V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1   Unknown  
1988   1987   1986   Unknown  
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Learning the Ropes (TV Series 1988)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Sitcom (produced in Canada) about a private school teacher who also moonlighted as a professional wrestler. Robert Randall (the late Alzado) would balance day to day problems with his ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Alzado, Steve Williams, Yannick Bisson
Inside the Box (2006–2007)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Inside the Box revolves around the content of iconic TV programming, pitting three contestants against one another as they try to identify memorable shows, actors and TV characters from the... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Kalilieh
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.

Director: Vadim Jean
Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Linda Cardellini
Mohawk Girls (2010–2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Mohawk Girls is a half hour dramatic comedy about four young women figuring out how to be Mohawk in the 21st century. The series centers around four twenty-something Mohawk women trying to ... See full summary »

Stars: Brittany LeBorgne, Heather White, Maika Harper
Caution: May Contain Nuts (TV Series 2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

CAUTION: May Contain Nuts is a fast paced sketch comedy series with a unique brand of Canadian Aboriginal humour. These assorted Nuts are a veritable United Nations troupe of performers, ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Matt Alden, Aimée Beaudoin, Sheldon Elter
The Wayne and Shuster Hour (TV Series 1957)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Frank Shuster, Johnny Wayne, Don Gillies
From the Desk of Ron Sparks (TV Series 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Ron Sparks is a lonely man who lives in a bomb shelter somewhere in Canada. His only contact with the outside world has been through correspondence. He writes people/companies with insane ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Sparks, Susan A. Cabral, Ronald M. Sparks
Bill & Son's Towing (TV Series 2012)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Eric Toth, Jon Smith, Dave Brennan
Fancy (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When the cameras are rolling, children's TV host QUEEN MAUREEN is pretty, kind and can sing like a bird. But in real life, plain ol' Maureen Fancy is a pretty complicated mess... struggling... See full summary »

Stars: Kate Hewlett, Jana Peck, Patrick McKenna
Smith & Smith (1979–1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Comedy show starring Steve smith & morag singing songs and preforming skits.

Stars: Morag Smith, Steve Smith
The Wayne & Shuster Show (TV Series 1955)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Sketch comedy feauturing Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster.

Stars: Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Ben Lennick
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Winston Rekert ...
Dixie Seatle ...
Jonathan Welsh ...
...
 Major Jonathan B. Clack 21 episodes, 1986-1987
Edit

Storyline

V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by enemy agents. He hates the mundane assignments he is given, thumbs his nose at protocol, and somehow manages to dig up a threat to national security or a spy at every turn. Melville Greenspan, his boss, is an insecure life long pencil pushing bureaucrat, who seems concerned only with not making waves and making sure that the proper forms are filled out. He is afraid that Adderly's snooping will result in his being fired. Mona is the efficient department clerk/secretary, almost bored with her work and longing for excitement (and a date with V.H.). She often covered for Adderly, and would occasionally help him on assignments, sometimes with Greenspan's permission. Written by Steve Yudewitz <z004790b@bcfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adderly, assumptes diversos  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Very small-scale, but splendid, little series
23 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Adderly" is not of the caliber of "Twin Peaks" or "24," but it is a sharply written, clever little show that will appeal to anyone stuck in a menial job. Winston Reckert plays off his aging-pretty-boy-looks well, and Dixie Settle is a nice romantic foil. All in all, this is memorable Canadian series.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Steven Spielberg's Most Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs

"The IMDb Show" takes a look at the new trailer for Ready Player One and breaks down director Steven Spielberg's five greatest Easter eggs of all time. Plus, we connect the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch now