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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George and his wife Martha (who is mentioned in every single story but never portrayed) are named after the first United States President (Washington) and his wife. See more »

Quotes

[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 Dragnet (1951) See more »

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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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Most fun way to learn math!!
9 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

In 6th grade in 1997, on Fridays we would watch Mathnet. It was always fun but plenty educational! As a student math was always the easiest when it was made fun, and that is exactly what this movie did for us. Quite frankly, the Mathnet series actually inspired my class to do our homework, because we weren't allowed to watch it unless the whole class did their homework. It was always a treat when we got to watch these movies. There aren't many good math movies (as I know now because I am studying mathematics)so it is amazing that Mathnet is so interesting. When the teacher who used them retired, he took the tapes with him and now Indiana is Mathnetless which it a pity!


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