A pair of agents go undercover as a tennis pro and his trainer. Kelly Robinson is the man with a racket, Alexander Scott is, among other things, a polyglot. The creation of the Cinemobile for location shooting enabled far-flung episodes in Hong Kong, Europe, Mexico, etc. The writing is of a standard that would be very difficult to match in any circumstances, or as Scott & Robinson might say, the wonderfulness of its marvelousness is only equal to the marvelousness of its wonderfulness.
Last Episode03x26 Pinwheel Aired: Apr. 15, 1968
What is this ring of spies set up in Africa? Melanie knows, or thinks she knows, or anyway means to find out, why not?
I Spy: Season 3, Episode #1 - Let's Kill Karlovassi
The partners object when a ruthless agent (Ruth Roman) wants them to kill a likable suspected spy. Guest…
I Spy: Season 3, Episode #7 - Now You See Her, Now You Don't
Scott and Robinson search the Greek islands for a vacationing Los Alamos mathematician (Barbara Mullen).
Series Fun Facts
- The series was constantly over budget due to the foreign location shooting.
- Culp and Cosby improvised most of their banter. They also ended up rewriting much of their dialogue as they were often dissatisfied with the scripts.
- The show was not aired on certain NBC affiliates in the south due to the fact that it dared to show an African-American actor (Bill Cosby) on the same level as a white actor (Robert Culp).…
[show]The show was not aired on certain NBC affiliates in the south due to the fact that it dared to show an African-American actor (Bill Cosby) on the same level as a white actor (Robert Culp). This also included the original Star Trek series where a black actress (Nichelle Nichols) and Asian actor (George Takei) are seen as part of the U.S.S. Enterprise's crew.