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 »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1   Unknown  
1967   1966  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Captain Nice (TV Series 1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

Stars: William Daniels, Alice Ghostley, Ann Prentiss
The Ice House (1969)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A serial killer who works in an ice house murders women, then brings their bodies back to the ice house and stores them there. He also murders his brother, who is a policeman, and takes his place in the investigation.

Director: Stuart E. McGowan
Stars: David Story, Robert Story, Jim Davis
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Story of a Christian in ancient Rome who befriends a lion.

Directors: Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray
Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Alan Young
Many Happy Returns (1964–1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Walter Burnley supervises Wilma, Joe, Lynn, and Harry in returns at Krockmeyer's Department store, leaving him harried and sarcastic. The widower heads home to daughter Joan, her husband Bob and granddaughter Laurie.

Stars: Mark Goddard, Christopher Riordan, John McGiver
Run Buddy Run (1966–1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Buddy Overstreet was an everyday, ordinary sort of guy... until the one day he overheard a member of "The Syndicate" (a crime organization) say the words "Chicken Little!" Now The Syndicate... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Sheldon, Bruce Gordon, Nicholas Georgiade
State Trooper (TV Series 1956)
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Shy farmboy loves his next-door neighbor, but she dreams of going to the big city. Then she gets mixed up with big-city gangsters.

Director: Claude Binyon
Stars: Alan Young, Dinah Shore, Adele Jergens
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon
Rango (TV Series 1967)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The adventures of Rango, a bumbling Texas Ranger stationed at Deep Wells Ranger Station in the late 19th century, and his sidekick, the cowardly Indian scout Pink Cloud.

Stars: Tim Conway, Guy Marks, Norman Alden
The Alan Young Show (1950–1953)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Hosted by and starring veteran radio comedian Alan Young, this program entertained viewers in a less physical, more intellectual style than Milton Berle, Abbott and Costello or other comedy... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Young, Gloria DeHaven, Joe Besser
The Second Hundred Years (1967–1968)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Prospector Luke Carpenter was frozen in suspended animation in the year 1900 while panning for gold in Alaska. He was successfully thawed and returned home perfectly preserved at 33 years ... See full summary »

Stars: Monte Markham, Arthur O'Connell, Frank Maxwell
Topper (1953–1955)
Fantasy | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Stephen Strimpell ...
 Stanley Beamish / ... (17 episodes, 1967)
...
 Hal Walters (17 episodes, 1967)
...
 Barton J. Reed (17 episodes, 1967)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Immer wenn er Pillen nahm  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Narrator: [over opening titles] A scientist both wise and bold set out to cure the common cold. Instead, he found this power pill "which", he said, "most certainly will turn a lamb into a lion. Like an eagle he'll be flyin'! Solid steel will be like putty. It will work on anybody!" But it was found this potent pill made the strongest men quite ill. And so the secret search began to find the one and only man! What they found made them squeamish, for only Stanley Beamish, a meek and droopy daffodil, could ...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Contact High (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Don't know why I remember this show, but I do
15 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I, too, remember this show, when it seems nobody else had ever heard of it. I also remembered the character "Mr. Reed" and could picture the actor who played him. Must've been something there to make me remember all of that stuff. I remember also "Captain Nice" on NBC at the same time, though I never watched it. They were both kinda goofy, but a show about a man who could fly always intrigued me, whether it was Superman, Space Ghost, or others. It was so great to be young with an ope mind. Something made me think of this show the other day, and just remembered this site. Whaddaya know; everything about it is right there. I wonder where old' Stanley Beemish is right now. Seems to me like he wore horn-rimmed glasses, ala Clark Kent.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD/Video Mr. Terrific flipperjim8
Narrator keithfoster
Theme song bigd-24
Discuss Mr. Terrific (1966) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?