Professor John Woodruff is reunited with an Italian orphan Tony he befriended in World War II. They accept work from various police departments where John uses his exceptional criminal ... See full summary »
Lt. Dan August is a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California. While working cases with his partner Sgt. Wilentz, August frequently comes into contact with people he has known for many years. George Untermeyer is the Santa Luisa Chief of Police, Sgt. Rivera another detective, and Katy is the police dispatcher in this Quinn Martin production. Written by
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Numerous segments were merged into two-hour television movies and aired in syndication in 1980 under various titles: "The Killing Affairs", "The Lady Killers", "The Jealousy Factor", "The Relative Solution", "The Trouble With Women", "Murder, My Friend" and "Double Jeopardy" (a.k.a. "Once is Never Enough"). See more »
"Dan August" had a great theme song and dynamite opening credits!
From the opening notes of its musical theme to the last moment of its (standard QM) epilogue "Dan August" provided energetic entertainment. The opening credits alone provided more action than most of the other shows on TV at the time. The supporting cast was superb. Richard Anderson made a great boss. Those who found Norman Fell an unlikely casting choice as a cop probably never saw him as "Detective Meyer Meyer" on 87th Precinct". He was sound , steady back-up for Burt Reynolds's volatile, hyperkinetic style. I miss the days when they used to rebroadcast this series as a summer replacement! Watching Reynolds sliding across floors and rolling over car hoods after bad guys was a hoot! Every week he could be counted on to leap off a tall building onto his prey!
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