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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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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Narrator: [closing line of Morris Norris's mugshot sequence] He spent the next 20 years in rock 'n roll... he piles rocks and he eats rolls.
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Great production values for a kids show...
21 July 2002 | by (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

Mathnet had about the best production values I have ever seen on a kids' show. Nearly everything was shot on location rather than on cheap-looking sets, and they used as much natural light as possible. (It made the rest of Square One TV, the kids' math show where Mathnet first appeared, look really, really cheesy in comparison.) Also, and I'm not 100% sure on this, but it looked like they shot it on film stock, rather than videotape. And, of course, unlike a lot of kids' shows that do location shoots, this was actually filmed in Los Angeles and, later, New York (rather than Toronto or Vancouver) and they show a lot of the famous landmarks, like the Hollywood sign.

Simpsons fans will also recognize Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson (who really does speak like Lisa in real life), in one of the earliest Mathnet stories.


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