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1969

7 Jan. 1969
Guess Who's Coming to Rio
Al takes a vacation. Or at least, tries to take one.
 
21 Jan. 1969
The Artist Is for Framing
Al is being expertly framed for several jewelry heist. But by who?
 
28 Jan. 1969
The Naked Billionaire
Daniel Ryder's electronics firm has won a defense contract, but the SIA suspects the reclusive billionaire is being impersonated. Al's old flame Nina Gray is involved with the firm. Can Al trust her help and will she be in danger?
 
4 Feb. 1969
A Matter of Grey Matter: Part 1
Dodie Dubois is a terrible actress with a reclusive rich elderly boyfriend financing her movie career. He is also developing missile technology with countries hostile to the US. Al poses as a distribution agent to find and stop Wolfgang.
 
11 Feb. 1969
A Matter of Grey Matter: Part 2
Dodie's genius little brother Herbie gets nabbed as a potential bargaining chip but is let go. He is pressured to produce from memory a math formula for new rocket fuel. Al finds Herbie and Wolfgang in time.
 
18 Feb. 1969
Catspaw
The brother of the ruler of La Monica has stolen the crown jewels. They are on Clayton Hewitt's moat surrounded estate. The SIA wants to recover them, but Al gets injured. He and Noah hoodwink Al's protégé into doing the heist for them.
 
25 Feb. 1969
Boom at the Top
The SIA orders Mundy to give a Washington, D.C., party in hopes he can nab the pickpocket who recently invaded a similar event in order to find a microdot. Complications arise when an acquaintance arrives with a bomb strapped to him in hopes that Mundy can disarm it.
 
11 Mar. 1969
The Funeral Is on Mundy
While on a mission to discredit a crack thief of an adversarial spy group, Mundy discovers the thief murdered during assignment and learns that he is an additional target of the other thief's mysterious assassin.
 
18 Mar. 1969
The Baranoff Timetable
Costa d'Oro secretary Ortega plans a Communist coup in the region and commits it to a paper the SIA wants. Al arouses the suspicions of locals loyal to El Presidente, and must deal with his unreliable contact, palace guest Laurie Brooks.
 
25 Mar. 1969
Rock-Bye, Bye, Baby
The SIA wants a notebook in the old 1920's era safe of Domino Club owner Manny Grayson. Al wants old San Jobel pal Rocky to help. Noah alludes to Frankenstein's Monster and warns Al of trouble if Rocky gets involved.
 
1 Apr. 1969
The Family
Al gets quarantined in the highly secure household of a reclusive elderly oil magnate, to find out who is behind his oil sales to Iron Curtain countries.
 
8 Apr. 1969
38-23-36
Al poses as a fashion photographer at an international beauty pageant. He knows only the measurements of the girl who is a dangerous enemy spy, and what a set of figures.
 
15 Apr. 1969
The Great Chess Gambit
A SAC bomber with three nuclear weapons aboard crashes. The bombs are recovered but the 3311 "Black Box", a failsafe device that receives the plane's "Go Order" direct from the President, is missing and being held for ransom. Al Mundy must outbid the Russians and retrieve the device.
 
22 Apr. 1969
Mad in Japan
After receiving the message "Dangerous Weapon Inside: Code 409" from two S.I.A. agents in the Far East, who may be have been killed, Noah sends Al and Dr. Hopkins to Japan to retrieve the prototype for a portable, hand-held laser gun.
 
25 Sep. 1969
Saturday Night in Venice
In Venice, Al is poisoned by a beautiful Soviet agent, and she tells him he has less than 48 hours to return the item he stole or he won't get the antidote.
 
2 Oct. 1969
Who'll Bid Two Million Dollars?
Al is sent to Porto Ercolle to recover stolen Plutonium, and is mistaken for someone named George.
 
9 Oct. 1969
The Beautiful People
The enemy agent impersonates the captured SIA chief to trick Mundy into locating a defecting Soviet.
 
16 Oct. 1969
The Great Casino Caper
Alex's latest assignment is to rob a casino that is passing counterfeit money. But he doesn't think he can do it on his own. He says he needs the help of the best thief of all time, his father. So he has to try and convince his father to do so.
 
23 Oct. 1969
Flowers from Alexander
Beautiful SIA agent Lorrie James is in trouble and running for her life. She holds documents of vital importance that must be delivered to Rome within two days. While shopping in a market, Al and Lorrie meet and she passes the information to him without him understanding what she has given him. Later they meet and she explains her situation and the urgency of her mission. She begs Al to help her. In spite of Al's complaints and concerns, Lorrie convinces him to help her get the documents to Rome.
 
30 Oct. 1969
The Blue, Blue Danube
Mundy is sent in to bring back William Dover, an SIA executive, so the SIA won't have to kill him. So, Al goes undercover as a ballet expert, seeking to break a catatonic Dover out of the hospital, but the bad guys are on to him.
 
6 Nov. 1969
The Three Virgins of Rome
Al Mundy is sent to foil the heist of some very public paintings when he runs into that other Mundy, a well-known art thief. For spice, add one beautiful agent, one crooked benefactor, and one very smart cop,
 
13 Nov. 1969
Payoff in the Piazza
Al's mission is interrupted by a mysterious group of royal Asian refugees fleeing a coup. Beautiful, pesky Charlie Brown keeps trying to get a piece of the action. Can Al save the queen, foil the coup, and get the girl?
 
20 Nov. 1969
The King of Thieves
On a romantic evening with Al, a US senator's daughter is kidnapped in Rome and Al is slugged, resulting in Al's foggy memory of the event.
 
27 Nov. 1969
A Friend in Deed
Al's friend Guido fingers him as the one who stole the Ceresian file, which contains records of the Italian brotherhood. Guido stole it to trade for US citizenship and needs Al to get him out of a tight spot.
 
4 Dec. 1969
The Second Time Around
Al and his dad take on Eric the Red for the last time.
 
11 Dec. 1969
The Old Who Came in from the Spy
Mundy and a retired British spy team up to smuggle a microdot out of an East Berlin museum.
 
18 Dec. 1969
To Lure a Man
Al and his date are held hostage in his apartment by enemy foreign agents who want to abduct SIA chief Jacks. Devon has to decipher the clue Al drops on the phone.
 
25 Dec. 1969
The Scorpio Drop
A computer micro module stolen from the U.S. Department of Defense has landed in the hands of a group practicing astrological occultism. Al poses as a practitioner and gets invited to the group's home for their solstice festivities.
 

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