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Plot[]

A trio of innocent civilians, Linda Simmonds, Clem Mason and Daniel Clark are captured by aliens using a hypnotic signal and imbued with superhuman powers. Straker encounters Mason, who overpowers him and leaves him unconscious. When he comes round, Straker is given an ultimatum by the aliens - Unless SHADO ceases its operations, the trio will be sent in as suicide bombers to destroy it.[1]

Episode Cast[]

  • Cmdr. Straker - Edward Bishop
  • SHADO Operative - Ayshea Brough (as Ayshea)
  • Col. Virginia Lake - Wanda Ventham
  • Linda Simmonds - Deborah Grant
  • Daniel Clark - David Collings
  • Clem Mason - Mike Pratt
  • Police Motorcyclist - Gavin Campbell
  • Col. Paul Foster - Michael Billington
  • Dr. Doug Jackson - Vladek Sheybal
  • Lt. Blythe - Peter Blythe
  • Fairfield Tracker Station Guard #1 - Peter Davies
  • Fairfield Tracker Station Guard #2 - Derek Steen
  • Captain Lauritzen - Tom Adams
  • The Executive - Alexander Davion (as Alex Davion)
  • Skydiver 3 Navigator - Christopher Timothy
  • Skydiver 3 Captain - Robin Hawdon
  • Security Man #1 - Nigel Gregory
  • Security Man #2 - Hans De Vries
  • Skydiver 3 Engineer #1 - Peter Dolphin
  • Skydiver 3 Engineer #2 - Mark York
  • Plain Clothes Officer - Oscar James
  • Room 22 Guard - Aiden Murphy
  • Space Intruder Detector a.k.a (SID) - Mel Oxley (voice) (uncredited)[1]

Episode Crew[]

  • Directed By Jeremy Summers
  • Writing Credits
    • Tony Barwick - Teleplay
    • Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson and Reg Hill - Format
  • Produced By Gerry Anderson and Reg Hill
  • Original Music By Barry Gray
  • Cinematography By Brendan J. Stafford (Director of Photography) (as Brendan J. Stafford)
  • Art Direction By Bob Bell
  • Makeup Department
    • Alex Garfath - Chief Make-Up Artist
    • Alice Holmes - Chief Hairdresser
  • Production Management
    • Norman Foster - Production Supervisor
  • Second Unit Director Or Assistant Director
    • Frank Hollands - Assistant Director
  • Art Department
    • Don Fagan - Instrumentation
    • Fred Gunning - Construction Manager
    • Bill Macilwraith - Production Buyer
    • Keith Wilson - Assistant Art Director
  • Sound Department
    • Ted Karnon - Sound Recordist
    • Peter Pennell - Sound Editor
    • John Peverill - Sound Editor
    • J.B. Smith - Sound Recordist
  • Special Effects By
    • Ken Holt - Special Effects Production Manager
    • Derek Meddings - Special Effects Director
    • Harry Oakes - Special Effects Lighting Cameraman
    • Alan Perry - Special Effects Camera Operator
    • Mike Trim - Special Effects Designer (as Michael Trim)
  • Stunts
    • Jack Silk - Stunt Arranger
    • Roy Vincente - Fight Arranger
  • Camera And Electrical Department
    • Jack Lowin - Camera Operator
    • John May - Gaffer
  • Costume And Wardrobe Department
    • Sylvia Anderson - Fashions
    • Jean Fairlie - Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Editorial Department
    • Lee Doig - Supervising Editor
    • Desmond Saunders - Post-Production Executive (as Des Saunders)
  • Music Department
    • Barry Gray - Conductor
    • George Randall - Music Editor
  • Other Crew
    • Tony Barwick - Script Editor
    • Ray Frift - Location Manager
    • Doreen Soan - Continuity

Trivia[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 IMDB entry tt0735638


Production order
Production Block 1:
Identified I Computer Affair I Flight Path I Survival I Exposed I Conflict I The Dalotek Affair I A Question of Priorities I Ordeal I The Responsibility Seat I The Square Triangle I Court Martial I Close Up I Confetti Check A-OK I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash
Production Block 2:
The Sound of Silence I The Cat with Ten Lives I Destruction I The Man Who Came Back I The Psychobombs I Reflections in the Water I Mindbender I Timelash I The Long Sleep


Transmission order
Identified I Exposed I The Cat with Ten Lives I Conflict I A Question of Priorities I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash I Destruction I The Square Triangle I Close Up I The Psychobombs I Survival I Mindbender I Flight Path I The Man Who Came Back I The Dalotek Affair I Timelash I Ordeal I Court Martial I Computer Affair I Confetti Check A-OK I The Sound of Silence I Reflections in the Water I The Responsibility Seat I The Long Sleep
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