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Year: 1987 | 1988 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Problem of the Missing Baseball

26 January 1987
In the pilot episode, a very important baseball goes missing in a house, but things get complicated for Mathnet detectives Kate Monday and George Frankly when the house disappears, too.

Season 1, Episode 2: The Problem of the Missing Monkey

2 February 1987
A string of markets get robbed and the prime suspect is Grunt the gorilla. With the help of a little girl named Jane, it's up to Kate and George to find the missing monkey and clear his name.

Season 1, Episode 3: The Problem of the Passing Parade

9 February 1987
Rock star Steve Stringbean has been kidnapped. Kate and George start the search for him by communicating the kidnapper's phone number in a short piece of music in a proof-of-life message left on an answering machine.

Season 1, Episode 4: The Trial of George Frankly

16 February 1987
A bank is robbed and surveillance video implicates George Frankly! Can mathematics prove George's innocence?

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Earnest Frankly
Mary Watson ... Debbie Williams

James Earl Jones ... Chief Thad Green

Wayne Grace ... Bailiff

James Karen ... Prosecutor
Marvin Katzoff ... Oren Terwilliger
Gary Pagett ... Wiley Monger / Jake Karamazov
Sheila Rogers ... Mrs. Mae Schwamb
Jim Thurman ... Crusty
Gene R. Wallace ... Desmond Ratcellar (as Gene Wallace)

William Windom ... Judge Herman Hoffman

Season 1, Episode 5: The Problem of the Dirty Money

23 February 1987
George and Kate investigate reports of stolen trucks full of dirt. Although all the trucks have been returned, the dirt is gone. They suspect that a million dollars worth of stolen money was buried in the dirt.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Mystery of the Maltese Pigeon

2 March 1987
In a clever spoof of The Maltese Falcon, Maureen O'Riley puts a valuable bird sculpture from Malta on display at a museum, but it disappears without a trace and it's up to Mathnet find the truth.

Season 1, Episode 7: Problem of the Trojan Hamburger

9 March 1987
The Mathnetters have their hands full when a man has been abducted and a diamond stolen by a thief who used a "secret trick" to get in and out.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Case of the Willing Parrot

19 September 1988
A parrot, the Fibnonacci sequence, and cryptic clues are all central to the Mathnetters' search for a late comic's estate.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Charles S. Dubin ... Mel [the Taxidermist] (as Charles Dobronevsky)
Ian Fried ... Walter Treppling

Russell Johnson ... Frank Puck

Geoffrey Lewis ... Norman Tedge
Jim Thurman ... Beak of Little Louie (voice)

Season 2, Episode 2: The Case of the Great Car Robbery

26 September 1988
The Mathnetters must figure out how 20,000 cars disappeared from the streets of Los Angeles in 2 months!

Season 2, Episode 3: The Case of the Deceptive Data

3 October 1988
George is furious when The Mike Pliers Show, a highly-acclaimed children's detective show, is canceled. The Mathnetters investigate the Hoover Ratings Service with Mike Pliers himself and his fan club president.

Season 2, Episode 4: The View from the Rear Terrace

10 October 1988
George investigates a series of bank pranks solo while Kate is laid up at home with a knee injury. However, while looking through her camera, Kate's neighbor is working -- of all things -- a bomb!

Season 2, Episode 5: The Case of the Missing Air

17 October 1988
George and Kate use their mathematical skills and discover a pattern to the rash of robberies in which the thief was talking like a duck.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Mary Watson ... Debbie Williams
Bob Arbogast ... Byle Dupe
Gil Christner ... Customer

Charlie Dell ... Man
Mary Gillis ... Receptionist

James Earl Jones ... Chief Thad Greene (voice)

Ron O'Neal ... Sgt. Bill Dietrich
Peggy Rea ... Gracie

Tom Reese ... Boyce Choice
Craig Schaefer ... Gas Station Attendant

Season 2, Episode 6: The Case of the Map with a Gap

24 October 1988
Using the help of angles and mirrors, Kate and George trek out to the desert with young cowboy Bronco Guillermo Gomez to find a buried treasure of gold.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Ben Aaron ... Bronco Guillermo Gomez (as Ben Hoag)
Gene Moss ... Scruffy Rommel
Ray Stricklyn ... D. John Mutard

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Case of the Ersatz Earthquake

1990
George and Kate witness on TV a somewhat successful prediction of the previous night's minor L.A. earthquake by a psychic and claims she will predict an upcoming quake for $10,000,000, and the next quake in Los Angeles for free.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Mary Watson ... Debbie Williams
Julie Bennett ... Sybil Divine
Bob Braun ... Tom - Newsman #3
Ric Cane ... Giraldo Rialto

Clyde Kusatsu ... Dr. Milton Miyasaki
Larry McCormick ... Anchorman
Anita Morales ... Rosa Morales
Carl D. Parker ... Fred C. Dobbs (as Carl Parker)

F. William Parker ... Mayor Lombard Quail
Cary J. Pitts ... Dan - Newsman #1 (as Cary Pitts)
Mariko Tse ... Connie - Newsperson #4
David D. Connell ... Dick (uncredited)
Jim Thurman ... Vern (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 2: The Case of the Swami Scam

1990
After their transfer to New York City, Kate and George's first assignment involves people swindled by a swami who sent letters predicting the winners of horse races and lotteries. All of which were false.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Emilio Del Pozo ... Captain Joe Greco
Neal Benari ... Swami River (as Neal Ben-Ari)
Helen Lloyd Breed ... Elvira Elmira

Willie C. Carpenter ... Man at Post Office (as Willie Carpenter)
Ron Frazier ... F. Lee Bully

Estelle Harris ... Postal Worker
Michael Lombard ... Percy Mason

Louis Zorich ... Marvin Belly
Michael Sergio ... Sgt. Abruzzi (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: The Case of the Parking Meter Massacre

1990
George and Kate investigate a series of stolen parking meters all over New York City and in the midst of the investigation, George's wife informs him that his apartment is robbed.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Emilio Del Pozo ... Captain Joe Greco
Ray DeMattis ... Walter Premium

Margaret Devine ... Liza Borden
Tom Flagg ... Mike Mallice
Bill Fretwell ... Officer Krupke
Helen Hanft ... Female Customer
Esther Hyun ... Siree
Cullen O. Johnson ... Edwin Moose

Wayne Knight ... Peter Pickwick
Michael McGrath ... Barney Oldmeal
Conrad McLaren ... Fred Furd
Irving Metzman ... Blons Moedock
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Ernest Merchant (as Victor Raider Wexler)

Season 3, Episode 4: The Case of the Unkidnapping

1990
The Mathnetters are Broadway bound when Lauren Bacchanal, the lead of the revival "Anything Went" has been kidnapped and all evidence points to second lead (and Kate's old college friend) Eve Adams.

Season 3, Episode 5: The Case of the Strategic Weather Initiative

1990
Government officials enlist George and Kate's help in securing an unmanned weather plane known as the Z-13. But when they arrive at MacArthur Airport in Long Island, they find that the plane is gone.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Emilio Del Pozo ... Captain Joe Greco
J.J. Barry ... Mr. Sludge
Shirl Bernheim ... Mrs. Gearloose
Kent Broadhurst ... Colonel Stanley South
Louis Cantarini ... Lefty

Bonnie Comley

Marshall Efron ... Spiro Gearloose
J. Frank Lucas ... Congressman Stewart Folly
Ben Thomas ... Ronald Crump

Season 3, Episode 6: The Case of the Masked Avenger

1990
George and Kate receive a coded message from a famous undefeated wrestler known as The Masked Avenger who is being blackmailed by a mob of greedy gamblers to throw a charity wrestling tournament.

Beverly Leech ... Sgt. Kate Monday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill

Billy Bastiani ... Conrad
Tom Billett ... The Masked Avenger
Dennis DiMartino ... Ring Announcer Bodyguard

Nicholas J. Giangiulio ... Referee

Al Lewis ... Ring Announcer

Bruce MacVittie ... Joey

Steven Marcus ... Louie

Lara Jill Miller ... Terri
Dave Shelley ... Wrestler (1990)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Case of the Unnatural

1991
With his new partner, Pat Tuesday, George scopes out journeyman baseball player Roy (Lefty) Cobb talent of hitting a ball at 143 miles per hour for a wicked batting average...but someone else is also watching Cobb.

Season 4, Episode 2: Despair in Monterey Bay

1991
George and Pat get a call from their old Los Angeles boss: Chief Thad Green who tells them that the Despair Diamond from an earlier case and donated to charity, is in fear of being stolen again at a gala in Monterey, California.

Season 4, Episode 3: The Case of the Calpurnian Kugel Caper

1991
Captain Greco sends George and Pat on loan to the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) where a counterfeiter is ruining the monetary unit of a tiny Monaco-like kingdom ruled by a teenager.
Toni Di Buono ... Sgt. Pat Tuesday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Jon DeVries ... Agent Ovitz (voice)
Lanny Flaherty ... Kaboom Pickens (as Lenny Flaherty)
Charlie Heath ... King Family Christmas Special III

Carol Locatell ... Sylvia Sherwood
John Revell ... Boy Scout
Ari M. Roussimoff ... Hell's Angel (as Ari Roussimoff)
Peggy Shay ... Little Old Lady

Season 4, Episode 4: The Case of the Galling Stones

1991
Armed with a search warrant, Captain Greco and George search Pat's apartment, where they believe a particular (and very expensive) bracelet has been stolen and hidden by her.
Toni Di Buono ... Sgt. Pat Tuesday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Emilio Del Pozo ... Captain Joe Greco
Spruce Henry ... Bailiff
Dane Knell ... A. Tad Bland
Paul Lazar ... Louie Jerris
Bernice Massi ... Hester Phestor
Joe Palmieri ... O. Dean Middlemun
Seret Scott ... Prosecutor
Herschel Sparber ... 'Mad Dog' Fist

Season 4, Episode 5: The Case of the Poconos Paradise

1991
George and Pat question the victims, most of whom turn out to be YOGURTs (Young Overbearing Greedy Upwardly-mobile Rude Twerps) robbed of unusual appliances while staying at the Poconos Paradise resort in Pennsylvania.

Season 4, Episode 6: The Case of the Purloined Policies

1991
Someone is bankrupting an insurance company with an old-fashioned insurance fraud...and it's up to the Mathnetters to stop the culprit.
Toni Di Buono ... Sgt. Pat Tuesday

Joe Howard ... Officer George Frankly
Bari K. Willerford ... Benny Pill
Emilio Del Pozo ... Captain Joe Greco
La Donna Mabry ... Bank Officer
Ralph Marrero ... Sidewalk Vendor
John Moschitta Jr. ... Johnny Dollar (as John Moschitta)
Akili Prince ... Stanley Swinnin
Ron Lee Savin ... Caspar Floosh
Robert Weil ... News Dealer
Beverly Wideman ... Catherine T. Willcall

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: The Case of the Mystery Weekend

1992
Pat and George goes to an old house to attend a "Mystery Weekend" game. They soon found out that they walked right into a real mystery, as six guests get kidnapped one by one.

Season 5, Episode 2: The Case of the Smart Dummy

1992
A ventriloquist's suitcase containing one of two dummies was switched with another containing a million dollars.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Case: Off the Record

1992
A record company was producing hit records...all of which were bad. Pat and George go undercover as a music band to find out what's going on.

Season 5, Episode 4: The Case of the Bermuda Triangle

1992
A young girl with the help of the Mathnetters goes on a treasure hunt to try to clear her old relative's name.

Season 5, Episode 5: The Case of the Piggy Banker

1992
Pat's friend, the daughter of a clown claims her father is accused of embezzlement at the Bank of Legume and it's up to the Mathnetters to clear his name and find out who really did do it.

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