The Wizard (1986–1987)

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An eccentric little person inventor has adventures battling evil around the world.

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 Simon McKay (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
Douglas Barr ...
 Alex Jagger (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Tillie Russell (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
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Although only four feet tall, Simon McKay is a genius who has developed toys, devices for the handicapped, and secret inventions for the government. To protect him, the government assigned Alex Jaggere to protect him from being kidnapped by a foreign power. The pair travels all over the globe during their adventures. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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One the best 80's tv shows.
15 April 2000 | by (Ireland.) – See all my reviews

I remember watching "The Wizard" when I was about five years old, and thinking it was one the best things around. Although I can't remember much of what it was about, the cool inventions that dwarf Simon McKay made were one of the things that made it so appealing. Another was the whole magical aspect of the show. McKay in the title role was a lovable character who had lots of cool toys that he made (some of which seemed to defy the laws of physics). He could also do some really outstanding feats like running up walls and walking through fire. Was he really a wizard??...who knows? All I know is that he was pretty cool.

"The Wizard" was a really great programme, and it's a pity it didn't last past the second season, because not too many people remember it.


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