"Winning a track meet is more important to the United States than winning a war. Besides, it's a lot cheaper. We don't have to finance the losers."
- Maxwell Smart
|Run, Robot, Run|
|Original Air Date||March 16th, 1968|
|Writers||C. F. L'Amoreaux|
CONTROL must protect Free World athletes competing in an international track meet against agents of CAD - KAOS's Contrived Accident Division - who are trying to rig the outcome in favor of the Iron Curtain team.
- Purvis - Tim Burns
- Schmidt (uncredited)
- Moody (uncredited)
- Simpson (mentioned)
- Williams (mentioned)
- Kazcachekowitz (mentioned)
- Smith (mentioned)
- The title reportedly refers to the short-lived TV series Run, Buddy, Run created by Get Smart Executive Producer Leonard Stern. It also bears a marked resemblance to the song "Run Rabbit Run" which was popular in Britain during World War II.
- The characters "Donald Snead" and "Emily Neal" parody "John Steed" and "Emma Peel" from the TV series "The Avengers".