An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Parker Stevenson ...  Austin James 7 episodes, 1988
Ashley Crow ...  Michelle Castle 7 episodes, 1988
Jon Cypher ...  Howard Millhouse 2 episodes, 1988
Clive Revill ...  Graham McKinley 2 episodes, 1988
Carol Weston 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Cientista Genial See more »

Filming Locations:

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA See more »

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MCA Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(7 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Michelle: If you're so smart, how come you let a computer program chase you into a crummy laundromat?
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Followed by Probe: Computer Logic (1988) See more »

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Another No See?
12 August 1998 | by GislefSee 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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