Latest Cone of Silence Stories

2008-06-20 12:00:00

By Donald Munro, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jun. 20--Shoe phone joke? Check. Cone of silence joke? Check. The always competent Agent 99 rolling her eyes at the bumbling (but always lucky) Maxwell Smart as he once again outwits the KAOS agents? Check.

2008-06-20 03:00:17

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 20--The people who made Get Smart took their own title's advice. And they got a better movie out of doing so. In the classic TV series, secret agent Maxwell Smart was a dope. He caused constant problems. He annoyed his boss.

2008-06-19 06:00:00

Get Smart (**1/2 out of four) is bright enough, but stops short of being clever.

2008-06-18 15:00:25

By SANDY COHEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The shoe phone on TV's "Get Smart" wasn't just a sneaky spy gadget; it was a technological marvel: a wireless, portable telephone that could be used anywhere though it did require a dime to make a call.

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