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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9 September 1986 (USA)  »

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This was a great underrated show
19 September 2004 | by (Canton, Michigan) – See all my reviews

In 1986 I was pregnant with my first son, and I had a high risk pregnancy, I had to stay in bed and was scared that I might lose my baby. It was a very stressful time for me and one night I turned on the TV and there was this wonderful show The Wizard. And for 1 hour I could relax and forget my problems and my worries. It helped looking forward to this show every week.

I was really upset when they cancelled the show, I really wonder if we had the internet system up like we have now if we could have saved the show. One of the biggest regrets that I have is that I never did write to David Rappaport and let him know what a big help this show was during a time in my life when I most needed hope and a little peace of mind. It is a shame that he took his life, I wonder if he ever realized what an impact he had on some of us out there.


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