Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)
- The basic plot of an inept agent going up against a malevolent criminal agency with anonymous help from his close friends
- The opening sequence has Gadget going through many doors to meet Chief Quimby, which Smart did in Get Smart (1965)'s opening sequence
- Don Adams reused some "Get Smart" catchphrases for Gadget's character. These included "Would you believe...?" and "Sorry about that, Chief."
- Fred: Large, hulking build, low brow, no visible neck.
- Dick: Tall, thin, wiry limbs, combed-over hair, pointy nose.
- Pops: Bald, grumpy old man with a big jaw.
- Jarvis: Fat, balding middle-aged man with no neck.
- Bruce: Muscular build, large chin. Resembles Buzz Lightyear.
- Slick: Slicked-back hair with a goatee.
- Lenny: Tall and lumbering, has a dopey-looking face with a long nose.
- Squirt: Short and toad-like in appearance.