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Episode Guide
The Experiment
Screenplay by
Directed by
A scientist tries to create super-humans equal to the Champions—and tricks Sharron into taking part in the experiment.
The fact that Craig Stirling (STUART DAMON), Sharron Macready (ALEXANDRA BASTEDO) and Richard Barrett (WILLIAM GAUNT) possess remarkable physical and mental powers has not gone unobserved among people interested in the activities of the Nemesis organisation.
One man who wants to discover the truth is a power-mad scientist, Dr. Glind (DAVID BAUER), who has been carrying out experiments to produce people with similar outstanding powers, using four guinea-pigs, Marion (CAROLINE BLAKISTON), Jean (JONATHAN BURN), Paul (PETER J. ELLIOTT) and Susan (NITA LORRAINE).
He has already achieved some success by speeding up their minds and reactions to a fantastic degree. Now he has to discover more about the super-human qualities of the three Nemesis agents, and how their powers were obtained. And, once he has learned everything possible, he has to eliminate them—they are the only people in the world to threaten the superiority of his own creations.
Sharron is tricked into visiting Glind’s establishment, where she is asked to take part in a secret project. Glind tries to brain-wash her, but she resists every effort. Nevertheless, she slips more and more into the trap he has set for her. Craig and Richard are also tricked into breaking into the establishment and when they enter, the four guinea-pigs are waiting for them.
The two Champions put up a good fight, and their opponents have to retire. Meanwhile, Sharron has realised that Glind has turned his subjects into super-humans by speeding up their brain reactions to such an extent that in fifteen minutes their brains will be unable to take any more. They will become lifeless “vegetables.” Glind is unaware that she has switched in a microphone and has been able to warn the four of this. Knowing that she is speaking the truth, the four super-humans converge on Glind and his gang and kill them all.
But revenge is not salvation...
Series created by
Monty Berman
and Dennis Spooner
© Copyright Incorporated Television Co. Ltd. MCMLXVII
Stuart Damon
Alexandra Bastedo
William Gaunt
Anthony Nicholls
David Bauer
Craig Stirling
Sharron Macready
Richard Barrett
Doctor Glind
Allan Cuthbertson
Madalena Nicol
Caroline Blakiston
Philip Bond
Russell Waters
Nicholas Courtney
Doctor Margaret Daniels
Marion Grant
Doctor Farley
Associate Producer
Director of photography
Art director
Johnny Goodman
Frank Watts
Charles Bishop
Derek Hyde-Chambers
Musical director
Theme composed by
Post-production supervisor
Production manager
Stunt arranger
Edwin Astley
Tony Hatch
Philip Aizlewood
Malcolm Chistopher
Judith Jourd
Bill Sawyer
Sound editor
Sound recordists
Music editor
Associate art director
Set dresser
Construction manager
Alan Corder
Len Abbott,
Dave Bowen
Deveril Goodman
John Graysmark
Brian Rider
Bill Greene
Second unit director
Second unit cameraman
Camera operator
Assistant director
Special effects
John Hough
James Allen
John Winbolt
Pat Kelly
Valery Norman
Sid Pearson
Scenic artist
Production buyer
Make-up supervisor
Wardrobe supervisor
Supervising electrician
A.J. Van Montagu
Sid Palmer
Gerry Fletcher
Michael Jones
Laura Nightingale
Ted Hallows
The Champions
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