EPISODES

Episodes listed in production order deduced from paperwork and guesswork. All transmission dates are for ATV Midlands, unless otherwise listed.

THE MYSTERONS

Directed by: Desmond Saunders
Teleplay by: Gerry & Sylvia Anderson
UK TX Date: Friday, September 29th 1967 5.25pm

When a Spectrum spaceship lands on Mars, a dramatic misunderstanding results in an unprovoked attack being launched on the planet’s inhabitants, the Mysterons. In revenge, they declare a war of attrition - and warn that they will begin by assassinating the World President…

WINGED ASSASSIN

Directed by: David Lane
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, October 6th 1967 5.25pm

Captain Scarlet faces his first big test when he is assigned to protect the Director General of the United Asian Republic. But airliner DT19, due to land at London Airport just as the Director General arrives, is already in the hands of the Mysterons…

BIG BEN STRIKES AGAIN

Directed by: Brian Burgess
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, October 13th 1967 5.25pm

The Mysterons announce that their next act of retaliation will be to destroy London. They take control of a transporter which is carrying a nuclear device - powerful enough to blow up the entire city. Spectrum have little time in which to avert a catastrophe…

POINT 783

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Peter Curran and David Williams
UK TX Date: Friday, December 22nd 1967 5.25pm

The Mysterons warn that they will destroy the Supreme Commander of Earth Forces within the next twenty-four hours. The Supreme Commander is scheduled to attend the demonstration of a new weapon, the Unitron Tank, but the Mysterons have already taken a hand…

MANHUNT

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, October 20th 1967 5.25pm

The Mysterons make their first mistake when Captain Black is exposed to radiation at a nuclear plant. With Black now detectable bu directional geiger counter, Colonel White initiates a full-scale manhunt.

OPERATION TIME

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Richard Conway and Stephen J. Mattick
UK TX Date: Friday, November 17th 1967 5.25pm

Spectrum is puzzled by the latest Mystery threat: “Our next act of retaliation will be to kill time.” What can it mean?

REGENGADE ROCKET

Directed by: Brian Burgess
Teleplay by: Ralph Hart
UK TX Date: Friday, January 19th 1968 5.25pm

The Mysterons gain control of a test rocket. Can Captain Scarlet trace it before it hits its unidentified target?

WHITE AS SNOW

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Peter Curran and David Williams
UK TX Date: Friday, November 3rd 1967 5.25pm

The Mysterons threaten to kill Colonel White - and Captain Scarlet disobeys orders in a dramatic effort to prevent his assassination.

SEEK AND DESTROY

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Peter Curran and David Williams
UK TX Date: Friday, January 5th 1968 5.25pm 

SPECTRUM STRIKES BACK

The Mysterons threaten to kill one of the Angels. But which one? And what will be the method?

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, November 24th 1967 5.25pm

A new detector device which reveals the presence of Mysterons is put to the test in an unexpectedly dramatic trial.

AVALANCHE

Directed by: Brian Burgess
Teleplay by: Shane Rimmer
UK TX Date: Friday, October 27th 1967 5.25pm  

The Mysterons plan to sabotage the Outer Space Defence System in Northern Canada by ‘taking over’ Eddie, the driver of a truck containing liquid oxygen. Can Captain Scarlet stop the impending disaster?

SHADOW OF FEAR

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, February 2nd 1968

Attempts are made by Spectrum to discover the secrets of the Mysterons and a brilliant plan is put into operation. Will Captain Scarlet at last uncover their secrets?

THE HEART OF NEW YORK

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, December 8th 1967 5.25pm

New York is threatened with destruction, and a bank raid plays a strange part in the Mysterons’ latest plot…

FIRE AT RIG 15

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Bryan Cooper
UK TX Date: Friday, February 16th 1968 5.25pm

Captains Blue and Scarlet are sent to investigate following a disastrous fire at an oil rig in the Middle East and a Mystery threat that the Spectrum organisation will be immobilised…

THE LAUNCHING

Directed by: Brian Burgess
Teleplay by: Peter Curran and David Williams
UK TX Date: Friday, April 2nd 1968 5.00pm 

A Mysteron warning that President Roberts will be assassinated within the next 12 hours indicates that the effort will probably take place during the launching of an atomic liner which bears his name.

LUNARVILLE 7

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, December 15th 1967 5.25pm

Captain Scarlet uncovers the menacing secret behind strange incidents on the moon…

THE TRAP

Teleplay by: Alan Pattillo
Directed by: Alan Perry
UK TX Date: Friday, November 10th 1967 5.25pm

“This is the voice of the Mysterons. We will continue to strike when and where you least expect it. At the appointed hour, as the clock is chiming, the wings of the world will be clipped.” This warning is made just before the start of an important conference.

MODEL SPY

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Bill Hedley
UK TX Date: Friday, December 29th 1967 5.25pm

Destiny and Symphony go undercover as models when they are assigned to protect a famous fashion designer whose life has been threatened by the Mysterons.

DANGEROUS RENDEZVOUS

Directed by: Brian Burgess
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, February 9th 1968 5.25pm

Colonel White asks the Mysterons for an end to the war of nerves - and Captain Scarlet keeps a rendezvous.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, December 1st 1967 5.25pm

The Mysterons announce that they intend to destroy North America - and Captain Scarlet takes a gamble…

TRAITOR

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Sunday, January 4th 1968 5.25pm (ATV London)

When mystery explosions wreck several Hovercraft and the Mysterons warn that the Spectrum organisation will be sabotaged from within, it is Captain Scarlet who is accused of being a traitor!

CRATER 101

Directed by: Ken Turner

Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, January 26th 1968 5.25pm

Captain Scarlet is one of the volunteers on a hazardous journey to destroy a base which the Mysterons have established on the moon.

PLACE OF ANGELS

Directed by: Leo Eaton
Teleplay by: Leo Eaton
UK TX Date: Friday, March 8th 1968 5.25pm

“We will destroy the Place of the Angels.” What is the meaning of the latest Mysteron threat? And what is its link with the death of a research assistant? 

FLIGHT 104

Directed by: Robert Lynn
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, March 1st, 1968 5.25pm

Whilst Captain Scarlet and Captain Blue are guarding Dr. Conrad, a leading astrophysicist, the Mysterons broadcast their latest threat: to sabotage a forthcoming conference - a conference at which Dr. Conrad will be a leading figure.

CODENAME EUROPA

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: David Lee
UK TX Date: Thursday, March 21st 1968 5.00pm (Granada)

Captain Scarlet demonstrates how a simple device can be the best weapon to defeat electronic wizardry.

FLIGHT TO ATLANTICA

Directed by: Leo Eaton
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Sunday, March 24th 1968 5.30pm (ATV London)

The World Navy Complex is threatened by the Mysterons and the plans are well on the way to success whilst champagne is having a strange effect on Spectrum personnel…

NOOSE OF ICE

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick (Credited), Peter Curran & David Williams (Named on Script)
UK TX Date: Tuesday, March 12th 1968 5.00pm

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Captain Scarlet flies to the North Pole to try to prevent the destruction of a Tritonium mine - vital in the development of the space programme.

TREBLE CROSS

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Friday, February 23rd 1968 5.25pm

When Major Gravener of the World Air Force is forced to crash by Captain Black, he is immediately reconstructed by the Mysterons to take part in their plot to destroy the world capital, Futura City.

EXPO 2068

Directed by: Leo Eaton
Teleplay by: Shane Rimmer
UK TX Date: Tuesday, March 26th 1968 5.00pm

A revolutionary reactor is hijacked by the Mysterons. Can Captain Scarlet prevent a nuclear explosion and disaster at the Expo 2068 site?

ATTACK ON CLOUDBASE

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Sunday, May 5th 1968 5.00pm (ATV London)

Cloudbase is attacked by the Mysterons! Personnel are placed under Red Alert. But all attempts to save Cloudbase seem doomed to failure and Mysteron victory seems inevitable…

INFERNO

Directed by: Alan Perry
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick and Shane Rimmer
UK TX Date: Sunday, May 12th 1968 5.00pm (ATV London)

The Mysterons attack an irrigation plant in South America - and signals from a Sun God bring disaster.

THE INQUISITION

Directed by: Ken Turner
Teleplay by: Tony Barwick
UK TX Date: Tuesday, April 16th 1968 5.00p

A Mysteron warning that a Spectrum member will betray the organisation follows the mysterious disappearance of Captain Blue…

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