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Mannix 

Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and Police Department contact Tobias.
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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
Mike Connors ...  Joe Mannix 194 episodes, 1967-1975
Gail Fisher ...  Peggy Fair 167 episodes, 1968-1975
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Considered one of the most violent television series of its era, this show followed the adventures of Los Angeles, California private investigator Joe Mannix, who first worked for a detective agency known as Intertect, which relied heavily on computers and a large network of operatives. In the second season, Mannix opened his own agency, with police widow Peggy Fair working for him as his secretary. Each episode featured plenty of fistfights, car chases, and shoot-outs. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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New adventure. Mike Connors stars as Mannix, a super-sleuth for an ultra-modern computerized crime-fighting organization. Joe Campanella co-stars. In color. (season 1)


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Over the eight seasons of the series, Mannix was knocked unconscious 55 times and shot 17 times. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, Mannix has numerous interactions with the Los Angeles Police Department. The cars represented, however, are not similar to those used by Los Angeles; for one thing, the emergency equipment is different: while sometimes the correct arrangement for the period is shown (two light units side by side with a siren speaker in between), usually the police cars have a rotary beacon on top with an electromechanical siren under the hood, which is incorrect. See more »

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Referenced in Attention, the Kids Are Watching (1978) See more »

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Good detective stories that are still enjoyable today
18 March 2003 | by someinfoSee all my reviews

Very good writing and very good camera work, in both angles and continuity. This show is still viewable by today's standards. Some may appreciate how 'car phones' were the leading edge of technology in the late 1960s and early 1970s when not even fax machines existed. Others may reminisce on the occasional fad fashion statement even while the main characters wore what was considered conservative. Few can ignore how thoughtful the episodes were. Sometimes complex, the well scripted plots often kept the armchair detective puzzled until the very end. It is as though every single object, mannerism, and facial expression had a purpose towards telling the story.

Hard action, yes. Violent, maybe. Graphic blood and guts, no. Realistically, cars didn't flip over other cars and burst into flames at every car chase. Just like everyone experiences similar issues within each respective profession, some plots had similarities but they were so well thought out that they were very different in the end. Consequently, soft and caring moments were interspersed with happiness, sadness, and action. It was a fairly real show with few, if any, stupid scenes; a show where people didn't do superhuman stunts. It contains mystery and some suspense. The theme song is classic. It's a good series that can still be enjoyed today, on reruns, of course.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Intertect See more »

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Runtime:

(154 episodes) | (194 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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4:3
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