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Dr. Zharko.

"Mad, am I?" - Dr. Zharko.

KAOS's "mad scientist" who, with his assistant Bruce, operates out of a secret laboratory hidden in a cave on a small island just off the coast of Newfoundland, experimenting on bodies supplied by the morgue attendant Obler.

Dr. Zharko's greatest achievement was the discovery of a means of bringing the dead back to life which he verified by being arrested and executed by the Transylvanian Highway Patrol.

He had planned to next place the living in a state of suspended animation for a period of five years using CONTROL agents Maxwell Smart and 99 as his guinea pigs. However, Max and 99 escape his clutches and Max destroys Zharko and his lab with a well-thrown vial of nitroglycerine, lamenting "If only he had used his genius for niceness instead of evil".

Portrayed by Tom Poston [Episode #108: "Shock It to Me"].