Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and ... See full summary »

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 Oldenshaw (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 Dimmock (13 episodes, 1965)
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 Defraits / ... (13 episodes, 1966)
Willoughby Goddard ...
 Sir Geoffrey Norton (11 episodes, 1965)
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Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and partnered, initially, with criminologist Dimmock (later replaced by Imlac Defraits in season two), the two men solved all manner of crimes with one unique difference, they never leave the confines of their office, working out the problems of the case from "home".

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