Because Smart has is a witness at a trial, KAOS is trying to prove that he is crazy.

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Because Smart has is a witness at a trial, KAOS is trying to prove that he is crazy.

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99 does not appear in this episode but an oil painting of Barbara Feldon can be seen in Max's bedroom. See more »

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When Cowboy jumps from the fifth floor window, the painted cityscape behind him flaps as he passes narrowly by. See more »

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Maxwell Smart: Well, your honor, my case is complete. This is your villain. This is your culprit
[the Cowboy draws a gun]
Maxwell Smart: and this is his gun.
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Crazy like a Max
22 May 2008 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Max has just finished a long and tiring case that had him travel all over the world. He gets a knock at the door and a man dressed as a cowboy (Simon Oakland) with a knife in his back staggers in with a warning about an impending assassination attempt. Only when the Chief arrives, there's no sign of the cowboy! Could an overtired Max have imagined it? The Chief leaves and the cowboy reappears, telling Max an ambassador is to be murdered at a costume party that night. Max springs to action, gets a costume and goes to save the ambassador. Only its NOT a costume party and there is no attempt made on the ambassador. Everybody thinks Max is a deranged lunatic, which is unfortunate since he is the key witness testifying in a case against KAOS.

The scene where the cowboy keeps dying then coming to life is one of the series best. Both Adams and Oakland show off perfect timing. Iris Adrian as Max's neighbor Mrs. Dawson, is screamingly funny. She's wonderfully loud and sarcastic, slightly reminiscent of Ethel Merman's character in "It's a Mad, Mad World". Howard Caine is good as Dr. Fish (he would later return to the series as Dr. Smith and the memorable actor Bediyoskin)and the ending is a classic as Max tries to prove to a court (and the Chief) he is not crazy, while once again discovering a clue that solves the case and shows that while a bumbler, he occasionally does do good work.


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