History Trivia / SquareOneTV

15th Jul '17 9:27:36 PM glickmam
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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal[[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].

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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal[[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it era, it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].
15th Jul '17 9:27:13 PM glickmam
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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].

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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal[note]]This deal[[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].
15th Jul '17 9:26:55 PM glickmam
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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal. [[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].

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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal. [[note]]This deal[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].
15th Jul '17 9:26:25 PM glickmam
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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal. [[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them.[[/note]].

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** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal. [[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them. In the L.A. era,it was The Webb Organization, while in the New York era, it was Turtleback Productions in association with The Entertainment Group.[[/note]].
14th May '17 1:09:01 AM glickmam
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]], the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop because they wanted to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]], the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop abruptly canceled the show despite high viewership because they wanted to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.
12th May '17 9:39:02 PM glickmam
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]], the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop in order to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]], the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop in order because they wanted to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.
12th May '17 1:25:20 AM glickmam
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]] the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop in order to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]] Frankly)]], the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop in order to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.
12th May '17 1:24:17 AM glickmam
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** One of the shows' recurring sketches was "Grown-Ups". In the sketch, kids would talk about how they were going to need math in the future, but their voices were provided by adult celebrities, by the likes of Ed Koch, Lawrence Taylor, Marv Albert, Robin Leach, James Earl Jones, and Joan Rivers. This was done intentionally

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** One of the shows' recurring sketches was "Grown-Ups". In the sketch, kids would talk about how they were going to need math in the future, but their voices were provided by adult celebrities, by the likes of Ed Koch, Lawrence Taylor, Marv Albert, Robin Leach, James Earl Jones, and Joan Rivers. This was done intentionallyintentionally.


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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: [[WordOfGod According to Joe Howard (George Frankly)]] the show was abruptly canceled by the Children's Television Workshop in order to free up funds for ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}''.


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/PhilHartman auditioned for the role of George Frankly before Joe Howard was cast.
** When it was learned that ''Square One TV'' was going to be cancelled, Howard Meltzer, who produced the ''Mathnet'' segments, called up Creator/{{ABC}}, and suggested to them that they revive ''Mathnet'' as its own program. ABC was interested, but unfortunately, however, CTW vetoed the plan when they heard about it, because they would not have earned any money in the deal. [[note]]This was because the ''Mathnet'' segments were not technically produced by CTW itself, but instead were produced by outside companies contracted by them.[[/note]].
26th Apr '16 2:10:49 PM Freshmeat
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** In the original Los Angeles-based episodes of ''Mathnet'', the chief, Thad Green, was played by Creator/JamesEarlJones. Despite a change in chiefs with the move to New York City, Jones made one appearance via phone in a season 4 episode.
** The ''Mathnet'' segments in particular featured a number of notable cameos from people in the world of music, television and theater. [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Yeardley]] [[Series/HermansHead Smith]], Music/WeirdAlYankovic, Marcia Wallace, and [[Series/{{Bewitched}} Dick Sargent]] and [[Series/{{MASH}} McLean Stevenson]] (as rivals in the same episode), just to name a few, all appeared.
** This also applied to people working off camera. First- and second-season writer David Yazbek later co-wrote the theme songs to ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'' and ''Series/WhereInTimeIsCarmenSandiego'' and also wrote songs for ''Series/BearInTheBigBlueHouse''. Pat Tuesday and George Frankly even appeared in a first-season episode of ''Where in the World..'', in which they gave out clues to the gumshoes to where the crook had gone.
** One of the regulars in the non-''Mathnet'' sketches, Reg E. Cathey, later turned up on ''Series/HouseOfCardsUS'' as restaurateur Freddy Hayes.
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Gary Owens, alias the title character in ''WesternAnimation/RogerRamjet'', as Lt. Dirk Niblick of the Math Brigade. (Furthermore, like ''Roger Ramjet'', the Dirk Niblick segments were written by Jim Thurman and animated by Fred Crippen.)
** Jim Thurman as Glitch in the ''Mathman'' segments and as supporting characters in the Dirk Niblick segments.
16th Mar '16 5:29:29 AM Mario500
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* TooSoon: An exception - not long after the September 11 attacks, Noggin aired an unedited episode in which George Frankly casually discussed having dinner at Windows on the World at the World Trade Center.

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* TooSoon: An exception - not long after the September 11 attacks, World Trade Center in the city of New York was attacked in the year 2001, Noggin aired an unedited episode in which George Frankly casually discussed having dinner there at Windows its restaurant (Windows on the World at the World Trade Center.World).
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