Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 15, 1965
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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03x26 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?

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The show had 3 seasons and 82 episodes air between 1965 and 1968.

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  • According to a TV Guide interview with Culp, Cosby was originally uninterested in doing the series and insulted the producers during his audition. Culp mediated between them and helped Cosby get cast.
  • The first American dramatic TV series to feature a black actor in a lead role. Scripts were peppered with unique lingo. One catchphrase, "wonderfulness," became popular and was later used by
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    The first American dramatic TV series to feature a black actor in a lead role. Scripts were peppered with unique lingo. One catchphrase, "wonderfulness," became popular and was later used by Bill Cosby for the title of one of his comedy albums.
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  • 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).…
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    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.
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