Real Name: Frankenstein Jr.
Affiliations: Professor Conroy (creator); Buzz Conroy (controller)
Known Relatives: Professor Conroy (creator, hence "father" I guess)
Base of Operations:
First Appearance: Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles (Hanna-Barbera for CBS, September 10th, 1966)
Powers/Abilities: Thirty foot tall and with strength to match. Able to fly using jets built into his boots. Able to fire force beans from his fingers.
History: Professor Conroy built a giant, thirty foot tall robot, programmed to battle crime. He gave the control of this mechanical wonder to his son Buzz, who can summon his aid using a small ring he wears.
Comments: Frank was voiced by Ted Cassidy, while Buzz was portrayed by Dick Beals. Professor Conroy was voiced by John Stephenson.
Frankenstein Jr. shared his time slot with the Impossibles. He had a total of eighteen episodes, before pressure from parental groups had the show canned due to "excessive violence". Gold Key provided one issue of a comic around the same time as the series was airing.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Frankenstein's Monster in any of its incarnations.
Gigantor, another robot controlled by a young boy
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