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Get Smart 

Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, battles the evil forces of rival spy agency KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.

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Mel Brooks, Buck Henry
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Don Adams ...  Maxwell Smart / ... 138 episodes, 1965-1970
Barbara Feldon ...  #99 / ... 138 episodes, 1965-1970
Edward Platt ...  Chief / ... 137 episodes, 1965-1970
Robert Karvelas Robert Karvelas ...  Larabee / ... 94 episodes, 1965-1970
Rose Michtom Rose Michtom ...  Woman at the Airport / ... 44 episodes, 1965-1970
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Storyline

Maxwell Smart is a bumbling secret agent, assigned by his "Chief" to foil KAOS' latest plans for taking over the world. Invariably, Smart's bumbling detective style lands him in hot water. Lucky for him, his faithful assistant "99" is there to bail him out. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El superagente 86 See more »

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Runtime:

(138 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color (137 episodes)| Black and White (pilot episode)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

The red convertible driven by Don Adams in the opening credits for the first two seasons is a 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mark I, which came standard with a Ford 260 V8 engine. The car was used in several episodes throughout the first four seasons, though sometimes substituted by a very similar-looking Sunbeam Alpine with Tiger badging. A Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was used in the opening credits for the third and fourth seasons, but never used in any episode. For the fifth season, the show featured a 1969 Opel GT used in the opening credits, as well as the episodes for that season. Only used in the pilot episode, was an early 1960s Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet. See more »

Goofs

In the closing credit sequence, one of the double doors fails to merge completely when it closes. See more »

Quotes

Maxwell Smart: [running gag, after being warned by the Chief that his next assignment will be the most dangerous yet] ... And loving it!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a sequence of Maxwell Smart going through various doors to reach CONTROL headquarters.

The closing credits are of Smart leaving CONTROL through the same doors, but he injures his nose on one door. See more »

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Gotta love it!
19 July 2001 | by wishkah7See all my reviews

Forget "The Producers", which was lame anyway. If you want to see Mel Brooks's earliest work, then watch an episode of Get Smart on TV Land! Don Adams plays an inept and bumbling spy named Maxwell Smart who has his share of brilliance once in a while. He works for an origanization called Control. He teams up with the competent Agent 99 who he falls in love with and eventually get married to in later episodes. Together they take orders from the chief to take down an evil syndicate called "Kaos". I also liked the hi-tec equipment they used, very innovative for it's time. I enjoy all those 'tricks' the Max and 99 pull to outwit the Kaos agents!

Get Smart is a comedic send off of those James Bond and other super-spy movies that were popular in the 1960's. Another reason why I enjoy Get Smart is how they sometimes use references from The Three Stooges, Charlie Chaplin, and Laurel and Hardy. From what I've heard, Mel Brooks was a fan of those old comedians from the past! I thought the best episodes were that two-parter involving the wax museum! It was called "House of Max". So, don't delay! Watch Get Smart on TV Land and you won't by disapointed! It will keep you laughing from beginning to end! Long live Maxwell Smart and Agent 99!


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