Episode A-05
Richard with the sign

Richard with the sign[1]

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IMDB Reference tt0538464
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Season 1
Episode 5
Airdate 23 October 1968
Previous The Experiment
Next Operation Deep-Freeze


The Champions are Down Under and Richard has infiltrated a terrorist group who have planted a radioactive device in the Simpson Desert. He attempts to arrest them whilst in a helicopter but falls out and when he comes to he has lost his memory. He comes across a derelict bar, meeting an old prospector, Banner B. Banner, who has refused to move out despite government warnings of nuclear testings, He is then bitten by a snake but Sharron links up with him telepathically and saves his life. When he regains his memory he sees that the group have got hold of the nuclear device and are planning to detonate it, in the process obliterating large occupied areas. He has three minutes to stop them….[2]


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Season 1
The Beginning : The Invisible Man : Reply Box No. 666 : The Experiment : Happening : Operation Deep-Freeze : The Survivors : To Trap a Rat : The Iron Man : The Ghost Plane : The Dark Island : The Fanatics : Twelve Hours : The Search : The Gilded Cage : Shadow of the Panther : A Case of Lemmings : The Mission : The Interrogation : The Silent Enemy : The Body Snatchers : Get Me Out of Here! : The Night People : Project Zero : Desert Journey : Full Circle : Nutcracker : The Final Countdown : The Gun-Runners : Autokill