Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. May 1975 and was followed the invisible man novel pdf a 12-episode series that fall. Daniel Westin working for a company called the Klae Corporation, which is doing experiments in teleportation.
He discovers the side effect of his work is the ability to turn objects invisible, and tries to find medical applications for his invention. He discovers that objects that are made invisible reappear after a few hours, and on living test animals the collars they wear re-appear before the living cells themselves. Obsessed by his invention, Westin decides to become invisible himself, in part to prove that a human can survive the process, and also to test a serum he has developed to reverse the invisibility. Do you know what you’ve got here? Westin tries to destroy his invention by sneaking into the lab after hours and deleting his research.
In order to make his escape he becomes invisible for a second time, before triggering an overload and destroying the apparatus. He goes to his friend, Dr. Dermaplex, that has the same properties as human skin, which enable Westin to appear in public. The Dermaplex side effect is that Westin has to remove the mask from time to time because, as Dr.
Maggio states, “The beard will be your enemy, and the itch will drive you crazy. By the conclusion of the pilot, the process’ lack of stability renders it effectively useless for commercial or military applications, and the Klae Corporation is persuaded to re-employ him in his research capacity despite his condition, and thus the series begins from this point. Westin seeks to perfect his work and at the same time find a cure — a means of restoring his visibility. There were subtle differences between the pilot and the series. The first post-pilot episode indicates that Westin and his wife Kate have been working as agents for some time. Jackie Cooper portrayed Westin’s superior, Walter Carlson, but for the series, the role was recast with Craig Stevens playing the part.