailman (February 10, 1959)


Friday works with a postal inspector to catch a gang using the mail to scam money from people.


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8x20 The Big Accident (February 03, 1959)


An insurance adjuster files a report with Friday about possible fraudulent insurance claims.


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8x19 The Big Signet (January 27, 1959)


Friday and Smith have to find a man selling forged passports and paperwork.


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8x18 The Big Doctor (January 20, 1959)


Friday goes undercover to investigate a bookie operation.


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8x17 The Big Smart Girl (January 13, 1959)


Friday and Smith investigate a series of robberies in fashionable homes.


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8x16 The Big Malcolm (January 06, 1959)


Friday and Smith investigate a criminal gang that preys on all-night restaurants.


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8x15 The Big Donation (December 30, 1958)


Two con artists are selling phony magazines subscriptions to unsuspecting suckers.


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8x14 The Big Maria (December 23, 1958)


Friday and Smith investigate the death of a woman found murdered in a churchyard on Christmas Eve.


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8x13 The Big Hype (December 16, 1958)


Friday attempts to track down a heroin pusher.


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8x12 The Big Green Monkey (December 09, 1958)


Friday and Smith investigate a robbery, and their only clue to the suspect's identity is a green jade monkey.


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8x11 The Big Hot Rod (December 02, 1958)


Friday is on the hunt for a group of teens that are stealing sports cars.


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8x10 The Big Nazi (November 25, 1958)


While investigating reports of teenagers involved in a gunfight, Friday and Smith are shocked to find one of the teens involved wearing a Nazi uniform.


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8x09 The Big Border (November 18, 1958)


Friday and Smith must track a pair of escaped convicts across the Mexican border.


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8x08 The Big Doll (November 11, 1958)


As Friday and Smith investigate a woman's death, they are disturbed to find that her daughter is more interested in discussing her collection of dolls.


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8x07 The Big Jukebox (November 04, 1958)


Friday goes undercover as a bar owner in order to break up an illegal jukebox operation.


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8x06 The Big Voice (October 28, 1958)


A mysterious telephone caller offers a man $1000 for a contract killing, and Friday must identify the caller before it's too late.


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8x05 The Big Little Boy (October 21, 1958)


The detectives are trying to solve the case of the milk bottle bandit when they catch a break and apprehend a diminutive fifteen year old.


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8x04 The Big Oskar (October 14, 1958)


The detectives take a report of valuables stolen from the home of a somewhat eccentric old lady. They begin to suspect something is amiss when she starts talking about how she gets the "scoop" on crimes by being the first to report them to the local newspaper.


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8x03 The Big Star (October 07, 1958)


Friday and Smith investigate anonymous threats to disfigure a a famous actress.


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8x02 The Big Sweet Annie (September 30, 1958)


Friday investigates a woman's disappearance after a convicted murderer is paroled into her custody.


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8x01 The Big Beating (September 23, 1958)


Friday and Smith investigate a woman's claim that her neighbors are abusing their child.




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