Captain Nice


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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About

Captain Nice was a comedy TV series created by Buck Henry that ran from January–May 1967 on NBC. Riding the tide of the camp superhero craze of the 1960s, the show's premise involved police chemist Carter Nash (William Daniels), a mild-mannered mama's boy who discovered a secret formula that, when taken, transformed him into Captain Nice.

Starring:

William Daniels

Alice Ghostley

Ann Prentiss

 

 

Highlights
Buck Henry on his parody show Captain Nice with Bill Daniels and Alice Ghostley and why he feels it failed
Treva Silverman on Captain Nice with Buck Henry
Who talked about this show

William Daniels

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William Daniels on starring in Buck Henry's Captain Nice, and on his friendship with Grant Tinker
03:12

Buck Henry

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Buck Henry on his parody show Captain Nice with Bill Daniels and Alice Ghostley and why he feels it failed

Vic Mizzy

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Vic Mizzy on composing the pilot and theme for Captain Nice
00:26

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on working with Buck Henry on Captain Nice
00:55

Treva Silverman

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Treva Silverman on Captain Nice with Buck Henry

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