Out of the Unknown: Satisfaction Guaranteed (1966)

UK, 29 December
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Out of the Unknown (1965-1971) – series 2, episode 12

A British science fiction television episode directed by John Gorrie.

Plot Summary

Larry Belmont, an employee of US , goes on a business trip, leaving his wife with Tony, a robot that looks like a man and is programmed to do nothing but housework 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Surely it's too good to be true?


Director: John Gorrie
© [not given on screen]
Producer: Irene Shubik
Script: Hugh Leonard
Story: Isaac Asimov
Script Editor: Irene Shubik
Theme Music: Norman Kay
Designer: Norman James

Ann Firbank (Dr Inge Jensen)
Bruce Boa (K.G. Bullen)
Barry Warren (Larry Belmont)
Wendy Craig (Claire Belmont)
Helen Horton (Brenda Claffern)
Valerie Colgan (Miriam Swann)
Patty Thorne (Deidre Schwartz)
Hal Hamilton (Tony)
Rodney Archer (assistant)


Epi-Log no.16 p.30 – credits, synopsis

The Complete Directory to Science Fiction and Horror Television Shows by Alan Morton p.592 – credits
The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction (3rd Edition) by Roger Fulton p.295 – credits, synopsis