Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 28, 1966
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
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The Baron (UK) (1966)

Wealthy Texan and former jewel thief John Mannering is now an antiques dealer and agent for British Intelligence. His knowlege of antiques helps him protect the missions he's sent on.

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The Baron (UK) (1966) Season 1 (1966-1967)

1x01 1 1x01 Diplomatic Immunity
After a robbery in his London shop, antique dealer John Mannering, "The Baron", is persuaded by Templeton-Green to work for Diplomatic Intelligence. He travels behind the Iron Curtin ...
Sep. 28, 1966
1x02 1 1x02 Epitaph for a Hero
Mannering attends the funeral of Jim Carey, a former army colleague. After receiving a message that Carey is still alive, Mannering agrees to go undercover for Templeton-Green. An elaborate ...
Oct. 05, 1966
1x03 1 1x03 Something for a Rainy Day
The Baron does a deal with a scheming insurance agent to recover a £100,000 Aztec mask from an ex-con. However the former crook's gang leader has a different idea and will even hurt ...
Oct. 12, 1966
1x04 1 1x04 Red Horse, Red Rider
When Mannering gets a message to buy The Four Horsemen, he travels to Khakania, a country gripped in civil war. The Horseman is a famous statue worth over $1m. The money from the statue ...
Oct. 19, 1966
1x05 1 1x05 Enemy of the State
An undercover British agent is caught in an Eastern Bloc country and names Mannering as his contact. The Baron and Cordelia are in the country to pass over some money. They are warned ...
Oct. 26, 1966
1x06 1 1x06 Masquerade (1)
Mannering is invited by Sir Frederick Alton to his country home. When he enters the house he hears a woman crying for help. As he goes to help he's knocked unconscious. He wakes up ...
Nov. 02, 1966
1x07 1 1x07 The Killing (2)
The Baron has to convince Cordelia who he is, but he still has to play the part for his captors. He manages to get rid of Revell and the gang head to London. However, one of the gang ...
Nov. 09, 1966
1x08 1 1x08 The Persuaders
David Marlowe is kidnapped from Mannering's shop. For his release he must sell a false Renoir to Sir Robert Ellacott. Mannering calls on Templeton-Green for help. The Baron follows ...
Nov. 16, 1966
1x09 1 1x09 And Suddenly You're Dead
The Baron and Cordelia are in Switzerland when they bump into Peter Franklin, an old friend of Cordelia. Franklin, who is a CIA agent, has stolen the latest strain in a deadly virus ...
Nov. 23, 1966
1x10 1 1x10 The Legions of Ammak
Mannering is asked by an eccentric millionaire to witness him purchase The Legions of Ammrak, a golden necklace that contains seven perfectly matched black pearls. The Baron identifies ...
Nov. 30, 1966
1x11 1 1x11 Samurai West
The sale of a 5000 year old Samurai sword gives the Baron trouble. When the seller, Asano, bumps into an old enemy, Norman Sterling, at Mannering's apartment, Sterling promises to avenge ...
Dec. 07, 1966
1x12 1 1x12 The Maze
When Mannering stops to pick up a petrified girl in a country lane, as they drive away they are shot at and crash off the road. When he comes to, he keeps having flashbacks that feature ...
Dec. 14, 1966
1x13 1 1x13 Portrait of Louisa
Louisa Trenton, an old friend of Mannering is in trouble. When she sells the Baron some rare family miniatures he offers his help but she declines. Later when she calls for his help ...
Dec. 21, 1966
1x14 1 1x14 There's Someone Close Behind You
Mannering gets a tip-off that there will be a robbery at the Lynstead Collection. The police and the Baron lie in wait but one of the policemen is killed by the gang leader, Greg Wilde. ...
Dec. 28, 1966
1x15 1 1x15 Storm Warning (1)
The Baron and Cordelia are at the Macao docks checking a shipment of antiques. A missing crate leads to Cordelia witnessing a murder on board a cargo ship. When she is held prisoner, ...
Jan. 04, 1967
1x16 1 1x16 The Island (2)
With the ship arriving at the island to deliver its cargo, Mannering learns of the plot to steal an American space capsule. Via the ship's radio he alerts the US Navy of the plot. He ...
Jan. 11, 1967
1x17 1 1x17 Time to Kill
The Vitale family are in possession of an emerald cameo brooch, which is said to be cursed and brings death to its wearer. Cristina Vitale arranges to sell it to Cordelia but she is ...
Jan. 18, 1967
1x18 1 1x18 A Memory of Evil
Nikki Holz sets out from Germany to London with important information for Mannering but she is abducted before she can meet up with him. Mannering and Cordelia learn that her captors ...
Jan. 25, 1967
1x19 1 1x19 You Can't Win Them All
The Petrograd icons have been stolen but Mannering tracks them down and is about to put them into a safe deposit box when he is knocked unconscious and on coming to, finds that they ...
Feb. 01, 1967
1x20 1 1x20 The High Terrace
Delivering a consignment of Medicis to a wealthy female client, Mannering discovers the door open, the lady missing and a strange man inside. Investigations reveal that she had been ...
Feb. 08, 1967
1x21 1 1x21 The Seven Eyes of Night
Mannering is approached by a glamorous French widow, Madame Devereaux, who sells him an expensive necklace, the seven eyes of night. After she has gone, however, he realizes that she ...
Feb. 15, 1967
1x22 1 1x22 Night of the Hunter
Mannering has sold some antiques on behalf of Madame Nicharos, the wife of a deposed Balkan president. Before he can deliver the money to her he is confronted by the general who led ...
Feb. 22, 1967
1x23 1 1x23 The Edge of Fear
It would appear that the Mona Lisa has been stolen from the Louvre. But is it the actual Da Vinci painting or a forgery substituted to thwart the thieves? One of the robbers flies into ...
Mar. 01, 1967
1x24 1 1x24 Long Ago and Far Away
Cordfelia travels to South America on Mannering's behalf to meet an explorer who has something to tell them. Then she disappears and Mannering travels out to find her. He discovers ...
Mar. 08, 1967
1x25 1 1x25 So Dark the Night
Mannering is about to give a valuation for a client when the man dies. He is a former bullion robber and he has been murdered by Ashton, his erstwhile partner in crime who is looking ...
Mar. 15, 1967
1x26 1 1x26 The Long, Long Day
At a party in his house gangster Mario Navini kills Pia Vallachio and helped by his younger brother Bruno, disposes of her body in a quarry. They are observed by sole witness Maria ...
Mar. 22, 1967
1x27 1 1x27 Roundabout
When Mannering learns that the manager of his Paris shop is shipping illegal narcotics in the base of antiques he ships abroad, he joins forces with the police to break up the drug ...
Mar. 29, 1967
1x28 1 1x28 The Man Outside
In Scotland Douglas MacRae,another antique dealer and friend of the Baron, is murdered by American mobsters who intercept him in the course of a "job he has to finish". Though the coroner's ...
Apr. 05, 1967
1x29 1 1x29 Countdown
The Baron is to meet Stanley White, a man he has never seen before, for information about a valuable sword. However film-maker Arkin Morley is also after the sword and has Mannering ...
Apr. 12, 1967
1x30 1 1x30 Farewell to Yesterday
An airline steward is found dead with a gold medallion in his possession - it is one of several stolen from the Vatican and links him to one of the biggest art smuggling rings in the ...
Apr. 19, 1967
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