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Episode List


Season 1

18 Mar. 1961
Hot Snow
When Dr. David Keel's fiancée is murdered by drug smugglers, the distraught physician swears to avenge her death by bringing the criminals to justice. He's aided in his quest by a illusive character who calls himself John Steed.
14 Jan. 1961
Brought to Book
Steed infiltrates a heroin-selling gang to get the evidence needed to convict Dr. Keel's fiancée's murderer. Dr. Keel discovers a rival gang has hired an assassin to kill Steed.
21 Jan. 1961
Square Root of Evil
Steed impersonates a master forger to get evidence against a gang of vicious criminals. Steed well-laid plans are thrown for a loop when the forger's girlfriend shows up demanding to see him.
28 Jan. 1961
Dr. Keel poses as the missing husband of one of his patients and is shot for his troubles. A murderous anesthesiologist plans to finish the job by tampering with Dr. Keel's oxygen during a minor operation.
4 Feb. 1961
Crescent Moon
A General fakes his own death and arranges his daughter to be kidnapped in an attempt to thwart his wife's plan to grab his entire fortune. Unfortunately, the girl falls into the wrong hands and needs to be rescued by Steed.
11 Feb. 1961
Girl on the Trapeze
Dr. Keel rescues a girl who tries to commit suicide by jumping into the Thames River. He discovers that the young lady is a trapeze artist with a visiting circus and foreign agents seek to capture her in order to force her father, a defecting scientist, to return to his country behind the Iron Curtain.
18 Feb. 1961
Diamond Cut Diamond
While investigating a gang of diamond smugglers, Steed is drugged and finds himself accused of a hit-and-run accident.
25 Feb. 1961
The Radioactive Man
An immigrant worker in England on a forged passport picks up a radioactive isotope by mistake. Unless he's located quickly, he and anyone near him will suffer from radiation poisoning. The worker thinks the police are pursuing him because of his being an illegal alien and does his best not to be captured.
4 Mar. 1961
Ashes of Roses
Steed investigates a series of arson cases. He finds a clue that the next victim will be a hairdressing salon on the verge of bankruptcy. Carol is snooping around the salon at Steed's behest when the building explodes.
18 Mar. 1961
Hunt the Man Down
Frank Preston is released from prison with only one thing on his mind - the recovery of 100,000 pounds that he hid after his final robbery. Frank isn't the only one after his ill-gotten gains - he's trailed by two thugs, a scheming wife and John Steed.
1 Apr. 1961
Please Don't Feed the Animals
In order to get evidence on a ring of criminals who specialize in blackmailing civil servants, Steed allows himself to be compromised in a Soho strip club.
15 Apr. 1961
Dance with Death
Dr. Keel rescues a dancing instructor who nearly died from gas asphyxiation. When he returns to check on his patient, the police arrest the doctor for murder. It seems that the doctor's scarf had been used to strangle the unlucky young woman.
29 Apr. 1961
One for the Mortuary
When Dr. Keel attends a conference in Switzerland he is arrested for murder. The police also discover a microdot containing secret information that Keel was unwittingly transporting.
13 May 1961
The Springers
In order to smash a gang who specialize in jail breaking, Steed plays a prisoner with plenty of money and a desperate need be sprung from prison.
27 May 1961
The Frighteners
Sir Thomas Waller disapproves of his daughter's choice in boyfriends and hires a criminal to scare off an unwanted suitor. Keel and Steed rescue the swain from the criminal's henchman and discover a clue to an extortion plot.
10 Jun. 1961
The Yellow Needle
After an assassination attempt on Dr. Keel's friend, a pro-Western African leader, Keel investigates the man's secretary, while Steed flies to Africa to search for the conspiracy's roots.
24 Jun. 1961
Death on the Slipway
When a government agent dies at a secret shipyard used to build submarines, Steed discovers foreign spies had arranged for the "accident."
8 Jul. 1961
Double Danger
Dr. Keel discovers that a man's serious injury is a dangerous bullet wound and the injured man may be linked to a recent diamond heist.
22 Jul. 1961
Toy Trap
Dr. Keel agrees to help the daughter of an old friend find her missing roommate. He traces the girl to the seamy underworld of prostitution.
5 Aug. 1961
Tunnel of Fear
Top-secret documents are disappearing and Steed trails them to a tawdry fairgrounds in Southend. He's captured, hypnotized and left bound in a train tunnel to await his fate.
19 Aug. 1961
The Far Distant Dead
While assisting hurricane victims in a remote Mexican village Dr. Keel treats a number of food-poisoning cases. He discovers that the vegetable oil the villagers have been given to cook with is actually hydraulic-fluid.
2 Sep. 1961
Kill the King
A foreign monarch visiting London to sign a oil deal is targeted for assassination by dissidents from his native land.
9 Dec. 1961
Dead of Winter
Steed and Keel confront a group of British fascists after discovering a Nazi war criminal frozen in a cryogenics experiment.
16 Dec. 1961
The Deadly Air
When a revolutionary, but experimental, vaccine is stolen from a top-secret laboratory and a volunteer who was administered a dose dies, Keel and Steed agree to be human guinea pigs for the next test.
23 Dec. 1961
A Change of Bait
A businessman struggles to sell a load of bananas before he dies from heart failure.
30 Dec. 1961
Steed is sent to research facility when a scientist developing a radiation-proof material dies of radiation.

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