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Monday, September 26, 2005

Would You Believe?

Don Adams, best known for his portrayal of the wise-cracking, bumbling secret agent, Maxwell Smart, in the 1960s sitcom, Get Smart, has passed away at the of 82 due to complications of a lung infection.

As seen in this photo, Maxwell Smart had the forerunner to the cell phone with his shoe phone.

Adams also hosted the 1970s reality show Don Adams Screen Test and appeared in the 80s sitcom, Check It Out. In addition, he provide the voices for cartoon charcters Inspector Gadget and Tennessee Tuxedo.

7 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said:

He would have been 83 in April. . .

Missed it by THAT much!

September 26, 2005 3:04 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Seems only appropriate here to say:

"SORRY ABOUT THAT, CHIEF (Faker)... turns out the Villaraigosa 80 NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH ORGANIZTIONS were all FAKE!

Mayor IV didn't earn ANY of his $300,000 city salary from 2003-2005.

September 26, 2005 3:07 PM  

Blogger Calamari said:

Don't forget his awesome guest appearance on Scooby Doo!

September 26, 2005 3:40 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

RIP John Adams, this was the best program, one that should be on Nick at Night.

By the way,

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September 26, 2005 3:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

will we see the mayor playing maxwell smart in a tribute to don adams?

September 26, 2005 6:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Bob Denver....Don Adams...
Since the come in "threes", the next will one of be:

Fess Parker
Alan Young
Pernell Roberts
Grandpa Al Lewis
Mrs. Cleaver

September 26, 2005 7:52 PM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

Mark, not all of those count.

September 27, 2005 9:48 AM  

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