A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.
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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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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

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To cogitate and to solve


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Officers Sam and Steve are played by real-life LAPD officers Sam Salazar and Steve Fellman. 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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Connections

Version of Stahlnetz (1958) See more »

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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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cops who do math = good!
8 July 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Lord I miss "Mathnet". I first saw it on PBS as part of "Square One TV". Probably the reason I got into computer science and cop shows. The show was (unlike some of the crap on afternoon TV today) genuinely funny, entertaining, and educational.

Of course I didn't get all the in-jokes until I was much older- the whole play on "Dragnet", the criminal brothers Karamazov, George and Martha, and the CAR-RT SORT company...

I only wish today's kids TV has something like "Mathnet". Alas...


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