Probe (1988– )

TV Series  -   -  Mystery | Sci-Fi
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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)
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 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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Michelle: I'm sorry, Mr. James, but you're weird.
Austin: Don't say weird. Say maladjusted.
Michelle: Why?
Austin: I prefer it.
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Followed by Probe: Computer Logic (1988) See more »

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Overlooked and underrated
6 November 2001 | by (tampa, florida) – See all my reviews

A literate, humorous, and intelligent series about a Tom Swift character (actually Rick Brant for those who recall) who solves crimes through scientific inquiry. Although Isaac Asimov was listed as the creator, the guiding light to this series was Michael Wagner, an Emmy winning writer (Hill Street Blues) whose wry humor and scientific curiosity was evident in the main character played by Parker Stevenson. Stevenson has commented that he based his characterization on Michael Wagner. Of course, placed opposite The Cosby Show, an intelligent outing like this had no chance in the ratings.


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