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Robert Vaughn series:
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (MGM/Norman Felton/NBC) (1964-68)  -  The Protectors (ITC) (1972-74)

The Protectors (1972-74)
   Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
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THE PROTECTORS
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 Group Three Productions
for
ITC - Incorporated Television Company Ltd (Lew Grade)
Made on Location and at EMI/MGM Studios London, England
Executive in Charge of Ferdporqui Productions, Sherwood Price
Produced by Gerry Anderson and Reg Hill

UK Detective series 1972-74 2 seasons 52 episodes x 30 min color (16mm)
aired from: Sep72 - Mar74
starring
Robert Vaughn as Harry Rule
Nyree Dawn Porter as Contessa Caroline di Contini
Tony Anholt as Paul Buchet
recurring characters:
Yasuko Nagazumi as Suki
Anthony Chinn as Chino
Harry's Dog Gus

Theme song 'Avenues and Alleyways' sung by Tony Christie.
Music by Mitch Murray / Lyrics by Peter Callander

Filmed in the UK and Europe.

Background:
In 1972 there was an FCC ruling in the States which gave the 7.30pm--8pm slot back to the independent stations.
"The Protectors" was specifically created to take advantage of this situation and was syndicated to tie-- in with
sponsor Faberge's area--by--area advertising.  "The Adventurer" was another such show., sponsored by Chevrolet.
(One reason why these were half hour shows). Lew Grade never let a business opportunity pass!! "The Protectors"
served its purpose as a "lead in" show to the stations Network offerings and a third series would have been made
but for a disagreement with Faberge who decided to stop sponsoring weekly TV series. Faberge would also have
contributed to the new "UFO:1999" series but it was not to be.

The Adventurer (ITC) (1972) starring Gene Barry

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ATV Midlands UK Fridays (29 Sep 72 - 30 Mar 73) (26 episodes)

1. [--] The Protectors: 2,000 FT TO DIE
29 September 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Terence Feely/ Directed by Johnny Hough
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Harvey Hall ... Freddie Reiwald
Nicholas Jones ... Ransome
Jacqueline Stanbury ... Susan
Paul Stassino ... Captain Carozza
John Scott ... Civil Servant
A friend of Harry's insists on doing a dangerous skydiving trick despite the fact that
gold smugglers are trying to kill him.

1.2 [--] The Protectors: BROTHER HOOD
6 October 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by John Goldsmith/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Patrick Troughton ... Bela Karoleon
Vladek Sheybal ... Sandor Karoleon
Jill Balcon ... Maria Karoleon
John Cazabon ... Heller
Robert Brown ... Governor
Leon Lissek ... Pannides
A wealthy recluse hires the Protectors to break his brother out of prison.

1.3 [--] The Protectors: SEE NO EVIL
13 Oct 72 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Executive in Charge of Ferdporqui Productions, Sherwood Price
Written by Donald Johnson
Directed by Jeremy Summers
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
*
Guest Cast: (end credits verified)
James Bolam ......... Max Toller
Al Mancini .......... Waiter
Leonard Sachs ....... Senator
Philip Hinton ....... Mario
Alan Webb ........... Blind Man
Anthony Haygarth .... Driver
Anthony Chinn ....... Chino (recurring)
Synopsis:
While in Rome the Protectors try to help a senator who is being blackmailed.

1.4 [--] The Protectors: DISAPPEARING TRICK
20 Oct 72 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Produced by Gerry Anderson & Reg Hill
Screenplay by Brian Clemens/ Script Editor Tony Barwick
Directed by Jeremy Summers
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt
Guest Artists:
David Bauer ......... Carl Huron
Derren Nesbitt ...... Brad
*
With:
Chris Malcolm ....... Malloy
Don Henderson ....... Walters
Michael De Costa .... Cafe Owner
David Calderisi ..... Garage Mechanic
Synopsis:
The Contessa ends up putting her life in danger when she agrees to help an
old friend win a wager by making him disappear.

1.5 [--] The Protectors: CEREMONY FOR THE DEAD
27 October 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Toby Robins ... Madame Rue
Stanley Lebor ... President Medina
Charles Thake ... Police Inspector
Jenny Lee Wright ... Julie
Robert Sessions ... Skipper
The wife of a president hires the Protectors to guard her critically ill husband whom she fears may be kidnapped.

1.6 [--] The Protectors: IT WAS ALL OVER IN LEIPZIG
3 Nov 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
written by Donald James / Directed by Don Chaffey
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Star:
Ron Randell .......... Jim Palmer
*
with: (end credits verified)
Tanya Bayona ......... Girl with Pram
Ron Randell .......... Jim Palmer
(strange - Ron Randell is listed below girl with pram. Maybe end cast are listed in order of appearance)
Paul Weston .......... Lintar
Phil Brown ........... Markos
Diane Mercer ......... Maria
Synopsis 1:
The Contessa meets two men from her past when the Protectors are engaged to investigate a plot to overthrow a
Mediterranean island government.
Synopsis 2:
While investigating a plot to overthrow the government of a Mediterranean nation the Protectors end up confronting
two old friends of the Contessa, one whom with she was romantically involved with.

1.7 [--] The Protectors: THE QUICK BROWN FOX
10 Nov 72 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James / Directed by Don Chaffey
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
*
Guest Cast: (end credits verified)
Morris Perry .......... Hans Keller
Anthony Chinn ......... Chino (recurring)
Mark Malicz ........... Osuna
Anna Matisse .......... Helga
Christopher Benjamin .. Banker
Kenneth Hendal ........ Spanish Official
Synopsis:
The West German government hires the Protectors to put a pension fund that
is supporting fugitive Nazi's out of business.

1.8 [--] The Protectors: KING CON
17 November 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Anton Rodgers ... Alan Sutherland
Izabella Telezynska ... Irena Gleskova
Michael Da Costa ... Emil Markov
Ronald Lacey ... Cribbs
Brian Worth ... Salesman
Peter Cellier ... Auctioneer
The Protectors devise an elaborate con to recover a priceless antique which a woman had been conned out of.

1.9 [--] The Protectors: THINKBACK
24 November 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens/ Directed by Cyril Frankel
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi
Guest Cast:
Ian Hendry ... Insp. Wilson
Donald Burton ... Doctor
Penny Sugg ... Nurse
Keith Bell ... Sgt. Peters
James Culliford ... Ginter
Geoffrey Morris ... Frank Dilling
Harry and the Contessa are the victims of a car crash that was engineered to get information out of them.

1.10 [--] The Protectors: A KIND OF WILD JUSTICE
1 December 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Anna Palk ... Kate Linderman
Patrick O'Connell ... Reagan
Kubi Chaza ... Jill
Barry Stanton ... George Soaper
Paul Freeman ... Mechanic
Brian Jackson ... Turf Accountant
Lewis Jones ... Health Clinic Proprietor
The daughter of a gangster whom Harry helped put in prison fails twice in her efforts to kill Harry.

1.11 [--] The Protectors: BALANCE OF TERROR
8 Dec 72 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by John Goldsmith/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
*
Guest Cast: (end credits verified)
Yasulo Nagazumi ....... Suki (recurring)
Janos Kurucz .......... KGB Man
Nigel Green .......... Colonel Vasili Krassinkov
Angus Lennie .......... Grodny
Laurence Naismith ..... Schelpin
Milos Kirek ........... Russian Delegate
Barry Warren .......... Hotel Receptionist
Synopsis:
The KGB hires the Protectors to capture a renegade Russian scientist who plans on destroying London with
a new virus to show the world how dangerous biological warfare can be.

1.12 [--] The Protectors: TRIPLE CROSS
15 December 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Lew Davidson/ Directed by John Hough
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi
Guest Cast:
John Neville ... Charlie
Angharad Rees ... Linda, Charlie's Girlfriend
Peter Bowles ... Gregor Kofax
John Barrard ... Gem Setter
Del Henney ... Detective
Bill Stewart ... Garage Attendant
Paul (Tony Anholt) has been kidnapped and will be blown to bits unless Harry and the Contessa
help steal jewels which they have been hired to safeguard.

1.13 [--] The Protectors: THE NUMBERS GAME
29 December 1972 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Ralph Smart/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Margaret Lee ... Susan Crediton
Henry McGee ... Frank
Frederick Treves ... Sir Walter Crediton
George Innes ... Luigi
Richard Easton ... Dr. Lawrence Savage
Peter Arne ... Mario Giocvetti
The Protectors only hope of putting a drug smuggling ring out of business lies in being able to decode a coded letter.

1.14 [--] The Protectors: FOR THE REST OF YOUR NATURAL...
5 January 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Johnny Hough
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Norman Rodway ... Colin Grant
Damien Thomas ... Visitor
Kenneth Gilbert ... Detective
Susan Travers ... Girl Friend (Mary Cooper)
The Contessa is captured by a psychotic killer who puts her on trial for her life.

1.15 [--] The Protectors: THE BODYGUARDS
12 January 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Dennis Spooner/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Freddie Jones ... Robard
Manning Redwood ... Alan Mason
Ken Watson ... Insp. Jack Newman
Harry Hutchinson ... Butler
The police hire the Protectors to guard the corpse of a bank robber as part of a ruse to capture his accomplices.

1.16 [--] The Protectors: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
19 January 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Patrick Allen ... James Leroy Mallory
Maxwell Shaw ... Baruna
Barrie Houghton ... Goran
Cyril Shaps ... Doctor
Julie Crosthwaite ... Mallory's Girl
In Malta, with only the body of a dead hippie as a clue, the Protectors go
after smugglers despite having no idea what it is that is being smuggled.

1.17 [--] The Protectors: THE BIG HIT
26 January 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James/ Directed by Roy Ward Baker
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Arthur Howell ... Fencing Master
Bob Anderson ... Assassin
Morag Hood ... Suzanne
Tony Bateman ... Barman
Carl Rigg ... Howard's Henchman
Phil Woods ... Howard's Henchman
Derek Smith ... Jason Howard
After unsuccessful attempts on their lives, Paul and the Contessa are too late to
warn Harry that someone is out to kill him.

1.18 [--] The Protectors: ONE AND ONE MAKES ONE
2 February 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Jesse Lasky and Pat Lasky/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi
Guest Cast:
Georgia Brown ... Maria Ghardala
Anthony Stamboulieh ... Yanos
Michael Gough ... Shkoder
Neil McCallum ... Bennett
Christopher Dunham ... Kramer
The Protectors are hired to rescue a captured Canadian agent before he
breaks, unaware that he is really an enemy agent impostor.

1.19 [--] The Protectors: TALKDOWN
9 February 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Pat Lasky and Jesse Lasky/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Derren Nesbitt ... Colin Foster
John Joyce ... Air Traffic Controller
John Nettleton ... Inspector Hill
William Moore ... Rifle Range Supervisor
Harry must land a small plane on his own when the pilot dies.

1.20 [--] The Protectors: VOCAL
16 February 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens/ Directed by Cyril Frankel
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi
Guest Cast:
David Buck ... John Azon
Ian Hogg ... Gregg
Shane Rimmer ... Vickers
Drug dealers plan on using someone who can impersonate Harry's voice in order to
get information out of a blinded Paul.

1.21 [--] The Protectors: ... WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS
23 February 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Sylvia Anderson / Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Hannah Gordon ... Laura Rule
Jeremy Brett ... Kahan
Martin Benson ... President
Roshan Seth ... Persuer
Marc Zuber ... Kahan's Henchman
John Gatrell ... Butler
Daron Barnham ... Johnny Rule
Saeed Jaffrey ... President's Aide
Desmond Jordan ... Doctor
Harry finds his family being threatened after he agrees to guard a visiting president in London.

1.22 [--] The Protectors: CHASE
2 March 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens/ Directed by Harry Booth
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Donald Eccles ... Douglas Perston
Patrick Magee ... Gardner
Keith Buckley ... Kurt
Tom Chadbon ... Vent
Gertan Klauber ... Gromeld
Grahame Mallard ... Second Tracker
Isabella Telezynska ... Ingrid - Gardner's Secretary
The Contessa gives Harry a shotgun for his birthday which he soon puts to good use when while
investigating political blackmail he becomes the quarry in a manhunt.

1.23 [--] The Protectors: YOUR WITNESS
9 March 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Donald James/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Stephanie Beacham ... Chrissie
George Baker ... George Dixon
Judith Arthy ... Monique
Georges Lambert ... Bayard
Gordon Sterne ... Barman
Hugo De Vernier ... Croupier
An important witness to a murder who doesn't want the Protectors protection, vanishes soon
after she is placed in the Protectors charge.

1.24 [--] The Protectors: IT COULD BE PRACTICALLY ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND
16 March 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Robert Vaughn
Starring: Robert Vaughn
Guest Cast:
Sherwood Price ... Felix Costa
Linda Staab ... Linda McCall
Madeline Hinde ... Mary Laroche
Michael Da Costa ... Hotel Man
Peter Fontaine ... Bartender
Dervis Ward ... Jonathan P. Hacket
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Joe Flynn
Wendy Hutchinson ... Mrs. Hacket
David Glover ... Doctor
A poodle that has swallowed a valuable diamond is kidnapped.

1.25 [--] The Protectors: THE FIRST CIRCLE
23 March 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Don Chaffey
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Ed Bishop ... Colonel John Hunter
John Collin ... Slade
Sally Bazely ... Mrs. Hunter
Frederick Bennett ... Security Man
George Roubicek ... Policeman
Harry is hired to protect a disturbed Vietnam war veteran.

1.26 [--] The Protectors: A CASE FOR THE RIGHT
30 March 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Jesse Lasky and Pat Lasky/ Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
With: Yasuko Nagazumi, Anthony Chinn
Guest Cast:
Milo O'Shea ... Prince Carpiano
Jacques Sernas ... Fabrizzio
Jeffrey Segal ... Extremist Officer
The Protectors end up in trouble in the Roman tombs.

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ATV Midlands UK, Fridays (21 Sep 73 - 15 Mar 74)(26 episodes)

2.1 [--] The Protectors: QUIN
21 September 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Trevor Preston/ Directed by Don Leaver
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Peter Vaughan ... Quin
Brian Glover ... Allen
Henry Woolf ... Paco
Anthony Langdon ... Garcia
Tristan Rogers ... Maxwell
Jesus Suzman ... Waiter
Luis Bar Boo ... Taxi Driver
The Protectors travel to Spain in order to track down one of the world's most ruthless men.

2.2 [--] The Protectors: BAGMAN
28 September 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Terry Nation/ Directed by Johnny Hough
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Stephan Chase ... Christian
Patricia Haines ... Madame Anderson
Lalla Ward ... Eva Anderson
Oliver Ford Davies ... Hansen
Paul Dawkins ... Davidson
Karl Ahlefeldt ... Beck
Gert Thynov ... Waiter
In Copenhagen, the Protectors chase a criminal and end up confronting him in an old fort.

2.3 [--] The Protectors: FIGHTING FUND
5 October 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by John Kruse/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Lisa Daniely ... Marquesa Visconti
Mischa De La Motte ... Dr. Blanco
Hugh Morton ... Bishop
Jack Lynn ... Professor Williams
Gladys Spencer ... Principessa Lilli
David Suchet ... Leo
Ben Howard ... Vincenzo
Gino Melvazzi ... Police Captain
Sal Pantelone ... Bank Manager
In order to get money to purchase weapons a terrorist organization steals a
priceless art collection which they intend to sell to the highest bidder.

2.4 [--] The Protectors: THE LAST FRONTIER
12 October 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Hildegarde Neil ... Irena Gayevska
William Lucas ... Eastbrook
Yuri Borionko ... Zhukov
Peter Cellier ... Jones
Dennis Clinton ... British Delegate
Manuela Renard ... First Girl
The Protectors smuggle a Russian scientist into England.

2.5 [--] The Protectors: BAUBLES, BANGLES AND BEADS
19 October 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Terry Nation/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Frederick Jaeger ... Bergen
Yvonne Antrobus ... Kate Bergen
John Barron ... Insurance Executive
Andrew Bradford ... Motorcyclist
Peter Porteous ... Gang Member
Martin Grace ... Gang Member
Robert Russell ... Gang Member
Jacqueline Stanbury ... Car Hire Receptionist
Paula Patterson ... Miss. Hansen
In Denmark, a double cross in a jewel theft places a man and his daughter on the most wanted
lists of the partners they swindled and of the Protectors.

2.6 [--] The Protectors: PETARD
26 October 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Cyril Frankel
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Iain Cuthbertson ... Wyatt
Cyril Luckham ... Alec Weston
Angela Douglas ... Linda, Wyatt's Secretary
Ralph Bates ... David Lee
Clinton Greyn ... David Cameron
John Kane ... Ludo Jones
Milton Johns ... Conway
Mark Jones ... Scudder
Basil Dignam ... Charles Engleton
Lewis Wilson ... Night Security Man
Carmel McSharry ... Cleaning Lady
The Protectors go after industrial spies.

2.7 [--] The Protectors: GOODBYE GEORGE
2 November 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens/ Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: Robert Vaughn (did not appear), Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Paul Jones ... Caspar Parton
Geraldine Moffat ... Maria Milworth
Barry Keegan ... Barney Mailer
Lionel Murton ... Cedric Parton
Arnold Diamond ... Policeman
Paul McDowell ... Bank Teller
Malcolm Hayes ... Intruder
The Contessa goes to Venice in order to find out what happened to George.

2.8 [--] The Protectors: WAM: Part 1
9 November 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Prentis Hancock ... William Arthur MacKay
Jill Townsend ... Monica Davies
Rudolf Barry ... Attendant
Michael Glover ... Davies
John Herrington ... Official
Bert Fortell ... Manager
The Protectors must rescue a group of vacationers whom are being held hostage on top of an
Austrian mountain- yet have no idea that they are being held hostage.

2.9 [--] The Protectors: WAM: Part 2
16 November 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Prentis Hancock ... William Arthur Mackay
Jill Townsend ... Monica Davies
Michael Sheard ... Inspector Luhrs
John Herrington ... Attendant / Official
Olaf Pooley ... Commissioner Braun
The Protectors must rescue a group of vacationers whom are being held hostage on top of
an Austrian mountain- yet have no idea that they are being held hostage.

2.10 [--] The Protectors: IMPLICADO
23 November 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Patrick Mower ... Raphael Santana
Peter Firth ... Stephen Douglas
Aldo Sambrell ... Jacques
Pat La Touche ... Patron
Carl Forgione ... Waiter
Stephen Greif ... Policeman - at Cafe
Ruth Trouncer ... Mrs. Douglas
Neil Hallett ... Dr. Dove
Ron Eagleton ... Assassin
An English boy is framed and arrested on drug charges in Spain refuses to cooperate
with the authorities in his own defense.

2.11 [--] The Protectors: DRAGON CHASE
30 November 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by John Kruse/ Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Donald Houston ... Lockier
William Dexter ... Nickolai
Kenneth Colley ... Devlin
Bruce Robinson ... Peter Lockier
Mary Larkin ... Jenny [student]
Jack Galloway ... Jasper [student]
Gary Hamilton ... Mike [student]
Richard Marner ... Russian
Norman Atkyns ... Stage Door Keeper
Harry must protect a Russian writer who has just been smuggled into England.

2.12 [--] The Protectors: DECOY
7 December 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens/ Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Ronald Radd ... Jerry Butler
Mark Damon ... Nick Archer
George Innes ... Marcus
Bruce Montague ... Police Captain
Stephen Sheppard ... Conyapepi
Pierre Bedenes ... Hotel Porter
George Little ... Desk Clerk
George von Moos ... Airline Steward
Erika Bergmann ... Girlfriend
Harry and the Contessa are threatened by a man both thought was dead.

2.13 [--] The Protectors: BORDER LINE
14 December 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Anthony Terpiloff/ Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Georgia Brown ... Ilona Tabori
Oskar Homolka ... Zoltan Kolas
Jon Laurimore ... Press Reporter
David Allister ... Customs Official
Gabor Vernon ... Hungarian Border Guard #1
Petar Vidovic ... Hungarian Border Guard #2
Elizabeth Balogh ... Hungarian Peasant Woman
A Hungarian actress seeks the Protectors help in smuggling the body of her father,
an exiled patriot, back into Hungary for burial.

2.14 [--] The Protectors: ZEKE'S BLUES
21 December 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Shane Rimmer/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Shane Rimmer ... Zeke
Paul Curran ... Kasankas
Ray Lonnen ... Patrick
Jackie Leapman ... Fred
Donald Webster ... George
Graham Weston ... Max
James Ottaway ... Bradley
A pianist whom Harry was friend's with in college gets blackmailed by an underworld boss into setting Harry up.

2.15 [--] The Protectors: LENA
28 December 1973 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Trevor Preston/ Directed by Don Leaver
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Judy Parfitt ... Lena Haydon
Mario Depita ... Pursuer
Roger Lloyd-Pack ... Russi
Terence Plummer ... Gunman
Judi Bloom ... Maria Russi
Alexander Borin ... Vendor
John Thaw ... Mario Carpiano
Miki Iveria ... Helene Morleiter
Leo Dolan ... Barman
Frederick Peisley ... Paolo Morleiter
Harry and the Contessa must find a man who is presumed to be dead to help a female journalist who is
investigating a Venician politician who is a suspected murderer.

2.16 [--] The Protectors: THE BRIDGE
4 January 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter
Guest Cast:
Richard Morant ... David Mitchell
Michael Goodliffe ... De Santos
James Maxwell ... Mitchell
Diana Quick ... Anna De Santos
Christopher Mitchell ... Juan
David Mayberry ... Carlos
Harry must masquerade as an explosives expert to rescue a kidnapped girl and prevent a
bridge from being blown up.

2.17 [--] The Protectors: SUGAR AND SPICE
11 January 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by David Butler/ Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Debbie Russ ... Vicky Standish
Derek Anders ... Manning
Phil Woods ... Colson
Norman Ettlinger ... Sir Charles Standish
John Normington ... Brian Dukes
Cicely Paget-Bowman ... Headmistress
Shane Shelton ... Kruger
Gerry Crampton ... Barnes
In order to protect the girl, Harry poses as the tutor to the daughter of a
rich industrialist who has received threats against her life.

2.18 [--] The Protectors: BURNING BUSH
18 January 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Trevor Preston/ Directed by Don Leaver
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Sinéad Cusack ... Anne Ferris
Ken Hutchison ... Mark Jenner
Madge Ryan ... Mrs. Apsimon
Anthony Steel ... Adam Ferris
Harry becomes involved with the occult when he investigates the disappearance of a Canadian heiress.

2.19 [--] The Protectors: THE TIGER AND THE GOAT
25 January 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Trevor Preston/ Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Douglas Wilmer ... Commander Whiting
Derek Godfrey ... David Barsella
Derek Newark ... Reece
Drewe Henley ... Clarke
Neville Hughes ... Ibbett
Max Faulkner ... Jarman
Doug Fisher ... Tom Watt
The Contessa ends up as the bait in a trap to lure an assassin out into the open.

2.20 [--] The Protectors: ROUTE 27
1 February 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Terry Nation/ Directed by Don Leaver
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Michael Coles ... Sandom
Jeremy Wilkin ... Insp. Lars Bergen
Virginia Wetherell ... Nurse
Christopher Masters ... Doctor
Carl Bohen ... Revell
Dan Meaden ... Lendrop
Terry Richards ... Detective
Norman Beaton ... Chauffeur
Andrew Burleigh ... Bellboy
Harry confronts drug runners at a harbor brewery.

2.21 [--] The Protectors: TRIAL
8 February 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Robert Banks Stewart/ Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Joss Ackland ... Arthur Gordon
Gwen Cherrell ... Anne Gordon
Richard Hurndall ... Judge Cronin
John Ringham ... Prosecuting Counsel
Paul Kelly ... John Gordon
Margaret John ... Nurse
Fred McNaughton ... Gardener
Sally James ... Gordon's Secretary
Graham Ashley ... Police Inspector
The Protectors go after the demented man who they believe is responsible for an attempt on the life of
the judge who is on the bench of his son's murder trial.

2.22 [--] The Protectors: SHADBOLT
15 February 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick/ Directed by Johnny Hough
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Tom Bell ... Shadbolt
Georgina Hale ... Girl Passenger
Stanley Stewart ... Police Inspector
Neville Barber ... Attendant
A train ride gives Harry little time to relax when one of the other passengers turns out to be a
professional assassin who has accepted a contract to kill Harry.

2.23 [--] The Protectors: A POCKETFUL OF POSIES
22 February 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Screenplay by Terry Nation/ Story Editor Tony Barwick
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Eartha Kitt ... Carrie Blaine
Kieron Moore ... Mario Toza
Kate O'Mara ... Sara Trent
Gretchen Franklin ... Nelly Baxter
Terry Canner ... Joe
Bernard Kay ... Philip Bentley
John Law ... Theatre Doctor
Michael Lees ... Consultant
Jon Croft ... Reporter
A popular singer thinks that she is going crazy when ghosts start to terrorize her.

2.24 [--] The Protectors: WHEELS
1 March 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Tony Barwick / Directed by David Tomblin
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Dinsdale Landen ... Manning
George Pravda ... Sneider
Robert Coleby ... Anton
While on the trail of thieves who have stolen secret Swiss bank account information Harry ends up as at a
motor rally where he becomes a participant.

2.25 [--] The Protectors: THE INSIDER
8 March 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Trevor Preston / Directed by Don Leaver
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Stuart Wilson ... Smith
Tim Pearce ... Editor
Donald Hewlett ... Chambers
Alison Griffin ... Secretary
Alf Costa ... Chauffeur
Alf Joint ... Taxi Driver
The Protectors must recover the negative and all the prints of a movie that are being held for ransom by
a mysterious man.

2.26 [52] The Protectors: BLOCKBUSTER (final episode)
15 March 1974 ATV Midlands UK, Fri
Written by Shane Rimmer / Directed by Jeremy Summers
Starring: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt
Guest Cast:
Peter Jeffrey ... Police Inspector
Stanley Meadows ... Birch
Christopher Neame ... Bailey
Maurice O'Connell ... Slater
Eric Dodson ... Doyle
Raymond Skipp ... Barney
Ron Pember ... Workman
Paul Antrim ... Policeman
Platinum possesses unusual qualities. But the ability to suddenly disappear is not one of them. The Protectors
are called in to investigate.

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