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

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1987   1986  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Manimal (TV Series 1983)
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime.

Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Melody Anderson, Reni Santoni
Misfits of Science (1985–1986)
Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.

Stars: Dean Paul Martin, Kevin Peter Hall, Mark Thomas Miller
The Highwayman (TV Series 1987)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam J. Jones, Jane Badler, Suzanne Casey
The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas
The A-Team (1983–1987)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Simon McKay (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
...
 Alex Jagger (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
...
 Tillie Russell (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

inventor | invention | midget | See All (3) »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hechicero  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Baywatch: Short Sighted (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

What a wonderful show!
4 December 2004 | by (Lawrenceville, GA) – See all my reviews

One night I was looking for a TV show I could watch with my two small daughters, and found "The Wizard". Simon McKay (David Rappaport) was a small man with a giant heart and immense intelligence, Tillie Russell (Fran Ryan) was his gruff yet kindly housekeeper, and Alex Jagger (Doug Barr) was the FBI agent that had to keep up with them, and protect Simon. Someone else has compared "The Wizard" to "MacGyver", and I suppose that is fairly accurate. Simon had developed weapons for the government, then decided that he couldn't do that any more, and disappeared for several years. Once he returned, he created wonderful toys. Of course, there would always be a bad guy, and Simon would use his toys to defeat him without guns or violence. My daughters and I remember this show with great fondness.

I, too, regret that I never wrote to David Rappaport to tell him how much we enjoyed this lovely, gentle show and the characters they created.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?