bumbling detectives Lenny Crooke George Robinson exasperated their Captain Andrews.






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Complete series cast summary:
 Det. Lennie Crooke (20 episodes, 1971-1972)
Rupert Crosse ...
 Det. George Robinson (20 episodes, 1971-1972)
 Capt. Aaron William Andrews (20 episodes, 1971-1972)
 Sgt. Nelson Higgenbottom (19 episodes, 1971-1972)
Robert Karvelas ...
 Freddie Butler (7 episodes, 1971-1972)


bumbling detectives Lenny Crooke George Robinson exasperated their Captain Andrews.

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Release Date:

18 September 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coup double  »

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(20 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Though denied by Don Adams, his character was almost exactly like Maxwell Smart from his previous series, Get Smart (1965). See more »


Edited into Confessions of a Top Crime Buster (1971) See more »

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Indeed times were changing, but...
1 January 2008 | by (space the final frontier) – See all my reviews

"The Partners" was a hoot! When it was good, it was great, when it was bad, it was about as mediocre as a mediocre episode of "Get Smart". As another person commented, times were changing and shows like "All In The Family" started to appear -- they were more realist, whereas shows like "The Partners" were much less so. In any case, I have a few episodes recorded on tape from repeats in the early 80s... and I still watch them from time to time for a laugh. Don Adams was a comedy genius (RIP).

...And the music from the series was awesome. The main title was superb... I think it was by Lalo Schifrin, a composer I adore, who was at the top of his game in the early 70s (e.g. "Dirty Harry" and, especially, "Magnum Force").

I would dearly love to own this one season wonder on DVD (or better yet Blu-Ray/HD-DVD)

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