Alex's latest assignment is to rob a casino that is passing counterfeit money. But he doesn't think he can do it on his own. He says he needs the help of the best thief of all time, his father. So he...
The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »
Alexander Mundy - smooth, suave, sophisticated - is the world's greatest cat burglar. Finally arrested after years of pilfering, he strikes a deal with American agent Noah Bain: a full pardon if Mundy agrees to use his skills to steal for the SIA, an American espionage agency. Technically under house arrest, Mundy travels all over the world performing daring acts of thievery in the name of Uncle Sam.Written by
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Al Mundy's apartment was in the Watergate complex, famed for Nixon break-in in 1972. See more »
Several episodes in season 1 use stock footage of the undercarriage of an aircraft landing. This aircraft has 4 sets of landing gear. No commercial aircraft uses this configuration. The only aircraft to use this configuration is the USAF B-52 bomber. See more »
Oh, uh, look, Al, I'm not asking you to spy. I'm just asking you to steal.
Let me get this straight: you *want* me to steal?
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The video release, "Magnificent Thief," is the series' premiere episode, "A Thief Is A Thief Is A Thief," expanded from filling a 90 minute time slot with commercials, to 99 minutes by itself. Why it was distributed to TV stations this way instead of being made a two-parter for the unusually-small-as-it-was syndicated rerun package is a mystery. See more »
Every girl and woman had a crush on RJ back then--he was so f*****g suave! I loved this show and the premise, it was always intriguing. I always had a crush on Fred Astaire as well and when he joined the show, I thought, perfect casting. I will always have a soft spot for Malachi Thorne, I loved his mellifluous voice. I recall one particular episode that guest starred the beautiful, not to mention Black actress, Marilyn McCoo (5th Dimensions). Up until that point, RJ interacted with many women, but here was definite chemistry and I was sooooo disappointed that they wimped out on the kiss--Ar! As a young Puerto Rican woman, I knew this was a pivotal moment on TV that would have opened the doors to race relations on programming and they just didn't have the guts to do it--such a shame. Talk about missed moments. BTW, I was only 13-14 then. Get this out on DVD already so RJ and MT can make the talk show circuits. This can be remade with RJ playing MT's role--that would be fun.
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