The BEST episodes written by Ralph Smart

The Key
star
8.22
9 votes

#1 - The Key

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 11

When someone is leaking information from the American Embassy in Vienna, Drake is called in to investigate when the finger of guilt points to the Ambassador.

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My Late Lamented Friend and Partner
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8.12
17 votes

#2 - My Late Lamented Friend and Partner

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) - Season 1 - Episode 1

When private investigator Jeff Randall goes out of town after collecting evidence for a woman about her cheating husband, partner Marty Hopkirk takes his place to settle the account. While waiting to see the woman, she is killed in her bathtub by an assassin. Although her heart condition is blamed, Marty starts asking questions. Before he can tell Jeff his suspicions, Marty is killed intentionally by a hit-and-run driver. However, he returns as a ghost, visible only to Jeff, and together they search for the killers.

But What a Sweet Little Room
star
8.00
3 votes

#3 - But What a Sweet Little Room

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) - Season 1 - Episode 13

Julia Fenwick asks Jeff to find her missing aunt. The aunt stayed to herself, only going out once a week to seances. Jeff asks Jean to pose as a wealthy widow trying to contact her departed husband ""John"" to see what connection there is between the seances and a financial consultant who was the last person to see Julia's aunt.

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Dead Man Walks
star
8.00
4 votes

#4 - Dead Man Walks

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 38

Hardy assigns Drake to investigate when the entire research team working in tropical diseases is killed by mysterious accidents. Drake travels to India, and uncovers clues that one of the scientists may be alive.

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Get Me Out Of Here!
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7.88
8 votes

#5 - Get Me Out Of Here!

The Champions - Season 1 - Episode 22

A world-famous doctor is held captive on a Caribbean island and The Champions are sent to the rescue.

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Dangerous Secret
star
7.75
4 votes

#6 - Dangerous Secret

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 16

Drake must clean up after the government bungles an attempt to silence a young scientist.

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The Island
star
7.71
7 votes

#7 - The Island

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 16

John Drake is flying back to the mainland with two prisoners, when his plane crashes in the sea, near a tiny island. On reaching the island Drake finds himself a wanted man as the island's hermit owner believes Drake is an escaped prisoner.

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The Lonely Chair
star
7.67
9 votes

#8 - The Lonely Chair

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 8

When the daughter of a wealthy industrialist is kidnapped, Drake impersonates her crippled father in an attempt to save her without having to hand over crucial designs.

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Colonel Rodriguez
star
7.67
6 votes

#9 - Colonel Rodriguez

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 15

John Drake flies to the Caribbean to aid an American journalist who had been arrested on a spy charge, but before he can effect a rescue is accused of the murder of a young nightclub singer.

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To Trap A Rat
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7.64
14 votes

#10 - To Trap A Rat

The Champions - Season 1 - Episode 8

Drug addicts are becoming victims not only of their vice but of the lethal effects of tainted dope that is being distributed in London. Scotland Yard cannot track down the dealers and the Nemesis organisation is asked to help.

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Name, Date and Place
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7.60
5 votes

#11 - Name, Date and Place

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 19

When several prominent people are killed, there appears to be no connection. But John Drake's investigations uncover a murder ring, which he hires to kill himself.

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The Prisoner
star
7.57
7 votes

#12 - The Prisoner

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 13

Drake's assignment is to find a double for James Carpenter, an American who is confined to the US Embassy in a Caribbean city. Finding the double is only half of the problem. Substituting him under the eyes of the police is the other.

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Bury the Dead
star
7.50
6 votes

#13 - Bury the Dead

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 27

NATO agent Tony Costello is killed in a car crash while investigating a case of gun running. John Drake flies to Sicily to investigate and finds Costello's girl friend who is convinced it was murder. Before the case is solved, Drake discovers that you can bury the dead more than once.

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The Contessa
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7.50
4 votes

#14 - The Contessa

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 29

A freak accident leads to the discovery of a drug smuggling ring. The group operates by sneaking cocaine across borders in padded jackets, leading John Drake to nab one of the coats for his investigation. Posing as one of the smugglers, he soon makes contact with a Contessa; but believing her husband to be the one behind the operation, Drake continues to search for his whereabouts.

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The Leak
star
7.50
4 votes

#15 - The Leak

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 30

Drake joins forces with a European doctor when workers at an African nuclear power plant fall ill.

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Vacation
star
7.40
5 votes

#16 - Vacation

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 20

While vacationing on the Riviera, John Drake recognises a professional assassin. He succeeds in replacing the killer and undertakes an assignment working in the dark, as he has no idea who his victim is.

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The Relaxed Informer
star
7.40
5 votes

#17 - The Relaxed Informer

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 24

Drake's latest case is to unravel a security leak. The suspect is Ruth Mitchell, an interpreter; but as Drake later discovers, the girl has been used without her knowledge.

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Josetta
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7.38
13 votes

#18 - Josetta

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 3

A blind young woman, Josetta, is the only one who can identify her brother's killer. John Drake has the task of helping her to find and identify the killer.

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The Paper Chase
star
7.33
6 votes

#19 - The Paper Chase

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 22

Secret documents fall into the wrong hands.

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Position of Trust
star
7.30
10 votes

#20 - Position of Trust

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 7

When Drake is shown a photograph of a young girl who is the victim of drugs, he sets out for the Middle East to break up the ring supplying opium. He is aided by an American agent, Sandi Lewis. Together they trace the source of the drugs, with the help of a courageous little man.

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The Gallows Tree
star
7.25
4 votes

#21 - The Gallows Tree

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 23

John Drake travels to the Scottish Highlands when the fingerprints of a stolen car belong to a master spy believed to have been killed ten years earlier.

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Find and Destroy
star
7.25
4 votes

#22 - Find and Destroy

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 35

A miniature submarine is wrecked off the coast of a South American country. John Drake's assignment from British Intelligence is to blow her up. Disguised as a fisherman, Drake races against time to find the submarine before the agents of a foreign power can.

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Someone Is Liable to Get Hurt
star
7.25
4 votes

#23 - Someone Is Liable to Get Hurt

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 15

A mysterious woman, an ancient prison cell and a gun-runner - a recipe for disaster.

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View from the Villa
star
7.21
56 votes

#24 - View from the Villa

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 1

John Drake is assigned to investigate the murder of a banker, Frank Delroy. The trail leads Drake to the home of Delroy's lady friend, a small seaside resort (Portmeirion) where he recovers five million dollars and solves the murder of Delroy.

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The Girl in Pink Pyjamas
star
7.20
10 votes

#25 - The Girl in Pink Pyjamas

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 6

When a dazed girl is found wandering along a country lane, dressed only in her pyjamas, Drake discovers a plot to assassinate a Balkan President.

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The Girl Who Liked G.I.s
star
7.20
5 votes

#26 - The Girl Who Liked G.I.s

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 18

Drake is assigned to investigate the murder of a young G.I. in Munich. He was last seen in the company of a young German girl, Vicki. Was she involved in the plot? Drake, posing as an American soldier, must find the answer.

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The Sanctuary
star
7.11
9 votes

#27 - The Sanctuary

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 9

John Drake has to impersonate a prisoner who has just been released after serving a sentence for bombings. His assignment is to infiltrate a group of IRA commandos.

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The Blue Veil
star
7.08
12 votes

#28 - The Blue Veil

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 4

John Drake flies to the Arabian desert to investigate stories of slavery and finds himself befriending a Muslim lad and helping a stranded showgirl who believes Drake to be a slave broker.

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The Conspirators
star
7.00
4 votes

#29 - The Conspirators

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 21

John Drake's assignment takes him to a small island off the coast of Brittany. He must protect Lady Lindsay, widow of a British diplomat, and her two young sons, from two killers.

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The Trap
star
7.00
3 votes

#30 - The Trap

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 31

Drake travels to Venice to investigate the case of Beth Warren, a cipher expert at the American Embassy in London. She disappeared form her job, and rushed to Venice to be with her boyfriend when his brother way dying. But Drake discovers she is being used for the knowledge she has.

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Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet
star
7.00
2 votes

#31 - Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet

Danger Man - Season 2 - Episode 22

Drake trails two scientists to the West Indies.

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The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
star
7.00
4 votes

#32 - The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 14

Drake must free a captured British spymaster before he sellls his secrets.

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I Can Only Offer You Sherry
star
7.00
4 votes

#33 - I Can Only Offer You Sherry

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 17

Drake investigates an unlikely spy.

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The Brothers
star
6.80
5 votes

#34 - The Brothers

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 25

A plane crashes off the coast of Sicily and a diplomatic satchel is taken by mountain bandits. John Drake's task is to recover the stolen property, for which he enlists the aid of one bandit's girlfriend.

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Hired Assassin
star
6.80
5 votes

#35 - Hired Assassin

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 33

Drake poses as a professional assassin in an attempt to prevent the assassination of a South American President. He joins a revolutionary group who are planning to kill the President.

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To Our Best Friend
star
6.80
5 votes

#36 - To Our Best Friend

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 11

Drake heads to Baghdad to clear the name of a spy suspected of leaking secrets.

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Say It with Flowers
star
6.71
7 votes

#37 - Say It with Flowers

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 13

In Switzerland Drake must determine if an enemy agent is really dead.

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The Honeymooners
star
6.67
3 votes

#38 - The Honeymooners

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 22

When a Chinese businessman is murdered, a young couple on honeymoon become the prime suspects. John Drake flies out to the Far East to assist them, and finds himself in a dangerous situation.

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The Nurse
star
6.67
3 votes

#39 - The Nurse

Danger Man - Season 1 - Episode 37

Drake travels to the Arabian Desert to rescue the American Consul and his family from terrorists who have assassinated the King. On arrival Drake finds he has additional problems trying to protect a pretty Scots nurse and the baby in her care - the future king.

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A Very Dangerous Game
star
6.67
6 votes

#40 - A Very Dangerous Game

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 3

Disguised as a music teacher, Drake infiltrates a Chinese spy ring in Hong Kong.

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No Marks for Servility
star
6.60
5 votes

#41 - No Marks for Servility

Danger Man - Season 2 - Episode 9

In a Roman villa, Drake becomes an unwilling manservant to an unscrupulous extortionist.

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I am Afraid You Have the Wrong Number
star
6.25
4 votes

#42 - I am Afraid You Have the Wrong Number

Danger Man - Season 3 - Episode 20

Drake pursues a rogue agent.

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A Room in the Basement
star
6.20
5 votes

#43 - A Room in the Basement

Danger Man - Season 2 - Episode 16

Embassy walls and diplomatic immunity hide the kidnapped colleague of agent John Drake. Drake comes to the rescue when the man's wife approaches him for help.

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Such Men Are Dangerous
star
6.00
3 votes

#44 - Such Men Are Dangerous

Danger Man - Season 2 - Episode 14

Posing as an ex-con, Drake is recruited by an ultra-right wing organisation that trains assassins to eliminate world leaders.

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