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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Automan - Der Superdetektiv  »

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(12 episodes) | (pilot episode)

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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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One of the T.V. show that redefined superhero in the eye of a child.
6 July 2002 | by (Gallifrey) – See all my reviews

In a time when innocents has played a part of my life, Automan has been a great T.V. gem that creator Glen Larson and ABC has top offer. It was the very first live-action super hero show that widen my horizons of imagination. Though it attracts more kids then adults. It is why the show got canceled because of poor ratings and expensive special effects. Automan was very original and it should be granted a second chance then. Thanks to the Sci-Fi Channel, it is great to relive all 13 episodes of this failed series.


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