A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Joe Howard ...  Officer George Frankly 30 episodes, 1987-1992
Beverly Leech ...  Sgt. Kate Monday / ... 19 episodes, 1987-1990
Bari K. Willerford Bari K. Willerford ...  Benny Pill 13 episodes, 1990-1992
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

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To cogitate and to solve


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USA

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English

Release Date:

1987 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

All episodes mention either the number 313 or 131. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: [closing line of I. M. Peeved's mugshot sequence] He went to prison, where he learned to like math, teaches it to others, and has become an advisor to a show called Square One TV.
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Alternate Versions

Originally broadcast as segments of "Square One TV" (1987). See more »

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Version of Stahlnetz (1958) See more »

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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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math is fun?!
1 May 2007 | by jennsormelSee all my reviews

I watched this when I was a kid, and the fact that I'm writing a review for it now that I'm a grown woman is testimony to it's impact and success as a TV show and educational device.

The stories were captivating to a young audience, and cleverly promoted an interest in learning. It's role in the show Square One was brilliant as well, encouraging kids to keep up with every episode and learn even more. At the end of each program, it was like saving the best part for last.

"The stories are fake but the problems are real." I hope there is something equally engaging and educational when I have my own kids.


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