The classic cop drama follows the cases of laconic Sgt. Joe Friday and his various sidekicks in storylines drawn from actual case files. Originally a radio vehicle for star Jack Webb, the Emmy-winning series was a pioneer in its realistic depiction of police work, though its staccato, just-the-facts dialogue and voice-over narration became the stuff of parody. The show proved enduringly popular, inspiring a 1954 feature, a 1987 spoof (with Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks) and a 2003 ABC revival.

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Guest Stars

Virginia Gregg
Agnes, Aunt Ada, Bonnie, Dallas, Dorothy, Francine, Lisa, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Hardy, Mrs. Mascall, Norma, Virginia
Anthony Eisley
Baylor, Bligh, Drucker, Dutcher, Forrester, Wayman
Stacy Harris
Baker, Higgens, Kinnett, Mungol, Regal/Ray, Smith
Clark Howat
Hagan, Lambert, Nelson, Shannon, Trembly
Don Dubbins
Buesing, Catcher, Deal, Donald, Shore
Peggy Webber
Jean, Librarian, Marian, Mrs. Atkins, Mrs. Rustin
Virginia Vincent
Edie, Edna, Janis, Sally, Sylvia
Robert Brubaker
Haven, Kelly, Lee, Loring, Martin
Len Wayland
Aldrich, Courtney, Malone, Nelson, Stanley
Jill Banner
Camille, Eve, Nancy, Shirley, Sondra
Jack Sheldon
Albertson, Bass, Levin, Walton
Vic Perrin
Burke, Franklin, Pendleton, Thursdon
Bert Holland
Middleton, Peterson, Warren, Williams
Harry Bartell
Carl, Doctor, Father, Ray
Del Moore
Dalton, Finch, Roy
G.D. Spradlin
Arbyrd, Densmore, Tyson
Nydia Westman
Martha, Mrs. Burnside, Myrtle
Robert Patten
Markley, Williams, Zabel
John Sebastian
Calvin, George Fox, Shafner
William Boyett
Hunter, Pailing, Sergeant
Leonard Stone
Barrett, Grant, Shaidell
Henry Corden
Emile Hartman, Jeffries
Luana Anders
Eula Vanmeter, Noradella
Tim Donnelly
Harry Jennings, Stover
John McCook
Hillier, Keefer

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