Get Smart

Season 5 Episode 11

Age Before Duty

Aired Saturday 8:30 PM Dec 05, 1969 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Chief: How could a 28 year old man die of old age?
      Max: Probably too much wine, women and song, Chief.
      Chief: Max, Carruthers was a religious man. He never drank, he never smoked, he never went out with women. Look at him now. How terrible for him.
      Max: Why? He's not missing anything.

    • Chief: "99! You look......99."

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Dorian Grey
      The pigment applied to pictures of CONTROL agents to prematurely age them is called Dorian Grey. The name is taken from Oscar Wilde's short story The Picture of Dorian Grey about an aristocrat who remains eternally young and healthy while his portrait takes on the rigors of age and disease.

    • Episode Title: Age Before Duty
      The title is a pun based on the old saying "age before beauty".

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