Secret Service Agents James West and Artemus Gordon travel the US in a special train, working for the President to solve crimes and keep the nation safe. Artie creates lots of gadgets for James to use and Artie is a master of disguise and dialects. Together they thwart villains like Miguelito Loveless, folks masquerading as aliens and mad scientists who want us living on the bottom of the ocean.
Last Episode04x24 The Night of the Plague Aired: Apr. 04, 1969
West deals with the kidnapping of the Governor's daughter while Gordon rushes to find Jim to inoculate him from the disease one of the criminals …
Series Fun Facts
- Television shows of the era that filmed at the same studios often shared minor cast members. It is common to see familiar faces in episodes of this show, Star Trek: The Original Series,
[show]Television shows of the era that filmed at the same studios often shared minor cast members. It is common to see familiar faces in episodes of this show, Star Trek: The Original Series, Batman, Get Smart (1965) Mission: Impossible (1966), Lost in Space and The Time Tunnel. Many of these people had previously appeared on The Twilight Zone (1959), which had just ended in 1964.
- Miguelito means "little Michael".
- Robert Conrad (5'8") wore three-inch heels as Jim West and the CBS casting office had orders not to hire any women over 5'6" for the show.