A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.
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1985   1983  
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Series cast summary:
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 Gadget / ... (86 episodes, 1983-1985)
Luc Durand ...
 Gadget (French version) (86 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Brain / ... (80 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Big M.A.D Agent / ... (65 episodes, 1983)
Dan Hennessey ...
 Chief Quimby / ... (65 episodes, 1983)
Greg Duffell ...
 M.A.D Agent / ... (65 episodes, 1983)
Patricia Darnot ...
 Sophie (65 episodes, 1983)
Gerard Delmas ...
 Chef Gontier (65 episodes, 1983)
Victor Désy ...
 Docteur Gang (65 episodes, 1983)
Hadley Kay ...
 Additional Voices / ... (65 episodes, 1983)
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 Penny (64 episodes, 1983)
Melleny Melody ...
 Amazon Annie / ... (64 episodes, 1983)
Jeri Craden ...
 Additional Voices / ... (64 episodes, 1983)
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Storyline

Bumbling Inspector Gadget battles the forces of M.A.D. with the aid of the various gadgets he has on his person: pop-up rollerskates, extensible arms, a helicopter-hat, etc. Despite the arsenal at his disposal (which is just as likely to misfire as work properly), Gadget never seems to be able to catch Dr. Claw, the mastermind behind M.A.D. Quite often, in fact, any success that Gadget might have is often caused by his niece Penny and her dog, who Gadget consistently fails to recognize as working incognito on the case. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Inspektor Gadget  »

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Trivia

A conspiracy theory has arose that Dr. Claw is the real Inspector Gadget. The theorist claim that Dr. Claw was once the original Inspector Gadget, but died and Penny revived him as a robot. They believe that this all explains why Dr. Claw has a damaged voice, a metal hand and never truly hurts Penny when he captures her. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Gadget: Bartender, a milk... on the rocks.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Dr. Claw says "I'll get you next time Gadget, next time!". Then Mad Cat meows. See more »

Connections

Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbasses in Distress (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

L'ispettore Gadget
(Italian Theme n°1)
Written by Shuki Levy & Haim Saban
Performed by Piero Chiambretti
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Classic show from my childhood
8 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Shows like Inspector Gadget, Dangermouse, Scooby Doo, Looney Tunes, Pink Panther Show, Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, Darkwing Duck, Talespin, DuckTales, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain and Tiny Toons make me realise how much I miss my childhood. Whenever I see an episode of either of those shows all those warm, nostalgic memories come flooding back.

Inspector Gadget is a classic. Forget the movies, which were both quite poor, this show is the real thing. The animation has a great look to it, I loved the designs of the characters and backgrounds and the colours are visually pleasant too. The music alone gives the show its classic status, the theme tune is wonderful. The writing is very consistent in a good way, the stories are always exciting and well-thought out and the pace is spot on.

The characters add a huge amount to the show. Gadget himself is bumbling yet very lovable, Penny is not irritating instead she is very likable and smart and Dr Claw(who you never see other than his claw) is a great villain. The voice acting also adds a lot, Don Adams, Cree Summer and Frank Welker are all top notch. Overall, this childhood favourite is a classic and worth looking out for. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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