Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.
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 Joe Mannix (194 episodes, 1967-1975)
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 Peggy Fair (166 episodes, 1968-1975)
Ward Wood ...
 Lt. Art Malcolm / ... (75 episodes, 1968-1975)
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Considered one of the most violent television series of its era, "Mannix" followed the adventures of L.A. private eye Joe Mannix, who first worked for a detective agency known as Intertect, which relied heavily on computers and a large network of operatives. In the second season, Mannix opened his own agency, with police widow Peggy Fair working for him as his secretary. Each episode featured plenty of fistfights, car chases and shootouts. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Mike Connors reprised his role as Mannix on Diagnosis Murder: Hard-Boiled Murder (1997). It was a sequel to Mannix: Little Girl Lost (1973). Pernell Roberts and Julie Adams, who appeared as guest stars in the "Mannix" episode, also reprise their original roles on "Diagnosis: Murder". See more »

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The early episodes were by far the best...though the show was very good overall.
13 November 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I've recently been watching DVDs of "Mannix" and although I have enjoyed it, it's become clear that the earlier episodes are the best. By season three and four, the show lost some of its zing, though it was still better than the average show.

Season one is unusual. Joe Mannix is NOT a private eye like he would be for the remainder of the series. Instead, he's an agent working for Intertech--a high tech detective agency operating more like a corporation. His boss is played by Joseph Campanella and there is always tension between him and Mannix. When season two premiered, Mannix was no longer with Intertech. Instead he's privately employed and he's got Peggy as a receptionist. This is how it continued through the remainder of the series. And a few things that remain constant--Joe regularly gets the crap knocked out of him and is often knocked out (though more so in season one and two) and he doesn't particularly like women...or at least he doesn't trust them.

My advice is see season one and two and then decide if the show is worth continuing. I'm on season five and still have a bit to go until I finish.


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