This Man Craig - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • Old Flame
    Old Flame
    Episode 26
    7/1/66
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    Kenneth Woodburn is preparing a glossy tourist film in Scotland. An old flame of Margaret Craig, he stirs up not only the school, but Craig's family life as well.
  • The Golden Key to Knowledge
    6/24/66
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    Arriving quietly in Strathaird, Ivor Fallon, an apparently charming man, singles out a woman teacher as his natural victim for a particularly ruthless venture.
  • Whose Pigeon?
    Whose Pigeon?
    Episode 24
    6/17/66
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    Robin Kyle runs off to the Highlands. Who is responsible for his disappearance? His Parents? The garage where he has been sent on an educational scheme? Or the School itself?
  • The Rubbing Rag
    The Rubbing Rag
    Episode 23
    6/10/66
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  • Mates
    Mates
    Episode 22
    6/3/66
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    Francis Cook, nicknamed 'Wee Bonkers' by his classmates because of his bookishness and old-fashioned manner, is moved to another form. Here he teams up with Fisher, one of the School's wilder spirits, with surprising results.
  • A Question of Biology
    5/27/66
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    Sally Scott is both precocious and vulnerable, hiding her shyness behind a facade of extrovert gaiety. One day when she writes a poem she is surprised to find that it shocks Ian Craig. His show of puritan disapproval makes Sally withdraw into a shell of resentment.
  • Two Thousand a Year
    Two Thousand a Year
    Episode 20
    5/20/66
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    Alec McKinlay, a miner's son, is one of Craig's brighter pupils. Opposition to his going to University comes from an expected source - and an unexpected one.
  • Certain Standards
    Certain Standards
    Episode 19
    5/13/66
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    Brenda Graham returns to Strathaird as housekeeper at the Big House, once her family home. Extravagant and condescending, she insists on maintaining 'certain standards'.
  • The Romantic
    The Romantic
    Episode 18
    5/6/66
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    Sixteen-year-old Jane Brewer has a row with her history teacher which brings her to the notice of Ian Craig, her Housemaster. He treats her sympathetically, but in doing so becomes the victim of a crush.
  • The Expedition
    The Expedition
    Episode 17
    4/29/66
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  • A Rough Passage
    A Rough Passage
    Episode 16
    4/22/66
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    Charles Houston, an undergraduate, comes to Strathaird as a temporary teacher. He is given a rough passage before he learns how to translate his idealist theories into practice.
  • Tall, Fat and Ugly
    Tall, Fat and Ugly
    Episode 15
    4/15/66
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    Wallace Welton is bullied by the other boys, given a nickname and generally knocked around.
  • The Key to it All
    The Key to it All
    Episode 14
    4/8/66
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    A probationer teacher cannot control a difficult class. How far has the school the right to protect her from publicity?
  • Time For Protest
    Time For Protest
    Episode 13
    4/1/66
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    Craig is in trouble after accepting an invitation to speak at a political meeting.
  • The Bike
    The Bike
    Episode 12
    3/25/66
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    Angus Galbraith works a neglected farm. Because his poverty is masked by pride he rejects as charity Craig's efforts to provide his son with a bicycle.
  • Big Fall
    Big Fall
    Episode 11
    3/18/66
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    The death of one of the pupils creates an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust at Strathaird School.
  • Sticks and Stones
    Sticks and Stones
    Episode 10
    3/11/66
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    When Keith Mitchell keeps having one cold after another, Ian Craig's suspicions that he is playing truant are well founded - but the reasons go deeper than he suspects.
  • A Lower Deep
    A Lower Deep
    Episode 9
    3/4/66
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    On the face of it Mr. Griffin seems a fine acquisition to the teaching staff. But before he can settle down he clashes violently with a bright boy called Innes. His savage reaction to the boy makes Ian Craig doubt his suitability.
  • Live Like a Man
    Live Like a Man
    Episode 8
    2/25/66
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    Davy Murchie is a late developer, though hitherto he has been as much of a 'rough diamond' as the rest of Lower Four. Now, at fourteen, he is showing a passion for mathematics, coupled with a brilliant ability. He is confused and his family and friends don't understand what has happened to him. The only person who can help him is his Maths teacher, Miss Dougall.moreless
  • Three's Company
    Three's Company
    Episode 7
    2/18/66
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    The small American community at Strathaird becomes the focus of a 'Yanks - Go Home' campaign.
  • Girl in a Thousand
    Girl in a Thousand
    Episode 6
    2/11/66
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    Through her outrageous schemes for bending school discipline, Chris Elliott clashes head-on with Ian Craig and the rest of the teaching staff.
  • Dougie
    Dougie
    Episode 5
    2/4/66
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    The most popular boy at Strathaird School should have no problems, but Dougie Seaton has plenty. As a natural leader he does what he likes: shirks lessons, not pay his debts and lead others into trouble. Craig has the task of dragging the boy back to reality.
  • A Wise Father
    A Wise Father
    Episode 4
    1/28/66
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    Obsession can corrupt a man. Allied to jealousy it threatens to destroy Alec McGregor's whole way of life.
  • The Search
    The Search
    Episode 3
    1/21/66
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    The death of a loved one is hard to accept at any age. For thirteen year old Hamish it is the beginning of a night of terror.
  • Patterson
    Patterson
    Episode 2
    1/14/66
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    When a boy is shoved down a flight of stairs and knocked out it falls to Craig to prove what everyone already knows - that the deed was done by the school 'hard case', Kenny Patterson.
  • Wiht Luv from Rosie
    1/7/66
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    Robertson, the Headmaster, gives Craig the unpleasant task of stopping an older woman teacher from using the strap on her pupils.