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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Complete series cast summary:
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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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Crime | Drama

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23 September 1970 (USA)  »

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Dan Oakland  »

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(26 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

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

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Runaway
Written by Del Shannon and Max Crook
Performed by Del Shannon
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Good while it lasted
14 August 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Great short-lived series. Reynolds in another cop show after Hawk, but this time in color, with more cast members and under a Quinn Martin format (Prologue, Acts 1 to 4, Epilogue). Social topics of the day (student unrest, race relations, changing morals) were woven into the episodes and Burt with his stunts; what more can you ask for?


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