"Dragnet" is the police show that just won't die, returning every decade to find a new generation of fans. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of "just the facts" of "Dragnet"!
True or false: "Dragnet" started as a radio program.
What year did "Dragnet" premiere on TV?
Where was the show set?
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
- New York
True or false: Joe Friday often stated that he wanted "just the facts, ma'am."
What was Joe Friday's badge number?
True or false: The Los Angeles Police Department retired badge number 714 when Jack Webb died.
Who played Officer Frank Smith on the show?
- Harry Morgan
- Ben Alexander
- Jack Webb
What year did "Dragnet" return to TV, in color this time?
How many seasons did "Dragnet 1967" run?
What drug was the focus of the pilot episode of "Dragnet 1967"?
Who was Friday's partner in the 1967 incarnation of the show?
- Bill Smith
- Bill Gannon
- Frank Gannon
What is Officer Paul Culver accused of doing in the episode "The Interrogation"?
Where is Friday involved in a shooting during "The Shooting Board" episode?
- gas station
What pyramid scheme is Bonnie Bates involved in during the season two episode "The Pyramid Swindle"?
What is "The Big Problem" in the season two finale?
- racial profiling
Why is Howard Culver shot in the show's finale?
- having an affair
- throwing wine
- stealing money
Who had a cameo as a new police recruit in a 1968 episode?
- O.J. Simpson
- Johnny Unitas
- Muhammad Ali
What year was the "Dragnet" movie released?
Who played Joe Friday in the 1987 flick?
- Dan Aykroyd
- Tom Arnold
- Tom Hanks
Who is Friday's partner in the 1987 film?
- Pop Starbuck
- Pep Streebek
- Pup Storefront
What cult do Friday and Streebek tangle with in the film?
- Heaven's Gate
What year did the third "Dragnet" incarnation hit TV screens?
True or false: Joe Friday was not present in the 1989 version of the series.
True or false: Joe Friday returned for the 2003 version of "Dragnet."
How long did the 2003 version of "Dragnet" last?
- one season
- two seasons
- three seasons
Who played Detective Frank Smith in the 2003 version of the show?
- Ethan Embry
- Johnny Depp
- Brendan Fraser
Which of these shows was a "Dragnet" spinoff?
- "Barnaby Jones"
Which "Dragnet" characters are the stars of "Adam-12"?
- Mallory and Franklin
- Malloy and Reed
- Gannon and Friday
How many Emmy awards did "Dragnet" win over its many incarnations?
What sitcom featured a nod to "Dragnet" in a 1995 episode?
- "Married With Children"
- "The Simpsons"
- "Ally McBeal"