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There was a show in the early 80's with a goofy, yet brilliant lead character with dwarfism who had some sort of a laboratory or something and solved crimes. He had a partner or a team or something which helped him with his investigation and provided the muscle.

Does anyone remember this?

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David Rappaport, RIP. Loved that guy in Time Bandits. – Jeff Mahaney Jan 31 '14 at 8:54
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It sounds like you're after "The Wizard", screened in 1986.

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The blurb is as follows;

Simon McKay is a genius inventor with dwarfism who chooses to spend his life as a philanthropist and innovative toymaker dedicated to preserving and protecting innocence. CIC agent Alex Jagger is assigned to protect Simon from the evil forces who wish to use Simon's genius for their own nefarious purposes.

They are soon joined by Simon's long time friend, Tillie Russell. Simon, Alex, and Tillie become a family unit working together through adventure and adversity, especially when it comes to defeating Simon's self-proclaimed arch-enemy, Troyan, who would rather seek revenge upon the world for his suffering from the radiation poisoning he brought upon himself than take responsibility for his own actions.

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That's it! Thanks so much. I couldn't remember it for the life of me. Or since my question was edited and we're doing the effeminate, person first language here, I should say "I am a person who was differently knowledgeable about the name of this particular show". Man I miss the 80's. – Gelfamat Jan 28 '14 at 0:05
Most welcome. For the record, this show looks awful – user7812 Jan 28 '14 at 18:34

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