The Rogues - Season 1

NBC (ended 1965)




Episode Guide


  • A Daring Step Backward

    Marcel and the family help fashion designer Clothilde, whose latest creations have been pirated. Their con involves creating "new" fashions with Margaret's old dresses from the 1930s as part of the setting-up of the dastardly pirate.

  • Mr. White's Christmas

    Marcel and the others, aided by the newly-arrived Cousin Mark, work on a scheme to force Horatio T. White, a Scrooge-like millionaire, to become the "world's greatest philanthropist."

  • Grave Doubts
    Grave Doubts
    Episode 28

    Tony becomes romantically involved with a beautiful girl whose father is abruptly murdered - or was he really killed twenty years ago? The original coffin is to be exhumed by two mysterious Germans (what secrets does it hold?) but Tony and Marcel solve the mystery, which proves more personal to Marcel than they bargained for.

  • Wherefore Art Thou, Harold?

    Margaret enlists the family to help a friend who needs £100,000 quickly to avoid being evicted by a greedy American magazine publisher. He wants to get his hands on some first editions she owns. Timmy & Marcel set out to sell him the manuscript of an undiscovered Shakespeare play - actually a forgery devised by Timmy as a college prank years before.

  • Our Men in Marawat
    Our Men in Marawat
    Episode 26
    Marcel and Timmy are sent by Briscoe to return an original art object back to its rightful place and help avoid the political situation that may result if the fake is discovered.
  • The Pigeons of Paris

    Timmy is surprised to learn that an old school friend, a painter, was also a secret agent and has been murdered. Marcel and Timmy move into his Paris studio to try to uncover what he was working on and to avenge his death.

  • The Bartered MacBride

    After their uncle's "unexpected" death, Amelia and Absalom stand to inherit millions, and thus are not at all pleased when a long-lost cousin arrives with a better claim to the fortune. But this "cousin" is none other than Tony Fleming, who promptly announces that he will renounce his claim to the money as long as he can keep possession of a worthless stretch of swamp-land on the family property. Is there oil in the swamp? No, of course there isn't, but Amelia and Absalom don't know that...

  • The Laughing Lady of Luxor

    In Genoa, Marcel and Timmy meet their old friend Armand, who tells them he can make them all rich. But he is shot dead before he can tell them which object in his new shipment of antiques is the one "worth millions." So, with Armand's widow, they set up shop in Paris, with a plan to see who shows most interest in the shipment - and in what part of it.

  • Run For the Money
    Run For the Money
    Episode 22
    Tony and Timmy enter East Berlin to retrieve a million in gold coins that will be used to help finance a refugee escape route from the East to the West. While there, Tony must also try to rescue the daughter of an old friend before she is shot for treason.
  • Bow to a Master
    Bow to a Master
    Episode 21

    "The Cat", a legendary cat-burglar, purloins a pearl necklace from Tony, who has just purloined it himself. So Tony sets out to skin "The Cat" - who may, however, make use of those nine lives of his.

  • The Diamond-Studded Pie

    Tony poses as a "Great White Hunter," and plans to take a ruthless American businessman on the hunt of his life. But the object of the hunt is a "lost diamond mine" rather than wild animals.

  • The Golden Ocean
    The Golden Ocean
    Episode 19

    Tony comes to the aid of an old friend who's being forced to pay back a loan totaling $250,000 in five days. With help from the family he plans to get the money from the loaner, Greg Roberts, but this hard-nosed businessman may be too sharp for them.

  • Bless You, G. Carter Huntington

    The unscrupulous G. Carter Huntington buys land for development in England and plans to build on the very ground where an ancestor of the family lies buried. It becomes a matter of family honour as Marcel, Alec and Timmy meet Tony in New York City to teach Huntingdon a lesson, finding unexpected help coming from his unhappy wife.

  • Gambit by the Golden Gate
    Marcel brings a fake Rembrandt to San Francisco where they will try switching it with the original which is owned by "The Concrete King." Their plan is changed when the original is donated to a museum, but later stolen, so they use the fake to bait the thief.
  • Money Is for Burning

    Tony and the family are plotting to sell an old, ruined castle - making it more attractive for the buyer by hiding a few well-placed gems in it. The scheme seems likely to go disastrously wrong when a train is robbed of three million pounds a few miles away - and the thieves turn out to be using the castle as a hiding-place!

  • The Real Russian Caviar
    Aunt Meg poses as the Grand Duchess Anastasia, last survivor of the Russian Royal Family; her knowledge of a secret con-trick pulled on the Romanovs by an ancestor convinces a Kremlin investigator that she is genuine.
  • Hugger-Mugger, by the Sea

    Tony cons a nasty shipping magnate into thinking that he is working for a rival and that they are on the trail of treasure. This so-called horde, he pretends, is hidden inside a ship that is part of a "mothball" fleet of supposedly now-worthless U.S. Navy ships...

  • The Computer Goes West

    Posing as Swiss bankers, Marcel and Timmy arrive in Budapest. They meet their old friend Geza, who tells them of a computer with a colossal amount of valuable information in its memory, which they agree to smuggle to the west. But Geza is murdered and Marcel and Timmy are accused. And the computer turns out to be a little different from their expectations...

  • The Boston Money Party

    Tony's friend Warren Armbruster falls victim to the notorious corporate raider Paul Mannix. To teach Mannix an expensive lesson, Tony poses as a Boston blueblood whose textile company that has developed a new process for making fabric (or so he pretends). But the real-life blueblood has an inquisitive sister.

  • Plavonia, Hail and Farewell

    Tony poses as an international financier, and Margaret as the last member of the royal family of Plavonia, a tiny country which vanished off the map decades earlier. "Mr. Smith", an extremely nasty multi-millionaire, is given to flaunting his Plavonian origins, so they decide to work on this, both to their own advantage and so that they can help other Plavonian refugees. However, the scheme goes amiss when Tony is kidnapped.

  • Fringe Benefits
    Fringe Benefits
    Episode 10

    Alec is gently blackmailed by Inspector Briscoe into taking part, undercover, in a diamond-smuggling operation so that Scotland Yard can catch the masterminds. While in Rio, he and Timmy try to make a little money on the side by exploiting the rich exiles.

  • Take Me to Paris
    Take Me to Paris
    Episode 9

    Gregor Szekely specializes in extorting ransom money from tourists whom he has tricked into believing that their children have been kidnapped. The rogues decide to teach him and his beautiful assistant a lesson.

  • Two of a Kind
    Two of a Kind
    Episode 8

    Marcel runs into Arlene, a woman he loved in the French Resistance twenty years before, and finds she wants help in supplying guidance for her son, Jamie, whom she thinks may be involved in the theft of a stamp. After Marcel meets him, he begins to wonder if Jamie may be his son, not that of Arlene's late husband - but this boy needs an education on being a "Rogue."

  • The Project Man
    The Project Man
    Episode 7

    Tony and Timmy stumble onto some information about a proposed rocket site in Texas for "Project Moonbeam". They take advantage of this information by posing as, respectively, a government "project man" and a top scientist, sure that they will be offered bribes by local bigwigs.

  • Death of a Fleming
    Death of a Fleming
    Episode 6

    Marcel encounters the desperate, beautiful Donagh, an Irish girl who has been tricked into becoming part of the harem of a notorious sheikh. The family puts together a scheme to get a million dollars out of the sheikh, a scheme which involves Tony faking his own death. But when the "dead man" sneezes, the whole thing gets a lot more complicated...

  • House of Cards
    House of Cards
    Episode 5

    Tony is brought in when an elderly relative of the family loses most of his savings at Courtleigh House, a posh but crooked London gaming house. Tony intends to crack the safe, but gets himself set up for theft and is caught red-handed. Chief Inspector Briscoe gives the family 24 hours to prove his innocence.

  • Viva Diaz!
    Viva Diaz!
    Episode 4
    Alec poses as an inveterate gambler and Marcel as a Swiss banker with a penchant for baccarat in a scheme to fleece a Latin American leader who absconded with his nation's treasury.
  • The Stefanini Dowry

    In New York, Tony tries to regain a diamond necklace that once "belonged" to the family, but was lost by an ancestor 106 years ago. The necklace is now in the hotel room of a visiting dictator, Cione, who is planning to sell his country's crown jewels for his personal profit.

  • The Day They Gave the Diamonds Away
    Marcel poses as a scientist who's invented a diamond making machine, which they try to sell to the world's biggest diamond merchant. As a side effect they buy the stock of his company when it drops in price, fully expecting it to return to full value once he destroys the machine.moreless
  • The Personal Touch
    The Personal Touch
    Episode 1

    After selling a horse to get some working capital, Alec poses as an eccentric millionaire in order to relieve a shipping tycoon of a million dollars; but his growing affection for the tycoon's fiancee threatens to get in the way.