Dragnet      

Last Edited: 05-Feb-2014 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

The perennial police procedural drama series of US radio and television, written, produced and starred by Jack Webb:

There were also three theatrical films and a comic strip.
Stan Freberg's St George and the Dragonet is a famous parody and he also did Little Blue Riding Hood and Christmas Dragnet.


Date Episode
Title Cast Parameters
10-Jun-1949
2
Homicide - The Nickel Plated Gun
[no credits]
28:45, 10114, M
two channel, one
with signal
17-Jun-1949 3
The Werewolf, or
Waitresses Robbed & Beaten

29:00, 6800, M
214-Jun-1949 4
Homicide - Quick Trigger Gun Men, or
Bar Hold-Up & Shooting

29:27, 10360, M
two channel, one
with signal
07-Jul-1949 5
Homicide - The Helen Corday Murder

29:14, 6857, M
14-Jul-1949 6
Red Light Bandit

29:18, 6874, M
21-Jul-1949 7
City Hall Bombing

29:36, 10412, M
two channel, one
with signal
28-Jul-1949 8
The Big Missing

29:08, 6835, M
04-Aug-1949 9
Benny Trounsel

29:55, 7018, M
11-Aug-1949 10
Homicide - Maniac Murderer, or
Woman Murdered & Mutilated

28:51, 6770, M
18-Aug-1949 11
Sixteen Jewel Thieves

29:33, 6934, M
25-Aug-1949 12
Police Academy - Mario Koski

29:19, 6878, M
01-Sep-1949 13
Myra the Redhead

30:02, 10564, M
two channel, one
with signal
03-Sep-1949 14
Eric Kelby

29:19, 6878, M
10-Sep-1949 15
Sullivan Kidnapping - The Wolf

29:19, 5130, M
17-Sep-1949 16
James Vickers

29:32, 6930, M
24-Sep-1949 17
Brick-Bat Slayer

29:23, 6892, M
01-Oct-1949 18
Tom Laval - Truck Hi-jackers

28:59, 6801, M
24-Nov-1949
26
Mother-In-Law Murder

28:59, 6801, M
01-Dec-1949
27
Spring Street Gang

29:08, 6835, M
08-Dec-1949 28
Jade Thumb Rings

29:05, 6823, M
15-Dec-1949 29
Garbage Chute

29:00, 6805, M
22-Dec-1949 30
.22 Rifle for Christmas

29:11, 6845, M
29-Dec-1949 31
Roseland Murder

30:37, 10766, M
two channel, one
with signal
05-Jan-1950 32
The Big Escape

29:14, 6858, M
12-Jan-1950
19-Jan-1950
33
34
The Big Man

29:23, 6892, M
29:05, 10226, M
two channel, one
with signal
02-Feb-1950
35
Claude Jimmerson - Child Killer

27:51, 9794, M
two channel, one
with signal
09-Feb-1950 36
The Big Girl

29:37, 10416, M
two channel, one
with signal
23-Feb-1950 37
The Big Grifter/Drifter

30:36, 10760, M
two channel, one
with signal
02-Mar-1950 38
The Big Kill

29:26, 6870, M
09-Mar-1950 39
The Big Thank You

29:27, 6874, M
16-Mar-1950 40
The Big Boys

27:55, 6550, M
23-Mar-1950
30-Mar-1950
41
42
The Big Gangster

28:54, 6779, M
29:11, 6846, M
06-Apr-1950 43
The Big Book

29:08, 6797, M
13-Apr-1950 44
The Big Watch

29:12, 6814, M
20-Apr-1950 45
The Big Trial

26:29, 6180, M
27-Apr-1950 46
The Big Job

29:19, 6876, M
04-May-1950 47
The Big Badge

28:53, 6775, M
11-May-1950 48
The Big Knife

29:02, 6812, M
18-May-1950 49
The Big Pug

29:11, 6845, M
25-May-1950 50
The Big Key

29:01, 6809, M
01-Jun-1950 51
The Big Fake

29:30, 6917, M
08-Jun-1950 52
The Big Smart Guy

29:31, 6920, M
15-Jun-1950 53
The Big Press

29:11, 6845, M
22-Jun-1950 54
The Big Mink

29:11, 10264, M
two channel, one
with signal
29-Jun-1950 55
The Big Grab

28:33, 6696, M
06-Jul-1950 56
The Big Frame

29:44, 10458, M
two channel, one
with signal
13-Jul-1950 57
The Big Bomb

26:30, 4661, M
20-Jul-1950
27-Jul-1950
58
59
The Big Gent

29:31, 6922, M
29:31, 6919, M
03-Aug-1950 60
The Big Dare

28:57, 6791, M
10-Aug-1950 61
The Big Actor

31:19, 11014, M
two channel, one
with signal
17-Aug-1950 62
The Big Youngster

28:32, 6692, M
24-Aug-1950 63
The Big Chance

28:16, 6633, M
31-Aug-1950 64
The Big Check

28:24, 6661, M
07-Sep-1950 65
The Big Poisen

28:21, 6653, M
14-Sep-1950 66
The Big Make

28:11, 6612, M
21-Sep-1950 67
The Big Pair

29:34, 6934, M
28-Sep-1950 68
The Big Death

27:39, 6487, M
05-Oct-1950 69
The Big 38

29:17, 6869, M
12-Oct-1950 70
The Big Quack

29:02, 6811, M
19-Oct-1950 71
The Big Grandma

29:19, 6877, M
26-Oct-1950 72
The Big Meet

25:19, 5936, M
02-Nov-1950 73
The Big Church

29:13, 6853, M
09-Nov-1950 74
The Big Mother

28:05, 6589, M
16-Nov-1950 75
The Big Parrot

28:58, 6796, M
23-Nov-1950 76
The Big Betty

29:23, 6893, M
30-Nov-1950 77
The Big Car

29:24, 10340, M
two channel, one
with signal
07-Dec-1950 78
The Big Picture

28:48, 6756, M
14-Dec-1950 79
The Big Break

29:11, 6845, M
21-Dec-1950 REPEAT
30
.22 Rifle for Christmas

28:46, 6749, M
04-Jan-1951 80
The Big Holdup

29:27, 6907, M
11-Jan-1951 82
The Big Jump

28:51, 6768, M
18-Jan-1951 83
The Big Dance

29:17, 6868, M
25-Jan-1951 84
The Big Tomato

22:54, 5344, M
01-Feb-1951 85
The Big Children

29:31, 6923, M
08-Feb-1951 86
The Big Cast

29:14, 6854, M
22-Feb-1951 88
The Big Couple

29:24, 6895, M
05-Apr-1951 94
The Big Friend

29:20, 6878, M
12-Apr-1951 95
The Big Threat

28:55, 6784, M
19-Apr-1951 96
The Big Speech

28:54, 6780, M
26-Apr-1951 97
The Big Saint

30:27, 10708, M
two channel, one
with signal
03-May-1951 98
The Big Casing

28:52, 6772, M
17-May-1951 100
The Big Blast

29:00, 6805, M
24-May-1951 101
The Big Mailman

28:53, 6775, M
31-May-1951 102
The Big Bindle

30:35, 10758, M
two channel, one
with signal
07-Jun-1951 103
The Big Imposter

30:21, 10674, M
two channel, one
with signal
14-Jun-1951 104
The Big Building

29:33, 10392, M
two channel, one
with signal
21-Jun-1951 105
The Big Run

28:52, 10150, M
two channel, one
with signal
28-Jun-1951 106
The Big Cliff

29:22, 10330, M
two channel, one
with signal
05-Jul-1951 107
The Big Love

29:50, 10490, M
two channel, one
with signal
12-Jul-1951 108
The Big Set-Up

29:48, 10480, M
two channel, one
with signal
19-Jul-1951 109
The Big Sophomore

26:20, 4647, M
26-Jul-1951 110
The Big Late Script

29:36, 10414, M
two channel, one
with signal
09-Aug-1951 112
The Big Screen

29:25, 10344, M
two channel, one
with signal
16-Aug-1951 113
The Big Winchester

28:43, 10098, M
two channel, one
with signal
23-Aug-1951 114
The Big In-Laws

28:37, 10062, M
two channel, one
with signal
30-Aug-1951 115
The Big Crazy

27:03, 9516, M
two channel, one
with signal
06-Sep-1951 116
The Big Seventeen

28:00, 9848, M
two channel, one
with signal
13-Sep-1951 117
The Big Waiter

28:03, 9864, M
two channel, one
with signal
20-Sep-1951 118
The Big Sour

28:10, 9906, M
two channel, one
with signal
27-Sep-1951 119
The Big September Man

28:34, 5005, M
11-Oct-1951 121
The Big Shoplift

27:19, 9608, M
two channel, one
with signal
01-Nov-1951
124
The Big Lease

30:19, 10662, M
two channel, one
with signal
08-Nov-1951 125
The Big Hit and Run Killer

29:56, 10526, M
two channel, one
with signal
15-Nov-1951 126
The Big Bungalow

30:05, 10582, M
two channel, one
with signal
22-Nov-1951 127
The Big Hands

30:06, 10584, M
two channel, one
with signal
29-Nov-1951 128
The Big Affair

30:12, 10620, M
two channel, one
with signal
06-Dec-1951
129
The Big Canaries
30:09, 10606, M
two channel, one
with signal
13-Dec-1951 130
The Big Overtime

29:49, 10488, M
two channel, one
with signal
20-Dec-1951 REPEAT
30
.22 Rifle for Christmas

29:39, 10428, M
two channel, one
with signal
27-Dec-1951 131
The Big Sorrow

26:32, 4644, M
03-Jan-1952
10-Jan-1952
132
133
The Big Red

29:59, 10544, M
29:04, 10226, M
two channel, one
with signal (both)
17-Jan-1952 134
The Big Juvenile Division

29:51, 10496, M
two channel, one
with signal
24-Jan-1952 135
The Big Court

30:01, 10560, M
two channel, one
with signal
31-Jan-1952 136
The Big Almost No-Show

30:11, 10614, M
two channel, one
with signal
07-Feb-1952 137
The Big Honeymoon

27:51, 9794, M
two channel, one
with signal
14-Feb-1952 138
The Big Phone Call

29:48, 10480, M
two channel, one
with signal
21-Feb-1952 139
The Big Producer

29:46, 10472, M
two channel, one
with signal
28-Feb-1952 140
The Big Plant

29:54, 10518, M
two channel, one
with signal
06-Mar-1952 141
The Big Evans

29:39, 10426, M
two channel, one
with signal
13-Mar-1952 142
The Big Fire
 
29:53, 10512, M
two channel, one
with signal
20-Mar-1952 143
The Big Border

30:01, 10556, M
two channel, one
with signal
27-Mar-1952 144
The Big Rose

29:19, 10314, M
two channel, one
with signal
03-Apr-1952 145
The Big Streetcar

28:45, 10114, M
two channel, one
with signal
10-Apr-1952 146
The Big Show

29:45, 10464, M
two channel, one
with signal
17-Apr-1952 147
The Big Bunco

26:39, 5665, M
243-Apr-1952 148
The Big Elevator

28:35, 10054, M
two channel, one
with signal
01-May-1952 149
The Big Safe

30:13, 10630, M
two channel, one
with signal
08-May-1952 150
The Big Gamble

26:32, 4646, M
15-May-1952 151
The Big Mail

29:35, 10406, M
two channel, one
with signal
22-May-1952 152
The Big Shakedown

30:06, 10584, M
two channel, one
with signal
29-May-1952 153
The Big Fourth

29:57, 10536, M
two channel, one
with signal
05-Jun-1952 154
The Big Whiff

27:23, 4792, M
12-Jun-1952 155
The Big Donation

26:41, 9384, M
two channel, one
with signal
26-Jun-1952 157
The Big Roll

27:01, 4729, M
03-Jul-1952 158
The Big Trio

29:40, 10434, M
two channel, one
with signal
10-Jul-1952 159
The Big Hate

26:16, 4596, M
31-Jul-1952 160
The Big Signet

29:58, 10538, M
two channel, one
with signal
07-Aug-1952 161
The Big Impression

29:23, 10334, M
two channel, one
with signal
14-Aug-1952 162
The Big Drive

29:22, 10328, M
two channel, one
with signal
21-Aug-1952 163
The Big Paper

29:33, 10396, M
two channel, one
with signal
28-Aug-1952 164
The Big Test

29:23, 10336, M
two channel, one
with signal
04-Sep-1952 165
The Big Ray

26:37, 9362, s
14-Sep-1952 167
The Big Bull

29:47, 10474, M
two channel, one
with signal
21-Sep-1952 168
The Big Shot

29:25, 10346, M
28-Sep-1952 169
The Big Brain

25:43, 9046, s
05-Oct-1952 170
The Big Jolt

24:01, 8448, s
12-Oct-1952 171
The Big Lie

29:56, 10526, s
19-Oct-1952 172
The Big Pill

26:17, 10346, M
26-Oct-1952 173
The Big Number

29:30, 9046, s
02-Nov-1952 174
The Big Light

29:47, 10474, s
09-Nov-1952 175
The Big Dive

25:02, 8804, s
16-Nov-1952 176
The Big Walk

29:45, 10462, s
23-Nov-1952 177
The Big Guilt

28:58, 10190, s
30-Nov-1952 178
The Big Shirt

29:41, 10438, s
07-Dec-1952 179
The Big Mole

30:20, 10668, s
14-Dec-1952 180
The Big Eavesdrop

25:52, 9096, s
21-Dec-1952 REPEAT
30
.22 Rifle for Christmas

26:55, 9468, s
28-Dec-1952
04-Jan-1953
181
182
The Big Mask

30:01, 10558, s
28:16, 9953, s
11-Jan-1953 183
The Big Small

28:21, 9971, s
18-Jan-1953 184
The Big String

23:11, 8155, s
25-Jan-1953 185
The Big Lay-Out

30:01, 10555, s
01-Feb-1953 186
The Big Strip

27:21, 9618, s
08-Feb-1953 187
The Big Press

29:22, 10328, s
15-Feb-1953 188
The Big Tooth

29:00, 10198, s
22-Feb-1953 189
The Big Smoke

29:39, 10428, s
01-Mar-1953 190
The Big Want

25:53, 9104, s
08-Mar-1953 191
The Big Laugh

29:45, 10462, s
15-Mar-1953 192
The Big Impossible

30:04, 10574, s
22-Mar-1953 193
The Big Informant

30:07, 10592, s
29-Mar-1953 194
The Big Dream

30:07, 10594, s
05-Apr-1953 195
The Big Chef

29:50, 10492, s
12-Apr-1953 196
The Big Compulsion

26:11, 9208, s
19-Apr-1953 197
The Big Rip

24:39, 8670, s
26-Apr-1953 198
The Big Scrapbook

29:57, 10536, s
03-May-1953 199
The Big Carney

29:54, 10514, s
10-May-1953 200
The Big Joke

30:03, 10568, s
17-May-1953 201
The Big False Move

29:53, 10508, s
24-May-1953
31-May-1953
202
203
The Big Gun

30:49, 10836, s
29:07, 10238, s
07-Jun-1953 204
The Big Will

29:29, 10368, s
14-Jun-1953 205
The Big Lilly

30:27, 10710, s
21-Jun-1953 206
The Big Revolt

29:18, 10306, s
28-Jun-1953 207
The Big Ham

28:28, 10012, s
01-Sep-1953 208
The Big Bop

26:48, 9424, s
08-Sep-1953 209
The Big Lift

24:41, 8680, s
15-Sep-1953 210
The Big Cab

27:02, 9508, s
22-Sep-1953 211
The Big Slip

26:58, 9440, s
29-Sep-1953 212
The Big Try

29:00, 10198, s
06-Oct-1953 213
The Big Little Mother

29:11, 10262, s
13-Oct-1953 214
The Big Plea

28:48, 10128, s
20-Oct-1953 215
The Big Paint

25:17, 5899, M
27-Oct-1953 216
The Big Fraud

29:08, 10246, s
03-Nov-1953 217
The Big Rain

28:27, 10006, s
10-Nov-1953 218
The Big Kid

25:06, 8828, s
17-Nov-1953 219
The Big Flight

25:48, 9074, s
24-Nov-1953 220
The Big Present

26:25, 9292, s
01-Dec-1953 221
The Big Odd

25:42, 9038, s
08-Dec-1953 222
The Big Pick

25:32, 8980, s
15-Dec-1953 223
The Big Brink

25:09, 8848, s
22-Dec-1953 224
The Big Little Jesus

26:29, 9314, s
29-Dec-1953 225
The Big Steal

24:57, 8778, s
05-Jan-1954
226
The Big Listen

24:33, 8636, s
12-Jan-1954 227
The Big Switch

24:42, 8688, s
19-Jan-1954 228
The Big Bill

24:41, 3618, M
26-Jan-1954 229
The Big Bid

24:23, 8578, s
02-Feb-1954 230
The Big Filth

25:35, 9000, s
09-Feb-1954 231
The Big Broad

24:56, 8770, s
16-Feb-1954 232
The Big Sucker

25:05, 8824, s
23-Feb-1954 233
The Big Pipe

25:26, 8946, s
02-Mar-1954 234
The Big TV

24:51, 5797, M
09-Mar-1954 235
The Big Cup

23:48, 8374, s
16-Mar-1954 236
The Big Rod

24:11, 8506, s
23-Mar-1954 237
The Big Mustache

25:00, 8796, s
30-Mar-1954 238
The Big Confession

25:18, 5904, M
06-Apr-1954
239
The Big Saw

25:17, 8892, s
13-Apr-1954 240
The Big Note

23:05, 8120, s
20-Apr-1954 241
The Big Net

25:20, 8908, s
27-Apr-1954 242
The Big Lift

24:44, 8702, s
04-May-1954 243
The Big Stop

25:48, 9072, s
11-May-1954 244
The Big Look

26:13, 9224, s
18-May-1954 245
The Big Help

25:52, 9100, s
25-May-1954 246
The Big Watch

25:50, 9086, s
01-Jun-1954 247
The Big Cowboy

24:18, 8548, s
08-Jun-1954 248
The Big Student

25:01, 8796, s
15-Jun-1954 249
The Big Cat

22:14, 7820, s
22-Jun-1954 250
The Big Customer

20:35, 7242, s
29-Jun-1954 251
The Big Chick

24:51, 8738, s
06-Jul-1954 252
The Big Search

17:59, 6326, s
13-Jul-1954 253
The Big Rescue

25:33, 8990, s
20-Jul-1954 254
The Big Heel

25:38, 9018, s
27-Jul-1954 255
The Big Match

25:21, 8916, s
03-Aug-1954 256
The Big Stand

25:16, 8886, s
10-Aug-1954 257
The Big Wish

25:35, 9000, s
17-Aug-1954 258
The Big Cad

25:53, 9102, s
24-Aug-1954 259
The Big Shock

25:07, 8838, s
31-Aug-1954 260
The Big Office

25:13, 8872, s
07-Sep-1954 261
The Big Trunk

25:04, 8816, s
14-Sep-1954 262
The Big Cut

25:10, 8850, s
21-Sep-1954 263
The Big Try

25:45, 9056, s
28-Sep-1954 264
The Big Bible

25:38, 9016, s
05-Oct-1954 265
The Big Handsome Bandit

25:34, 8994, s
12-Oct-1954 266
The Big Tar Baby

26:14, 9226, s
19-Oct-1954 267
The Big Mannequin

26:14, 9224, s
26-Oct-1954 268
The Big Key

25:52, 9100, s
02-Nov-1954 269
The Big Locker

25:25, 8938, s
09-Nov-1954 270
The Big Coins

25:43, 9044, s
16-Nov-1954 271
The Big Dog

25:20, 8908, s
23-Nov-1954 272
The Big Switch

25:26, 8944, s
30-Nov-1954 273
The Big Gone

25:34, 8992, s
07-Dec-1954 274
The Big Dig

25:27, 8950, s
14-Dec-1954 275
The Big Lens

26:00, 9142, s
21-Dec-1954 REPEAT
224
The Big Little Jesus


28-Dec-1954 276
The Big Underground

25:43, 9044, s
04-Jan-1955 277
The Big Mug

25:58, 9134, s
11-Jan-1955 278
The Big Complex

25:24, 8926, s
18-Jan-1955 279
The Big Token

26:01, 9148, s
23-Jan-1955 280
The Big Bounce

24:39, 8670, s
01-Feb-1955 281
The Big Bird

25:48, 9074, s
08-Feb-1955 282
The Big Gap

25:09, 8844, s
15-Feb-1955 283
The Big Hat

25:13, 8872, s
22-Feb-1955 284
The Big Slug

25:44, 9052, s
01-Mar-1955 285
The Big Set-Up

25:20, 9092, s
08-Mar-1955 286
The Big Father

25:24, 8936, s
15-Mar-1955 287
The Big Set

25:51, 9092, s
22-Mar-1955 288
The Big Talk

25:25, 8938, s
29-Mar-1955 289
The Big Death

25:27, 8952, s
05-Apr-1955 290
The Big No Tooth

24:33, 8632, s
12-Apr-1955 291
The Big Tie

25:02, 3668, s
19-Apr-1955 392
The Big Deal

24:50, 7278, s
26-Apr-1955 293
The Big Child

25:37, 7506, s
03-May-1955 294
The Big Momma

25:31, 7478, s
10-May-1955 295
The Big Revision

25:45, 7538, s
17-May-1955 296
The Big Squealer

25:31, 7478, s
24-May-1955 297
The Big Siege

25:57, 7608, s
31-May-1955 298
The Big Sisters

25:40, 7536, s
07-Jun-1955 299
The Big Limp/Lick

24:52, 7288, s
14-Jun-1955 300
The Big Fall Guy

25:56, 7602, s
21-Jun-1955 301
The Big Grab

25:43, 7536, s
28-Jun-1955 302
The Big Convertible

25:13, 7392, s
05-Jul-1955 303
The Big Rush

24:51, 7284, s
12-Jul-1955 304
The Big Genius

25:08, 7368, s
19-Jul-1955 305
The Big Bobo

25:36, 7592, s
26-Jul-1955 306
The Big Housemaid

26:17, 7704, s
02-Aug-1955 307
The Big Sheet

25:20, 7424, s
09-Aug-1955 308
The Big Missus

25:34, 7496, s
16-Aug-1955 309
The Big Beer

25:57, 7608, s
23-Aug-1955 310
The Big Blonde

25:01, 7334, s
30-Aug-1955 311
The Big Fellow

24:32, 7190, s
13-Sep-1955
313
The Big Daughter

25:03, 7342, s
20-Sep-1955
314
The Big Close

25:40, 7524, s

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters