MI-5: Season 1, Episode 1

Episode #1.1 (13 May 2002)
"Spooks" Episode #1.1 (original title)

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Episode uncredited cast:
Tessa Phillips (uncredited)
Ken Bones ...
Keith Burns (uncredited)
Paul Broughton ...
Paul (uncredited)
Bill Buckhurst ...
Disposal Expert (uncredited)
Heather Cave ...
Maisie Simm (uncredited)
Matthew Delamere ...
Ringo (uncredited)
Christine Dale (uncredited)
George Eggay ...
Male Nurse (uncredited)
Mary Kane (uncredited)
Helen Flynn (uncredited)
Harry Pearce (uncredited)
Oliver Fox ...
Clive (uncredited)
Paul Haigh ...
Rob (uncredited)
Esther Hall ...
Ellie Simm (uncredited)
Zoe Reynolds (uncredited)


Twenty high-explosive devices are smuggled into England. When the first goes off killing a doctor and severely injuring her young daughter, the team scrambles to track down an American anti-abortion activist who sneaked into the country - and may be planning a huge commemoration of her husband's execution back home in just a few days. Things are complicated by CIA insistence that the woman, if found, be extradited back to Florida, where she too will face the death penalty. Written by Anonymous

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(Thou Shalt Not Kill) when Harry and Tom are talking near the lift in Thames house near the beginning, he presses the down button to call the lift but the top button lights up. The grid (where they are going) is also on a higher floor so he should not have pressed the down arrow anyway. See more »


Christine Dale: You know the score these days, we're waging a war. No stone unturned, no excuses, no delays. America wants Mary back and America is going to get her. We want our Kodak moment.
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Location of bombing
3 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Approximately 18 minutes, 10 seconds into this episode they show a building after a bombing.

After watching this episode a few times I recognized the building. It is the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK, which was bombed on April 19, 1995. There is also, in the scene, a Chevy truck with the steering wheel on the left side. I have shown this to others more expert that I and they are in agreement.

They did a good job of integrating file footage into the show. I guess that when this show was originally filmed it wasn't planned for viewing outside the UK.

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