Danger Man (1960–1962)

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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all over the world, as his assignments frequently took him to Africa, Latin America, and the Far East. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca> UPDATED U.N. Owen

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In this early series, the character of John Drake is clearly defined as being an American. When the character returned for the second Secret Agent (1964) series, the character had become either British or Irish (exactly which was never settled upon definitively). See more »

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John Drake: [Opening titles narration] Every government has its Secret Service branch: America, CIA; France, Deuxieme Bureau; England, MI5. NATO also has its own. A messy job? Well that's when they usually call on me, or someone like me. Oh yes: my name is Drake. John Drake.
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16 August 2011 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this series on TV back in the 1960s. I thought it was terrific then even if I can't recall many details.

Seeing it again on DVD, nearly 50 years on, I must confess to being very disappointed. The story lines are boring, predictable and without any finesse whatsoever. And the 25 minute format just doesn't work: it is simply to short to allow any kind of reasonable character and story development. It is all very formulaic and bland.

The only saving grace is some of the actors, even if they don't get much chance of real acting.

We must have been really starved back in the 1960s, to have considered this series good. Oh well, another fond memory out the window.


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