ARDVARC - Computer used on the spy spoof GET
SMART/NBC/CBS/1965-70. The ARDVARC was the master computer at the secret
espionage organization known as CONTROL - located at 123 Main St.
Washington, D.C. ARDVARC stands for Automated Reciprocal Data Verifier And
Reaction Computer. Its best friend is a CONTROL cigarette machine.
episode NO. 50 "The Girls from KAOS" the CONTROL computer scans its
databases for a particular Asian KAOS enemy agent but eventually concludes
it can't find the agent because "they all look alike."
On episode No. 109 "Leadside"
ARDVARC blows up.
Other electronic gadgets in CONTROL's arsenal of high-tech equipment were
the robot (Dick Gautier), a free thinking, human look-alike robot originally
designed by KAOS to destroy Agent 86,
Maxwell Smart; and the
of Silence, a large transparent dome, dropped from the ceiling to
cover agents who needed to transmit sensitive information.
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