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The adventures of a group of young kids who are amateur computer experts and detectives.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Matthew Labyorteaux ...  Richie Adler 18 episodes, 1983-1984
Todd Porter Todd Porter ...  Hamilton Parker 18 episodes, 1983-1984
Jeffrey Jacquet Jeffrey Jacquet ...  Jeremy Saldino 18 episodes, 1983-1984
Andrea Elson ...  Alice Tyler 18 episodes, 1983-1984
Melanie Gaffin ...  Cheryl Adler 18 episodes, 1983-1984
Max Gail ...  Llewellen Farley, Jr. / ... 18 episodes, 1983-1984
A Martinez ...  Lt. Neal Quinn 17 episodes, 1983-1984
Madelyn Cain Madelyn Cain ...  Irene Adler 17 episodes, 1983-1984
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Storyline

Richie, Ham, Jeremy and Alice are teenagers living outside Los Angeles. They are also computer hackers who worked as amateur detectives in their spare time. Llewellen Farley is a reporter who is a source for the kids and sometimes asks them for help on stories he is writing. Farley's brother-in-law is Lieutenant Quinn who also provides the kids with help. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Computer Kids See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Runtime:

| (18 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Simon & Simon: Fly the Alibi Skies (1983) See more »

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Theme tune correction
22 September 2009 | by c2100512See all my reviews

Hello,

I've been following the discussion with interest - Whiz Kids was my favourite show on British TV when I was growing up. This and Tron left a big impression!

Just a quick note: the music isn't Rossini, it's adapted from Mozart's 'Elvira Madigan' (Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major). It's an amalgam of highlights from Part I of the concerto.

My favourite theme of all time :)

I do love Whiz Kids. I wish they'd release the DVD already!

  • Dave


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