Math is Cool! Square One TV

It made math (mostly) fun, Dragnet references cool (with the “Mathnet” segment”, and PBS cool if you over the age of 5. Between the “But Who’s Counting?” game show parody, the Pac-Man parody “Mathman,” and the gritty math cops world of “Mathnet,” there really wasn’t anything else like Square One TV on the air then (it debuted in 1987) or since. It’s probably pretty hard to combine basic math education with wacky humor.

Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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