Detective August works the crime beat in his home town, Santa Luisa CA, working with (and against) people with whom he grew up.
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 Lt. Dan August (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Sgt. Charles Wilentz (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Chief George Untermeyer (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Sgt. Joe Rivera (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
Ena Hartman ...
 Katy Grant (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
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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 Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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23 September 1970 (USA)  »

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Dan Oakland  »

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ABC canceled the series after one season due to mediocre ratings. When Burt Reynolds became a popular success in the early 1970s, which included the Oscar-nominated film Deliverance (1972) and his appearance on a highly-publicized 1972 Cosmopolitan centerfold, CBS reran the series in 1973 and 1975 with great success. See more »

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Spun-off from House on Greenapple Road (1970) See more »

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Written by Del Shannon and Max Crook
Performed by Del Shannon
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22 October 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I seem to recall that "Dan August" had a really good theme song ... most of the Quinn Martin shows did, but I remember this one being really up tempo and it fit the character Reynolds played ... the show was all right, but it's hard to imagine Norman Fell playing a cop ... lol


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