The I Spy series ran for 82 episodes and three seasons on NBC, from 1965 until 1968. The show revolves around international tennis player Kelly Robinson (Robert Culp) and his trainer, Alexander Scott (Bill Cosby), as they travel to exotic locales enjoying the good life. However, they are secretly spies for the Pentagon and use their covers to gain access to exclusive functions, woo beautiful women, and stop international villains.
I Spy was revolutionary in its day for being the first series to feature an African-American actor in a lead role. Cosby won Emmys for all the three years of the series, beating out Culp each time. Other actors featured in the series include
In the last episode of the show, “Pinwheel,” Robinson and Scott must work with a flighty agent named Melanie (Arlene Golonka) to retrieve Soviet documents in Acapulco.
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