They spent some money on this episode, taking "Get Smart" out on location as Max and 99 row to an island in search of a KAOS killer, played by Harold Gould. Unfortunately he gets them first. Rather than just kill them, he decides to hunt the CONTROL agents and even gives them a head start. If they can survive until sundown, he'll let them go (99 has a standing offer to stay alive and live with the KAOS killer). Thus begins an exciting chase across the island involving punji sticks, and an "Indiana Jones" like bridge across a gorge (in retrospect, this may have been a leftover set from the NBC "Tarzan" series that aired at the time). Gary Nelson outdoes himself directing, making this episode both thrilling and funny. There's also a great gag when Max and 99 are getting their secret weapons. Carlson shows them a device that makes a lot of motion but has no apparent function. When Max asks what it does, Carlson explains that it merely distracts the enemy as they try and figure out what it does, leaving Max and 99 to escape.
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