Detective August works the crime beat in his home town, Santa Luisa CA, working with (and against) people with whom he grew up.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Burt Reynolds ...  Lt. Dan August 26 episodes, 1970-1971
Norman Fell ...  Sgt. Charles Wilentz 26 episodes, 1970-1971
Richard Anderson ...  Chief George Untermeyer 26 episodes, 1970-1971
Ned Romero ...  Sgt. Joe Rivera 26 episodes, 1970-1971
Ena Hartman Ena Hartman ...  Katy Grant 26 episodes, 1970-1971
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Storyline

Lt. Dan August is a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California. While working cases with his partner Sgt. Wilentz, August frequently comes into contact with people he has known for many years. George Untermeyer is the Santa Luisa Chief of Police, Sgt. Rivera another detective, and Katy is the police dispatcher in this Quinn Martin production. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dan Oakland See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Numerous segments were merged into two-hour television movies and aired in syndication in 1980 under various titles: "The Killing Affairs", "The Lady Killers", "The Jealousy Factor", "The Relative Solution", "The Trouble With Women", "Murder, My Friend" and "Double Jeopardy" (a.k.a. "Once is Never Enough"). See more »

Connections

Spun-off from House on Greenapple Road (1970) See more »

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Runaway
Written by Del Shannon and Max Crook
Performed by Del Shannon
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22 October 2003 | by billsav57See all my reviews

I seem to recall that "Dan August" had a really good theme song ... most of the Quinn Martin shows did, but I remember this one being really up tempo and it fit the character Reynolds played ... the show was all right, but it's hard to imagine Norman Fell playing a cop ... lol


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