An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Austin James 7 episodes, 1988
...  Michelle Castle 7 episodes, 1988
...  Howard Millhouse 2 episodes, 1988
...  Graham McKinley 2 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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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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Again they cancel my favorite show?
7 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This was one of an annoying number of shows I liked as a kid that were each run for a season and then promptly cancelled. I liked shows that varied from the norm, especially ones about eccentric geniuses. But I guess it was just too smart (or weird) to be popular. People prefer shows about inept housewives, bigots, idiots stranded on islands, barrooms, rotten families, and just about anybody who makes everyone else look smarter by comparison.


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