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The Green Hornet

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Duration:
30 min (26 episodes) | 99 min (movie version)
Genres:
Action | Crime | Sci-Fi
IMDB rate:
7.7
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1966-09-09
Filming Locations: 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee
The Green Hornet
Linda Gaye Scott
Linda Gaye Scott
The Green Hornet
Van Williams
Britt Reid
Wende Wagner
Lenore Case
Lloyd Gough
Mike Axford
Walter Brooke
D.A. Frank Scanlon
William Dozier
Narrator (26 episodes, 1966-1967)
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Trivia
The character of Britt Reid/Green Hornet was created by the same people who created The Lone Ranger, and was said to be a descendant of the western hero.
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The license plate number on the Black Beauty was V194.
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The theme song for this show was the same as for the radio version: The Flight of the Bumble Bee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. It was significantly rearranged for the television series by Billy May who gave it a big band jazz style that was nicknamed Green Bee. The theme is best known for the trumpet solo played by Al Hirt.
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Goofs
A mistake which runs throughout all Green Hornet incarnations is pronouncing the Japanese name Kato as Kayto rather than the correct Kahto.
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Quotes
The Green Hornet: [taking routine inventory on his gadgetry before cruising into action] Hornet gun... check. Hornet sting... check. Let's roll, Kato!
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Narrator: Another challenge for the Green Hornet, his aide Kato, and their rolling arsenal, the Black Beauty. On Police records a wanted criminal, Green Hornet is really Britt Reid, owner-publisher of the Daily Sentinel, his dual identity known only to his secretary and to the district attorney. And now, to protect the rights and lives of decent citizens, rides THE GREEN HORNET."
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Photos from cast
Bruce Lee Harry Lauter Sheila Leighton J. Edward McKinley Linda Gaye Scott