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Inspector Gadget [1999] (1 disc)

Director:David Kellogg
Writer:Kerry Ehrin
Zak Penn
Composer:John Debney
Length:78 minutes
(1 hour 18 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Kids
Sorting Tub:Charlie
IMDB Rating:3.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:21%
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: A security officer has an accident and is fixed up with the latest in ... everything.

Reaction: This movie is not great cinema, but it's fine for the target audience.

Personal Rating: 5/10

David Kellogg => Director
Kerry Ehrin => Writer
Zak Penn => Writer
John Debney => Composer
Andy Dick => Kramer
Bobby Bell => Famous Identifier of Sea Planes (as Robert N. Bell)
Brian George => Sore Guru
Cheri Oteri => Mayor Wilson
D.L. Hughley => Gadgetmobile (voice)
Dabney Coleman => Chief Quimby
Don Adams => Brain - Really (voice)
E.J. Callahan => Hot Dog Vendor
J.P. Manoux => Mayor's Sychophantic Assistant
Joely Fisher => Robobrenda / Brenda
Matthew Broderick => John Brown / Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget
Michelle Trachtenberg => Penny
Mike Hagerty => Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
Mr. T => Himself
Rene Auberjonois => Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
Richard Kiel => Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
Richard Lee-Sung => Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
Rupert Everett => Sanford Scolex
Sam Brown => Officer McMurphy

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Kramer, Claw's head scientist, played by Andy Dick, was named after the [Seinfeld] series character Kramer with the same notorious hairstyle.
  • When Penny is in the hospital visiting her injured uncle, "Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr, Howard" is heard on the PA system. This is a reference to the Three Stooges and their classic gag.
  • Even though there were more than 60 gizmos and gadgets grafted to John Brown's body and appeared, the Inspector Gadget in the cartoon series said to have an estimate of 14,000 gadgets.
  • Don Adams, the voice of Inspector Gadget on TV, provides the voice of Brain.
  • At the Bradford Institute parking lot scene, Brenda Bradford hums to the original [Inspector Gadget] theme song.