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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Country:

USA

Language:

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

There was serious discussion of a revival of Mathnet as its own program on the ABC network. However, CTW refused to franchise the show to ABC and discussions ultimately went nowhere. See more »

Quotes

[opening narration]
Narrator: The story you are about to see is a fib, but it's short. The names are made up, but the problems are real.
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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Spun-off from Square One Television (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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User Reviews

cops who do math = good!
8 July 2001 | by wl219See all my reviews

Lord I miss "Mathnet". I first saw it on PBS as part of "Square One TV". Probably the reason I got into computer science and cop shows. The show was (unlike some of the crap on afternoon TV today) genuinely funny, entertaining, and educational.

Of course I didn't get all the in-jokes until I was much older- the whole play on "Dragnet", the criminal brothers Karamazov, George and Martha, and the CAR-RT SORT company...

I only wish today's kids TV has something like "Mathnet". Alas...


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