Britt Reid, owner of "The Daily Sentinel," dons a mask and fights crime. Police and public think Hornet is a criminal, but the D.A. knows who Reid really is and welcomes his help fighting the true criminals. Also helping are his secretary Lenore Case and his valet/chauffeur Kato, a kung fu expert."Black Beauty," is Green Hornet's well armed car.
Last Episode01x26 Invasion from Outer Space (2) Aired: Mar. 17, 1967
The Green Hornet interrupts Dr. Mabouse's plans to load the nuclear bomb onto a plane. Mabouse sets a trap for the Hornet and Kato, then locks …
Series Fun Facts
- The character of Britt Reid/Green Hornet was created by the same people who created The Lone Ranger, and was said to be a descendant of the western hero.
- The theme song for this show was the same as for the radio version: The Flight of the Bumble Bee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. It was significantly rearranged for the television series by Billy…
[show]The theme song for this show was the same as for the radio version: The Flight of the Bumble Bee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. It was significantly rearranged for the television series by Billy May who gave it a big band jazz style that was nicknamed Green Bee. The theme is best known for the trumpet solo played by Al Hirt.
- The Green Hornet's car, Black Beauty, is a customized 1966 Chrysler Imperial Crown sedan built by car customizer Dean Jeffries.