Secret Agent: Season 2, Episode 7

The Mercenaries (15 Jan. 1966)
"Danger Man" The Mercenaries (original title)

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An M9 agent infiltrating a group of mercenaries is killed, supposedly in an ambush. Drake is sent to Africa to join Colonel Coote's mercenaries and to find out what happened. He finds a plot to overthrow the government. a government.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Winter
John Slater ...
Prime Minister
Sergeant Bates
Peter Arne ...
General G'Niore
Frederick Peisley ...
Dr. Winter
General White
John Gabriel ...
Pierre Deschamps
Derrick De Marney ...
Colonel Coote
Zia Mohyeddin ...
Sinclair Jones (as Zia Moyheddin)
Dervis Ward ...
Patrick Jordan ...
Paul Danquah ...
Tom Bowman ...


An M9 agent who has infiltrated a group of mercenaries is killed in Africa, supposedly in an ambush. Drake is sent to Africa to join Colonel Coote's mercenaries and to find out what happened to him. He contacts the Prime Minister and finds out that he is to have an operation, and Coote's mercenaries have been hired to protect him. Drake suspects that there is a conspiracy to assassinate the Prime Minister, something he is determined to stop happening. Written by jem

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15 January 1966 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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