Max and 99 are looking for the man that is sabotaging missile launches.

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Donald Davis ...
Dr. Yes
Andre Philippe ...
Toulouse
Todd Martin ...
Himmel
Margaret Mason ...
Natasha
Robert Terry ...
Putney
Ref Sanchez ...
Lopez
Will Warren ...
Professor Kroeger
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Max and 99 are looking for the man that is sabotaging missile launches.

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25 November 1967 (USA)  »

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The Chinese gong in Dr. Yes's hideout appears a few weeks later in a Chinese restaurant where Max goes to meet Dr. T. See more »

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Although Max and 99 wear dark wet suits, when they show the footage of them underwater they are wearing white wet suits. The same thing goes for Himmel and Toulouse earlier. See more »

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Dr. Yes: It is said a wise lobster knows the power of its own claws.
Maxwell Smart: Eh, yes. Well it is also said that he who lives by the sword...
[turns to 99]
Maxwell Smart: How does it go, 99?
# 99: Dies by the sword, Max.
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Spoofs Dr. No (1962) See more »

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The Doctor is In...Sane!
20 November 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Terrific episode that is more a parody of old "Fu Manchu" movie serials than the James Bond movie, "Dr. Yes". This shows off one of the best parts of the "Get Smart" series--the mixture of genuine peril with off the wall humor. The show begins with a great cold opening that has Max, 99 and the Chief at a rocket launch. When the missile goes awry, a double agent shoots the General who knows where the self-destruct button is. Max then shoots the double agent--the only other one who knows where the self-destruct button is! Wally Cox has a extended cameo as a TV repairman.

The diabolical fiend behind the series of missile mishaps is the KAOS madman, Dr. Yes (Donald Davis). Wearing a Fu Manchu outfit, mustache and impossibly long (and deadly) fingernails, Dr, Yes has a multi ethnic team so when they answer him he hears "Yes" in 4 different languages (Jawohl. Oui. Da. Si.) Although he's part Harry Hoo ("moment please. It is written...) and Craw, Davis does a nice job of giving us a new villain and its too bad he didn't get to reprise his role in another episode.

There's a lot of good jokes in this one including a nod to Dr. Strangelove about American scientists who speak German, Adams is in the zone comedically and Feldon looks breathtaking wearing a skin tight wet suit as they swim to Dr. Yes' secret underwater headquarters. Seeing Feldon in that wet suit is an eye opening experience.


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