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The Green Hornet

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The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet.jpg
Premiere September 9, 1966
Finale March 17, 1967
Based on the popular radio dramas of
The Green Hornet Inc.
created by
George W. Trendle
Network/Provider ABC
Style 30-minute action / crime drama
Company Greenway Productions,
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor 20th Century Fox Television (until 1989)
20th Television (1989–2020)
Disney-ABC Domestic Television (2020– )
Seasons 1
Episodes 26
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Green Hornet is a action / crime drama show that aired on ABC.

The Green Hornet followed the adventures of playboy-media mogul Britt Reid, the owner and publisher of The Daily Sentinel. As the masked vigilante Green Hornet, Britt fights crime with the assistance of his martial-artist partner Kato, Britt's valet, and his weapons-enhanced car the Black Beauty with license plate V-194. On police records, the Green Hornet is a wanted criminal, but in reality, the Green Hornet pretends to be a criminal in order to infiltrate and battle the criminal gangs, leaving them and the incriminating evidence for the police's arrival. Britt's dual identity is known only to his secretary at The Sentinel, Lenore "Casey" Case and the District Attorney Frank P. Scanlon.

The motive behind Britt's becoming a crime fighter was explained on-screen that his father had died in prison after having been framed and imprisoned for a crime he did not commit.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Van Williams Britt Reid / The Green Hornet
Bruce Lee Kato
Wende Wagner Lenore "Casey" Case
Lloyd Gough Mike Axford
Walter Brooke D.A. F.P. Scanlon


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 9, 1966 March 17, 1967 26


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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