DRAGNET {ORIGINAL SERIES}: THE HUMAN BOMB {SERIES PREMIERE} (TV)

Summary

The pilot episode of this series of police dramas. Sgt. Joe Friday narrates and describes this case from the log of the Los Angeles Police Department. Responding to an emergency call, Friday and Romero go to City Hall where a man threatens to explode a bomb. Friday must talk the desperate man out of his plan or somehow prevent him from carrying it out.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: December 16, 1951 Sunday 7:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:26:13
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0184
  • GENRE: Drama, police
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama, police
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV series, 1952-1959; 1967-1970
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CREDITS

    • Homer Canfield … Producer
    • Herbert L. Strock … Associate Producer
    • Jack Webb … Director
    • James E. Moser … Writer
    • Walter Schumann … Music by
    • Jack Webb … Cast, Sgt. Joe Friday
    • Barton Yarborough … Cast, Sgt. Ben Romero
    • Raymond Burr … Cast, Deputy Chief Thad Brown
    • Stacy Harris … Cast, Vernon Carney
    • Herb Butterfield … Cast, Lt. Lee Jones
    • Barney Phillips … Cast, Sam Erickson
    • Sam Edwards … Cast, Elwood Carney
    • Jack Kruschen … Cast, Elevator Operator