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 / ... (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Graham McKinley (4 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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Mystery | Sci-Fi

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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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Another No See?
12 August 1998 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

Probe was one of the best shows of 1988. It was intelligent, well-written TV, with a mildly misanthropic main character and a lot of quirky performances. Naturally, it got cancelled despite the combined creative talents of William Levinson (Columbo) and Isaac Asimov. Lots of shy, subtle humor and in-jokes. Catch it if you can.


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