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.

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Jesse White and Gary Owens were originally considered for the role of Inspector Gadget. Owens created the catchphrase of "Wowsers". But Don Adams read the lines best of all so he was hired.
  • The first animated TV show whose sound was in stereo.
  • The recurring MAD agents in the series actually had names. The names were used by the production staff, though none of their names were spoken on air during the series. The following are the…
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    The recurring MAD agents in the series actually had names. The names were used by the production staff, though none of their names were spoken on air during the series. The following are the names of the MAD agents followed by a brief description of their appearances. - Fred: Large, hulking build, low brow, no visible neck. - Dick: Tall, thin, wiry limbs, combed-over hair, pointy nose. - Pops: Bald, grumpy old man with a big jaw. - Jarvis: Fat, balding middle-aged man with no neck. - Bruce: Muscular build, large chin. Resembles Buzz Lightyear. - Slick: Slicked-back hair with a goatee. - Lenny: Tall and lumbering, has a dopey-looking face with a long nose. - Squirt: Short and toad-like in appearance.
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