The BEST Episodes of I Spy
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
A pair of American operatives work undercover as a tennis pro and his trainer. Kelly Robinson is the man with a racket, Alexander Scott is, among other things, a polyglot. The creation of the Cinemobile for location shooting enabled far-flung episodes in Hong Kong, Europe, Mexico, etc. The writing is of a standard that would be very difficult to match in any circumstances, or as Scott & Robinson might say, the wonderfulness of its marvelousness is only equal to the marvelousness of its wonderfulness.
#1 - Three Hours on a Sunday Night
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 8, 1965
Missing microfilm must be paid for or Scott will be killed, but where to get the shekels?
#2 - So Coldly Sweet
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 1966
Kelly and Scotty are assigned to beautiful Palm Springs to vet a beautiful defector with some truly interesting secrets. A wonderful setting for a budding romance with Kelly if only the bad guys would stop shooting at her.
#3 - Sophia
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 1966
Scott's foster daughter in Rome is about to be married, and he's in a great deal of trouble.
#4 - A Gift from Alexander
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 12, 1966
A literary masterpiece is out of the Soviet Union, will our boys kindly retrieve it?
#5 - One of Our Bombs Is Missing
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 16, 1966
A very delicate dilemma, an atom bomb lost in a plane crash near an Italian village.
#6 - To Florence, with Love (1)
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 23, 1966
Squiring a Leonardo to Florence.
#7 - To Florence, with Love (2)
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 30, 1966
Now, to replace the faux Leonardo in the museum with the real one in our hands.
#8 - Tonia
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 4, 1967
A most prickly diversion. Scott has fallen in love with a radical expatriate, Robinson disapproves, Scott resigns. Her cell leader welcomes discord; she is murdered, Robinson is blamed.
#9 - No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 1965
A prisoner exchange requires a search for a double agent.
#10 - Carry Me Back to Old Tsing-Tao
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 29, 1965
A businessman in Hong Kong owes the IRS; Robinson & Scott carry the loot.
#11 - A Cup of Kindness
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 1965
One of their own has joined the adverse party, so Scott & Robinson are sent to Hong Kong after him.
#12 - Chrysanthemum
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 6, 1965
A French spy hampers the search for missing files.
#13 - Dragon's Teeth
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 13, 1965
A murder happens in front of them, and Robinson & Scott must investigate a mysterious organization.
#14 - So Long, Patrick Henry
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 15, 1965
A defector in old Hong Kong claims the attention of Robinson & Scott.
#15 - The Honorable Assassins
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 16, 1967
To Marrakesh with an old man's cash and his daughter and some bandits after the old man.
#16 - The Time of the Knife
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 3, 1965
An agent is killed, the microfilm is missing, his girlfriend is threatened.
#17 - Let's Kill Karlovassi
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 11, 1967
Assassinating a double agent on the beach in the Aegean just doesn't sound like fun.
#18 - Danny Was a Million Laughs
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 27, 1965
A bodyguard assignment for a very unpleasant sort of fellow.
#19 - The Loser
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 20, 1965
A nightclub singer is a pawn between drug smugglers (who have kidnapped Scott) and the pair.
#20 - Tatia
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 17, 1965
Vietnam has not seen three agents assigned there, and Scott suspects Robinson's girlfriend.
#21 - Weight of the World
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 1, 1965
A Tokyo seminar on obesity is threatened with a new form of Chinese plague.
#22 - Tigers of Heaven
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 15, 1965
An anti-American group in Japan menaces the last of the aristocracy.
#23 - Sparrowhawk
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 1966
Las Vegas on vacation with a king as bodyguards, and an assassin's menace.
#24 - Affair in T'Sien Cha
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 29, 1965
An American schoolteacher, an ancient walled city, a missing train and a valuable cargo lost in China.