Dragnet 1968: Season 2 to arrive on DVD in July
HollywoodNews.com: Sergeant Joe Friday and his hard-nosed partner Bill Gannon from the classic crime drama Dragnet, starring master storyteller Jack Webb and Emmy(r)-winner Harry Morgan (M*A*S*H*) hit the streets of Los Angeles in the name of law and order, to protect and to serve when Dragnet 1968: Season 2 arrives on DVD for the first time July 6, 2010 from Shout! Factory and the NBC Universal Television, DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group. Brimming with all 28 memorable episodes from this groundbreaking police drama, the 6-DVD box set is packed with special bonus content that includes Dragnet 1966 pilot movie, vintage Dragnet 1969 trailer, featurette Jack Webb – The Man Behind Badge 714, plus a commemorative booklet. A must-have for aficionados of crime, mystery classics and TV-DVD collectors, Dragnet 1968: Season 2 DVD set is priced to own at $44.99 SRP.
The community landscape is littered daily by juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, student dissidence and con-artistry but, just like that, it can all be brought to a screeching halt when Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb) and officer Gannon (Harry Morgan) appear on the scene. Ladies and gentlemen, the stories you are about to see are true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. This is Dragnet 1968. Season Two features notable guest stars including Jan Michael-Vincent (Airwolf), Heather Menzies (Piranha), Juanita Moore (Imitation of Life), Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch), and Kent McCord (Adam-12), among others.
Originally conceived by Jack Webb as a radio program and then a popular NBC 1950s television series, the Dragnet series from 1967-1970 featured creator Jack Webb’s visionary cop drama in its prime – paving the way for the unforgettable hit shows Adam-12 and Emergency!.
Dragnet 1968: Season 2 Bonus Content:
* Jack Webb – The Man Behind Badge 714: A discussion with Peggy Webber, Tom Williams, Jackie Loughery, Herb Ellis and more.
* Dragnet 1966 Pilot Movie
* Vintage Dragnet 1969 Trailer
* Commemorative Booklet