List of mis-quotations

"Just the facts, ma’am."

  • This, the best known quote from the Jack Webb series Dragnet, was never said by Sgt. Friday in any of the Dragnet radio or television series. The quote was, however, adopted in the 1987 Dragnet pseudo-parody film starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks in which Aykroyd played Sgt. Joe Friday.
  • Correct versions:
    • "All we want are the facts, ma’am."
    • "All we know are the facts, ma’am."
    • Multiple, unspecified episodes

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~ by thoughtcrime2 on March 30, 2009.

One Response to “List of mis-quotations”

  1. not surprised to hear this was misquoted

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