Get Smart The Complete Series
Review by Tuxxer
8 out of 10
First scene of the first episode: Maxwell Smart is at the opera, and his phone rings. He looks sheepish as he reaches down... and answers his shoe. Thirty years before cell phones existed, Maxwell Smart was pioneering in audience faux pas.
I love Get Smart. I watched it as a kid on Nick At Nite. It's retained most of its charm over the decades: The Stone-Faced Chief. The lovely Agent 99. Maxwell Smart, idiot spy savant...
There were some very, very good episodes. There were also some not-so-good ones. That's TV for ya. With the Box Set, you get 'em all.
Each episode is introduced a la voiceover by none other than Barbara Feldon, sultry as ever.
The writing was sharpafter all, the show was created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry! Great stuff. I won't lie, the laugh track is a feature I wish could be removed. It detracts from the show. But then, it wouldn't be a 60's sitcom without it.
I highly recommend the Box Set. Get it for your Dad, get it for yourself; unwrap some well-preserved nostalgia and have a good time. It's worth it.
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