Inspector Gadget is a French-Canadian-American animated comic science fiction television series that revolves around the adventures of a clumsy, dim-witted cyborg detective named Inspector Gadget—a human being with various bionic gadgets built into his body. Gadget’s nemesis is Dr. Claw, the leader of an evil organization known as “M.A.D.” The series launched the Inspector Gadget franchise.
This is the first syndicated cartoon show from DIC Entertainment, as well as the first from the company to be created specifically for US viewers, along with The Littles. It originally ran from 1983 to 1986 and remained in syndication into the late 1990s. It was shown on ABC in Australia from 26 July 1984 to 8 February 1991.