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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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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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Boyfriend: It's the man who flies like an eagle!
Woman: It's the man with muscles of lead!
Artist: It's the masked enemy of all evil!
Boy: Are you kidding? It's some nut in his underwear.
Father: That's no ordinary nut, son. That's Captain Nice!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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yeah bad, but fun for kids
3 October 1999 | by (Ladson, SC) – See all my reviews

Back then we appreciated almost anything with a 'kid theme', especially in the evening. There were a few tantalizing bits thrown at us back then, Top Cat and Bugs Bunny were prime time a few years earlier. But to have a whole non-animated series devoted to being able to drink a potion, ala NICE or eat a pill, as in Mr. Terrific and become super, now that was GREAT FUN. After all these years I remember Captain Nice leaping from a van where in the dark he dressed in culottes and the time the secret formula dripped into a gutter to powerize a 'HIC-BOOM' worm. Even then I knew it was cheap, but I watched it, right after Mr. Terrific.


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