Plot – Joe Friday is a calm cop from Los Angeles, who has to work with Pep, a lively and unscrupulous young man. While they are investigating Jerry Caesar, who traffics pornographic magazines, the two cops have to face Reverend Whirley, who looks like a puritan, but actually plans to extort a million dollars from Caesar and runs away after the killing of the entire town council. Joe and Pep will foil his plan.
All actors – Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Jack O'Halloran, Elizabeth Ashley, Dabney Coleman, Kathleen Freeman, Bruce Gray, Lenka Peterson, Julia Jennings, Lisa Aliff, Joe Altmark, Nina Arvesen, Fred Asparagus, Peter Aykroyd, Larry Bilzarian, Jim Boeke, Sandra Canning, William Chalmers, Donald Craig, Karen Criswell, Josh Cruze, Jennifer Curry, Gray Daniels, Gary Lee Davis, Susan Deemer, Juliana Donald, Sandra Eng, Ava Fabian, Kimberly Foster, Ruben Garfias, Sharon Gilchrist, Chester Grimes, Bert Hinchman, D.D. Howard, Peter Leeds, Margaret Lenzey, Lori Leonelli, Lisa London, Kent MacLachlan, Christopher Mankiewicz, Maurice Marsac, Marshall Maurice Mitchell, Stuart Quan, Ingrid M. Rhoads, Casey Sander, Billy Ray Sharkey, Jimmie F. Skaggs, John Walton Smith Jr., Dona Speir, Chuck Thornton, Bill Wittman, Meg Wyllie, Richard Partlow, Harry Perry, Shannon Tweed, Sydney Urshanshow all
“Dragnet” Quotes 15 quotes
“- Streebek: You know, Friday, we're allowed to go 55... On some occasions, even faster.
- Friday: I'm well aware of the federally mandated speed limit, Streebeck. But, did it ever occur to you that, by going eight miles an hour slower, we might save some gasoline and ease the burden on the poor taxpayers out there who pay our salaries?
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“Reverend, you've got balls as big as church bells.”
- Friday: Can you tell me how much a monthly run of your "magazine" is worth?
- Jerry Caesar: Let's just thay it's more money than you'll ever thee in your life. And I do that every month.
- Friday: At least my money is clean.
- Jerry Caesar: Tell you what you can do, Friday, before you go home and start polithing your pennieth.
“- Chemical Engineer: Basically, it burns the eyes, lungs and throat, causes vomiting and if continuously inhaled, death.
- Streebek: Oh, sort of like your aftershave.”
“There are two things that clearly differentiate the human species from animals. One, we use cutlery. Two, we're capable of controlling our sexual urges. Now, you might be an exception, but don't drag me down into your private Hell.”
“- Friday: With the exception of you and canned cling peaches I'd be hard pressed to find anyone or anything that doesn't know you should never leave your car keys in the ignition.
- Streebek: It's called a mistake, Friday, but I don't suppose you ever make any of those, do you?”
“I don't care what undercover rock you crawled out from, there's a dress code for detectives in Robbery-Homicide. Section 3-605. 10. 20. 22. 24. 26. 50. 70. 80. It specifies: clean shirt, short hair, tie, pressed trousers, sports jacket or suit, and leather shoes, preferably with a high shine on them.”
“You've got a lot of repressed feelings, don't you, Friday? Must be what keeps your hair up.”
“If I may a toast... to Granny Mundy: may you live as long as you want but never want as long as you live.”
“Thank God, it's Friday!”
“- Streebek: I can't quite place it! It tastes like...
- Friday: Milk. Just like the sign said before you obliterated it. Fresh wholesome milk.
- Streebek: You probably love this stuff.
- Friday: Vitamin D, calcium, essential for good strong bones and healthy teeth. But that's all Greek to you, isn't it, Mr. Gingivitis?”