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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
18 September 1965 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, with a great deal of help from his competent partner Agent 99, battles the forces of KAOS Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 11 nominations See more »
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(72 articles)
User Reviews:
Sheer comedy brilliance See more (52 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 131)

Don Adams ... Maxwell Smart / ... (138 episodes, 1965-1970)

Barbara Feldon ... Agent 99 / ... (137 episodes, 1965-1970)

Edward Platt ... Chief / ... (133 episodes, 1965-1970)
Robert Karvelas ... Larabee / ... (94 episodes, 1965-1970)
Rose Michtom ... Woman at the Airport / ... (44 episodes, 1965-1970)
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Series Directed by
Gary Nelson (23 episodes, 1966-1969)
Bruce Bilson (22 episodes, 1965-1968)
Don Adams (13 episodes, 1967-1970)
James Komack (11 episodes, 1967-1968)
Earl Bellamy (7 episodes, 1967)
Jay Sandrich (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alan Rafkin (6 episodes, 1969-1970)
Frank McDonald (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
William Wiard (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Norman Abbott (4 episodes, 1967)
Charles R. Rondeau (4 episodes, 1969-1970)
Paul Bogart (3 episodes, 1965)
Murray Golden (3 episodes, 1966)
Reza Badiyi (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
Richard Donner (2 episodes, 1965)
Don Richardson (2 episodes, 1965)
David Alexander (2 episodes, 1966)
Sidney Miller (2 episodes, 1967)
Harry Falk (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jerry Hopper (2 episodes, 1968)
Richard Benedict (2 episodes, 1969)
Anton Leader (2 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Writing credits
Mel Brooks (138 episodes, 1965-1970)
Buck Henry (138 episodes, 1965-1970)
Arne Sultan (34 episodes, 1965-1970)
Chris Hayward (30 episodes, 1968-1970)
Leonard Stern (17 episodes, 1966-1968)
Mike Marmer (15 episodes, 1965-1968)
Stan Burns (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Dee Caruso (11 episodes, 1965-1968)
Gerald Gardner (11 episodes, 1965-1968)
Gordon Mitchell (11 episodes, 1968-1970)
Lloyd Turner (11 episodes, 1968-1970)
Allan Burns (11 episodes, 1968)
Gary Clarke (6 episodes, 1966-1968)
William Raynor (6 episodes, 1966-1968)
Myles Wilder (6 episodes, 1966-1968)
Phil Hahn (5 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Hanrahan (5 episodes, 1967-1968)
Norman Paul (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Pat McCormick (3 episodes, 1965-1970)
Carol Cavella (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Joseph Cavella (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Budd Grossman (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Gloria Burton (3 episodes, 1968-1970)
Ron Friedman (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Marvin Worth (2 episodes, 1965)
Lila Garrett (2 episodes, 1966)
Bernie Kahn (2 episodes, 1966)
Phil Leslie (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sam Bobrick (2 episodes, 1967)
Bill Idelson (2 episodes, 1967)
Don Adams (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Burt Nodella (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bob DeVinney (2 episodes, 1969)

Series Produced by
Leonard Stern .... executive producer (86 episodes, 1965-1968)
David Davis .... associate producer (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Arne Sultan .... executive producer (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Burt Nodella .... producer (47 episodes, 1967-1969)
Arnie Rosen .... producer (31 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jay Sandrich .... producer (29 episodes, 1965-1966)
Harry R. Sherman .... associate producer (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Chris Hayward .... producer (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Jess Oppenheimer .... producer (5 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Original Music by
Irving Szathmary (138 episodes, 1965-1970)
 
Series Cinematography by
Meredith M. Nicholson (78 episodes, 1967-1970)
Robert Wyckoff (59 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Film Editing by
William Cairncross (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Howard French (25 episodes, 1966-1967)
M. Pam Blumenthal (21 episodes, 1968-1970)
Leonard W. Leonard (13 episodes, 1966-1967)
Alan Jaggs (12 episodes, 1969-1970)
Floyd Knudtson (10 episodes, 1965-1966)
Bill Lewis (7 episodes, 1965)
Stanley Frazen (5 episodes, 1968)
Jerry Sperber (4 episodes, 1968)
Howard A. Smith (4 episodes, 1969)
Clay Bartels (4 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Casting by
Pat Harris (126 episodes, 1965-1970)
 
Series Art Direction by
Howard Campbell (59 episodes, 1965-1967)
Frank T. Smith (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Archie J. Bacon (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Carl Braunger (22 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Anthony D. Nealis (110 episodes, 1965-1969)
Ray Molyneaux (10 episodes, 1969-1970)
Donald J. Sullivan (10 episodes, 1970)
Dave L. Love (7 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Costume Design by
Suzanne Smith (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Ray Sebastian .... makeup artist (137 episodes, 1965-1970)
Bette Iverson .... hair stylist (95 episodes, 1965-1969)
Dorothy White .... hair stylist (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Ray Forman .... hair stylist (14 episodes, 1967-1969)
 
Series Production Management
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor (51 episodes, 1968-1970)
Bill Lewis .... post-production supervisor (35 episodes, 1966-1967)
Burt Nodella .... executive in charge of production (35 episodes, 1966-1967)
Leonard Stern .... executive in charge of production (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
Lionel A. Ephraim .... unit production manager (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
William P. Owens .... production manager (22 episodes, 1966-1967)
Milt Trager .... production manager (18 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ronald H. Gilbert .... executive in charge of production (15 episodes, 1965)
George Tobin .... production manager (12 episodes, 1965)
Cy Brooskin .... production manager (8 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Messinger .... assistant director (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Claude Binyon Jr. .... assistant director (42 episodes, 1966-1968)
Robert Farfan .... assistant director (29 episodes, 1965-1966)
William P. Owens .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1966)
Burt Astor .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1966)
Fred Giles .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Art Department
James Harris .... property master (118 episodes, 1965-1969)
Edward Goldstein .... property master (19 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Sound Department
Bill Flannery .... sound engineer (78 episodes, 1967-1970)
Max M. Hutchinson .... sound engineer (59 episodes, 1965-1967)
James Nelson .... supervising sound editor (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Special Effects by
Paul Byrd .... special effects (57 episodes, 1968-1970)
Perzy High .... special effects (25 episodes, 1965-1966)
Edwin Tillman .... special effects (14 episodes, 1967)
Justus Gibbs .... special effects (11 episodes, 1967-1968)
Allen Bastien .... special effects (6 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dave Koehler .... special effects (5 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Stunts
Bobby Somers .... stunts (39 episodes, 1968-1970)

Steven Burnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Larry Duran .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Eddie Hice .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Burl Stafford .... gaffer (65 episodes, 1968-1970)
James Hunter .... gaffer (32 episodes, 1966-1967)
Chuck Morgan .... key grip (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
Roy Kight .... key grip (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Tom May .... key grip (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Casting Department
Nancy E. Barr .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Donald MacDonald .... wardrobe (137 episodes, 1965-1970)
Leslie Hall .... wardrobe: women (78 episodes, 1967-1970)
C. Capriotti .... wardrobe designer and furnisher: Barbara Feldon (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Ron Postal .... wardrobe designer: Don Adams / wardrobe designer / ... (41 episodes, 1965-1970)
Suzanne Smith .... wardrobe: women (28 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bill Lewis .... supervising editor (18 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Music Department
Irving Szathmary .... conductor (138 episodes, 1965-1970)
Carol Kaye .... musician: bass (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Other crew
Victoria Weisbart .... script supervisor (52 episodes, 1967-1969)
Dorothy Aldworth .... script supervisor (50 episodes, 1965-1967)
Buck Henry .... story editor (49 episodes, 1965-1967)
Norman Paul .... story consultant / story editor / ... (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Chris Hayward .... story consultant (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
Harry R. Sherman .... production executive (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
Reza Badiyi .... title visualization (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Rosemary Dorsey .... script supervisor (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Gordon Mitchell .... story consultant (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Pat O'Leary .... assistant to producer (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Lloyd Turner .... story consultant (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Bill Lewis .... assistant to producer (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Allan Burns .... story consultant (13 episodes, 1968)
Arne Sultan .... story editor (11 episodes, 1967)
Karen Hale Wookey .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1967)
Phil Leslie .... script consultant (2 episodes, 1967)
Elon Packard .... script consultant (2 episodes, 1967)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (138 episodes)
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Color:
Color (137 episodes) | Black and White (pilot episode)
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | New Zealand:PG (season 1) | Singapore:PG | South Africa:13V (Season 2) | South Africa:10V (Season 3) | South Africa:PG (Seasons 1, 4 & 5) | USA:TV-G

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In an episode of the final season where Larabee has a much bigger role than in previous years, Max says to the Chief after a typical Larabee blunder, "People have often asked me if Larabee and I are related." Robert Karvelas who plays Larabee was Don Adams' cousin.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated lines]
Maxwell Smart:Don't tell me...
[bad news of the week]
Maxwell Smart:[99 or Chief tells Max the bad news]
Maxwell Smart:I asked you not to tell me that!
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FAQ

In how many episodes of "Get Smart" did Johnny Carson have cameo roles?
How many episodes did Sigfried, Max's arch enemy, appear in?
What job did 99 have before she joined CONTROL?
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25 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Sheer comedy brilliance, 16 April 2001
Author: paulgonsalves from United States Of America

Get Smart stands as the single most brilliant television comedy EVER. Before Hot Shots!, before Frank Drebin, before Airplane!, before Kentucky Fried Movie, before Young Frankenstein, and before Blazing Saddles, there was Get Smart, the creation of Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. This show, which would go on to inspire Police Squad!, arguably the second most brilliant television comedy ever, presented in Maxwell Smart the most completely asanine leading man thus far in television history, and as a result provided for more stupid jokes than ever before. Perhaps the first moment in television where comedy did not require a laugh track (though it did USE one, it would have flown fine without one), this show would inspire nearly every film by Mel Brooks and Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker. Can we really imagine Hedley Lamaar from Blazing Saddles without Maxwell Smart having preceded him? Can we really imagine Frank Drebin without Maxwell Smart having preceded him? The answer to these questions MUST be "no." Get Smart was a rare moment in television comedy history, and it has given us a truly rich comedic tradition ever since. Thank you, Buck, Don, and Barbara!

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