Mr. Terrific (1966– )

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Stanley Beamish, the weakling proprietor of a Washington gas station, is also a top-secret super agent. When the Government's Bureau of Special Projects needs Stanley, he takes a pill that ... See full summary »

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Stephen Strimpell ...
 Stanley Beamish / ... (17 episodes, 1967)
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 Hal Walters (17 episodes, 1967)
Paul Smith ...
 Harley Trent (17 episodes, 1967)
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 Barton J. Reed (17 episodes, 1967)
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Stanley Beamish, the weakling proprietor of a Washington gas station, is also a top-secret super agent. When the Government's Bureau of Special Projects needs Stanley, he takes a pill that gives him an hour's worth of strength, courage and flying time. Written by Molly Malloy <mailcall@intersource.com>

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Immer wenn er Pillen nahm  »

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After the show was canceled, Universal took three episodes of the program and edited them into a feature titled "The Pill Caper" (copyright 1967), which was then syndicated to television. See more »

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Barton J. Reed: Yes. I'm afraid it's a 'Purple Alert.'
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Stephen Strimpell Was NOT The Problem.
6 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

They had a fine concept, good writers and a fine cast. The shows were crazy-popular, both, "Mr. Terrific" and "Captain Nice". This one was conceived FIRST, and if somebody hadn't leaked the concept to another network, it would have run at least a few seasons. Mr. Strimpell's work, in the title role (Mr. Terrific), is more than adequate, he does what he needs to do, within the confines of the script. "Captain Nice", was a carbon copy, except not as funny, and since they were on at the same time, on the same day, the public got worn out on the idea, pretty quickly. Lines became blurry as to which show was, "the funny one". Both series were very formulaic. This is the superhero version of, "Get Smart". Blaming Mr. Strimpell for the show's failure (and frankly, I believe the networks came to an agreement to pull the plugs of both series together and prematurely), is absurd. I, as everyone else here has said, was a kid when they were on, I loved them both, and they were the rage. Kids didn't count, back then, however, as the networks hadn't yet done the math on the amount of dollars children pulled in. It should also be noted, that although Buck Henry was the creator and head writer of the other show, the experience was such a negative one, that he seems to have expunged his name from the records.


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