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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All episodes mention either the number 313 or 131. 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 Television (1987) 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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