Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 10, 1983
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network

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Inspector Gadget

A bumbling cyborg detective. Often cluelessly stumbling through any case he is given, Gadget often ignorantly makes foolish mistakes pertaining to surroundings and current environment, mistaking innocent bystanders (and Brain) for enemies, and believing that the real enemies are friends.

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Last Episode

01x30 The Japanese Connection Aired: Mar. 20, 1990

Penny won a computer contest and is in Japan helping her local counterpart, Atsuko, to foil an alliance between Dr. Claw and his Japanese counterpart, …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 86 episodes air between 1983 and 1986.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Dr. Claw's face was never shown throughout the entire run of the show, though his cartoon face was finally revealed via his action figure release.
  • Don Adams reused some of Get Smart (1965)'s catchphrases for Gadget's character. These included "Would you believe...?" and "Sorry about that, Chief."
  • Andy Heyward came up with the idea for Inspector Gadget in 1981 while working on Dynomutt, Dog Wonder. He wrote the pilot episode script himself, which was produced for television in 1982.
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