Probe (1988– )

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An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries.

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 Austin James (7 episodes, 1988)
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 Michelle Castle / ... (7 episodes, 1988)
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 Howard Millhouse / ... (7 episodes, 1988)
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 Graham McKinley (5 episodes, 1988)
Carol Weston ...
 Secretary / ... (2 episodes, 1988)
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Austin James, an eccentric scientific prodigy, and his somewhat scatterbrained secretary, Michelle Castle, investigate a variety of murders, all with a scientific basis, whether it be a locked-room mystery in a nuclear reactor, or homicides committed with holograms. Written by <scrow@chop.isca.uiowa.edu>

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Austin: I'm going to take you on the greatest adventure of your life. You probably'll never even thank me. Let's go.
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Followed by Probe: Computer Logic (1988) See more »

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Ahead of it's time
16 July 2005 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

This show was too smart for it's own good. A detective show with a twist. Parker Stevenson is a scientist that solves mysteries by way of science. Created by Isaac Asimov, the show centers around eccentric scientist Austin James and his assistant Michelle Castle. Both are tasked with investigating mysteries that can only solved by deductive logic. Fortunate enough for Austin, he possesses the uncanny ability to solve crimes by science alone...I was sad when this show ended after one season. It was the thinking-mans detective/mystery show. Each episode centered around a crime that could only be solved by Austin and his side kick. The show was pre-CSI...


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