New Dragnet

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  • 1990
  • 1 Season

The new version of the television favorite Dragnet which appeared between 1989 and 1991 on television in the United States was promoted as the New Dragnet series. It sought to present updated features, but retained some aspects of the earlier series originated by the late Jack Webb. The show introduced an entirely new cast of characters, with a cast that included Don Stroud playing Captain Lussen and Bernard White as Carl Molina. Every episode sought to present highly realistic types of cases and situations encountered by police serving in California.

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Safe in Jail
26. Safe in Jail
March 18, 1991
A battered wife confesses to being the hit-and-run driver who killed a boy.
Weekend Warriors
25. Weekend Warriors
March 11, 1991
Survivalists use assault weapons to rob jewelry stores. Jeff Osterhage and Bernard White star.
Dead Samaritan
24. Dead Samaritan
March 4, 1991
A murder investigation leads police into the romantic life of a Hollywood celebrity.
Where's Sadie?
23. Where's Sadie?
February 25, 1991
A homeless man confronts Molina with a complaint that a generous woman who helps his friends is missing.
The Triple Cross
22. The Triple Cross
February 18, 1991
A jewel thief tries to double cross Daniels and Molina.
Coyote Captive
21. Coyote Captive
February 11, 1991
An escape route for illegal aliens is jeopardized when police find drug smugglers using it.
To Steal a Child
20. To Steal a Child
February 4, 1991
A young woman accuses her former boyfriend and his father of stealing her infant daughter.
The Vandals
19. The Vandals
January 28, 1991
Neighborhood vandalism and harassment by local punks lead Daniels and Molina to suspect more than surface trouble.
Who Killed My Boat?
18. Who Killed My Boat?
January 21, 1991
The owner of a stolen boat is reluctant to talk to the police because of his criminal record.
Where's My Soup Cans?
17. Where's My Soup Cans?
January 14, 1991
Daniels and Molina have to untangle an art scam over a Warhol lithograph.
Armored Truck 211's
16. Armored Truck 211's
January 7, 1991
A series of robberies at a market leads Daniels and Molina to suspect an inside link.
The Connection
15. The Connection
December 30, 1990
After a promising high-school quarterback dies of a drug overdose, Daniels and Molina try to find the supplier.
Housewife Hustler
14. Housewife Hustler
December 24, 1990
A traveler is found dead in his hotel room and the bartender remembers his red-headed female companion.
The Calculator
13. The Calculator
December 17, 1990
A hit-and-run case leads Daniels and Molina down several dead-ends until they make the right turn.
DOA Cop
12. DOA Cop
December 10, 1990
When an officer is shot at a warehouse robbery, the detectives use many sources to find the killer.
Strawberries Are in Season
11. Strawberries Are in Season
December 3, 1990
The detectives search for an apparent serial killer who has been eliminating sex-for-drugs prostitutes.
The Payback
10. The Payback
November 26, 1990
The murder of a wealthy real estate developer is tied in to illicit activities committed during the Vietnam War.
Queen of Hearts
9. Queen of Hearts
November 19, 1990
While investigating a missing bride, Daniels and Molina uncover a scam by a marriage broker.
Nouveau Gypsies
8. Nouveau Gypsies
November 12, 1990
Modern gypsies add a twist to an old scam.
The Bigamist
7. The Bigamist
November 5, 1990
A missing husband turns out to be involved with a series of young women, all of whom claim to be married to him.
The Twisted Triangle
6. The Twisted Triangle
October 29, 1990
A man is accused of raping a young woman in an elevator.
Cardiac Arrest
5. Cardiac Arrest
October 22, 1990
Murder is the result of an identity switch for an insurance payoff.
Millie
4. Millie
October 15, 1990
A tidy burglar's trail has Daniels and Molina sweeping the area for suspects.
Living Victim
3. Living Victim
October 8, 1990
After investigating the murder of an abusive man, Daniels and Molina must make a reluctant arrest.
Automated Muggings
2. Automated Muggings
October 1, 1990
Daniels and Molina set a trap for a mugger who preys on users of automated teller machines.
The Plumber
1. The Plumber
September 24, 1990
Daniels and Molina track down a burglar who poses as a plumber.
Description

The new version of the television favorite Dragnet which appeared between 1989 and 1991 on television in the United States was promoted as the New Dragnet series. It sought to present updated features, but retained some aspects of the earlier series originated by the late Jack Webb. The show introduced an entirely new cast of characters, with a cast that included Don Stroud playing Captain Lussen and Bernard White as Carl Molina. Every episode sought to present highly realistic types of cases and situations encountered by police serving in California.

  • Premiere Date
    September 24, 1990