Mathnet was a segment on the kid’s show Square One Television, that ran from 1987-1992. What was it about. It was an extremely timely parody of the TV show Dragnet, but instead of using detective skills to solve mysteries they used math. As a fan of Dragnet, I could not help but watch this when it was on.
In this episode, Kate and George investigate a young teen’s claim that his father’s autographed Babe Ruth baseball is lost on Mrs. MacGregor’s property. Problem is, before the Mathnetters can check inside her house, the house is stolen!
Latest posts by The Retroist (see all)
- Absolutely Annie Clothing from Sears - March 24, 2017
- The Pointer Sisters sing Neutron Dance at Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary - March 23, 2017
- You get a creepy warning when you play a Sega CD as audio - March 22, 2017