Mathnet: Season 1, Episode 4

The Trial of George Frankly (1987)

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

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Episode credited cast:
Mary Watson ...
Chief Thad Green
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marvin Katzoff ...
Gary Pagett ...
Wiley Monger / Jake Karamazov
Sheila Rogers ...
Mrs. Mae Schwamb
Jim Thurman ...
Gene R. Wallace ...
Desmond Ratcellar (as Gene Wallace)
Judge Herman Hoffman


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

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1987 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The con men are called "The Brothers Karamazov" which is the title of a Fyodor Dostoevsky novel. The idea that there is another man who looks just like George, suggests another Dostoevsky title: "The Double." See more »


At the garage, George Frankly's bill misspells his last name as "Frankley". See more »


[George has been proven innocent of bank robbery. Kate shakes hands with George]
Sgt. Kate Monday: Partner, justice has won out.
[Debbie shakes hands with George]
Debbie Williams: Congratulations, George. We all knew you were innocent.
Officer George Earnest Frankly: Thanks, everybody.
[Chief Thad Greene shakes hands with George]
Chief Thad Green: One thing, George. Next time you take a vacation, do me a favour.
Officer George Earnest Frankly: Yes, Chief?
Chief Thad Green: Take a witness along with you.
[They all laugh, as Kate and George high five]
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References The Brothers Karamazov (1958) See more »

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