The Final Countdown
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Season 1
Episode 28
Airdate 16 April 1969
Previous Episode Nutcracker
Next Episode The Gun Runners

After twenty-five years in prison for war crimes Nazi Field Marshall von Splitz is released and evades observers. He and his followers are anxious to trace an atom bomb, jettisoned from a stricken Heinkel in the last days of World War Two. Having questioned and killed two former Luftwaffe pilots they find it in a lake in Germany and intend to detonate it, playing West against East to start another war. The Champions also locate it, after speaking to an ex-R.A.F. pilot who downed the Heinkel and have a race against time to get to the chateau where the bomb has been taken and is slowly ticking...[1]


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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