Mathnet (1987–1992)

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 Officer George Frankly / ... (30 episodes, 1987-1992)
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 Sgt. Kate Monday / ... (19 episodes, 1987-1990)
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Mathnet extensively spoofs the long running radio and TV franchise "Dragnet," which provided its iconic theme music for use in this show. Some examples of parody are: the character Joe Friday is spoofed in Kate Monday and Pat Tuesday, and Chief Thad Brown is spoofed in Chief Thad Green. See more »

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

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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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A clever show for adults and children alike
2 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

I first saw this show as a young elementary school student, and I loved it then for its entertaining abilities and mystery qualities. Having taped some episodes when I was a child, I ran across them as an adult and I found them equally as delightful for their witty puns and found myself cracking up at the zany humor. These shows contain humor that is most certainly geared for adults (i.e. Nick and Nora Chuck - play on an old radio show Nick and Nora Charles) and thus succeeded in capturing the attention of both adults and children at the same time.


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