Inspector Gadget

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  • TV-Y7
  • 1983
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.8  (19,260)

Inspector Gadget is a cartoon series that deals with the adventures of a half-robot half-man police officer who supposedly is the only one who can stop Claw. Inspector Gadget is a bumbling police officer whose goal it is to stop evil. However, he is not the best at this and usual fails even the most basic tasks that he is given to solve. Inspector Gadget has a niece named Penny, who has a dog named Brain. In reality it is Penny and Brain who solve Inspector Gadget's cases, with the help of a computer that is disguised as a book and a watch. The person our heroes are trying to fight is the villainous Doctor Claw. Doctor Claw is a robot who speaks in a death growl type voice and is the mastermind behind the organization known as M.A.D. This group's goal is to pull of expensive heists as well as take over the world, though they are usually foiled by Penny and Brain, though they as usual always give credit to Inspector Gadget. Doctor Claw seems to think that Inspector Gadget's ineptitude is really just a facade and that he really is the best weapon on the force, not realizing that it is Penny and Brain who foil his plans. Doctor Claw's catchphrase throughout the series is I'll get you next time Gadget! Next time! Inspector Gadget, Penny, and Brain's confrontations with Doctor Claw have led them on numerous adventures around the world, from the American West to Asia to South America to Egypt to the bottom of the sea. Doctor Claw normally reaches these locations by traveling in the M.A.D.mobile, which is a car that can also turn into a jet and submarine allowing him many options to observe the operations of M.A.D.

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Gadget and the Red Rose
21. Gadget and the Red Rose
February 1, 1986
INSPECTOR GADGET and Capeman have been testing out their new invention, the Gadzooka (a bazooka that shoots acid sour cream).
Gadget and Old Lace
20. Gadget and Old Lace
January 25, 1986
GADGET has ordered a new watch.
Gadget Meets the Clan
19. Gadget Meets the Clan
January 18, 1986
Dr. Claw, frustrated at the poor quality of MAD agents, goes to ask the help of a very old Sicilian don, the Great, Great Godfather.
Gadget's Clean Sweep
18. Gadget's Clean Sweep
January 11, 1986
Dr. Claw has located GADGET'S l9th Century relatives, living in London. He sends Thelma back in time to dispose of them, thus doing away with GADGET at the same time.
Gadget's Roma
17. Gadget's Roma
January 4, 1986
When Quimby learns Thelma is being sent back to ancient Rome to learn the Secret of Roma inscribed on a mosaic at the Forum, he sends GADGET to stop her in the time machine.
Tyrannosaurus Gadget
16. Tyrannosaurus Gadget
December 28, 1985
With the aid of a time machine, Dr. Claw plots to go back in time to destroy GADGET'S ancestors in order to eliminate GADGET as well as bring back dinosaurs to rule Metro City.
N.S.F. Gadget
15. N.S.F. Gadget
December 21, 1985
With a black box controlled by his console, Dr. Claw schemes with the twin scientists, Null and Void, to intercept Metro City's bank transactions by manipulating their satellite transmissions.
Mad in the Moon
14. Mad in the Moon
December 14, 1985
To celebrate his birthday, Dr. Claw has Null and Void invent Kewpie doll bombs to explode on the moon and create the MAD logo.
Focus on Gadget
13. Focus on Gadget
December 7, 1985
Dr. Claw, with the help of identical twin MAD scientists Null and Void, steals a space station to extort millions of dollars from the earth's citizens.
Busy Signal
12. Busy Signal
November 30, 1985
GADGET, with Penny and Brain's assistance, investigates a rash of mysterious mansion burglaries in Metro City.
Ghost Catchers
11. Ghost Catchers
November 23, 1985
Quimby informs GADGET that ghosts are in the homes of Metro City's most distinguished families and a MAD plot is suspected.
Bad Dreams Are Made of This
10. Bad Dreams Are Made of This
November 16, 1985
Dr. Claw, with the aid of Dr. Spectrum and Bert Sweetley, uses a dream beam to give the citizens of Metro City nightmares.
Gadget Meets the Grappler
9. Gadget Meets the Grappler
November 9, 1985
GADGET is planning a trip on the Oriental Express Mystery Tour Train and is warned by Quimby about a MAD plot to kill him while he's aboard.
The Incredible Shrinking Gadget
8. The Incredible Shrinking Gadget
November 2, 1985
Dr. Claw hires Dr. Shieskopf to invent a shrinking ray gun to shrink INSPECTOR GADGET down to the size of a mouse.
Gadget in Mini-Madness
7. Gadget in Mini-Madness
October 26, 1985
Dr. Claw plots with Dr. Shieskopf to eliminate GADGET with his latest invention, the Linguinis, which are five little men with teeth sharp enough to chew up any material object.
Gadget's Gadgets
6. Gadget's Gadgets
October 19, 1985
Dr. Claw plots with Dr. Noodleman to dismantle GADGET of his gadgets with the aid of various vintage hospital surgical tools.
Crash Course in Crime
5. Crash Course in Crime
October 12, 1985
As INSPECTOR GADGET is washing the Gadgetmobile, GADGET promises to teach Capeman the rules of crime fighting.
The Capeman Cometh
4. The Capeman Cometh
October 5, 1985
Chief Quimby reveals to INSPECTOR GADGET a MAD plot to steal Metro City's gold.
Wambini Predicts
3. Wambini Predicts
September 28, 1985
Chief Quimby warns INSPECTOR GADGET of a MAD plot to steal the famous King of Alpacastan's llama that spits diamonds.
The Great Wambini's Sance
2. The Great Wambini's Sance
September 21, 1985
Pets owned by the city's rich and famous are disappearing.
Magic Gadget
1. Magic Gadget
September 14, 1985
Dr. Claw schemes with two magicians, the Lesser and the Great Wambini, to steal gold bars from the bank vault.
Smelderado
401. Smelderado
September 13, 1983
Dr. Stench, an agent of M.A.D., has invented a substance that makes gold smell terrible. Since smelly gold cannot be kept in bank vaults, it will be valueless in international markets. Protected by his stuffed nose, Inspector Gadget, guards the national gold reserve at Fort Bucks
Quimby Exchange
402. Quimby Exchange
September 13, 1983
Inspector Gadget protects Nick Defecto. M.A.D. is trying to destroy him because of the secret he knows.
Weather in Tibet
403. Weather in Tibet
September 13, 1983
M.A.D. has invented a weather machine that controls the weather and is demanding money from cities. Inspector Gadget has to find and destroy the machine or else the cities will be buried in snow.
Unhenged
404. Unhenged
September 13, 1983
Inspector Gadget's mission is to stop M.A.D. from kidnapping the scientists of the world and holding them for ransom.
Snakin' All Over
405. Snakin' All Over
September 13, 1983
Inspector Gadget's mission is to guard a priceless coin collection from the evil clutches of M.A.D.
In Seine
406. In Seine
September 13, 1983
Millionaires in Paris are being robbed of their jewels and money. M.A.D. is behind the plot; sending warning notes in advance. Since there is no security system to foil Dr. Claw's devilish plot, it is up to Inspector Gadget to recover the jewels.
Tree Guesses
407. Tree Guesses
September 13, 1983
Dr. Claw has invented a spray that rots wood instantly. If he is not paid one million dollars he will destroy every forest in the world. Inspector Gadget and Penny locate and destroy Dr. Claw's invention.
Birds of a Feather
408. Birds of a Feather
September 13, 1983
Inspector Gadget's mission is to foil Dr. Claw from stealing the Star of Instanbul.
So It Is Written
409. So It Is Written
September 13, 1983
M.A.D. is threatening to steal the King of Fuzug's treasure. Inspector Gadget's mission is to save the treasure from Dr. Claw.
Fang the Wonderdog
410. Fang the Wonderdog
September 13, 1983
Inspector Gadget protects Fang the Wonderdog from M.A.D. who wants to kidnap Fang and make millions in ransom.
School for Pickpockets
411. School for Pickpockets
September 14, 1983
Inspector Gadget, Brain and Penny foil the evil plans of Dr. Claw's henchman from the LeDip School for Pickpockets as they try to steal the Inspector's new watch.
Quizmaster
412. Quizmaster
September 15, 1983
Inspector Gadget protects armored cars full of money from the dangerous Dr. Claw.
Gadget in Winterland
413. Gadget in Winterland
September 16, 1983
Inspector Gadget, Penny and Brain are headed for fun and relaxation in Winterland, site of the Olympic Games. But Dr. Claw and his evil henchmen of M.A.D. have alternate plans...they want to sabotage the Games and eliminate Gadget's interfering influence forever.
Inspector Gadget
Inspector Gadget

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Inspector Gadget is a cartoon series that deals with the adventures of a half-robot half-man police officer who supposedly is the only one who can stop Claw. Inspector Gadget is a bumbling police officer whose goal it is to stop evil. However, he is not the best at this and usual fails even the most basic tasks that he is given to solve. Inspector Gadget has a niece named Penny, who has a dog named Brain. In reality it is Penny and Brain who solve Inspector Gadget's cases, with the help of a computer that is disguised as a book and a watch.

The person our heroes are trying to fight is the villainous Doctor Claw. Doctor Claw is a robot who speaks in a death growl type voice and is the mastermind behind the organization known as M.A.D. This group's goal is to pull of expensive heists as well as take over the world, though they are usually foiled by Penny and Brain, though they as usual always give credit to Inspector Gadget. Doctor Claw seems to think that Inspector Gadget's ineptitude is really just a facade and that he really is the best weapon on the force, not realizing that it is Penny and Brain who foil his plans. Doctor Claw's catchphrase throughout the series is I'll get you next time Gadget! Next time!

Inspector Gadget, Penny, and Brain's confrontations with Doctor Claw have led them on numerous adventures around the world, from the American West to Asia to South America to Egypt to the bottom of the sea. Doctor Claw normally reaches these locations by traveling in the M.A.D.mobile, which is a car that can also turn into a jet and submarine allowing him many options to observe the operations of M.A.D.Inspector Gadget is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (204 episodes). The series first aired on September 12, 1983.

Where to Watch Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadget is available for streaming on the Syndicated website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Inspector Gadget on demand at Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Vudu, The Roku Channel Free, Sling, Hoopla, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 1983
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (19,260)