The adventures of a preteen secret agent who can have any useful skills downloaded into his brain.
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Series cast summary:
Len Jones ...
 Joe McClaine (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Rupert Davies ...
 Professor Ian McClaine (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Keith Alexander ...
 Sam Loover / ... (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
David Healy ...
 Shane Weston / ... (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gary Files ...
 1st Guard / ... (24 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jeremy Wilkin ...
 2nd Russian / ... (16 episodes, 1968-1969)

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Joe McClaine is a 9-year-old boy whose adoptive father has developed a method of transferring specialist "brain patterns", and hence skills, into his son's mind. As a result, Joe is able to become a test pilot, brain surgeon, etc, as needed. Combined with his innocent appearance, he becomes an agent for the World Intelligence Network. Written by <dferstat@iinet.net.au>

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The worlds smartest secret agent is only 9 years old!

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6 November 2001 | by (High Wycombe, England) – See all my reviews

Stingray was good, Thunderbirds were fantastic, and Captain Scarlet was awesome - but for me Joe 90 was the best of all. Maybe because I was about "Joe's" age when I watched it that it seemed all the more wonderful.

Typical Gerry Anderson - superb sets, rocking explosions and fantastical vehicles. What more could you want! Haven't seen it for years on TV but as all the others have made it back to UK TV fingers crossed...

Thanks Gerry!

(P.S. Every kid I grew up with who wore glasses probably hates this show!)


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