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The Wild Wild West: The Wild Wild West Revisited

Jim West and Artemus Gordon are called out of retirement to stop Michelito Loveless Jr., the son of their old enemy Dr. Loveless. Michelito has created cyborgs, a nuclear bomb, and imposters to replace the leaders of the world, all as part of his grand scheme to conquer the world and avenge the death of his father.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x25
Airdate: Wednesday May 09th, 1979

Director: Burt Kennedy
Writer: William Bowers


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Special Guest Stars

Guest Stars
Harry Morgan
As Robert T. Malone
Recurring
Rene Auberjonois
As Capt. Sir David Edney
Recurring
Paul Williams (1)
As Michelito (Michelito Loveless)
Jo Ann Harris
As Carmelita (Carmelita Loveless)
Trisha Noble
As Penelope (Penelope Devaraux)
Jeff MacKay
As Hugo Kaufman
Susan Blu
As Gabrielle (Gabrielle Jackson)
Pavla Ustinov
As Nadia (Nadia Vinogradova)

Co-Guest Stars
Jacquelyn Hyde
As Queen Victoria
Recurring
Alberto Morin
As King Alphonso of Spain
Recurring
Wilford Brimley
As President Grover Cleveland (as Wilford A. Brimley)
Ted Hartley
As Tsar Nicholas of Russia
Skip Homeier
As Joseph
Mike Wagner
As Deadwood
John Wheeler
As Henry
Jeff Redford
As The Kid

Uncredited
Red West
As Barfly
Recurring
Main Cast
Robert Conrad
As James T. West
Ross Martin (1)
As Artemus Gordon

Recap

Washington, D.C., 1885..

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Episode Notes
Corner slides:
Lower Left: Jim running behind the Wanderer.
Upper Left: The mysterious woman watches the unconscious Jim and Artie.
Upper Right: Artie advises surrender.
Lower Right: Artie in a dress.
Lower Left: Jim, Artie, and Edney realize that there's no escape.
Upper Right: Michelito laughs in triumph.



Episode Quotes
Robert T. Malone: Artemus Gordon for the last six months has been with a traveling called the Deadwood Shakespearean Strolling Players. With assorted jugglers, fire-eaters, and three--count them--three beautiful live girls. As opposed, I guess, to three ugly dead girls.

Robert T. Malone: How did he get in the Secret Service?
Joseph: He's your wife's nephew, sir.
Robert T. Malone: I thought we had a gentleman's agreement never to mention that!

Hugo Kaufman: Unless it's because they feel that Dr. Miguelito Loveless is behind all this. I believe you two had some experiences with him.
James: Oh, we had some experiences. But I happen to know that Miguelito Loveless has been dead for five years.
Hugo Kaufman: Well, evidently, you didn't know that he had a son, Michelito Loveless Jr.
James: Of course I know that he had a son. I've known him since he was that big.
Hugo Kaufman: He's still that big.

Artemus: You didn't knock that guy more than twelve feet. I'm afraid all those years of soft living has dulled the edge of your skills. Well, don't you worry, from here on out I take over your training. In one month from now, you'll either be in top shape or two weeks' dead.

Michelito: My father died of ulcers. Ulcers brought on by the two of you constantly interfering with his plans!
Carmelita: Our father was the greatest man in the world.
Michelito: He was the greatest man who ever lived. Till I was born, of course.

James: Junior, you're crazier than your father ever was.
Michelito: Did it ever occur to you that my father was, and I am, complete sane, and the two of you and the rest of the world are mentally deficient?
James: No. that never occurred to me. Did it ever occur to you, Artie?
Artemus: Never.
Michelito: Did it occur to you that my father was normal-sized and the two of you might be throwbacks to caveman types?
Artemus: Now that occurred to me.

Artemus: What did you expect? The major powers of the world to roll over and play dead? All because of threats from some little pipsqueak?
Michelito: Pipsqueak?!? Pipsqueak?!? Which one of them called me a pipsqueak?
Artemus: All of them.
Michelito: Ah. I have their monarchs and heads of states in custody, I can wipe out any city with a wave of my hand. Does that sound like the work of a pipsqueak?
Artemus: Well, it sounds like the work of a sort of powerful pipsqueak, yeah.



Cultural References
Michelito: I call Alan and Sonya my $600 people.

This is an injoke/play on The Six Million Dollar Man, a TV series featuring Lee Majors as Steve Austin, a cybernetically-enhanced man.



Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerJay Bernstein
ProducerRobert L. Jacks
EditorMichael McCroskey
CastingPam Polifroni
Unit Production ManagerRobert S. Mendelsohn
First Assistant DirectorRay Marsh
Second Assistant DirectorPaul Magwood
Music EditorRobert Takagi
HairstylistJoy Zapata
Make-upGerald Soucie
Set DecoratorWarren Welch
Property MasterDominic J. Bruno
Script SupervisorElizabeth Gallagher
Director of PhotographyRobert B. Hauser
Stunt CoordinatorChuck Courtney
Art DirectorAlbert Heschong
Production ManagementBernard Oseransky
Sound EditorSam Horta
Sound MixerHoward Alper
ChoreographerSheila Foster
Main Title ThemeRichard Markowitz
WardrobeDenita Del Signore
Post Production ManagerCosmas P. Bolger
Original MusicJeff Alexander (1)
Men's WardrobeMilton G. Mangum
 
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