Secret Agent Men was a popular spy-genre spoof made for younger audiences. Fifteen-year-old secret agent Jack West (Nicko Vella) and his friends must battle the forces of evil to save the world, while finishing their homework and dealing with being teenagers at the same time. West works alongside adult agent Number 8 (Peter Feeney). Judged Best Children's/Youth Programme at the 2004 Qantas Media Awards, Secret Agent Men was one of Greenstone Television's earliest scripted shows. it was created by Stephen J Campbell, who went on to superheroes (Amazing Extraordinary Friends) and the dark sci-fi of The Cul de Sac.