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Probe was a short-lived television series that aired on ABC Television in 1988. Co-created by famed sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, it starred Parker Stevenson as Austin James, a misanthropic genius who ran his own high-tech consulting firm. With the help of his wide-eyed secretary Mickey Castle (Ashley Crow), Austin would use his scientific expertise to solve baffling crimes as a modern-day version of Sherlock Holmes. As expected, the show featured heavy doses of scientific knowledge and logical reasoning, and may have contributed to the series' demise.The show originally premiered as a two-hour pilot, with six one-hour episodes afterward, before a writer's strike came along and ended the series.Not to be confused with direct-to-video Doctor Who spinoff P.R.O.B.E.
Probe featured the following tropes: