John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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I was disappointed to hear that Don Adams had passed away. When I was a kid, I was very interested in secret passages, hidden doors, and things that were disguised to look like other things, so Get Smart! was particularly appealing to me, what with the secret entrance in the phone booth and the various sliding doors through with Maxwell Smart had to pass to reach CONTROL heaquarters. And the shoe phone was pretty freaking cool too.

I was also a big fan of Tennessee Tuxedo, whch was still frequently shown in syndicated reruns back when I was a wee bairn. "Quick, Chumley, grab this pole!" And of course he was excellent as Inspector Gadget, but I was in high school when that premiered, so it didn't have quite the same impact on me as Tennessee Tuxedo did.

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