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Since Gardner and Caruso had cut their writing teeth on television’s number one spy parody, Get Smart, “The Spy Who Came in from the Cool” tended to involve more homages to Buck Henry’s series buried within than stereotypes of Russians. Mostly that came from the characterizations of the two Russian spies. Arlene Martel as Madame had already played three different Russian females on Hogan’s Heroes and clearly played ethnic so well she was cast as the farthest thing from an American – T’Pring, the Vulcan bride of the alien Mr. Spock, in “Amok Time” on Star Trek.
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Why The Monkees Matter: Teenagers, Television and American Pop Culture
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