3 October 1956
Hiram Holliday, a small, mild-mannered newspaper proofreader, saves his publisher from a disastrous libel suit when he finds a misplaced comma. The grateful publisher rewards Hiram with an around-the-world tour and sends a reporter to document his adventures. Before the pair can leave port, Hiram becomes cast in a supposed espionage film and surprises his foes with amazing physical skills.
10 October 1956
On the first leg of their around-the-world tour Hiram and Ainslie make landfall in England prior to traveling to Scotland. Immediately after arriving the two men become involved with a murder, a stolen gem and a poisonous snake.
17 October 1956
During his visit to Scotland, Hiram is convinced to impersonate the King of Rovaki who looks exactly the American tourist. Hiram soon discovers the reason for the identity change, after someone attempts to kill him.
24 October 1956
After finding a mysterious message in the hollow handle of his umbrella, Hiram finds himself chased by foreign spies and the Paris police. In order to throw his pursuers off his trail, Hiram performs in a circus as a trapeze artist and an exotic dancer.
31 October 1956
Foreign agents are convinced that Hiram's search for a underwater plant is merely the cover for espionage.
7 November 1956
Hiram's efforts to study the wildlife on the Rock of Gibralter are interrupted by gypsies, Scotland Yard and the British army.
14 November 1956
While visiting Monte Carlo, Hiram uses his surefire system to win a yacht in a roulette game, which leads to the discovery of a plot to flood the United States with counterfeit currency.
21 November 1956
Hiram uncovers foreign agents plan to freeze the Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor with their diabolical weapon.
28 November 1956
Hiram's efforts to record the mating call of the elusive Swiss Titmouse are put on hold when he discovers a young king's life is in danger.
5 December 1956
Hiram's skill as a painter gets him in trouble when his copies of the Old Masters are mistaken for the real paintings which have been stolen from the Louvre.
12 December 1956
Hiram visits a carnival in Genoa, Italy to take a picture of a rare type of mouse. Unfortunately, his photograph captures a pair of camera-shy revolutionaries on the lam from the French authorities.
19 December 1956
Hiram's plans to spend a quiet Christmas in Vienna are disrupted when King Peter is kidnapped.
26 December 1956
Hiram learns that spies have kidnapped a scientist's daughter in order to wrest atomic secrets from the old man.
2 January 1957
While visiting a small but strategically important European kingdom, Hiram is accidentally selected as the nation's new monarch. He must defeat an evil nobleman and his henchmen in order that the proper ruler be selected.
9 January 1957
While searching for a new species of moth in the Moroccan desert, Hiram uncovers a plot to assassin four world leaders.
16 January 1957
Hiram gets in trouble when he innocently agrees to enter into a phony marriage and carry stolen gems across the U.S. border.
30 January 1956
While searching for evidence of one of his ancestors, Hiram is shipwrecked on the African coast. Hiram meets an evil Berber sheik and a lot of men who look remarkably like the globetrotting proofreader.
13 February 1957
As part of a plot to earn Hiram's trust, a foreign spy undergoes plastic surgery in order to look like his friend Joel.
20 February 1957
Hiram becomes involved in Scotland Yard's investigation into the theft of engraving plates used to print the British pound notes.
27 February 1957
Hiram switches identities with a French scientist in an attempt to keep the secret of the first Earth satellite from foreign agents.
Season 1, Episode 21: Pasto Duro23 October 1959
30 October 1959
Hiram learns that a gang of bank robbers plans to access the vault of the Bank of France via a tunnel from a nearby building.
11 December 1959
Hiram dons a disguise to rescue a Balkan King from captivity.
18 December 1959
A Frenchman impersonates a Hindu ruler in order to claim his weight in diamonds.
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