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

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 Walter Nebicher 13 episodes, 1983-1984
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Heather McNair ...
 Roxanne Caldwell 13 episodes, 1983-1984
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 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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15 December 1983 (USA)  »

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(12 episodes) | (pilot episode)

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Chuck Wagner's boots had four-inch heels so that he would look even larger than his 6'5" frame. See more »

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Referenced in 80's Dan: Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2011) See more »

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A Neat Show with Dazzling Special Effects
11 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

No one should be embarrassed to admit they liked this show. Look at how many people here gave it positive reviews. I can't remember much more than how cool that car was and Automan's suit, how wild it was! I liked the cast a lot. I also remembered that it starred Desi Arnaz Jr. and that I was bummed when it was canceled. They never gave it a chance. It takes a little time to develop a following and this show and "The Flash" would have done well had they not yanked them off the air so soon. I kind of remember that the theme song was very good also, but can't remember much about it. You can vote to see it, and other shows, on DVD at: TVShowsOnDVD.com.


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