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Cast

Series cast summary:
Hugh O'Brian ...  Hugh Lockwood 23 episodes, 1972-1973
Doug McClure ...  C.R. Grover 23 episodes, 1972-1973
Anthony Franciosa ...  Nick Bianco 23 episodes, 1972-1973
Burgess Meredith ...  V.C.R. Cameron 23 episodes, 1972-1973
Byron Chung ...  Kuroda 14 episodes, 1972-1973
Albert Popwell ...  Griffin 14 episodes, 1972-1973
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"World Securities", an international high-tech private investigation company, employs field operatives who are aided by implanted audio receivers and who carry tiny cameras and telemetry units which can be attached to tie tacks or rings. Each episode featured one of three (O'Brian, Franciosa, McClure) agents on a particular investigation, which usually had political elements. Meredith played the "director" of the investigations, as leader of the expert team who remained at headquarters monitoring and providing the agent with intelligence. Other experts included a computer hacker (such as they were portrayed in the early 70's), someone fluent as a translator in several languages, and a doctor. Written by Charley Kline <kline@uiuc.edu>

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English

Release Date:

13 September 1972 (USA) See more »

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Probe See more »

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Runtime:

(23 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Probe control loosely based on NASA Mission Control Center. See more »

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Follows Probe (1972) See more »

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Search pre-empted too much, maybe why it failed
23 September 2007 | by Falkenberg2006See all my reviews

As I recall, this show wasn't given a chance. I know that in the San Francisco Bay Area it was preempted 5 times ( ! ) in it's original run, including for 2 shows on the energy crisis !!

I loved the show, but the best episodes were the one's with Hugh O'Brien and I can still hear Burgess Meredith going practically insane and yelling " Lockwood ! Do you copy ! " and Lockwood ignoring him.

The episodes with Doug McClure, and Franciosa weren't as good.

I had a terrible crush on Angel Tompkins, too.

A guy in Palos Verdes Peninsula was selling copies of the Probe scanner. Wish I still had one but I lost it.

George Senda Martinez, Ca


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