H.G. Wells' Invisible Man - Season 1

ITV (ended 1959)




Episode Guide

  • Strange Partners
    Strange Partners
    Episode 13

    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.

  • Odds Against Death
    Odds Against Death
    Episode 12

    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.

  • Bank Raid
    Bank Raid
    Episode 11

    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.

  • Jailbreak
    Episode 10

    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.

  • Blind Justice
    Blind Justice
    Episode 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.

  • The Mink Coat
    The Mink Coat
    Episode 8

    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.

  • Shadow on the Screen

    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.

  • Play to Kill
    Play to Kill
    Episode 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.

  • Picnic with Death
    Picnic with Death
    Episode 5

    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.

  • The Locked Room
    The Locked Room
    Episode 4

    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.

  • Behind the Mask
    Behind the Mask
    Episode 3

    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.

  • Crisis in the Desert

    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.

  • Secret Experiment
    Secret Experiment
    Episode 1

    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?