Get Smart

Season 5 Episode 23

What's It All About, Algie?

Aired Saturday 8:30 PM Apr 24, 1970 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Despite Edward Platt's actual age of 54, in this episode the Chief announces that he is 42 years old.

  • Quotes

    • DeGrasse: There's a very interesting picture of you in the CONTROL picture file, Mr. Smart.
      Max: Thank you.
      DeGrasse: But why were you sitting on a pony?
      99: It was taken on his birthday.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • 99: Hi, Tiger.

      Barbara Feldon began her TV career doing commercials for Top Brass pomade. She would invariably be found seductively lounging on an animal skin rug addressing the mail viewers as "Tiger".

    • Episode Title: What's It All About, Algie?
      The episode title is inspired by the theme from Alfie, a popular 1966 movie starring Michael Caine. The first line of the song asks the question: "What's it all about, Alfie?"