Browsing the archives for the Television Series tag

TV Show of the Day: Myung Wol the Spy (2011)

Country: Korea Directors: Hwang In Hyuk, Kim Young Kyoon Starring: Han Ye Seul, Eric, Lee Jin Wook, Jang Hee Jin, Lee Duk Hwa, Jo Hyung Ki Producers: Jung Sung Hyo, Im Kyu Yong, Kim Jin Woo Screenwriters: Kim Eun Young, Kim Jung Ah Romantic comedy series from Korea – 18 Episodes An elite North Korean [...]

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TV Show of the Day: Karei naru Spy (2009)

Country: Japan Directors: Otani Taro, Iwamoto Hitoshi, Ishio Jun Cast: Nagase Tomoya, Fukada Kyoko, Sekai no Nabeatsu, Fujiwara Kazuhiro Guest Stars: Inoue Mao, Tezuka Toru, Shirahane Yuri Producer: Sato Atsushi Karei naru Spy is a Japanese television show which aired in 2009. Apparently there were ten episodes in the series, and a spin off movie [...]

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Man v. Machine: Badguy Cybernauts

Peel and Steed encounter a Cybernaut Today, we’ll be looking at the trenchcoat- and trilby-wearing metal automatons known as the Cybernauts! The bots made their first appearance in the October 1965 episode of The Avengers that was later the first one to be broadcast in the United States (in March 1966). The episode has proved [...]

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The Saint in Manhattan (1987)

Country: United States / United Kingdom Director: James Frawley Starring: Andrew Clarke, Kevin Tighe, Christopher Marcantel, George Rose, Holland Taylor, Caitlin Clarke, Ben Vereen Music: Mark Snow Based on characters created by Leslie Charteris I’m a bit late on this, as it has been out for a couple of weeks, but Madman Entertainment have just [...]

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Guns at Cyranos (1986)

Series: Philip Marlowe, Private Eye Country: United States Director: Robert Iscove Starring: Powers Boothe, Roxanne Hart, Cec Linder, Mark Humphrey, Ken pogue, John Ireland Music: Samuel Matlovsky Title Theme: Moe Koffman Based on the short story by Raymond Chandler Guns at Cyrano’s is a short story by Raymond Chandler, which originally appeared in Black Mask, [...]

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Remo Williams: TV Series Pilot (1988)

A little bit more on the Destroyer. In 1988, an attempt to launch a Remo Williams television series was made. Only the pilot was completed – obviously not good enough (or popular enough?) to garner the support to proceed to a fully fledged series. I haven’t seen the Pilot myself, but below a few clips [...]

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The Saint: The House on Dragon’s Rock (1968)

The Saint is often considered the ‘straight man’ of British TV when compared to The Prisoner or The Avengers, but this episode shows, when put to it, The Saint team could be just as ‘out there’ as the rest of them.

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I Spy: The Lotus Eater (1967)

Country: United States Director: Christain Nyby Starring: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Vivienne Ventura, Michael Evans, Sheldon Leonard Writers: Elick Moll, Joseph Than Of course, the television series, I, Spy needs very little introduction here. The Lotus Eater is an episode from the third series and the scholarly among you are probably aware that in Homer’s [...]

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Spyforce: Reilley’s Army (1971)

Country: Australia Director: David Baker Starring: Jack Thompson, Peter Sumner, Redmond Phillips, Katy Wild, Chips Rafferty, Bill Hunter, Diana Davidson, Denys Piggott, Patrick McCarville Music: Brian Rangott and Geoff Harvey As a boorish, parochial Australian, I often wonder what my island nation’s contribution to world espionage cinema and television is. Sure, there’s been quite a [...]

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Spyforce: Portuguese Man Of War (1971)

Country: Australia Director: Ron Way Starring: Jack Thompson, Peter Sumner, Redmond Phillips, Katy Wild, Bill Hunter, Victoria Anoux, Alister Smart Music: Brian Rangott and Geoff Harvey Here’s just a quick review from the Australian television series Spyforce. Despite Spyforce being a local production, I have found it extremely difficult to find episodes to review. This [...]

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