So we didn’t have the big send-off where everybody gets a nice, clean ending to their story.”Small Wonder can be seen on retro-TV provider Antenna TV.
And of course, it lives on in infamy, as Webster knows all too well: “I had people come up to me all the time and say, ' You were on one of the worst shows of all time! I don’t think anyone would say it was their best work.
I was just happy I didn’t have to say all those long words that Dick had to say.” But Webster’s father was a “huge tech guy,” she says, and he saw Small Wonder as a glimpse at our inevitable future: “My dad was reading this script and saying, ‘This is going to happen!
But one show from that era consistently gets singled out as maybe the worst TV show of all time: Small Wonder.
Fantastic-like stretching ability." data-reactid="29"Debuting in first-run syndication on September 7, 1985, Wonder starred 10-year-old Tiffany Brissette as Vicki, a robot made to look like a girl who lives with her inventor Ted Lawson (Dick Christie), Ted’s wife Joan (Marla Pennington), and his son Jamie (Jerry Supiran).
Vicki was supposed to blend in with the rest of the family as Ted’s adopted daughter, but she also possessed special powers like superhuman strength and Mr. Small Wonder might be even stranger than the show itself.
“Nobody knew if we were going to get picked up or not.
So we didn’t have the big send-off where everybody gets a nice, clean ending to their story.”" data-reactid="75"Small Wonder finished its four-season run in 1989 with 96 episodes under its belt — and a series finale that didn’t really wrap anything up, as Webster recalls.
’”" data-reactid="76"But the show continued to run in syndication for nearly two decades after that; even today, Small Wonder can be seen on retro-TV provider Antenna TV. But it was fun, and I don’t think it really harmed anybody.“ Small Wonder.