Secret Agent Man (TV series)

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This article is about a 2000s TV series and should not be confused with the 1960s series Danger Man, which aired in the United States under the title Secret Agent.
Secret Agent Man
Genre Spy-fi
Created by Barry Josephson
Richard Regen
Barry Sonnenfeld
Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Jefery Levy
Bo Welch
Starring Costas Mandylor
Dina Meyer
Dondre Whitfield
Paul Guilfoyle
Musetta Vander
Composer(s) David Bergeaud
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Production
Executive producer(s) Michael Duggan
Barry Josephson
Barry Sonnenfeld
Producer(s) Flody Suarez
Editor(s) Joanne D'Antonio
Lynn Leonhard
James R. Symons
Location(s) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cinematography Greg Gardiner
Running time 1 hour
Production company(s) Columbia TriStar Television
Sonnenfeld Josephson Worldwide Entertainment
Distributor At Entertainment
Columbia TriStar Domestic Television
Sony Pictures Television
Broadcast
Original channel UPN
Original run March 7, 2000 (2000-03-07) – July 28, 2000 (2000-07-28)

Secret Agent Man is a spy-fi television series that aired on UPN in 2000.

The series, created by writer Richard Regen, starred Costas Mandylor as Monk, a gallivanting secret agent, who was one of a team of agents that included Holliday, played by Dina Meyer and Davis, played by Dondre Whitfield. The team reported to Brubeck, played by Paul Guilfoyle. The frequent guest villain is the former agent Prima, played by Musetta Vander.

All the lead characters share the last names of jazz musicians Thelonious Monk, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and Dave Brubeck.

The series used an updated version of the 1960s Johnny Rivers hit, "Secret Agent Man", performed by Supreme Beings of Leisure, for its theme song. Because the original version of this song was also used as the theme song for American broadcasts of another television series, the 1960s British TV series, Danger Man (primarily broadcast in the U.S. as Secret Agent), there were some mistaken impressions that this series was somehow a spin off or remake of the earlier program, but other than the theme song, no connections were made evident.

Only 12 episodes were broadcast before the series was cancelled due to poor ratings.

Episode titles[edit]

Title Airdate
1 "From Prima with Love" 7 March 2000
2 "Back to School" 14 March 2000
3 "WhupSumAss" 28 March 2000
4 "Like Father, Like Monk" 28 March 2000
5 "Supernaked" 4 April 2000
6 "The Elders" 26 May 2000
7 "The Face" 2 June 2000
8 "Sleepers" 9 June 2000
9 "Uncle S.A.M." 7 July 2000
10 "Fail-Safe" 14 July 2000
11 "TKO Henry" 21 July 2000
12 "The Breach" 28 July 2000

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