Cosmic Vibrator - Ultrahigh
frequency device that shook weapons out of the hands of
evil-doers on the sci-fi series CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO
Other gadgets in Captain Video's arsenal included the:
- Atomic Rifle
- Radio Scillograph, a
long-range, two-way radio that fitted in the palm of the hand
- Opticon Scillometer and the MangoRadar Screen, which like
the Remote Tele-Carrier enabled the Captain to see great
distances and through objects
- Astra Viewer used to focus
on distant galaxies (it took miniature Polaroid like
- Remote Tele-Carrier (a.k.a. "The Remote
Carrier Delayed Circuit TV Screen") enabled
Captain Video to
spy on anyone, anywhere in the world. It could see through
walls and even disguises.
When not being used for snooping, the Remote Tele-Carrier
displayed images of Captain Video's agents fighting crime in
the Old West. (These were actually reedited motion pictures
featuring the likes of western stars Tim McCoy, Bob Steel, Ken
Maynard and Sunset Carson).
The Captain's archenemy Dr. Pauli
(Hal Conklin) had his own weapons including the:
- Tri-Sonic Compensator which curved the flight of bullets
- Barrier of Silence, a sound dampening field used so he
couldn't be heard (similar to the Cone of Silence on the spy
comedy GET SMART/NBC/CBS/1965-70)
- Cloak of invisibility.
villains, Atar controlled the Captain's most formidable foe, "Tobor"
(robot spelled backwards), an indestructible robot whom the
Captain battled on occasion.
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