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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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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 »

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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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Version of Stahlnetz (1958) See more »

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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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math is fun?!
1 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this when I was a kid, and the fact that I'm writing a review for it now that I'm a grown woman is testimony to it's impact and success as a TV show and educational device.

The stories were captivating to a young audience, and cleverly promoted an interest in learning. It's role in the show Square One was brilliant as well, encouraging kids to keep up with every episode and learn even more. At the end of each program, it was like saving the best part for last.

"The stories are fake but the problems are real." I hope there is something equally engaging and educational when I have my own kids.


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