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Episode List


Season 1

1 Sep. 1973
Captain Rogers
The respectable owner of a quiet inn in 18th century England is blackmailed by a grubby stranger, who knows he is secretly the notorious pirate Captain Rogers.
15 Sep. 1973
A Terribly Strange Bed
Charles Faulkner, a young American gambler in Paris, should have left the casino after striking it lucky. Why the devil did he accept to sleep in the casino's guest bed? This was to be the most horrible night he had ever lived.
22 Sep. 1973
La Grande Breteche
A Spanish officer, captured by the French during the Peninsular War, is imprisoned at the country house of an elderly aristocrat with a bored young wife - whose lover he becomes, with deadly consequences.
29 Sep. 1973
The Dinner Party
Blake is a brilliant accountant, but does he deserve a promotion to the board of directors? It all depends on the suitability of his wife. His bosses attend a small dinner party given by the Blakes to check her out.
6 Oct. 1973
Money to Burn
A French girl in London finds herself in the awkward position of owing money to a Soho crime boss. But when she pays him off, he contemptuously sets fire to the money. Why?
3 Nov. 1973
A Point of Law
A lawyer cannot stop a middle-aged spinster from making a fool of herself with a young fortune-hunter, but he can stop the fellow from getting his hands on her money.
10 Nov. 1973
The Monkey's Paw
An old army sergeant, back in England after long service in India, shows some old friends a strange possession he's acquired - a monkey's paw which can make wishes come true.
8 Dec. 1973
The Inspiration of Mr. Budd
How did Mr. Budd become a top-class West End hairdresser after such humble origins in a suburban barbershop? Well, one day, a stranger came in for a shave and a haircut.
29 Dec. 1973
The Power of Fear
A handyman, finding that a number of middle-aged housewives require him for rather more than his professional services, turns to blackmail.
5 Jan. 1974
Where There's a Will
A letter opened in error provides rather dangerous knowledge concerning a murder case.
12 Jan. 1974
A Time to Remember
Zigorin, a top Russian spy, has defected to the West. But is he really Zigorin or an impostor?
3 Feb. 1974
Compliments of the Season
A penniless man tries to claim a reward from a millionaire at Christmas, and finds it's not as easy as he thought it would be.
17 Feb. 1974
Trial for Murder
During a murder trial in 19th-century England, one of the jurors begins to have mysterious hallucinations - has he seen a ghost?

 Season 1 

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