The Champions (1968–1969)

TV Series  -   -  Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 381 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 5 critic

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 »

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 190 titles
created 15 Jun 2012
 
a list of 69 titles
created 28 Jun 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 17 May 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Champions" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Champions (1968–1969)

The Champions (1968–1969) on IMDb 7.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Champions.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1969   1968  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Pratt, Kenneth Cope, Annette Andre
The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith
Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope
Jason King (1971–1972)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Anne Sharp, Ronald Lacey
The Baron (TV Series 1966)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris
UFO (1969–1973)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington
The Saint (1962–1969)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford
The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley
Danger Man (1960–1962)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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 ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton
Secret Agent (1964–1966)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron
Strange Report (TV Series 1968)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills
No Place Like Home (1983–1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.

Stars: William Gaunt, Patricia Garwood, Martin Clunes
Edit

Cast

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)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

eurospy | spy | See All (2) »

Taglines:

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


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 June 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los campeones  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(30 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Other actresses in the running for the part of Sharron Macready were Ilona Rodgers and Annette Andre. 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.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Outstanding Show
22 September 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Oh, the 60's were a great era for all genres from action to sci-fi to comedy. Will we ever reclaim those days?

The Champions was an outstanding fantasy show about three agents who worked for Nemesis, an international agency. In the pilot episode they were given powers by a mysterious monk. They had powers of telepathy, super strength and other powers.

As for the adventures themselves, the Champions battled villains who were threatening no less than the world itself. The Champions were a bit too powerful at times but it was still fun seeing them beat the bad guys. And for a male like myself, it was fun to see the beautiful Alexandra Bastedo kicking butt.

The Champions was one of many great 60's shows.


19 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
copying plot ideas a-carlton
The Champions on TV BlessX1
DVD's erikbeale
Submarine S49 nkt1
Super Sound effect? markallanp
Favourite Teaser Sequence jimkeary
Discuss The Champions (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page