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The 25 best TV show sidekicks

Yardbarker Logo By Jeff Mezydlo of Yardbarker | Slide 2 of 26: Gadget's niece, Penny (voiced by Mona Marshall/Cree Summer) is the true brains behind the operation when it comes to the Inspector solving capers. With her book that's really a computer and high-tech watch, Penny was actually before her time using technology to take down the bad guys. In the original series from 1983, we never actually meet Penny's parents. In the 2015 reboot, Penny (Tara Strong) has her computer and watch upgraded to an holographic tablet. 

25. Penny ("Inspector Gadget")

Gadget's niece, Penny (voiced by Mona Marshall/Cree Summer) is the true brains behind the operation when it comes to the Inspector solving capers. With her book that's really a computer and high-tech watch, Penny was actually before her time using technology to take down the bad guys. In the original series from 1983, we never actually meet Penny's parents. In the 2015 reboot, Penny (Tara Strong) has her computer and watch upgraded to an holographic tablet. 

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