Automan (1983–1984)

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A computer generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in their city.

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 Walter Nebicher (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
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 Automan (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
Heather McNair ...
 Roxanne Caldwell (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...
 Capt. E. G. Boyd (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
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 Lt. Jack Curtis (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
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Walter Nebicher is the police department's resident computer expert, although his immediate superior gives no respect as to his contribution to the force. To fix that, he creates a special program that creates Automan, an artificially intelligent computer construct that looks real, sounds reals and, given enough power, can have an actual physical presence outside the computer that feels real. Together, Walter and Automan along with Cursor, a small floating droid that can create any object Automan needs, battle the criminal elements of the city. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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No computer animation was used to create the effects. Only traditional animation and editing techniques were used. See more »

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A GREAT SHORT LIVED TV SERIES
4 June 2001 | by (Ft Lauderdale, Florida) – See all my reviews

Hello,

I would like to say i watched each and every episode of Automan and i really loved!! the show till the network decided to remove it for some odd reason, as they did with The Greatest American Hero in which i loved alot too. The show was really cool!! I wish it would come back on TV for all to c again.. It was a different show and it was unique thats what made it special..So many great shows came on and left like it was yesterday.. I specially got a kick out of Cursor whom made the show also and made everthing for Chuck Wagner.. Bottom line is it was a great sci-fi adventure for all to watch at that time and i loved it.. So tks for reading this and whom knows the networks make sequels all the time on different shows maybe they could possibly bring back this great show, they never gave it a chance!!!!


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