The date: November 22, 1951 (maybe; or it could be May 2, 1953; sources differ)
The place: Los Angeles
The crime: Homicide -- a woman has been strangled
The cops: Sergeant Joe Friday (Badge 714) and his partner, Frank Smith, search the city for clues
The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.
Join Jack Webb and Ben Alexander and a cast including Olan Soule, Cliff Arquette, Tom McKee, Helen Kleeb, Jeanne Bird, and Ted Bliss, and Mel Ford as this mystery unravels. Written by Webb and directed by James E. Moser.