Dragnet

TV Show

Dragnet is a television series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police Detective, Sergeant Joe Friday (played by Jack Webb), and his partners. The series is a spin off from the radio play of the same name. Both shows take there names from the police term "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

The ominous, four-note introduction to the brass and tympani theme music (titled "Danger Ahead") is instantly recognizable.

Dragnet is a television series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police Detective, Sergeant Joe Friday (played by Jack Webb), and his partners. The series is a spin off from the radio play of the same name. Both shows take there names from the police term "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

The ominous, four-note introduction to the brass and tympani theme music (titled "Danger Ahead") is instantly recognizable.

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