Agents are receiving bananas and being murdered. Max receives one and is being protected by Agent Armstong an ape that was surgically changed to look like a human.
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Agents receive a banana to signal that they are the killer's next victim. When Agent Roberts is seen opening his banana, Agent Armstrong is already knocking on the door, and immediately reports that CONTROL has numerous agents deployed. However, they shouldn't have known he was next until he received the banana. See more
Maxwell Smart - Agent 86
That's right, Armstrong: the old fake fingertips on the fire escape trick.
Spoofs King Kong