The series premiered in
1970. Stopped in 1980.
The starring character,
Albert Merlind, is a magician, who travels Europe
during the latter part of the 19th century
accompanied by his wife Anita and two daughters,
Alice and Bettina. Merlind gets knowledge of
shady types of spiritism and supposed
supernatural events, and he uses professional
tricks such as hypnosis to reveal the charlatans.
Initially, the series was titled Dr.