Square One TV (1987–1992)

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A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.

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Series cast summary:
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 Officer George Frankly (32 episodes, 1987-1992)
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 Various (29 episodes, 1987-1992)
Cynthia Darlow ...
 Various (27 episodes, 1987-1992)
Beverly Mickins ...
 Various (26 episodes, 1987-1992)
Arthur Howard ...
 Various (26 episodes, 1987-1992)
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 Various (25 episodes, 1987-1992)
Reg E. Cathey ...
 Various (24 episodes, 1987-1992)
Luisa Leschin ...
 Various (18 episodes, 1987-1992)
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 Sgt. Kate Monday (18 episodes, 1987-1990)
Jim Thurman ...
 Glitch / ... (15 episodes, 1987-1992)
Toni Di Buono ...
 Sgt. Pat Tuesday (14 episodes, 1991-1992)
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In this sketch comedy series for preteens, principles of mathematics are presented through parody and music videos. Also featured is a mock video game called "Mathman," the bumbling cartoon detective Dirk Niblick, and a farcical serial called "Mathnet." In "Mathnet" (a parody of "Dragnet") Los Angeles detectives George Frankly and Kate Monday (and later Pat Tuesday) solve various capers with the help of mathematics. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Comedy | Family

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26 January 1987 (USA)  »

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| (230 episodes)

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Officer Sam and Officer Steve from "Mathnet" were played by real-life LAPD officers Sam Salazar and Steve Fellman. See more »

Quotes

Luisa: [opening her window] What is the oldest piece of furniture in the world?
Arthur: [opening his window] The multiplication table.
Luisa: [feigning innocence] Really? I didn't know that.
Larry: [opening window wearing a George Washington mask] Hey, come on, that joke's older than I am! Woo hoo!
[shuts window]
Cris: [opening his window] Who was that masked man?
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Spin-off Mathnet (1987) See more »

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Math through sketch comedy
4 August 1999 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Cross "Sesame Street," math, and "Saturday Night Live" and what do you get? A weird show for pre-teens that teachers math concepts through sketch comedy and parodies. I remember everything from PacMan to Max Headroom being on this show. And who could forget the Mathnet series at the end of each show?


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