History Series / Automan

9th Nov '15 8:55:18 PM AnotherGuy
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* CoolCar: Which also happens to be a FlyingCar.
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* CoolCar: Which also happens to be a FlyingCar.FlyingCar and helicopter.
1st Oct '15 4:59:53 PM ANTMuddle
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* MagicalComputer: This show didn't even ''pretend'' to be realistic about how computers work.
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* MagicalComputer: This show didn't even ''pretend'' to be realistic [[ArtisticLicense about how computers work.work]].
16th Aug '15 4:08:09 PM kchishol
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* CatchAFallingStar: One episode had crooks taking Automan and Walter into a plane to throw them out to their deaths. While they do that to Walter, they are stunned to see Automan do the same on his own accord. However, Automan is able to simply order Cursor to create an aircraft and it swiftly catches them both.
10th Apr '15 7:14:06 PM Adept
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Naturally, TheyFightCrime in a "''Series/StarskyAndHutch'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY Meets]] ''Film/{{Tron}}''" pastiche. Twelve episodes of the series aired in 1983-84.
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Naturally, TheyFightCrime in a "''Series/StarskyAndHutch'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY Meets]] ''Film/{{Tron}}''" pastiche.TheyFightCrime. Twelve episodes of the series aired in 1983-84.
12th Oct '14 6:14:36 PM rjung
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* DaChief: Capt. Boyd (Gerald O'Loughlin), an old-school captain who doesn't care for Walter's new-fangled computers.

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* TheUnintelligible: Cursor only speaks in various beeps. ** TranslatorBuddy: Fortunately, Automan is there to translate for him.
12th Oct '14 5:21:14 PM rjung
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* RunningGag: Walter's last nameis regularly mispronounced as "nebbish."
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* RunningGag: Walter's last nameis name is regularly mispronounced as "nebbish."
12th Oct '14 5:20:58 PM rjung
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* MagicalComputer: This show didn't even pretend to be realistic about how computers work.
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* MagicalComputer: This show didn't even pretend ''pretend'' to be realistic about how computers work.

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* MagicalComputer: This show didn't even pretend to be realistic about how computers work.RunningGag: Walter's last nameis regularly mispronounced as "nebbish."
12th Oct '14 4:32:33 PM rjung
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* ExtremeOmnisexual: For a glowing ball of energy, Cursor was very "interested" in any attractive females nearby.
12th Oct '14 4:27:39 PM rjung
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[[quoteright:220:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/automan-logo_7415.jpg]] A police scientist/HollywoodNerd (Desi Arnaz Jr) creates an artificially intelligent, [[ProjectedMan holographic partner]], dubbed the "Automan" (short for "Automatic Man"), to help [[TheyFightCrime fight crime]]. Think "''Series/StarskyAndHutch'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY Meets]] ''Film/{{Tron}}''". Twelve episodes of the series aired in 1983-84. The Automan had a RobotBuddy (actually, a Pixel Buddy) by the name of Cursor, who could become virtually any object Automan needed. This ability manifested itself most often when Cursor would "draw" Automan's car/copter/plane or provide Automan with normal clothing.
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[[quoteright:220:http://static.[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/automan-logo_7415.jpg]] A org/pmwiki/pub/images/automanwalter_8537.jpg]] [[caption-width-right:300:Walter and Automan.]] '''Automan''' was a short-lived cop show that aired on ABC in TheEighties. Desi Arnaz Jr. played Walter Nebicher, a police scientist/HollywoodNerd (Desi Arnaz Jr) who's stuck in the computer room when he'd rather be out on the street. In response, he creates Automan (short for "Automatic Man", played by Chuck Wagner), an artificially intelligent, intelligent [[ProjectedMan holographic partner]], dubbed partner]]. Automan had the "Automan" (short for "Automatic Man"), ability to help [[TheyFightCrime fight crime]]. Think do any action hes seen on video, and interface with any computer system. He was also was aided by Cursor, a [[RobotBuddy blinking ball of light]] who could become virtually any object Automan needed, such as various vehicles or civilian clothing. Naturally, TheyFightCrime in a "''Series/StarskyAndHutch'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY Meets]] ''Film/{{Tron}}''". ''Film/{{Tron}}''" pastiche. Twelve episodes of the series aired in 1983-84. The Automan had a RobotBuddy (actually, a Pixel Buddy) by the name of Cursor, who could become virtually any object Automan needed. This ability manifested itself most often when Cursor would "draw" Automan's car/copter/plane or provide Automan with normal clothing. 1983-84.

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!!Tropes: !!''Automan'' demonstrated the following tropes:
22nd Sep '14 11:39:14 AM AnotherGuy
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* InertiaIsACruelMistress: Automan's CoolCar can ''hard turn at 90 degrees'', which is no problem for Automan, [[FunnyMoments but any human passengers...]]
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