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Inspector Gadget 

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A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.
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2   1  
1985   1983  
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Series cast summary:
Don Adams ...  Gadget / ... 86 episodes, 1983-1985
Frank Welker ...  Brain / ... 86 episodes, 1983-1985
Luc Durand ...  Gadget (French version) 86 episodes, 1983-1985
Don Francks ...  Big M.A.D Agent / ... 65 episodes, 1983
Dan Hennessey Dan Hennessey ...  Chief Quimby / ... 65 episodes, 1983
Greg Duffell Greg Duffell ...  M.A.D Agent / ... 65 episodes, 1983
Patricia Darnot Patricia Darnot ...  Sophie 65 episodes, 1983
Gerard Delmas Gerard Delmas ...  Chef Gontier 65 episodes, 1983
Victor Désy Victor Désy ...  Docteur Gang 65 episodes, 1983
Hadley Kay Hadley Kay ...  Additional Voices / ... 65 episodes, 1983
Cree Summer ...  Penny 64 episodes, 1983
Melleny Melody ...  Amazon Annie / ... 64 episodes, 1983
Jeri Craden Jeri Craden ...  Additional Voices / ... 64 episodes, 1983
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Storyline

Bumbling Inspector Gadget battles the forces of M.A.D. with the aid of the various gadgets he has on his person: pop-up rollerskates, extensible arms, a helicopter-hat, etc. Despite the arsenal at his disposal (which is just as likely to misfire as work properly), Gadget never seems to be able to catch Dr. Claw, the mastermind behind M.A.D. Quite often, in fact, any success that Gadget might have is often caused by his niece Penny and her dog, who Gadget consistently fails to recognize as working incognito on the case. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first animated TV show with stereo sound. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Inspector Gadget: Wowsers!
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Crazy Credits

After the Credits and the DIC logo is shown, Inspector Gadget runs on rollerskates and accidentally smashes the logo with his mallet. See more »

Alternate Versions

In 1985 when the show was going for its second season, the show was changed somewhat. The opening's sound was redubbed and the color process was changed to a brighter tint. The cartoon's sound was also changed. The animation was done by the same new people who animated and recorded for the Heathcliff cartoons. Also Inspector Gadget was given a geeky assistant, Corporal Capeman who appeared off and on and was removed for half the season. The episodes also went in parts of three. Each three was about Gadget and sometimes Capeman dealing with the same M.A.D Agent throwing diffrent traps at them, whether in space, back in time, or right in their very own home. See more »

Connections

Referenced in DAG: Pilot (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Inspecteur Gadget
(French Theme)
Written by Shuki Levy & Haim Saban
Performed by Jacques Cardona (as "Apollo")
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User Reviews

 
Good show

I used to watch this show when I was growing up. When I think about it, I remember it very well. If you ask me, it was a good show. In addition, I especially remember the opening sequence and theme song very well. One thing I must say is that everyone was ideally cast. Also, the writing was very strong. The performances were top-grade, too. I hope some network brings it back so I can see every episode. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever, even though I'm not sure if I've seen every episode. Now, in conclusion, if some network ever brings it back, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.


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Language:

English | French

Release Date:

12 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(86 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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