Spy Game: Season 1, Episode 1

Why Spy? (3 Mar. 1997)

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Lorne Cash, a retired espionage agent, is coaxed out of retirement to investigate the murder of a former mentor. He's teamed with a beautiful female spy, Maxine London, and the pair quickly... See full summary »

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Adam Quill
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Mr. Black
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Mr. White
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Commando #1
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Federal Agent #1
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Lorne Cash, a retired espionage agent, is coaxed out of retirement to investigate the murder of a former mentor. He's teamed with a beautiful female spy, Maxine London, and the pair quickly discover that the supposedly dead agent is still among the living and trying to perfect a killing machine that destroys living creatures while living buildings intact. He demands that the President of the United States pay him billions of dollars, and when he's rebuffed decides to demonstrate his machine's power by killing the POTUS. Written by Anonymous

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The first episode, "Why Spy?", featured cameo appearances by several actors who had played spies in other TV shows: Peter Lupus ("Mission Impossible" (1966)), Patrick Macnee (The Avengers (1961)), and Robert Culp (I Spy (1965)). They may or may not have been playing the same characters as in their original series. See more »

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[Lorne and Max are handcuffed to a post while a timebomb ticks nearby]
Maxine 'Max' London: I don't suppose he taught you to turn your hand into a hacksaw?
Lorne Cash: Ah, screwdriver, hammer... nope, skipped hacksaw.
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