It Takes a Thief - Season 2

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  • Mad In Japan
    Episode 26
    4/22/69
    7.4
    After receiving the message "Dangerous Weapon Inside: Code 409" from two S.I.A. agents in the Far East, who may be have been killed, Noah sends Al and Dr. Hopkins to Japan to retrieve the prototype for a portable, hand-held laser gun, which the S.I.A. must have, at any cost!
  • 4/15/69
    6.8
    Al is sent to recover a black box that contains nuclear detonation codes. He must match wits with a chess player who has intentions on the disposition off the box.
  • 38-23-36
    Episode 24
    4/8/69
    9.2
    Before competing in the Miss United Nations Beauty Pageant, in N.Y., a group of international beauties are touring the U.S. as guests of the State Department. After they had been on a private guided tour of the Pentagon, a routine check of top-secret information revealed that a microdot pertaining to H.A.W.K., the anti-I.C.B.M. missile systems, was missing. Noah sent an agent to N.Y. to check out the girls, but the agent was stabbed outside the contestant's hotel, and the last thing he said before he died was "38-23-36". Noah suspect's one of the contestants of being a free-lance agent, who took advantage of the opportunity, stole the microdot, and is negotiating to sell it to the highest bidder. Noah sends Al to the pageant undercover, replacing Eric Zerko, Target Magazine's top reporter and fashion photographer. When the pageant ends in 48 hours, all the girls will be free to leave the country, so Noah tells Al that's all the time he has to figure out what "38-23-36" means, and to retrieve the microdot.moreless
  • The Family
    Episode 23
    4/1/69
    6.7
    Al penetrates the house of John B. Cannon, a reclusive billionaire, who hasn't been seen in years. Al must prove to the old man that a member of his family is diverting one of their company's oil production to the Soviet Union.
  • Rock-Bye, Bye, Baby
    Episode 22
    3/25/69
    6.9
    Al is having difficulty breaking into an old fashioned safe that contains a little black book that contains information that can help to break the syndicate. Al knows of an old safe cracker who can get the job done so he goes to San Francisco to bring him back.
  • 3/18/69
    8.7
    Al flies to Costa de Oro, to pose as the fiancé of an international jet setter who has has information on the Baranoff Timetable, a detailed plan of the communist takeover of all of South America. Al steals the timetable and discovers it is a forgery, so Ortega, who planned to use it to overthrow the current president, locks up Al and the president's daughter, to force the president to make a speech turning power over to him.moreless
  • 3/11/69
    8.7
    In London, Noah has Al break into the U.S. Embassy and MI5, using the M.O. of "The Electrician", a thief who has been stealing secrets for 6 years for an unknown organization. Noah wants to discredit him with his superiors, to flush them out into the open. However, the organization figures this out, and when Al breaks into MI5, he finds "The Electrician" in the safe, dead. Noah tells Al that an assassin, Goldman, was sent by the organization and was given a two-part contract: get rid of "The Electrician", and get rid of the S.I.A. man who set him up, Alexander Mundy!moreless
  • Boom at the Top
    Episode 19
    2/25/69
    8.3
    Al is brought in fast to recover an important microdot that was inadvertently stolen by a small time thief. A party is thrown to try to flush this thief out. Meanwhile, a government courier with an armed briefcase full of Polaris missile plans, stops by the party to get Al to pop it open and defeat the fail-safe mechanism.moreless
  • Catspaw
    Episode 18
    2/18/69
    8.1
    An injured Al must get Pepe Rouchet, the "second best" thief in the world, to substitute for him on an assignment. The job is to retrieve the "Crown Jewels of La Monica", whose economy depends on them, from Fortress Hill, a heavily guarded estate, and whose main safe is in the middle of a tiger cage. Al's plan is to "feed" Pepe the information he'll need to pull off the heist, but Pepe figures out that he is being set up by Al and Noah, and decides to pull the job before Al feeds him all the information. Knowing that Pepe did not find out about the tiger cage, Al has to break into Fortress Hill himself, and get to Pepe before the tiger does!moreless
  • 2/11/69
    3.2
    Al flies to London to find Muenster Von Wolfgang, the richest man in the world, who is involved in some "technical missile breakthrough" and is in negotiations with countries not friendly with the U.S.. Noah sends Al in undercover as a film distributor to the movie studio Von Wolfgang owns, to meet his actress girlfriend Dodie, in order to get to him, through her, and find out what the breakthrough is. However, her younger brother Herbie is a genius, and is giving the formula for a new solid-state missile fuel to Von Wolfgang, so he will make his sister, who can't act, a movie star.moreless
  • 2/4/69
    3.7
    Al flies to London to find Muenster Von Wolfgang, the richest man in the world, who is involved in some "technical missile breakthrough" and is in negotiations with countries not friendly with the U.S.. Noah sends Al in undercover as a film distributor to the movie studio Von Wolfgang owns, to meet his actress girlfriend Dodie, in order to get to him, through her, and find out what the breakthrough is. However, her younger brother Herbie is a genius, and is giving the formula for a new solid state missile fuel to Von Wolfgang, so he will make his sister, who can't act, a movie star.moreless
  • 1/28/69
    8.4
    Al is given three days to take a picture that will prove that a reclusive billionaire is still alive. Since no one really knows what he looks like, Al must take a picture of a part of his body that has an identifiable scar. To get to the billionaire he must get rekindle a relationship with an old flame.moreless
  • 1/21/69
    7.9
    Al's arrested in Lucerne, and is accused of four major thefts in four major cities, while he was in each city. While in custody, Inspector Berman describes the thefts with details, that Al realizes, only someone who has physically pulled off the jobs himself, could only know. So Al "confesses" to the crimes and makes a deal to return the gems. Now, Berman sees that Al knows that "he" did it, so he takes Al to "recover" the gems, planning to kill Al and retire after solving his last case, keeping all the gems he stole for himself.moreless
  • 1/9/68
    8.4
    Al takes a trip down to Rio for a short vacation with a Contessa. He winds up instead involved in determining the fate of a beautiful and recently defected Soviet citizen.
  • 12/31/68
    6.6
    A Chinese backed general that is trying to seize power in a small African country steals the Endaka scrolls. Al has less than 24 hours to break into a museum, and the heavily guarded compound of the general, and steal back the scrolls. Al must replace the scrolls before their President discovers that they are missing, because the shock would kill him and that would allow the general to take over.moreless
  • Glass Riddle
    Episode 11
    12/17/68
    8.6
    A cartel is putting together the finances that will enable it to buy the International Munitions Corp. With it, they will be able to decide the fate of any large or small disputes that call for weapons. To prevent this, Al must break into the United Community Bank and steal the stock proxies from their safety deposit box. The problem is that the vault door is exposed to the public via large glass windows, and Al has to do the job in broad daylight!moreless
  • 12/3/68
    9.2
    Al flies to Rome to recover a top secret mutual defense treaty with Latavia, which was stolen. Noah wants Al to steal it back when the treaty passes through an intermediary, Nick Grobbo, a fence Al handled before by fouling up his Palium deal. Nick is handling this deal to square things with the Russians, who almost killed him over that deal. The treaty, disguised as technical documents, will be passed at a convention of doctors all carrying similar documents. Al decides to steal the Kimberly Diamond, 70 carats and worth $1,000,000, as his cover as to why he is in Rome, and as a way to get to Nick, who this time doesn't trust Al, but can't resist a chance at the diamond. To confuse Nick, Al sends 15 fake doctors with 15 fake treaties to Nick's room during the hour that the real treaty is to be delivered. Nick figures this out and decides to deliver all 15 treaties to the buyer and let him determine the "real" one. Unfortunately for Nick, Al makes sure that the real treaty never makes it through!moreless
  • 11/26/68
    8.9
    Noah gets Al out of bed at 1:30 in the morning to watch "The Red Turnips", an avant-garde film made by Lester V. Griffin. Al wants to know why, and Noah tells him that all of his questions will be answered, except for one, maybe, "How do we prevent Al Mundy from being killed within the next 48 hours?". Griffin unknowingly filmed 11 S.I.A. agents making the most important drop in Sector 3, behind the Iron Curtain. One agent was killed already because of the film. Al has to go to the LaPalma Film Festival, where the film is being shown, and with only 48 hours to go before the film's official screening, steal the only existing print of "The Red Turnips" before any more S.I.A. agents are killed, and before any enemies of the U.S. can get their hands on it. Noah tells Al not to worry about the job, because he's sending along the best man the S.I.A. has. Al asks, "Who?" and Noah answers, "Me!"moreless
  • 11/19/68
    8.4
    Hans Schiller, the most important direct intelligence link to East Berlin, is arrested on the U.S. side of the East-West Berlin border crossing. He was set up by Heinrich, who suspects he is a double agent, called "Centaur", and he is right. Schiller has documents in his safe that can expose the entire Eastern European espionage network. Noah doesn't want Schiller exposed as a double agent, so he wants Al to retrieve the documents from Schiller's safe. As his cover, Al marries General Levin's daughter, Corey, and is smuggled into East Germany as a downed Air Force pilot. Al gets captured by Heinrich, has to break out of East Germany's security headquarters, get to Schiller's safe and get back into security headquarters, without them knowing, and Noah is undercover to negotiate Al's release.moreless
  • 11/12/68
    8.4
    Hans Schiller, the most important direct intelligence link to East Berlin, is arrested on the U.S. side of the East-West Berlin border crossing. He was set up by Heinrich, who suspects he is a double agent, called "Centaur", and he is right. Schiller has documents in his safe that can expose the entire Eastern European espionage network. Noah doesn't want Schiller exposed as a double agent, so he wants Al to retrieve the documents from Schiller's safe. As his cover, Al marries General Levin's daughter, Corey, and is smuggled into East Germany as a downed Air Force pilot. Al gets captured by Heinrich, has to break out of East Germany's security headquarters, get to Schiller's safe and get back into security headquarters, without them knowing, and Noah is undercover to negotiate Al's release.moreless
  • The Packager
    Episode 6
    10/29/68
    7.9
    Al breaks into the safe of a rich man's home but it turns out it was only a test, the man wants Al in on a "package" worth $10,000,000, to steal fifty atomic fuel capsules. If Al doesn't pull off the job, the man will expose Al's arrangement with the S.I.A., and once exposed, they'll have no more use for him, and then they'll send Al back to prison.moreless
  • 10/22/68
    8.3

    An international cartel is planning to finance Kristoff, a communist guerilla, to power in Santo Thomas, a Caribbean country, in exchange for mining rights. A document that the investors have signed is locked in a safe protected with six electronic keys. Noah wants to stop the revolution because the dictator is old and his second in command offers democratic reform. Noah needs Al's special talents to get that document, so Al flies to Santo Thomas, posing as Cormack Shannon, a mixologist, who was invited by Phillips to entertain at the cartel's meeting. Al has to steal the document by finding all six keys, which were given to, and hidden by, each cartel member, and get into the safe before the Swiss courier arrives in the morning.

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  • 10/15/68
    8.2
    Al must retrieve a new jet fuel called "Palium", a compound that can take any shape. Its inventor has been killed and no one knows what form the fuel has taken. The Palium is on a heavily guarded estate owned by Nick Grobbo, who plans to fence it. The only way onto the estate is by invitation, so Al steals the "Hobarth Diamond" in order to get invited in.moreless
  • 10/8/68
    9.1
    Al goes undercover as a magician to retrieve incriminating proof that is being used by the dictator of a small country to bribe a member of Congress to keep aid coming. His cover is blown immediately and he must make a deal to protect it.
  • A Sour Note
    Episode 2
    10/1/68
    9.2
    Al must travel to Italy, with an egotistical opera singer supplying his cover. The mission is to break into a theft-proof type safe that contains documents that may prove that a millionaire industrialist is a Nazi war criminal.
  • 9/24/68
    8.4
    The son of a dictator is dead, poisoning is suspected and Al is sent to steal the body, so the S.I.A. can be ready for any political situation that may arise from the truth.
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