Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967–1968)

TV Series  -   -  Action | Family | Sci-Fi
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 615 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 4 critic

A literally unkillable agent leads an international intelligence agency's fight against an extra-terrestrial terror campaign.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 05 May 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 10 Feb 2012
 
a list of 261 titles
created 14 May 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967–1968)

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967–1968) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.

Season:

1

Year:

1968 | 1967

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Stingray (1964–1965)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Gerry Anderson's third SF supermarionation saga told the adventures of the WASPs (the World Aquanaut Security Patrol) as they explored the oceans and kept the world safe from a variety of ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Mason, Robert Easton, Ray Barrett
Thunderbirds (1965–1966)
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In the 21st century, the Tracy family operate a unique private mechanized emergency response service.

Stars: Peter Dyneley, Shane Rimmer, David Graham
Thunderbirds (2004)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.

Director: Jonathan Frakes
Stars: Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley
Bagpuss (TV Series 1974)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A melancholic children's animation from the 'Smallfilms' team of Postgate and Firmin. Bagpuss and his friends are toys in a turn of the century shop for 'found things'. When young Emily ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner
Joe 90 (1968–1969)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Joe McClaine is a 9-year-old boy whose adoptive father has developed a method of transferring specialist "brain patterns", and hence skills, into his son's mind. As a result, Joe is able to... See full summary »

Stars: Len Jones, Rupert Davies, Keith Alexander
The Clangers (1969–1974)
Animation | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Legendary British children's animation of the early 70s made by the 'Smallfilms' team of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin, this series chronicled the melancholically funny lives of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Postgate
Danger Mouse (1981–1992)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The wacky and hilarious adventures of Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent (mouse) in the world and his trusty, bumbling sidekick, Penfold. Together, they follow Colonel K's orders and ... See full summary »

Stars: David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey
Fireball XL5 (1962–1963)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fireball XL5 was part of the fleet of interplanetary rockets protecting Sector 25 of the Solar System from alien invasion under the supervision of the World Space Patrol. In command of XL5 ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Maxwell, Sylvia Anderson, David Graham
Animation | Family | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Nicholas Parsons, Kenneth Connor, David Graham
Thunderbirds Are Go! (TV Series 2015)
Animation | Action | Family

Based on the British hit television show In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to ... See full summary »

Stars: Adjoa Andoh, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Angel Coulby
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Directors: David Elliott, John Kelly, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Don Mason, Robert Easton, Ray Barrett
Action | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Captain Scarlet and friends battle the Mysterons from Mars.

Directors: Brian Burgess, Robert Lynn, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Francis Matthews, Ed Bishop, Donald Gray
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Francis Matthews ...
 Captain Scarlet (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
...
 Captain Blue (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
Donald Gray ...
 The Mysterons / ... (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
Cy Grant ...
 Lieutenant Green (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jeremy Wilkin ...
 Captain Ochre / ... (32 episodes, 1967-1968)
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
 Captain Brown / ... (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Paul Maxwell ...
 Captain Grey / ... (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Elizabeth Morgan ...
 Destiny Angel / ... (28 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sylvia Anderson ...
 Melody Angel / ... (28 episodes, 1967-1968)
Martin King ...
 2nd Policeman / ... (27 episodes, 1967-1968)
Janna Hill ...
 Symphony Angel / ... (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Gary Files ...
 Captain Magenta / ... (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
David Healy ...
 Commodore Goddard / ... (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Lian-Shin Yang ...
 Harmony Angel (15 episodes, 1967-1968)
Edit

Storyline

A misunderstanding on Mars provokes an alien race called the Mysterons to declare a war of nerves on Earth. Throughout the series, they continually make terrorist threats and attempt to follow through with their ability to create obedient duplicates of anyone they kill. Their key opponent is the international intelligence organization, Spectrum, whose agents are code-named according to various colours. Their top agent in this war is Captain Scarlet, an agent who was subjected to the duplication process, but was still alive at the time. As a result, his clone was able to shake off the Mysterons' control, but leaving being him indestructible and able to survive any wound. Together with his partners, Captain Blue and Spectrum's fighter squadron, The Angels, the now immortal Captain Scarlet must constantly struggle to thwart the Mysterons' ever present threats. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@rogers.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Captain Scarlet is indestructible. You are not! Remember this. Do not try to imitate him!

Genres:

Action | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 1967 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Captain Scarlet  »

Box Office

Budget:

£1,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(32 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gerry Anderson explained in a DVD audio commentary why Symphony Angel's hair became shorter after a few episodes - it was thought she looked too much like Destiny Angel with long hair, so it was cropped to shoulder length. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Captain Black: This is Captain Black, relaying instructions from the Mysterons on mars. You know what you must do.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Two versions of the closing credits were produced: early episodes use a mostly instrumental theme, while later episodes feature an actual theme song (both are based upon the same melody). See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Small Summer Party (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Adult action, puppetry execution
9 December 2002 | by (Atwater, USA) – See all my reviews

And what puppetry mastery it is. The time it took to make this show holds up well over time. The storylines are challenging, though as I age the repetitive nature of most TV and movies are wearing thin on my opinions of new things. Old stuff always holds up well. UFO keeps the same spirit, Space 1999 is showing wear and tear...

But Captain Scarlet presents an old idea in a new and fresh manner.


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How would you have ended captain scarlet? Jmb12
Memorable Quotes gojohnniegogo
Movie? thedoomsdaybegins
I remember when this first aired 40 years ago cjblackleather
Colonel White's Desk jsl151
Color Effects in first Episode myce
Discuss Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?