H.G. Wells' Invisible Man

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Episode Guide

    • Shadow Bomb
      Shadow Bomb
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      6/28/59
      8.5

      Peter develops a bomb detonator that is triggered by a simple shadow. During the military demonstration of the device, the trench collapses, trapping a solder under debris with an armed bomb. The only person who can get into the tight spot to help without casting a shadow is its inventor, the Invisible Man.

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    • Secret Experiment
      Secret Experiment
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/14/58
      8.3

      After a freak accident while conducting a secret experiment, Dr Peter Brady is transformed into an invisible man. Turning to his friend Crompton for help reversing his condition, Brady is betrayed and has his notes taken from him. Can he catch Crompton before he escapes with the information that could reverse his condition?

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    • Behind the Mask
      Behind the Mask
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/28/58
      8.0

      Dr Brady is tricked into helping a woman he finds at a car accident site. Lured by the woman back to her home he encounters a wealthy man who has been left horribly disfigured by an accident. The man begs for Brady's assistance to make him invisible to ease his pain over his scars. At first reluctant, Brady later consents and agrees to begin experimenting. However, the picture is not always as it seems and he is soon caught in a web of lies that threatens to destroy the life of a notable politician.

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    • Jailbreak
      Jailbreak
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/23/58
      7.9

      Joe Green, a man with a criminal past, keeps escaping from prison to search for the pickpocket who can prove his innocence. He was chasing after the thief when the police arrived and charged him with robbing a nearby safe. Peter reads about his case and decides to investigate. Meanwhile, the actual robbers think Joe's talking too much and arrange for a crook on the inside to shut him up for good.

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    • Blind Justice
      Blind Justice
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/16/58
      7.9

      A customs officer finds heroin in airline pilot Arthur Holt personal bag. Knowing he's being framed by a drug ring for having turned down their offer to help smuggle, he calls Peter for help. Then Holt is shot in front of his blind wife by a member of the drug operation.

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    • Odds Against Death
      Odds Against Death
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/7/58
      7.6

      Peter thinks it's odd that Professor Owens and his daughter would extend their stay in Italy just so the old man can play the roulette wheel. Owens is being forced to put his mathematical skills to work; a gangster is holding his daughter hostage until he wins enough money to satisfy the crook.

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    • Play to Kill
      Play to Kill
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/26/58
      7.6

      Great stage actress Barbara Crane is being blackmailed after being set up to think she killed a hobo with her car. The "helpful" motorist who tossed the body over a cliff was part of the set up. Peter's friend, a theater director, asks him to figure out why Barbara is suddenly giving such lousy performances and to help solve her problem.

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    • The Mink Coat
      The Mink Coat
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/9/58
      7.6

      Plans are stolen and a guard is killed at one of the top nuclear facilities. To combat the threat, airport security is stepped up and the thief plans on smuggling the film inside another passenger's mink coat. Diane and Peter are on vacation and she notices the act. They later become involved and Dr. Brady himself must track down the smugglers and rescue the owner of the mink coat.

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    • The Vanishing Evidence
      The Vanishing Evidence
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      4/26/59
      7.6

      The current scientific work of Professor Harper is of great importance to the British government's security. Other countries also are interested in his conclusions; he's killed by an international spy who makes off with his papers. Peter is sent to Amsterdam to meet with an attractive British spy who's trying to get the paperwork back from the enemy agent.

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    • Man in Disguise
      Man in Disguise
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      6/7/59
      7.5

      In the Paris airport, a man swipes Peter's bag, wraps his head in gauze, and passes through customs unsearched because they assume he's Peter Brady. This ruse allows him to smuggle a shipment of cocaine into Britain with no questions asked. Upset over the impersonation, Peter gladly works with two undercover Scotland Yard officers to get to the leader of the drug operation.

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    • The Prize
      The Prize
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      5/3/59
      7.5

      Writer Tania Roskov is arrested at her home country's border when attempting to visit the West to accept a literary award. The leaders of the Communist regime consider her a traitor for her honesty. Peter, who's attending the awards with his sister, crosses the country's border minefield to find and free Tania. Because of his Peter's fame, the Communist leaders anticipate his arrival.

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    • Strange Partners
      Strange Partners
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/14/58
      7.5

      Lucian Currie has waited fifteen years for his business partner, a frail man with a bad heart, to die so he can gain full control of their gold mine. The partner, however, clearly won't go to the great beyond without a push. Currie lures Peter into his home by stealing his briefcase, intending to have the Invisible Man kill the old codger. This way, witnesses will be able to testify that Currie never laid a hand on the late businessman.

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    • Man in Power
      Man in Power
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      6/14/59
      7.5

      The king of a neutral desert country is assassinated by its Army's general who wants to play the East against the West for profit. The college student prince races home from his studies in England to regain control of his country, with Peter secretly along to help.

    • Shadow on the Screen
      Shadow on the Screen
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      7/25/59
      7.3

      A refugee organization asks Peter to help crewman Stephen Vasa escape from his Iron Curtain comrades. They're keeping him about the cargo vessel and he wishes to join his wife in freedom in London. Anticipating Peter, the set a trap to capture the Invisible Man when he tries to come aboard. Using a new radar system, they can see him on a TV screen when he walks up the gangplank.

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    • Bank Raid
      Bank Raid
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/30/58
      7.3

      A pair of kidnappers grab Sally from school and hold her ransom for $50,000. To get his niece back safely, Dr. Brady is forced to steal the money from the vault of a nearby bank.

    • The White Rabbit
      The White Rabbit
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      5/31/59
      7.3

      French authorities call Peter when a doctor brings in a rabbit she says materialized before her eyes. It was found just outside the family estate of Mssr. Roche, a Nazi collaborator during the war. The two investigate, learning the secretive man has been funding research on invisibility for years, hoping to create an invisible army which he'll use to dominate France.

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    • Crisis in the Desert
      Crisis in the Desert
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/21/58
      7.2

      The British government recruit Brady, the invisible man, to go behind lines in the Middle East and rescue one of their top secret agents who has been taken prisoner. Brady agrees and must work quickly with the help of a female agent before the prisoner is forced to reveal his secrets.

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    • Death Cell
      Death Cell
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      4/19/59
      7.0

      Ellen Summers escapes a mental hospital where she's been held, and comes to Peter for help. Her boyfriend, George, is on death row for killing of a police inspector and she has a photo proving he was elsewhere the day of the shooting. It quickly becomes obvious that Dr. Trevors, who runs the hospital, is more interested in keeping Ellen quiet than in saving George from the hangman's noose.

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    • The Decoy
      The Decoy
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      5/17/59
      7.0

      Terri Trent, half of the singing Trent Sisters, is kidnapped from a London hotel after witnessing a murder across the alley. Her identical twin sister, Toni, seeks Peter's help in finding her missing sibling. He has her check back into the hotel as Terri, panicking the manager who was in on the killing.

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    • The Gun Runners
      The Gun Runners
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      5/24/59
      7.0

      Peter accompanies diplomat Zena Fleming on a return visit to a small Mediterranean country to prove they're in the gun running business. Fleming made plenty of enemies there, evidenced when a thug walks into her room and orders her at gunpoint to leave on the next flight. The henchman works for the Citrus Export Business, which she and Peter believe is a front for the country's illegal arms trade. The two sneak onto the premises to investigate.

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    • Picnic with Death
      Picnic with Death
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/12/58
      6.8

      Peter is now front-page news after being involved in a car accident and the press won't give him a moment's peace. In the meantime, Sally brings home a friend who's convinced her step-father and his sister are trying to murder her mom. The siblings are deep in debt because of Foxgrange, the family estate, and her mother refuses to pour any more of her wealth into the property. At first, Peter thinks the young girl is simply overreacting, but he decides to investigate anyhow.

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    • Flight into Darkness
      Flight into Darkness
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      5/10/59
      6.8

      Just days before Professor Stephens is to give a demonstration to government of his revolutionary work in overcoming gravity, he disappears. Not wanting to unleash another tool of destruction upon the world, he burns all his documents and disappears. Peter searches for the professor, as do enemy agents who would love to have his anti-gravity weapon at their disposal.

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    • The Rocket
      The Rocket
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      6/21/59
      6.8

      Peter and his fellow scientists plan a test firing of a rocket with a revolutionary new tail section. Enemy governments are very interested in getting their hands on this technology. Smith, an in-debt gambler who works at the lab, is easily bought off by a spy, supplying details on the time of the test and route by which the rocket will be transported.

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    • The Locked Room
      The Locked Room
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/5/58
      6.6

      A female scientist from a Communist country is being held in her nation's embassy after speaking out for freedom. Brady desperately wants to get her freed because she's one of the few scientists working on invisibility. It appears the United States has stepped in to offer her asylum, when actually the henchmen from her homeland intend to do away with her.

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    • The Big Plot
      The Big Plot
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      7/5/59
      6.0

      Found among the wreckage of a crashed foreign plane is a canister of uranium 235, one half of an atom bomb. Peter believes the other half is already in London somewhere, just waiting to be combined and detonated by a foreign power. Knowing this "lost" canister will be replaced, authorities wait for its replacement to be smuggled in. It arrives in the belongings of Lady Helen Peversham, a well-known golfer.

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    • Point of Destruction
      Point of Destruction
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      4/12/59
      5.8

      Four pilots have died in test flights of Professor Scott's fuel diffuser, a breakthrough that would more than double the range of current aircraft. Scott fears his invention is a bust until Peter does some snooping around. The Invisible Man is convinced it's espionage, especially after foreign agents try to assassinate him. He lets them think they've succeeded so he can root out the turncoat in Scott's lab.

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