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Riding with Death (1976)

Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.

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Dr. Abby Lawrence
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Leonard Driscoll (flashback scenes)
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Luther Stark
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Elliott
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Dr. Arthur Hale
Smith Wordes ...
Tina (as Smith Evans)
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John Hiller
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Jim Stafford ...
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Dive Officer
Alan Oliney ...
1st Hood
Fred Waugh ...
2nd Hood
Lawrence Bame ...
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The ever-so mellow Agent Sam Casey is in a satellite explosion and the radiation turns him invisible. He gets a watch that keeps him visible, and he can use it to switch from visible to invisible. He is given two assignments - The first is to transport a chemical, Tripolydine, purported to be the most efficient fuel. After the cover is blown on that, and Casey uncovers and stops the Tripolydine fraud, he must then stop terrorist Robert Denby from blowing up race cars. Written by Rebo Valence <rebo1234@aol.com>

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This movie was pieced together from two episodes of the failed Gemini Man (1976) TV series, plus some computer room footage and sound effects from the science fiction film Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970). See more »

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Visible wire holding up the newly-invisible Sam Casey's breastplate as he first wakes up in the hospital. See more »

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Robert Denby: You mean to tell me that this Casey was pumping Buffalo about what happened in Europe?
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Edited from Gemini Man: Pilot (1976) See more »

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See, Crackers and Hicks can get along....
12 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Please, oh please, somebody help me...every time i watch this amazingly amusing and cheesy bit of dreck on MST3K, I can't help myself. I know I shouldn't bother, I know that the plot makes no sense and that everybody involved was probably on drugs...but every time i still find myself obsessing over that second half of the...err....movie! The first part is bad, granted; but at least the whole Triplodene(or however you spell that) does make a certain amount of sense. But when they string that second episode together with it, that part always leaves me scratching my head. WHY does the Baxter Electronics guy want to blow up his own race car? Does the oh-so-elusive Mr. Denby specialize in sabotage-for-hire? They never made that clear, or what Mr. Baxter was getting out of it. A big paycheck from foreign countries, perhaps, if he used the deuterium to sabotage our military craft? It makes me tremble when I think about how little that MST3K cut out - and that the ten minutes or so probably doesn't explain anything any better. Also, why would mechanics need to sneak the deuterium into the car in East Berlin when Mr. Baxter could have hired some unsavory mechanics to do it, since it was his car. Was this whole thing supposed to be a demonstration to representatives of foreign powers? Again, they never made that clear. That second part just gets me every time, because by golly no matter how many times i watch it I'm baffled. What is it all about?! And why must I obsess about it rather than just letting it go as two bad episodes of a terrible seventies t.v. series made into an awful film? I just don't get it!


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