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Secret Agent 

Danger Man (original title)
John Drake is a special operative for M19, specialising in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace.
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Patrick McGoohan ...  John Drake 48 episodes, 1964-1967
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The lid show made Saturday evening a treat. Not only for the great opening sound track by JOHNNY Rivers, but the creative exploits of the main character John Drake. At the time it followed the spy craze created by the 2 James Bond movies made just prior to the show's debut, Dr. No and From Russia With Love. What made this show different as well was several years after it went off the air on CBS, a spin off series was crest called "The Prisoner". The show gained rave reviews during a ST run. It picked on what happens to John Drake after he quits the British Secret Service.. Somewhat dated but still both shows are exciting TV fare.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1965 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(47 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Black and White (seasons 1-3)| Color (season 4)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

All or nearly all of the first season's episodes have the same prop; an ornate lamp that has what appears or have three cherubs on the base. See more »

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Episode titles appear at the end of the episode opening credits, rather than at the beginning. See more »

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Referenced in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) See more »

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When men were men...
22 May 1999 | by lousvrSee all my reviews

This spy drama was in the mold of the first '007' movie, "DR. No". A crossover from the paranoid deep cover spy of the 50's to the gadget and spoof of the 60's. And to top it off, Patrick McGoohan, as the secret agent, was terrific. Cool, low keyed, sharp as a tack, traveling to different ports of call. Plots were generally good. Unfortunately, due to its mature nature and age, chances of it being televised grows less year by year...Alas poor Yorick. If you do gain access to these episodes, go for it. You won't be disappointed.


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