Dr. Shrinker



Cast:

Jay RobinsonDr. Shrinker
Billy BartyHugo
Ted EcclesBrad
Susan Lawrence B.J.
Jeff MacKayGordie

Air Dates:

On ABC, from 9/11/76 - 9/3/77, as part of the Krofft Supershow


Number of Episodes:

16 fifteen minute episodes


Plot Synopsis:

Dr. Shrinker, an evil scientist, lives on an island with his assistant, Hugo, working on various inventions, including a shrinking machine. Brad, BJ and her brother, Gordie, are three teenagers who crash land on the island. Dr. Shrinker decides to use the three teens as guinea pigs to test his shrinking ray, but they manage to escape from Dr. Shrinker's lab. Dr. Shrinker spends the rest of the series thinking up of new ways to capture the teens.



Comments:

One of three segments from the first season of the Krofft Supershow. After Dr. Shrinker's one season, the characters of Dr. Shrinker and Hugo were part of the cast of the Lost Island segment on the Krofft Superstar Hour, except Dr. Shrinker was now called Dr. Deathray.


News:

(May 2008) The first season of the Krofft Supershow, featuring Dr. Shrinker, is currently being show in California. More information is available here.

Multimedia:



The Pardon Me, King Kong episode


Preview for the Pardon Me, King Kong (Real Video)

Preview for the Sands Document episode (Real Video)


Images/Screen Captures:

(click on images for larger versions)

Dr. Shrinker
Hugo
Brad
B.J.
Gordie


More Dr. Shrinker photos




Links:

Dr. Shrinker page at the IMDB

Dr. Shrinker page at Jump the Shark

Billy Barty's Official Page



Availability:

The show is currently airing in California. More information is available here.

The "Slowly I Turn" episode was included on the Krofft Box Set, which is available on VHS and DVD. Buy the box set through Amazon:


Krofft Box Set (DVD)

Krofft Box Set (VHS)


The show aired on Cox Cable's Retro Saturday Morning in 2005 as part of the first season of the Krofft Supershow.

The first four episodes of the show are included in Vol. 1 and 7 (two on each volume) of Columbia House's "The World of Sid and Marty Krofft", Re-TV/Family series. The series appears to be out of print, but used copies can usually be found on Ebay from time to time.

For more information on how to find this and other shows, click here.



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