Joe 90
EPISODE GUIDE

Episodes listed in production order with production number in brackets

Regular Voice Cast

Joe McClaine Len Jones
Professor Ian 'Mac' McClaine Rupert Davies
Sam Loover Keith Alexander
Shane Weston David Healy


Episode List

  1. The Most Special Agent
  2. Hi-Jacked
  3. Splashdown
  4. Operation McClaine
  5. Three's A Crowd
  6. International Concerto
  7. Big Fish
  8. The Unorthodox Shepherd
  9. Relative Danger
  10. Business Holiday
  11. King For A Day
  12. Double Agent
  13. Most Special Astronaut
  14. Arctic Adventure
  15. The Fortress
  16. Colonel McClaine
  17. Project 90
  18. The Race
  19. The Professional
  20. Lone-Handed 90
  21. Attack Of The Tiger
  22. Talkdown
  23. Breakout
  24. Mission X-41
  25. Test Flight
  26. Child Of The Sun God
  27. Trial At Sea
  28. See You Down There
  29. The Birthday
  30. Viva Cordova


The Most Special Agent (#1)

Written by Gerry & Sylvia Anderson
Directed by Desmond Saunders

"You are trying to tell me that a nine year-old boy climbed into the cockpit of the world's most advanced aircraft and flew it away?"
W.I.N. director Shane Weston explains to Professor Ian McClaine how is nine year-old son Joe can utilise the brain patterns of professional experts to become W.I.N.'s most special agent: he proposes a scenario in which Joe steals a Soviet Mig 242 fighter plane using the brain patterns of a top Russian pilot.

Original UK Airdate: September 29th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Commander David Healy
Director Keith Alexander
Red Leader Gary Files
Guard Gary Files
Manston Controller Gary Files
John Woodburn Gary Files
Russian Pilot Keith Alexander
Base 513 David Healy
Armoured Vehicle 1 Keith Alexander
Farmer Gary Files
Radio Gary Files

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Hi-Jacked (#2)

Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Alan Perry

"What's this? A badge... a transmitter? They could almost be real."
Following the shooting of W.I.N. agent Ed Johnson while investigating the activities of ruthless gun-runner Mario Coletti, Joe infiltrates Coletti's hide-out using Johnson's brain patterns. But when Joe is discovered, he loses his glasses - his only link to the vital knowledge he needs to escape!

Original UK Airdate: October 20th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam

Additional Voice Cast:
Mario Coletti David Healy
Ed Johnson Martin King
Gregson Keith Alexander
Davis Martin King
Carter Martin King
Policeman Martin King
Radio Keith Alexander
Police Radio David Healy

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Splashdown (#3)

Written by Shane Rimmer*
Directed by Leo Eaton
*Erroneously credited to Tony Barwick

"Joe, whatever happens, don't let that speedboat get near the sub - or we may never see the Professor again."
After two leading electronics experts, secretly recruited for a top security government project in Istanbul, go missing after being involved in fatal air crashes, Joe takes on the brain patterns of a US Air Force test pilot to prevent Mac from becoming the next victim of a ruthless extortionist.

Original UK Airdate: November 24th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Anton Keith Alexander
Kramer David Healy
Captain William Barry Keith Alexander
Co-Pilot Frank Casper Gary Files
Stewardess Sylvia Anderson
Mrs. Mary Rose Sylvia Anderson
Watson Martin King
Bates David Healy

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Operation McClaine (#4)

Written by Gerry Anderson and Dave Lane
Directed by Ken Turner

"Give him the scalpel. If you don't, the next bullet will go straight through your patient's head."
Writer Maurice Estoral urgently requires a brain operation, but the only neurosurgeon who can perform the procedure is badly injured in a plance crash. With the brain patterns of Dr. Kados, Joe can perform the operation, but persuading the hospital staff to let him to so requires Mac to take on the brain patterns of a W.I.N. agent!

Original UK Airdate: December 15th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam

Additional Voice Cast:
Dr. Blakemore Jeremy Wilkin
Dr. Sherman Keith Alexander
Dr. Emil Kados David Healy
Maurice Estoral Keith Alexander
Nurse Linda Sylvia Anderson
Nurse John Jeremy Wilkin
Stewardess Sylvia Anderson
Nurse Sylvia Anderson
Tannoy Jeremy Wilkin

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Three's A Crowd (#5)

Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Peter Anderson

"I know everything. Think of a number."
Mac falls in love with a beautiful American reporter, Angela Davies, but Sam is concerned about their liaison and finds a willing ally in Joe. With Miss Davies' brain patterns, Joe is able to confirm that she is an enemy agent assigned to steal the plans of the BIGRAT!

Original UK Airdate: January 19th, 1969 (ATV Midlands)
Original Title: "Think Of A Number"

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Angela Davies Sylvia Anderson
Mrs. Harris Sylvia Anderson
Carlson David Healy
Andrews Gary Files
General Keith Alexander
Condemned Man Keith Alexander

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International Concerto (#6)

Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Alan Perry

"Am Rehearsing Rachmaninov's Eighth Symphony. The Interesting Minor Melodic Interpretation Now Expected Next Tuesday."
Concert pianist Igor Sladek is secretly one of W.I.N.'s top agents, but during his final engagement of a world tour, a private recital at the Dolski Palace, his cover is blown and he is arrested. Joe takes on the maestro's brain patterns to effect a daring rescue during a live radio performance.

Original UK Airdate: November 17th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam

Additional Voice Cast:
Igor Sladek Keith Alexander
Major Kloss David Healy
Colonel Malner Jeremy Wilkin
Senator Casper David Healy
Kelly Shane Rimmer
Diplomat Keith Alexander
Clerk Shane Rimmer
Technician Shane Rimmer
Guard David Healy

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Big Fish (#7)

Written by Shane Rimmer
Directed by Leo Eaton

"You are mad. Your son is mad. I am mad."
A U85 two-man atomic submarine is grounded inside Porto Guavan territorial waters and its discovery by Juan Chaves' military dictatorship could jeopardise free elections in the police state. Joe is the only W.I.N. agent small enough to access the U85 through its outer missile hatch, so he and Mac set off on a fishing expedition...

Original UK Airdate: December 1st, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Miguel Umberto dos Passos Francesca Gary Files
El Captain David Healy
Lieutenant Keith Alexander
U85 Captain David Healy
Gardner Shane Rimmer

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The Unorthodox Shepherd (#8)

Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Ken Turner

"I'm just a policeman, Vicar, and there's things going on down at your church... Well, it's unnatural."
The Reverend Shepherd has been passing forged bank notes but when he is confronted by Mac and Sam, he reveals that his verger is being held hostage by the counterfeiters in the church crypt. Joe takes on the role of the Angel of Death to catch the crooks...

Original UK Airdate: December 22nd, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam

Additional Voice Cast:
Reverend Joseph Shepherd Gary Files
Mason Martin King
Kline David Healy
Constable Lewis Gary Files

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Relative Danger (#9)

Written by Shane Rimmer
Directed by Peter Anderson

"Why is Sam acting like this? What's the connection?"
While searching for Uranium 534, Dr. Willie Loover is trapped with two colleagues in a mine tunnel in the Pueblo Mountains. Joe takes on the brain patterns of a leading underground explorer to effect a rescue, but there is a time limit - unless Dr. Loover receives a vital serum injection within two hours, he will die!

Original UK Airdate: December 8th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Dr. Willie Loover Gary Files
Banning Martin King
Selkirk Gary Files
Johnson Keith Alexander
Rollins David Healy
Charlie Martin King

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Business Holiday (#10)

Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Alan Perry

"Joe and I are taking a holiday and that's the end of it."
Borovan forces have taken over the evacuated Beneleta World Army Base for their own use, and for the sake of world peace the base must be destroyed. With the brain patterns of an Army Colonel, Joe is the only agent who can accomplish the mission - if Sam can pursuade the McClaines to cut their holiday short.

Original UK Airdate: December 29th, 1968 (ATV Midlands)

Regular Cast:
Joe, Mac, Sam, Shane

Additional Voice Cast:
Colonel Henderson Shane Rimmer
Major David Healy
Lieutenant Keith Alexander
Clerk Sylvia Anderson
Taxi Driver Shane Rimmer
Assistant Keith Alexander

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