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Buck Henry

Co-creator with Mel Brooks of the original Get Smart television series.

Buck Henry stayed with the show as Story Editor for the first forty-nine episodes, on four of which he was also a credited writer:

#1: "Mr. Big" (with Mel Brooks)
#27: "Ship of Spies, Part 1" (with Leonard Stern)
#28: "Ship of Spies, Part 2" (with Leonard Stern)
#41: "Island of the Darned" (with William Raynor and Myles Wilder)
In addition, Henry wrote the special material for the Get Smart Record Album.

In the airport scene of Episode #65, "Maxwell Smart, Private Eye", a voice can be heard over the public address system announcing that Mr. Buck Henry's poodle is waiting for him at the baggage counter.

Brooks and Henry are also credited as consultants on the 2008 Get Smart movie.

See IMDb entry.