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"Thriller" The Eyes Have It (1973)

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Director:
Writers:
Brian Clemens (original story)
Terence Feely (screenplay)
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Original Air Date:
9 June 1973 (Season 1, Episode 9)
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Plot:
A group of terrorists posing as plumbers set up base at a school. The students remain blissfully unaware... See more » | Full synopsis »
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One of the best of a superb UK TV series that tops most US shows. See more (3 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Peter Vaughan ... Anderson

Dennis Waterman ... Frank
William Marlowe ... Jeffries

Sinéad Cusack ... Sally
Leslie Schofield ... Moore
David Jackson ... Martin
Michael Lees ... George Mullard

Alun Armstrong ... Mike
Colin McCormack ... Peter
Catherine Chase ... Jenny
Angela Walker ... Pat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Sands ... Tom
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Shaun O'Riordan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Clemens  original story
Terence Feely  screenplay

Produced by
Cecil Clarke .... executive producer
John Sichel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Laurie Johnson 
 
Film Editing by
Glen Cardno 
 
Production Design by
Stanley Mills 
 
Costume Design by
Ann Hollowood 
 
Makeup Department
Marie Roche .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Terry Royce .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Bob Woodhouse .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Boyers .... lighting (as Jimmy Boyers)
Roy Simper .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Paul Harrison .... stage manager
Joan Reader .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

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USA:78 min
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
One of the best of a superb UK TV series that tops most US shows., 16 December 2006
Author: rixrex from United States

A series that can beat nearly anything currently on US television. I would rate it as good as the best modern series around, such as Prison Break and 24, and better than Lost in my opinion. Taken in the context of the time, 1973-76, this UK television series still has an edge over same time US series. This particular episode left me wondering why American TV and Film productions cannot develop stories that have such great potential in the plot AND actually live up to it? There is enough tension and turns here to make the most jaded viewer take notice. When was the last time a slow-paced and languid story still left you on seat's edge? That takes a GOOD PLOT, SUPERB ACTING, WELL-DONE DIRECTION AND EDITING! Things sorely lacking in modern thrillers that rely upon sudden shock, loud noise and music, and grisly gore effects to terrify an audience. In those you can find time to go to the restroom and not miss anything or care, in this thriller, you will not want to leave at all. Do yourself a favor and pick up the DVD of the complete series available from UK sellers on ebay and other places, and give your Hitchcock series and Twilight Zone tapes a rest, for this is the equal to them.

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