The Zeta Project

The WB (ended 2002)




Episode Guide

    • Lost and Found
      Lost and Found
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Zeta malfunctions and recovers his memory of the moment he decided not to hurt people, when he is ordered to impersonate Eugene Dolan but instead gets close to him and his family.
    • The Accomplice
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Zeta, a robot on the run from the government, meets Ro, a young teenage runaway.
    • Ro's Gift
      Ro's Gift
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      A mysterious organization of super-powered adults kidnap Ro, believing she has super powers.
    • Hicksburg
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Ro returns to visit her first foster family, the Morgans, in hopes of digging up information on her biological family. Determined to show them she wasn't a failure, she creates a rich girl persona via Zee's unlimited charge-card, but Zee goes overboard when he holograms as a famous vidstar. Things get dangerous when he's revealed as a robot, but before the pair escape Ro discovers evidence that she has a brother.moreless
    • Shadows
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Infiltration Unit Seven returns, and a brutal battle errupts in a mall. Ro is hurt and taken to hospital, and Batman picks up on it from Bruce Wayne. Vid records make it look like Zee is solely responsible and Batman vows to take him down before he can hurt anybody. Meanwhile, Zee contemplates abandoning Ro so she will not be put at risk anymore. IU7, Zee, and Batman duke it out in an explosive hospital battle.moreless
    • His Maker's Name
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Zeta searched for one one of his creators, but Bennett finds out about it and tries to capture him. However, Zeta's creator helps him escape and gives him the name of the man who can clear his name - Selig, the head of the Zeta project.
    • Cabin Pressure
      Cabin Pressure
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The NSA find out about Bucky and make plans to capture him and, through him, Zeta and Ro.
    • West Bound
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Zeta and Ro take to a train to avoid pursuit, but West follows them.
    • Remote Control
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Ro and Zee encounter Bucky, a brilliant but bratty kid genius, while looking for Dr. Sellig at at science competition. Bucky's supervisor Dr. Tannor steals his invention, a remote that can control any mechanical device. When he offers it up at the competition as his own creation, Bucky takes control of Zee and sets him after Tannor for revenge.moreless
    • Taffy Time
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Zeta and Ro must rely on Agent Lee for help to avoid a bounty hunter.
    • Ro's Reunion
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Ro takes a chance and appears on a Jenny Jones/Oprah like show because they claim to be able to reunite her with her brother.
    • The Wrong Morph
      The Wrong Morph
      Season 2 - Episode 14

      Zeta's quest to locate Dr. Selig leads him to another member of the infiltration unit design team, Dr. Myrell. He runs a non-profit organization called the Myrell Center, where he constructs and tests new technology to help the handicapped. One of these is a young man named Kevin, who is confined to a wheelchair. The doctor has created a backpack device called a "synaptic amplifier", which allows him to walk normally. Zeta and Ro sneak into the center disguised as Kevin and his backpack, but end up encountering a thief there to steal the real amplifier pack. On a non-handicapped person the pack provides them with fantastic strength and agility. Blake, the thief, escapes, but a security guard who had seen the Zeta/Ro illusion of Kevin there after-hours accuses him of the theft, and he is arrested for it. It's up to Zeta and Ro to find Blake and clear the innocent Kevin.

    • The Next Gen
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Zeta is on the trail of a drug lord but must cope with a new improved Zeta robot on his trail.
    • Change of Heart
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Zee and Ro track Selig to a museum in Grandview, but get waylaid when a little girl becomes trapped in a fusion power chamber. Zee reveals himself and fights to save her life, while the NSA closes in.
    • On the Wire
      On the Wire
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Ro and Zee take refuge at a "Pictocon" - basically a 21st century comicbook con where they take on the role of Owl Man and Squirrel Girl. Bucky contacts them there and puts Ro in contact with her long-lost brother Casey MacCurdy, a reporter. Casey's boss Jenson finds out he is the brother of a renegade and first insists he do a story on it, then alerts Bennett and the NSA. Ro and Zee duck the NSA in San Francisco but Casey sets up another rendezvous on the Golden Gate Bridge. He's persuaded to make it a trap. The NSA close in but Casey sides with his sister and helps them to escape. Casey plants an ad with a secret message for Ro reassuring her, but is under NSA scrutiny so their family reunion is delayed...but Casey starts to get the true story out on Zeta.moreless
    • The Hologram Man
      The Hologram Man
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Zeta and Ro break into a NSA depot used to store hologram/robots. They spot Professor Zelig, who downloads information and leaves. The two follow him to a steel yard where he is revealed to be Professor Edmunds, who worked on Zeta's hologram projectors. He is being blackmailed by Sweet, the head of Brother's Day, an anti-tech terrorist organization. They get Edmunds to work with them to lead them to Selig, unaware that Brother's Day has followed them to the hologrammatically concealed floating fortress where zeta's creator is working to create semi-organiz synthoids. Sweet plants an explosive as a disguised Zeta confronts his creator who confesses he secretly planted a "conscience chip" in Zeta (which Bennett overhears). Sweet triggers the explosion before Zeta can reveal who he is. Sweet shoots the escape pod with Selig as he escapes and the scientist is believed dead.moreless
    • The River Rising
      The River Rising
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Zeta and Ro are on the run from the NSA when they stumble into a No-Tech community. The group is protected by law so Bennett can't go into their community without a local warrant. Zeta and Ro take refuge there but Zeta's robotic nature is soon discovered by Amy. She advises them to keep Zeta's nature a secret. Zeta predicts the No-Tech's river levee will break during an upcoming storm. Bennett gets his warrant when the No-Techs use a catapult on West. Zeta has to reveal his true nature to save the No-Techs and is damaged. The No-Techs Zeta prisoner and prepare to destroy him but the levee breaks. Zeta rescues the No-Techs and they come to appreciate his non-soulless nature as the two make their escape once more.moreless
    • Batman Beyond: Zeta
      Batman Beyond: Zeta
      Season 0 - Episode 1
      In this episode of Batman Beyond, an infiltration synthoid, carrying a holographic emitter enabling it to mimic the appearance of anyone, is spotted at Terry's school. It was supposed to be tearing down a terrorist organization from within, but then it stopped following orders. The authorities, led by Agent Bennett of the NSA, think it was programmed by the terrorists. However, in reality it decided it didn't want to kill and went rogue. With some help from Terry and Sam, Zeta manages to escape his pursuers... for now.moreless
    • Wired (2)
      Wired (2)
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Zeta is forced to activate his old killer-programming software to avoid a memory purge by Bennett.
    • Absolute Zero
      Absolute Zero
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Zeta goes after a database and ends up forced to risk his own existence to keep his creator alive in a cyrogenic suspension unit.
    • Quality Time
      Quality Time
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Bennett tracks Selig via highly secure files to a research base where Selig was studying aquatic regeneration. Ro and Zeta are also there on the trail of Zelig. Bennett takes his son James Jr. along and while Ro, a local boy and James go underwater in a sub, Agent Bennett spots and pursues Zeta. But the kids get in an accident. Zeta reveals himself and volunteers to go down and Agent Bennett goes with him. Zeta has to act as the rudder for the injured sub to get everyone to the surface in time. At the end Bennett has to choose his son over capturing Zeta.moreless
    • Crime Waves
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Zeta and Ro come to the aid of a rich boy who mistreats robots.
    • Resume Mission
      Resume Mission
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Infiltration Unit 7 reactivates itself and threatens a young boy and his family.
    • Eye of the Storm
      Eye of the Storm
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Forced to take refuge from a tornado, Ro and Zeta meet two brothers, Dex and Carl, who are using an experimental process to disrupt tornados. They partially succeed, and the two fugitives join up with to get moving when their car is destroyed. With Zeta's input Carl the smart one manages to come up with a complete process, but pilot Dex gets the glory. Carl goes off on his own to take on another tornado and gets in over his head. With Zeta and Ro's help Dex rescues his brother and the two settle their differences.moreless
    • Hunt in the Hub
      Hunt in the Hub
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Zeta and Ro are blackmailed into assisting a scientist steal parts for his project.
    • Wired (1)
      Wired (1)
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Three Internet hackers come to Zeta's aid, but they have plans of their own for the robot.
    • Kid Genius
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Bucky coerces Zeta and Ro into helping him track down his missing parents.