It Takes a Thief

It Takes a Thief

Jan. 09, 1968
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Seasons and episodes

1Season 1 Jan. 09, 1968
2Season 2 Sep. 24, 1968
3Season 3 Sep. 25, 1969

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Cast

Robert Wagner isAlexander Mundy
Alexander Mundy

Synopsis

It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief Alexander Mundy, who works for the U.S. government in return for his release from prison. For most of the series, Malachi Throne played Noah Bain, Mundy’s boss.

It was among the last of the 1960s spy television genre, although Mission: Impossible continued for several years. It Takes A Thief was inspired by, though not based upon, the 1955 Cary Grant motion picture To Catch a Thief, directed by Alfred Hitchcock; both of their titles stem from the English proverb “It takes a thief to catch a thief.”

It Takes a Thief
Original title It Takes a Thief
TMDb Rating 7.1 15 votes
First air date Jan. 09, 1968
Last air date Mar. 23, 1970
Seasons 3
Episodes 66
Average Duration 50 minutes

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