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The pilot received the highest score from test audiences for any show in NBC history at the time. CBS counter-programmed by scheduling All in the Family (1971) at the same slot. "All in the Family" was the #1 show for the 1971-1972 while "The Partners" ended up at #52. See more »
"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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