Carter Nash was a chemist in a police department who discovered a liquid which could turn him into Captain Nice, an odd sort of superhero: very shy and dominated by his mother. Captain Nice... See full summary »

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 Carter Nash / ... (15 episodes, 1967)
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 Mrs. Nash (15 episodes, 1967)
Ann Prentiss ...
 Sgt. Candy Kane (13 episodes, 1967)
Liam Dunn ...
 Mayor Finney (9 episodes, 1967)
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 Chief Segal (9 episodes, 1967)
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 Mr. Nash (7 episodes, 1967)
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Carter Nash was a chemist in a police department who discovered a liquid which could turn him into Captain Nice, an odd sort of superhero: very shy and dominated by his mother. Captain Nice flew (he feared heights) in his tattered leotards, fighting badguys because his mother told him to do so. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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9 January 1967 (USA)  »

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Kapteeni Kiva  »

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(15 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The origin of the name "Captain Nice"...When Carter Nash is first discovered as a "superhero", he wears a ring with his initials, "CN". A passer-by asks him what the "CN" stands for and, not wanting to give his real name, he comes up with, "Captain . . . Nice?" See more »

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Chief Segal: There's a would-be killer up there! Somebody get the police!
Mayor Finney: You are the police!
Chief Segal: I certainly got here fast.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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Great Fun!
10 April 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I was in 8th grade and watched this show and two others ("Run, Buddy, Run" -- starring Jack Sheldon-- and "Mr. Terrific" -- with Stephen Strimpell) religiously. No one of these shows lasted more than a season and I was very disappointed at such short runs for these three shows. Because they were all so short-lived, I suspect we will never get the opportunity to see them in syndication. But I keep hoping. They were all hilarious. My favorite moment in "Captain Nice" occurs in the episode where Carter Nash (a.k.a. Captain Nice -- i.e. William Daniels) and his girlfriend, Sergeant Candy Kane (i.e. Ann Prentiss) are charged with guarding Bob Newhart, who is playing a very conceited nightclub owner. Sergeant Kane knocks Bob Newhart to the floor, out of the way of a falling light fixture and saves his life; immediately thereafter she asks him, "Are you all right?" He responds, in great Bob Newhart deadpan, "All right? I'm darn near perfect!" I couldn't stop laughing. I still can't.


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