The Champions (1968-1969)

UK, 25 September -30 April 1969
1 series, 30 episodes, average 50m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television series created by Dennis Spooner and Monty Berman.

Premise

Following a plane crash in the Himalayas while on their first mission, three agents of law enforcement agency Nemesis are revived with psychic powers and enhanced physical and mental abilities.

Episodes

The Beginning (25 September 1968)
The Invisible Man (2 October 1968)
Reply Box No. 666 (9 October 1968)
The Experiment (16 October 1968)
Happening (23 October 1968)
Operation Deep-Freeze (30 October 1968)
The Survivors (6 November 1968)
To Trap a Rat (13 November 1968)
The Iron Man (20 November 1968)
The Ghost Plane (27 November 1968)
The Dark Island (4 December 1968)
The Fanatics (11 December 1968)
Twelve Hours (18 December 1968)
The Search (1 January 1969)
The Gilded Cage (8 January 1969)
Shadow of the Panther (15 January 1969)
A Case of Lemmings (22 January 1969)
The Interrogation (29 January 1969)
The Mission (5 February 1969)
The Silent Enemy (12 February 1969)
The Body Snatchers (19 February 1969)
Get Me Out of Here! (26 February 1969)
The Night People (5 March 1969)
Project Zero (12 March 1969)
Desert Journey (19 March 1969)
Full Circle (26 March 1969)
Nutcracker (2 April 1969)
The Final Countdown (16 April 1969)
The Gun-Runners (23 April 1969)
Autokill (30 April 1969)

Alternative Titles

Os Campeões – Brazil
Los campeones – Mexico
Los campeones – Venezuela
Les champions – France
Los invencibles del Némesis – Spain
Tris d'assi – Italy
Voittamattomat – Finland
Чемпионы – Russia

Cast Gallery

Books

  • Terry Nation: The Man Who Invented the Daleks by Alwyn W. Turner pp.2, 152-154
  • The World of Fantasy Films by Richard Myers p.144