Think James Bond in the Old West with a sidekick. James West and Artemas Gordon were two Secret Service agents outfitted with a wonderful train who were foiling various plots in the Old West.
From The Patriot Resource:
Though the show was set in the Old West, it was had many science fiction elements as western elements much like the more recent The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
. James West was a ladies man like Bond and Artie always had a gadget or trick up his sleeve. It also had tons of comedic elements. The plots were usually over the top, but still entertaining.
- James West was an Old West James Bond, getting himself into situations just to get closer to the answer and then busting out to foil the villain
- Artemas Gordon was a man of a thousand disguises and also had the inventive skills of 'Q'.
- Miguelito Loveless was a repeated adversary of James West
- President Grant appointed West and Gordon to their special duties
|Cast & Crew List
... James West
... Artemas Gordon
... Miguelito Loveless
... President Ulysses S. Grant
... Col. James Richmond
| Wild Wild West (1965-1969) IMDB Listing