The Green Hornet

Season 1 Episode 25

Invasion from Outer Space (1)

Aired Friday 7:30 PM Mar 10, 1967 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Didn't anyone notice that Britt's valet threw a "Green Hornet" weapon (the hornet-shaped dart) at the invaders?

    • How did "aliens" know so much about Britt Reid's house (including the fact that he had a camera link to DSTV in his house)?

    • Hornet tells Kato to stay with Black Beauty and goes to confront Casey's pursuers. Fortunately, Kato disobeys Hornet and follows him anyway.

  • Quotes

    • Britt: You don't expect us to believe that you're visitors from outer space?
      Mabouse: I not only expect you to believe it, I insist upon it.

    • Casey: Why are you masquerading as space people?
      Mabouse: There was a time in my life when I sought the answers to questions that men never even dream of. But then I made the eternally fatal mistake of being ahead of my time. After a long search, I found the answer. Power, Miss Case. Power is what I found. Soon now I shall become a god. The power of life and death in the palm of my hand.

    • Mabouse: A fool and his bomb are soon parted.

    • Mabouse: I've always been a man of simple tastes, Miss Case. I just like the best: wine, women, and power.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The name of the villain, Dr. Eric Mabouse, is derived from the German cinema's arch-crtiminal Dr. Mabuse, created in a two-part silent movie by filmmaker Fritz Lang, who remade it in the early thirties. He revived the character in 1960, launching a new series of pictures quite popular at the time of this production.