"We were just driving along, I was doing maybe 50 miles an hour, and I turned around and looked at 99, and she was doing about 80."- Maxwell Smart.
|Age Before Duty|
|Original Air Date||December 5th, 1969|
|Previous Episode||The Apes of Rath|
|Next Episode||Is This Trip Necessary?|
- Maxwell Smart - Don Adams
- Agent 99 - Barbara Feldon
- Chief - Edward Platt
- Larabee - Robert Karvelas
- Felix - John Fiedler
- Carruthers - Ralph Moody
- Harrington (mentioned)
- Wilson (mentioned)
- Worthington (mentioned)
- Sloan (mentioned)
- Karvelas (mentioned)
- Basch (mentioned)
- Neufeld (mentioned)
- Doc Simon (mentioned)
- Medical Examiner - Maurice Hill
- Bartender - Lennie Bremen
- Tough Sailor - Raymond O'Keefe
- Seaman - Chuck Harrod
Weapons and GadgetsEdit
- The title refers to the expression "age before beauty".
- The episode's Dorian Gray paint refers to the 1891 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde in which the eponymous lead character remains youthful while the ravages of his life appear on a portrait he keeps hidden.
- When the bartender of The Pirate's Cove states it has two killings on Saturdays, Smart asks The Chief what day it is and whistles when he says "Friday." Get Smart was seen on Saturday nights throughout its entire 4-year run on NBC, and was seen Friday nights at 7:30/6:30 Central time during its final season on CBS.