The Adventures of William Tell

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  • Season 1
    • Undercover
      Undercover
      Episode 39
      6/15/59
      0.0
    • The Mountain People
      6/8/59
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    • The Spider
      The Spider
      Episode 37
      6/1/59
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      A ruthless spy called "The Spider" is hired and sent undercover by Gessler to infiltrate Tell's resistance cell.
    • The Traitor
      The Traitor
      Episode 36
      5/25/59
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      A resistance leader asks for Tell's help in exposing a traitor in his group.
    • The Master Spy
      The Master Spy
      Episode 35
      5/18/59
      0.0
      The Austrians send a female spy, known as "The Shadow," to expose Tell, but Tell is wise to the spy's schemes.
    • Secret Weapon
      Secret Weapon
      Episode 34
      5/11/59
      0.0
    • The Lost Letter
      The Lost Letter
      Episode 33
      5/4/59
      0.0
      After being captured, a Resistance messenger tries keeping the message safe from Gessler.
    • The Black Brothers
      The Black Brothers
      Episode 32
      4/27/59
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    • Castle of Fear
      Castle of Fear
      Episode 31
      4/20/59
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    • The Raid
      The Raid
      Episode 30
      4/13/59
      0.0
    • The General's Daughter
      4/6/59
      0.0
    • Gessler's Daughter
      Gessler's Daughter
      Episode 28
      3/30/59
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    • The Bandit
      The Bandit
      Episode 27
      3/23/59
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    • The Avenger
      The Avenger
      Episode 26
      3/16/59
      0.0
    • The Unwelcome Stranger
      3/9/59
      0.0
      Tell finds out the Burgomaster and members of the resistance have turned traitor and are selling arms to the Austrians.
    • The Ensign
      The Ensign
      Episode 24
      2/23/59
      0.0
    • The Surgeon
      The Surgeon
      Episode 23
      2/16/59
      0.0
      Tell is seriously injured in a raid he is on at Gessler's tax office, and is sheltered by villagers. However, there is no doctor around to treat him, and Gessler's men are getting close to finding him.
    • The Killer
      The Killer
      Episode 22
      2/9/59
      0.0
    • The Manhunt
      The Manhunt
      Episode 21
      2/2/59
      0.0
    • The Shrew
      The Shrew
      Episode 20
      1/26/59
      0.0
    • The Trap
      The Trap
      Episode 19
      1/19/59
      0.0
    • Landslide
      Landslide
      Episode 18
      1/12/59
      0.0
      Tell is being accused of robbing Austrian tax-collectors, and discovers he is being impersonated. Gessler's men are collecting additional taxes to punish villagers for supporting Tell. Making things more difficult for him is that witnesses claim they have seen him committing the robberies.
    • The Young Widow
      The Young Widow
      Episode 17
      1/5/59
      0.0
    • The Boy Slaves
      The Boy Slaves
      Episode 16
      12/29/58
      0.0
    • The Bride
      The Bride
      Episode 15
      12/22/58
      0.0
    • The Golden Wheel
      The Golden Wheel
      Episode 14
      12/15/58
      0.0
      Tell tries to uncover a traitor in the Resistance.
    • The Magic Powder
      The Magic Powder
      Episode 13
      12/8/58
      0.0
    • The Bear
      The Bear
      Episode 12
      12/1/58
      0.0
      Fertog is angry at Tell for his son Bruno joining the resistance against his wishes. He agrees to let Bruno stay, if Tell faces him in a bare-knuckle fight.
    • The Cuckoo
      The Cuckoo
      Episode 11
      11/24/58
      0.0
      Gessler is having trouble sleeping, for two reasons: the Emperor is angry for his not collecting enough in taxes from the Swiss, and a noisy cuckoo clock outside his bedroom, that he can't reach.
    • The Suspect
      The Suspect
      Episode 10
      11/17/58
      0.0
    • The Elixir
      The Elixir
      Episode 9
      11/10/58
      0.0
    • The Baroness
      The Baroness
      Episode 8
      11/3/58
      0.0
    • The Assassins
      The Assassins
      Episode 7
      10/27/58
      0.0
      Gessler hires two assassins to pass themselves off as Resistance fighters and kill Tell.
    • Voice in the Night
      10/20/58
      0.0
      Tell's father-in-law is arrested on trumped up charges by Gessler, and Tell must free him before Gessler can sentence him.
    • The Prisoner
      The Prisoner
      Episode 5
      10/13/58
      0.0
      Tell finds out Gessler is taking actions without the Emperor's approval.
    • The Gauntlet of St. Gerhardt
      10/6/58
      0.0

      Gessler orders his guards to capture the Abbott and bring back a Holy gauntlet that he believes gives strength and power to the villagers.

    • The Secret Death
      The Secret Death
      Episode 3
      9/29/58
      7.5
      Tell's wife, Hedda, is caught and imprisoned after trying to obtain arms for resistance fighters, and Tell schemes to get her out by having her fake her own death.
    • The Hostages
      The Hostages
      Episode 2
      9/22/58
      7.5

      After William kills six of his soldiers, Gessler has the town taken hostage and threatens to kill all of the men if William does not return by sundown.

    • The Emperor's Hat
      9/15/58
      7.0
      The Austrians invade the Swiss states of Uri, Schweiz and Underwalden, claiming they are doing this for their "protection." The commander of the occupying army, Landburgher Gessler, forces the people to pay high taxes and to kneel at hats placed on poles in every village, in tribute to the Austrian Emperor. William Tell, a poor man from the village of Burglen in the state of Uri, rebels, and finds himself faced with a charge of high treason.moreless