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Dan August 

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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1971   1970  
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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Trivia

ABC canceled the series after one season due to mediocre ratings. When Burt Reynolds became a popular success in the early 1970s, which included the Oscar-nominated film "Deliverance (1972)" and his appearance on a highly-publicized 1972 Cosmopolitan centerfold, CBS reran the series in 1973 and 1975 with great success. See more »

Connections

Referenced in What's My Line?: Burt Reynolds (1971) See more »

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Runaway
Written by Del Shannon and Max Crook
Performed by Del Shannon
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Correcting a previous poster...
14 March 2008 | by quatermax-1See all my reviews

'The House on Greenapple Road' was the original pilot for this series, and in fact starred Christopher George as Dan August, not Burt Reynolds. The was never an episode called 'Once is Not Enough', let alone it being the pilot episode 'introducing us to the character of Dan August'. For goodness sake, there is an episode list alongside the subject! It's so easy to verify your facts. People use the IMDb as a source of reliable information, so unreliable information such as that previously posted on this subject, and many others I might add, should not be allowed to find its way here. I thought the IMDb personnel vetted these postings?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dan August See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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