Whiz Kids

Genre: Action & Adventure

Director: Bob Shayne,Philip DeGuere Jr.

Cast: Matthew Labyorteaux,Jeffrey Jacquet,Andrea Elson,Melanie Gaffin,Max Gail,A Martinez

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Show status: Ended

Overview: Whiz Kids is an American science-fiction adventure television series that aired on CBS in the United States. The 60-minute series was created by Philip DeGuere and Bob Shayne and originally aired from October 5, 1983 to June 2, 1984, lasting one season and consisting of 18 episodes. The premise follows four high school tenth-graders, portrayed by Matthew Laborteaux, Todd Porter, Jeffrey Jaqcuet, and Andrea Elson, who use their sophisticated knowledge of computers to become amateur detectives, solving crimes and bringing perpetrators to justice. Although the series experienced a notable backlash from critics for its portrayal of teenage computer hackers, the program garnered four Youth in Film Award nominations for its young stars, as well as a fifth nomination as "Best New Television Series" of 1983.


    • Matthew Labyorteaux

      Richie Adler
    • Jeffrey Jacquet

      Jeremy Saldino
    • Andrea Elson

      Alice Tyler
    • Melanie Gaffin

      Cheryl Adler
    • Max Gail

      Llewellyn Farley
    • A Martinez

      Lieutenant Neal Quinn
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