McMillan & Wife: Season Five
Get Smart's creator Leonard Stern returned in the 1970s with the slightly more earnest series McMillan and Wife - a staple on the rotating NBC Mystery Movie from 1971-77, vis-à-vis McCloud and Columbo. This police drama starred Rock Hudson and Susan St. James as Police Commissioner Stewart "Mac" McMillan and his wife Sally. In episodes, Sally would periodically stumble into one criminal incident or another and then drag her husband into the fray. Season Five (the program's penultimate season) had the distinction of being the very last one to feature St. James and Nancy Walker (as the McMillans' acerbic maid). It ran from September 1975 through March 1976, and contained seven episodes, all of which appear in this collection. These include: Deadly Inheritance, Requiem for a Bride, Aftershock, Secrets for Sale, The Deadly Cure, Greed and Point of Law. Guest stars this season include: Pat Harrington, Jr., Jack Gilford, MacDonald Carey, Martha Raye and William Daniels.