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
- Goof (anachronisms): The United States Secret Service is frequently employed as bodyguards for President Grant. But this was not the case in the 19th century, when the Service was a Treasury…
[show]Goof (anachronisms): The United States Secret Service is frequently employed as bodyguards for President Grant. But this was not the case in the 19th century, when the Service was a Treasury operation used to catch counterfeiters. The duty of being presidential bodyguards was assigned to the Secret Service in 1901 after President William McKinley's murder. McKinley's immediate successor Theodore Roosevelt was the first chief executive to benefit from this change.
- Jim West was a captain in the army before he joined the Secret Service.
- Robert Conrad did all his own "fight choreography", including the stunts, until he almost killed himself when one of them backfired.