Drake investigates a rash of killings, all linked by the way in which the victims were killed. He suspects an organization specializing in murders is behind the deaths and makes contact ... See full summary »
Drake investigates a rash of killings, all linked by the way in which the victims were killed. He suspects an organization specializing in murders is behind the deaths and makes contact with them. Following their instructions, he provides the name, date, and place of an imaginary "victim". Drake then takes one further step in hopes of snaring the criminals - he poses as the intended target. Written by
Very similar to the hour long episode: YOU'RE NOT IN ANY TROUBLE, ARE YOU?
I'm a huge fan of Patrick McGoohan, Danger Man, Prisoner, et. al.
I say that because even I understand that having to 'crank' out new episodes can get laborious.
I recently got the first DANGER MAN series - the 1/2 hour episodes, and have been watching them - and, enjoying them immensely.
I just watched NAME, DATE & PLACE, and found the episode to be similar to the hour-long episode YOU'RE NOT IN ANY TROUBLE ARE YOU - but, what's nice to see is how the same plot is tackled (slightly) differently by each show.
The writing of both are credited to different people, but it can't be coincidence that the 'bones' of each are exactly the same - mysterious murder for hire organisation, to track them down, Drake puts a hit on...himself.
It's nice to see how the 1/2 hour shows can compress what was in the hour long episode, a slowly, ever-building tension.
It's also refreshing to see the 'earlier, younger Drake, who is a bit less cynical, a little less formed - but John Drake nonetheless.
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