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Episode Guide

    • The Man on the Beach
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/16/65
      9.6
      A murdered contact complicates Drake's mission in Jamaica.
    • 3/17/66
      9.6
      Drake pursues a rogue agent.
    • Someone is Liable to Get Hurt
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/6/66
      9.6
      A mysterious woman, an ancient prison cell and a gun-runner - a recipe for disaster.
    • Not So Jolly Roger
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      4/7/66
      9.6
      Drake works as a disc jockey at a pirate radio station.
    • To Our Best Friend
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/9/65
      9.6
      Drake heads to Baghdad to clear the name of a spy suspected of leaking secrets.
    • The Colonel's Daughter
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/24/64
      9.5
      The death of a butterfly collector's assistant in India opens an unlikely investigation.
    • No Marks for Servility
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/8/64
      9.5
      In a Roman villa, Drake becomes an unwilling manservant to an unscrupulous extortionist.
    • The Girl in Pink Pyjamas
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/16/60
      9.4
      When a dazed girl is found wandering along a country lane, dressed only in her pyjamas, Drake discovers a plot to assassinate a Balkan President.
    • The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/30/65
      9.4
      Drake must free a captured British spymaster before he sellls his secrets.
    • Colony Three
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/27/64
      9.4
      Posing as a clerk, Drake infiltrates a strange spy school in this very 'prisoneresque' episode of Danger Man.
    • Say It with Flowers
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      12/23/65
      9.4
      In Switzerland Drake must determine if an enemy agent is really dead.
    • English Lady Takes Lodgers
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/21/65
      9.4
      Investigating a security link in Spain, Drake finds himself enmeshed in a murderous scheme.
    • Don't Nail Him Yet
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/22/64
      9.4
      Drake poses as a put-upon schoolteacher to win the confidence of a suspected spy.
    • The Man With the Foot
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      3/24/66
      9.3
      Drake drives to Spain for a well-earned holiday. But instead of sun and relaxation, he is greeted by miserable weather and a determined enemy agent.
    • 9/23/65
      9.3
      To topple an Italian murder-for-hire ring, Drake puts out a hit on himself.
    • Vacation
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      1/29/61
      9.3
      While vacationing on the Riviera, John Drake recognises a professional assassin. He succeeds in replacing the killer and undertakes an assignment working in the dark, as he has no idea who his victim is.
    • Sabotage
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      3/26/61
      9.3

      When Paul Jason of Jason's Airlines is killed and several of his planes crash, John Drake assumes the identity of a hard drinking pilot to investigate the crash. Drake discovers a case of smuggling and finds himself in a tricky situation.

    • A Very Dangerous Game
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/7/65
      9.2
      Disguised as a music teacher, Drake infiltrates a Chinese spy ring in Hong Kong.
    • The Mercenaries
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/4/65
      9.2
      Drake interferes in a plot to take over an African republic.
    • 12/2/65
      9.1

      Who is responsible for the disappearance of agents in Geneva?

    • The Mirror's New
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/9/65
      9.1
      A British diplomat in Paris goes missing for a day, but can't seem to remember what happened.
    • The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/16/65
      9.1
      After a car wreck, Drake finds himself enmeshed in a strange plot surrounding a casino.
    • Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/16/65
      9.1
      Drake trails two scientists to the West Indies.
    • I Can Only Offer You Sherry
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/20/66
      9.1
      Drake investigates an unlikely spy.
    • 1/19/65
      9.0
      Drake must stop a wealthy British industrialist who is subverting a small nation to his own ends.
    • Such Men Are Dangerous
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/12/65
      9.0
      Posing as an ex-con, Drake is recruited by an ultra-right wing organisation that trains assassins to eliminate world leaders.
    • The Outcast
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/18/65
      9.0
      Was the murdered girlfriend of a missing sailor selling coded secrets?
    • Position of Trust
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      10/23/60
      9.0
      When Drake is shown a photograph of a young girl who is the victim of drugs, he sets out for the Middle East to break up the ring supplying opium. He is aided by an American agent, Sandi Lewis. Together they trace the source of the drugs, with the help of a courageous little man.moreless
    • Sting in the Tail
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/14/65
      9.0
      Drake tries to get at an assassin by tailing the killer's mistress.
    • That's Two of Us Sorry
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/5/65
      9.0
      Fingerprints left at the scene of a robbery in Scotland appear to belong to an agent whose been dead twenty years.
    • Loyalty Always Pays
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/28/65
      8.9
      Did an African defense minister strike a secret deal with the Chinese?
    • Have a Glass of Wine
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      3/2/65
      8.9
      In France's wine country, Drake, a Russian agent and a local spy compete for control of a woman bearing military secrets.
    • The Sanctuary
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/6/60
      8.9
      John Drake has to impersonate a prisoner who has just been released after serving a sentence for bombings. His assignment is to infiltrate a group of IRA commandos.
    • The Hunting Party
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/27/66
      8.9
      A security leak points to a wealthy lord.
    • Yesterday's Enemies
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      10/13/64
      8.8
      Drake travels to Beirut to untangle a web of Middle Eastern espionage
    • Fish on the Hook
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/17/64
      8.8
      In Egypt, Drake must uncover the identity of, and save, the mastermind behind the Controller - or the entire Middle Eastern British spy network will be compromised.
    • Josetta
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/25/60
      8.8
      A blind young woman, Josetta, is the only one who can identify her brother's killer. John Drake has the task of helping her to find and identify the killer.
    • Name, Date and Place
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      1/22/61
      8.8
      When several prominent people are killed, there appears to be no connection. But John Drake's investigations uncover a murder ring, which he hires to kill himself.
    • It's Up to the Lady
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/23/65
      8.8
      Drake follows a couple on the run to Greece to prevent them from defecting.
    • Under the Lake
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      5/21/61
      8.7

      When twenty five million dollars in forged currency floods the European capitals, John Drake is assigned by U.S. Intelligence to trace the source. The trail leads to an ex-Nazi General staying at a lake-side hotel in the mountains. Drake faces death before he can solve the case and uncover the secret of the lake.

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    • The Prisoner
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/4/60
      8.7
      Drake's assignment is to find a double for James Carpenter, an American who is confined to the US Embassy in a Caribbean city. Finding the double is only half of the problem. Substituting him under the eyes of the police is the other.
    • The Galloping Major
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      11/3/64
      8.7
      Sent to Africa to monitor an election, Drake discovers a danger far more devious than ballot-stuffing.
    • The Traitor
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/11/60
      8.7
      Drake travels to Karaz in Northern India to seek out Noel Goddard, a former executive in the Indian Government, now a traitor. On identifying Drake, Goddard is given the message: 'John Drake. NATO agent. Eliminate.'
    • The Paper Chase
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      3/31/66
      8.7
      Secret documents fall into the wrong hands.
    • The Key
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/20/60
      8.6
      When someone is leaking information from the American Embassy in Vienna, Drake is called in to investigate when the finger of guilt points to the Ambassador.
    • Dead Man Walks
      Season 1 - Episode 38
      5/28/61
      8.6

      Hardy assigns Drake to investigate when the entire research team working in tropical diseases is killed by mysterious accidents. Drake travels to India, and uncovers clues that one of the scientists may be alive.

    • The Honeymooners
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      2/12/61
      8.6

      When a Chinese businessman is murdered, a young couple on honeymoon become the prime suspects. John Drake flies out to the Far East to assist them, and finds himself in a dangerous situation.

    • Two Birds with One Bullet
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      3/10/66
      8.5
      A political party plans to assassinate their own candidate.
    • The Black Book
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/30/65
      8.5
      Drake goes undercover to discover who is blackmailing a general's brother.
    • The Affair at Castelevara
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      2/9/65
      8.4
      Drake and his American counterparts have competing plans to prevent the execution of a former Central American Revolutionary.
    • The Nurse
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      12/25/60
      8.4

      Drake travels to the Arabian Desert to rescue the American Consul and his family from terrorists who have assassinated the King. On arrival Drake finds he has additional problems trying to protect a pretty Scots nurse and the baby in her care - the future king.

    • Find and Destroy
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      5/14/61
      8.4

      A miniature submarine is wrecked off the coast of a South American country. John Drake's assignment from British Intelligence is to blow her up. Disguised as a fisherman, Drake races against time to find the submarine before the agents of a foreign power can.

    • The Relaxed Informer
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      2/26/61
      8.4

      Drake's latest case is to unravel a security leak. The suspect is Ruth Mitchell, an interpreter; but as Drake later discovers, the girl has been used without her knowledge.

    • The Journey Ends Halfway
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      3/12/61
      8.4

      Drake travels to China to investigate the disappearance of an eminent doctor who had been trying to escape the Communist regime.

    • Hired Assassin
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      4/30/61
      8.3

      Drake poses as a professional assassin in an attempt to prevent the assassination of a South American President. He joins a revolutionary group who are planning to kill the President.

    • Dangerous Secret
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/13/66
      8.3
      Drake must clean up after the government bungles an attempt to silence a young scientist.
    • A Man to be Trusted
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/15/64
      8.3
      Drake is sent to the Caribbean to investigate a murder and see if the local intelligence contact can be relied on.
    • The Actor
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      4/23/61
      8.2

      Drake travels to Hong Kong to investigate the murder of a sound technician working for a radio station. He uncovers a plot where the secret information is being sent out in code over the air, transmitted as part of the station's English lessons.

    • A Room in the Basement
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      2/2/65
      8.2
      Embassy walls and diplomatic immunity hide the kidnapped colleague of agent John Drake. Drake comes to the rescue when the man's wife approaches him for help.
    • The Battle of the Cameras
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      12/1/64
      8.2
      Agent John Drake becomes a gambler in the South of France to infiltrate the mysterious world of international secrets for sale.
    • Koroshi
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      1/5/68
      8.2
      A young Japanese woman dies by inhaling gas from an artificial flower before she can report the existence of a Japanese death cult to her British contact. Drake infiltrates the cult as a journalist reporting on a floral festival.
    • Colonel Rodriguez
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      12/18/60
      8.1
      John Drake flies to the Caribbean to aid an American journalist who had been arrested on a spy charge, but before he can effect a rescue is accused of the murder of a young nightclub singer.
    • Shinda Shima
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      1/12/68
      8.0
      Drake infiltrates the killers' headquarters by taking the place of a British electronics expert hired by the Sect.
    • The Trap
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      4/16/61
      8.0

      Drake travels to Venice to investigate the case of Beth Warren, a cipher expert at the American Embassy in London. She disappeared form her job, and rushed to Venice to be with her boyfriend when his brother way dying. But Drake discovers she is being used for the knowledge she has.

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    • The Conspirators
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/5/61
      8.0
      John Drake's assignment takes him to a small island off the coast of Brittany. He must protect Lady Lindsay, widow of a British diplomat, and her two young sons, from two killers.
    • The Coyannis Story
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      5/7/61
      8.0

      John Drake travels to a Balkan country to investigate the misappropriation of funds by a Minister. Drake uncovers the plot. Involving love, politics and revenge.

    • The Gallows Tree
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      2/19/61
      7.9

      John Drake travels to the Scottish Highlands when the fingerprints of a stolen car belong to a master spy believed to have been killed ten years earlier.

    • The Lonely Chair
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      10/30/60
      7.9
      When the daughter of a wealthy industrialist is kidnapped, Drake impersonates her crippled father in an attempt to save her without having to hand over crucial designs.
    • The Contessa
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      4/2/61
      7.9

      A dock accident reveals a drug ring that smuggles cocaine across borders hidden inside of sailors' jackets. Drake goes to Genoa and, wearing one of the coats, poses as an out-of-work deckhand. As he searches for the head of the cocaine syndicate, he comes into contact with the mysterious and powerful Contessa Francesca.

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    • The Leak
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      4/9/61
      7.8

      Drake joins forces with a European doctor when workers at an African nuclear power plant fall ill.

    • The Island
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/1/61
      7.8
      John Drake is flying back to the mainland with two prisoners, when his plane crashes in the sea, near a tiny island. On reaching the island Drake finds himself a wanted man as the island's hermit owner believes Drake is an escaped prisoner.
    • The Girl Who Liked GI's
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      1/15/61
      7.7
      Drake is assigned to investigate the murder of a young G.I. in Munich. He was last seen in the company of a young German girl, Vicki. Was she involved in the plot? Drake, posing as an American soldier, must find the answer.
    • The Professionals
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/20/64
      7.7
      Drake is targeted by a Czech spymaster who uses a beautiful young woman to ensnare his enemies.
    • A Date with Doris
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/29/64
      7.7
      Drake flies into Havana using the cover of a journalist, there to interview one of the heros of the revolution, Joaquin Paratore. His real purpose is to rescue another agent posing as a journalist (Miller) who has been framed for the murder of a famous actress. Miller had taken up with the actress when he found out she was Paratore's mistress and could provide useful information. After being wounded by the police and becoming the object of a manhunt, Miller relies on Drake to get him out with the help of "Doris"moreless
    • Find and Return
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/8/61
      7.7
      Hardy assigns Drake to fly to the Middle East to find Vanessa Stewart, a beautiful girl wanted for espionage. Posing as a Baltic agent, Drake persuades her to accompany him before the British find her. A subplot comments drily on the ethics of espionage.
    • An Affair of State
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/13/60
      7.7
      Drake flies to a small Caribbean State to investigate the apparent suicide of an American economics expert, he uncovers a plot to obtain large sums of money, and in return he nearly loses his life.
    • The Lovers
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/9/60
      7.7
      At the request of an old enemy, Drake takes charge of security as the President of Boravia and his wife visit London.
    • View from the Villa
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/11/60
      7.6
      John Drake is assigned to investigate the murder of a banker, Frank Delroy. The trail leads Drake to the home of Delroy's lady friend, a small seaside resort (Portmeirion) where he recovers five million dollars and solves the murder of Delroy.
    • Judgement Day
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/11/65
      7.6
      Drake finds himself at the mercy of a band of Israeli renegades.
    • Fair Exchange
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      11/10/64
      7.5
      John Drake must follow an avenging agent, bent on murderous revenge.
    • Bury the Dead
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      3/19/61
      7.5

      NATO agent Tony Costello is killed in a car crash while investigating a case of gun running. John Drake flies to Sicily to investigate and finds Costello's girl friend who is convinced it was murder. Before the case is solved, Drake discovers that you can bury the dead more than once.

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    • The Sisters
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      11/27/60
      7.5
      When a young, beautiful refugee pleads for political asylum, Drake is called in to investigate by his superior, Hardy. When the girl's sister arrives, Drake has a double problem to solve.
    • Deadline
      Season 1 - Episode 39
      6/4/61
      7.5

      When a wave of terrorism in the African jungle is likely to lead to a mass uprising, The Danger Man takes on the disguise of a 'gun-runner' in an attempt to penetrate the extremist organisation behind it.

    • The Blue Veil
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/2/60
      7.4
      John Drake flies to the Arabian desert to investigate stories of slavery and finds himself befriending a Muslim lad and helping a stranded showgirl who believes Drake to be a slave broker.
    • Time to Kill
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/18/60
      7.3
      John Drake flies to Paris, where his assignment is to find an international killer. He refuses to assassinate the man, but undertakes to retrieve him. The task becomes more difficult when Drake finds himself handcuffed to a young woman, Lisa Orin.
    • The Brothers
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      3/5/61
      6.3

      A plane crashes off the coast of Sicily and a diplomatic satchel is taken by mountain bandits. John Drake's task is to recover the stolen property, for which he enlists the aid of one bandit's girlfriend.