The Big .22 Rifle For Christmas (S2:E7)
Friday and Smith search for a missing boy. The first sign that the case is serious is when blood is found. Further probing reveals the boy’s parents had purchased him a .22-caliber rifle for Christmas — and the weapon is missing, removed from its wrapped package. Directed by: Jack Webb. Written by: James E. Moser, Jack Webb. Original air date: December 19, 1952.