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23 September 1976 (USA) See more »
A man has a watch that makes him invisible when pressed. However he can only remain invisible for 15 minutes or else he will stay invisible forever. Full summary »
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Ben Murphy ... Sam Casey (12 episodes, 1976)

Katherine Crawford ... Abby Lawrence / ... (12 episodes, 1976)

William Sylvester ... Leonard Driscoll (11 episodes, 1976)

Series Directed by
Alan J. Levi (5 episodes, 1976)
Michael Caffey (2 episodes, 1976)
Series Writing credits
H.G. Wells (12 episodes, 1976)
Leslie Stevens (6 episodes, 1976)
Frank Telford (5 episodes, 1976)
Harve Bennett (4 episodes, 1976)
Steven Bochco (4 episodes, 1976)
Steven E. de Souza (3 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
Harve Bennett .... executive producer (12 episodes, 1976)
Robert F. O'Neill .... producer (6 episodes, 1976)
Richard Milton .... associate producer (5 episodes, 1976)
Frank Telford .... producer (5 episodes, 1976)
Leslie Stevens .... producer / supervising producer (2 episodes, 1976)
Series Original Music by
Lee Holdridge (9 episodes, 1976)
Series Cinematography by
Enzo A. Martinelli (7 episodes, 1976)
Series Film Editing by
Michael S. Murphy (3 episodes, 1976)
Robert F. Shugrue (2 episodes, 1976)
Edward W. Williams (2 episodes, 1976)
Series Art Direction by
David Marshall (5 episodes, 1976)
Series Set Decoration by
Richard Friedman (4 episodes, 1976)
Series Makeup Department
Elaina P. Schulman .... key hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Jack Stubbs .... unit manager (6 episodes, 1976)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig R. Baxley .... second unit director (6 episodes, 1976)
Zane Radney .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1976)
Robert Webb .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1976)
Series Sound Department
Joe Divitale .... sound effects editor (4 episodes, 1976)
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound (4 episodes, 1976)
Series Special Effects by
Russel Hessey .... special effects coordinator (12 episodes, 1976)
Series Stunts
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt coordinator / stunt double (10 episodes, 1976)
Henry Kingi .... stunts (5 episodes, 1976)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Rivetti .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (12 episodes, 1976)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Waldo .... costumer: women / costumes: women (4 episodes, 1976)
Series Music Department
Lee Holdridge .... composer: theme music (11 episodes, 1976)
Bettie Biery .... music editor (8 episodes, 1976)
Series Other crew
Steven E. de Souza .... story editor (9 episodes, 1976)
Frank Telford .... executive story consultant (2 episodes, 1976)

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60 min (11 episodes)
Color (Technicolor)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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The series was conceived as a second attempt to adapt H G Wells' The Invisible Man into a spy series, following the first failed attempt starring David McCallum the previous season.See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
An idea slightly ahead of its time, 5 January 2003
Author: CommandoCody from Washington, DC

This reworking of the failed 1975 Invisible Man series starred Ben Murphy as government agent Sam Casey. Following exposure to radiation Casey learns that he can become invisible. Unfortunately, he can only remain unseen for fifteen minutes each day or else he'll lapse into permanent invisibility and die! Nevertheless, the disappearing act proves quite handy for Casey as he undertakes assignments for yet another secret government organization. Gemini man avoided the biggest problem David McCallum had in his invisible man series by having the hero simply flip a switch on his watch to become invisible. The trouble with The Invisible Man was that, while it was inventive and attempted to be more realistic, filming scenes with the rubber mask took a lot of effort, and still remained highly unconvincing. Despite the watch gimmick, Gemini Man fared terribly in the ratings, only half of its episodes where aired before the show was canceled. Still the idea of allowing the hero to have the ability to switch between visibility and invisibility was not lost. The concept would reappear nearly 25 years later when The Invisible Man returned to television.

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