Dragnet, syndicated as Badge 714, is a long-running radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

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The Octopus part of Ray Donovan Season 3

Ray Donovan:
Season: 3 / Episode: 9

The Octopus

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Ray argues with Mickey, reminding him that he isn't senile. Ray tells Mickey that if he doesn't want to take the help he is offering, he can, "tell your friend Joe Friday out there that you want to wear a wire and get your brains blown out in Long Beach.".

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