The Champions (1968–1969)

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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

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An advanced civilization rescues a team of secret government agents from a plane crash and grants them superhuman abilities.

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Complete series cast summary:
Stuart Damon ...
 Craig Stirling (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alexandra Bastedo ...
 Sharron Macready (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Gaunt ...
 Richard Barrett (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Anthony Nicholls ...
 Cmdr. W.L. Tremayne / ... (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate some potentially lethal experiments in Communist China, but when they were escaping, their plane was damaged. They crashed into a remote part of the Himalayas where they were rescued by members an unknown civilization. They came away from the encounter with superhuman powers--telepathy, superior strength, memory, etc.--and returned to the outside world as "Champions of law, order and justice", to quote the series' opening. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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eurospy | spy

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They're the Tops. the Best. the Peak. They're the Champions. [DVD Boxset]


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10 June 1968 (USA)  »

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Los campeones  »

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(30 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Ian McShane tested for the part eventually played by William Gaunt. See more »

Quotes

Craig Stirling: It's what I've oft times said.
Richard Barrett: What have you oft times said?
Craig Stirling: You're cheap
Richard Barrett: I'm what?
Craig Stirling: Cheap, cheap.
Richard Barrett: You sound like a canary.
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I had vague, but good memories of this show...
6 March 2003 | by (Prescott, AZ USA) – See all my reviews

I remember really liking this show as a kid. (I was only about 15) I hope sometime it is rerun on some obscure network. I remember the production company was British and had a cool musical tag fanfare. It was three letters and I've seen it in later productions. (IBC, or something... nope, it wasn't root beer)

A cool early 70's show.


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