It Takes Two: Great Buddy-Cops in History

DRAGNET (aka DRAGNET 1967), Harry Morgan, Jack Webb, 1967-70Jack
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Just the Facts
Dragnet's Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb) began protecting the fair city of Los Angeles in 1951. Once the program moved from radio to TV in the 1960s Friday picked up a sidekick, officer Bill Gannon (Harry Morgan). Together they were a dynamite, deadpan, crime-stopping team, always ready to catch a thief or lecture a hippy.

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