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Square One Television 

Square One TV (original title)
A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.
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 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 | Music

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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26 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Square One Television  »

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1.33 : 1
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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

Mathnet 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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Spin-off Mathnet (1987) See more »

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User Reviews

Back to Square One
11 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

Square one simply rocked :) It was held together by a lot of silliness but that's ok. Mathman (pacman-like cartoon) ruled and was my favorite part of the show :) I was less fond of many of the game shows, especially "piece of the pie". Production was best during the first season, though later seasons had gems like "Nobody's Inn", a parody of John Cleese in "Faulty Towers" and nearly as well done :)


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