Browsing the archives for the Television Series tag

Spyforce: The Encounter (1972)

Country: Australia Director: David Baker Starring: Jack Thompson, Redmond Phillips, Katy Wild, Reg Gillam, Richard Newellen, Harry Harris, Maggie Oehlbeck, Jamie Hoskins Writer: Ron McLean Director of Photography: Ross King Editor: Brian Kavanagh Music: Brian Rangott, Geoff Harvey Producer: Roger Mirams The Encounter is another episode (the twenty-ninth) in the Australian television series, Spyforce, starring […]

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Rubicon: First Day of School (2010)

Country: United States Director: Guy Ferland Starring: James Badge Dale, Miranda Richardson, Michael Cristofer, Arliss Howard, Lauren Hodges, Dallas Roberts Music: Peter Nashel First Day of School is the second episode in the cryptic spy series Rubicon. As you may recall, in the first episode, Department Head, David Hadas was killed in a tragic train […]

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Hannay: The Terrors of the Earth

Country: United Kingdom Director: Ken Hannan Starring: Robert Powell, Gavin Richards, Alex Kingston, Frank Moorey, Jonathan Oliver Music: Denis King Based on characters created by John Buchan The Terrors of the Earth is the second episode of the second season of Thames Hannay television series – (or the eighth episode – there were thirteen made […]

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Covert Affairs: No Quarter (2010)

Country: United States Director: Allan Kroeker Starring: Piper Perabo, Oded Fehr, Kathleen Gati, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Peter Gallagher Music: Christopher Tyng In this the fourth episode of Covert Affairs, Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) is sent to Geneva on a mission. The job is simple. She is carrying a metal suitcase which she has to […]

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Rubicon: Gone in the Teeth (2010)

Country: United States Director: Allen Coulter Starring: James Badge Dale, Peter Gerety, Jessica Collins, Lauren Hodges, Dallas Roberts, Christopher Evan Welch, Arliss Howard Music: Peter Nashel Writer: Jason Horwitch Creator: Jason Horwitch Rubicon is a hard series to describe in a few short paragraphs. Plotwise, not too much happens – but I’ll get to that […]

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Mission Impossible: Recovery (1967)

Country: United States Director: Robert Totten Starring: Peter Graves, Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus, Bradford Dillman, Emile Genst, Peter Coe, Peter Hellmann Theme: Lalo Schifrin Music: Jerry Fielding Recovery is the last episode from Season Two of Mission: Impossible and it features Bradford Dillman as a brilliant American scientist who has defected […]

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Covert Affairs: South Bound Suarez (2010)

Director: John T. Kretchmer Starring: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Michael Steger, Lana Parrilla, Julian Acosta Music: Christopher Tyng South Bound Suarez (notice the ‘Led Zep’ titles?) is the third episode in the Covert Affairs television series, and easily the weakest of the series so far. The underlying story arc that is […]

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Covert Affairs: Walter’s Walk (2010)

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá Starring: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Sendhil Ramamurthyy, Anne Dudek, Peter Gallagher, Steven Brand, Rya Kihlstedt Music: Christopher Tyng Walter’s Walk is the second episode in the Covert Affairs television series, and the first to feature a Led Zepplin song title as the episode title. This episode begins with a […]

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Covert Affairs: Pilot (2010)

Director: Tim Matheson Starring: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett, Eric Lively, Anne Dudek, Peter Gallagher, George Tchortov, Eion Bailey, Emmanuelle Vaugier Music: Christopher Tyng Covert Affairs is the latest spy series to go to air, and the general consensus appears to be that the show is extremely enjoyable. But already quite a few people […]

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Matt Helm: Pilot (1975)

Release Year: (1975) Country: United States Director: Buzz Kulik Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Anne Turkel, John Vernon, Patrick Macnee Music: Jerry Fielding Based on characters created by Donald Hamilton I had heard a lot about this Matt Helm series – most of it was bad. The biggest complaint seemed to be that Matt Helm was no […]

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