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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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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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ned Romero, who played Sgt. Joe Rivera, was the only series regular to appear in the original "Dan August" TV movie pilot House on Greenapple Road (1970). See more »

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

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Written by Del Shannon and Max Crook
Performed by Del Shannon
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Reynolds when he was young
5 December 2006 | by jimakrosSee all my reviews

Reynolds' golden era is the time of Smokey and the Bandit when he was around 40years old.This series is before he really hit it big,about 7years before Bandit,and before he established himself as a funny-guy from Johhny Carson's show.So,here he is not trying to be funny but rather plays it straight and being rather the heavy cop type.Still its interesting because he is young and probably in the best-looking time of his career,especially if you like him better without mustache. Several other stars make guest appearances,the stories are typical cop-fare of the time and Reynolds does some interesting stunts himself that make it all more believable.This series lasted only one season so there's not too much of it and i would expect to see it on DVD,at least for Reynolds' fans but its not available yet.


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