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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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

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English

Release Date:

19 March 1966 (Netherlands) 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

Chief (Edward Platt) had an assistant named Larrabee. Larrabee was the name of Platt's role in North by Northwest (1959). See more »

Goofs

In the first two seasons, as Max drives up in the Sunbeam Tiger, he fails to close completely the car door while exiting the vehicle. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in That '70s Show: Fez Dates Donna (2001) See more »

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The funniest TV show EVER!!
9 November 2001 | by InfofreakSee all my reviews

'Get Smart' holds a special place in the hearts of Australian kids growing up in the 1970s. Throughout that decade it was on almost continuous repeat, and at least two generations of couch potatoes almost had the whole series memorized by the time they graduated high school. But you know what? Watch it today and it's STILL the funniest TV show EVER!

Nobody but Don Adams could have played Maxwell Smart. He IS Maxwell Smart! Adams comic timing and expressions are superb. It's a pity he hasn't gotten the recognition he deserves. Surrounded by the first rate Barbara Feldon ('99') and Edward Platt ('The Chief'), supported by a fabulous group of comic actors (particularly Bernie Kopell as Siegfried), and some talented guest stars (most unforgettable - Larry Storch as 'The Groovy Guru'!), and with consistently funny scripts, this show set a standard in comedy that is as good as, if not better than, much more "respected" shows like 'M.A.S.H.', 'Taxi' and 'Cheers'.

Forget the reunions, movies and attempts to revive 'Get Smart'. Just stick with the original and best "grooovy baby" Super Spy! There's nothing as hilarious as this show at its best! One of the greatest TV shows of all time.


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