“The Story You’re About to Hear is True.”

These words were first uttered on June 3, 1949 when Dragnet came to the air as an Old Time Radio drama starring Jack Webb, who to that point had been known for playing cop-baiting hard boiled radio private detectives.

Dragnet treated the police with respect and added an element of realism that has shaped every crime drama since.

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* Downloadble Wallpaper
* Access to exclusive bonus content
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Adam Graham began The Old Dragnet Show began in March 2007 with the goal of posting every Old Time Radio episode of Dragnet from the first episode in existence from June 1949 to the final show in September 1955. Adam adds one new Dragnet episode a week to recreate the anticipation of a brand new episode every week. Occasionally, another Webb Old Time Radio production will be thrown in as a bonus to listeners.

Adam is your guide on each show, providing his idiosyncratic everyman commentary, sharing listener feedback and answering questions as he goes. The shows do feature original public service announcements, but most of the original cigarette ads have been removed.

(Please note, not all features are available for all episodes. Call-in feature is only available on iPhone but not the iPad or iPod Touch)

What's New

Version 1.18.7

Completely updated interface plus support to save settings in iCloud.

Customer Reviews

Fix this app!

Pedro DePacas

Will not work with IOS 11.

Good addition to the podcast


First, in regard to the reviewer who stated the updates never come on Saturdays as they are supposed to. That is just not true, they have always been updated on Saturday without fail for as long as I have been subscribing, which had been more than 3 years. Criticisms are fine, but at least be truthful, his is just not at all the truth.
Now to the App, I love this App but with the most recent update the episode listings are difficult to read. They are transparent against the background and the transparency is too much. I am certain this can be resolved with a simple fix in the next update.
This for me is enough that I have to go to the iTunes podcast to retrieve the newest episode.
Other than that, Old Time Dragnet is by far the best out there. Adam has put so much time and effort into this, he deserves to be commended. Thanks Adam, keep up the good work!!

Apparently the developer/owner of this app does not read these reviews which is too bad. I enjoy the podcast but again the problem with this app has not or will not be addressed. If and when it is it would be a 5 star app, now the way it is 3 stars is being generous.

Great window into terrific podcast


Have loved Adam's work bringing old time Dragnet episodes to us for years. Definitely worth getting this ap. Kudos, Adam.


Wizzard Software
8.1 MB
Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
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