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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
18 September 1965 (USA) See more »
Genre:
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 »
NewsDesk:
(72 articles)
User Reviews:
"That's the second biggest silencer I've ever seen" 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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Language:
Color:
Color (137 episodes) | Black and White (pilot episode)
Sound Mix:
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:
Barbara Feldon was two inches taller than Don Adams. In order to make it appear that Adams was taller than Feldon, he would either stand on a small platform or Feldon would stoop down. Also, for most of the show's run, Feldon wore mostly flat shoes and very rarely wore high heels.See more »
Quotes:
Maxwell Smart:Ah, it's the old... trick.See more »
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FAQ

What was the Chief's first name?
What is the name of the only "Get Smart" episode filmed in black and white?
According to one episode, what year was Maxwell Smart born?
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19 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
"That's the second biggest silencer I've ever seen", 23 August 2004
Author: bjanzen from Winnipeg, Manitoba

I haven't seen an episode of this show in more than 10 years and yet all the scenes described above remain fresh...This show has to stand as one of the greatest of all time. It's hard to compare it to All In The Family, Cheers, or Seinfeld, but it's never been duplicated. Every time I hear "Not Craw, Craw" I have to smile. No one's mentioned the "Coughing Code" - when the cone of silence breaks down - always ending with Max's line - "you should do something about that cold Chief" The casting of the show was perfect. What made the show so great was that the creative plots were intertwined with crazy little sidebars - it's been years but I still remember one episode where 99 was doing a commercial in a tub, and was called away - and the producer/director of the commercial tries to coax his elderly mother in the tub - hilarious...

I wish these episodes were available on DVD...

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