Return of the Saint

Return of the Saint

Drama series featuring the urbane Simon Templar.

Episode Guide

  • Return of the Saint - The Diplomat's Daughter (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    The Diplomat's Daughter

    A diplomat's daughter runs from two men who want her to pay for her brother's (Murray Head) gambling debts.

  • Return of the Saint - Appointment in Florence (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Appointment in Florence

    In the Italian Alps Templar vows to find the abductors who killed his friend.

  • Return of the Saint - Dragonseed (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    Templar's friend, the son of a millionaire (Sam Wanamaker), is killed while substituting for his father on a trip.

  • Return of the Saint - Vicious Circle (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Vicious Circle

    Templar is on the car phone with a race-driver friend when a truck forces the man's vehicle off the road; guest Mel Ferrer.

  • Return of the Saint - The Obono Affair (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Obono Affair

    Templar reluctantly agrees to help find the kidnapped son of a hated African dictator (Thomas Baptiste); guest Jack Hedley.

  • Return of the Saint - The Murder Cartel (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Murder Cartel

    Templar poses as an assassin to find the killer of his friend, a CIA agent who suspected corruption; guest Britt Ekland.

  • Return of the Saint - Hot Run (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Hot Run

    The murder of a ski instructor's brother leads Templar to the larcenous owner (Rula Lenska) of a ski circus.

  • Return of the Saint - Collision Course -- Sixth Man (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Collision Course -- Sixth Man

    Templar takes the dead man's yacht for a cruise to learn the identity of the sixth gold smuggler.

  • Return of the Saint - Collision Course -- Brave Goose (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Collision Course -- Brave Goose

    Killers seeking hidden gold haunt a woman, penniless after the death of her supposedly rich husband.

  • Return of the Saint - The Debt Collectors (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Debt Collectors

    A woman (Mary Tamm) on a runaway horse leads Templar to her sister, who flees prison one day before her sentence for espionage ends.

  • Return of the Saint - Tower Bridge Is Falling Down (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Tower Bridge Is Falling Down

    A murdered man's daughter asks Templar to outwit the partner (John Woodvine) who bilked, and possibly killed, her father.

  • Return of the Saint - The Roman Touch (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Roman Touch

    Templar helps a pop singer (Kim Goody), on the point of collapse and fiscally ruined by her manager (Lawrence Luckinbill).

  • Return of the Saint - Signal Stop (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Signal Stop

    A woman on a train claims she saw a murder, leading Templar to a body hidden in a rusty tank; guest Brian Glover.

  • Return of the Saint - The Imprudent Professor (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Imprudent Professor

    A woman (Susan Penhaligon) asks Templar to protect her scientist father from a foreign power that wants him to defect.

  • Return of the Saint - The Armageddon Alternative (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Armageddon Alternative

    A masked bomber threatens to destroy London if a beautiful sculptor is not publicly guillotined in Hyde Park.

  • Return of the Saint - The Arrangement (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Arrangement

    An author (Sarah Douglas) is in horror when a woman who suggested each kill the other's husband makes good on her promise.

  • Return of the Saint - The Poppy Chain (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Poppy Chain

    A hard-nosed general (Laurence Naismith) tracks down the smugglers who sold his daughter impure heroin.

  • Return of the Saint - Yesterday's Hero (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Yesterday's Hero

    Templar's old partner, thought dead after a botched mission in Yemen, seeks revenge on his betrayer; guest Tony Vogel.

  • Return of the Saint - Assault Force (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Assault Force

    Templar goes to the aid of a Eurasian woman (Kate O'Mara) and gets involved in a Southeast Asia power play.

  • Return of the Saint - The Village That Sold Its Soul (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Village That Sold Its Soul

    The death of a prostitute leads Templar to an Italian village ruled by greed and an aging prince (Maurice Denham).

  • Return of the Saint - One Black September (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    One Black September

    Templar and an Israeli agent (Prunella Gee) track a defecting terrorist believed to be hiding in London.

  • Return of the Saint - Duel in Venice (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Duel in Venice

    A vengeful mercenary (Maurice Colbourne) kidnaps the daughter of Templar's old friend and uses her to bait a trap.

  • Return of the Saint - The Nightmare Man (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Nightmare Man

    Templar and an actress (Kathryn Leigh Scott) investigate a woman's dream premonition of death for an Italian diplomat.

  • Return of the Saint - The Judas Game (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Judas Game

    MI6 recruits Templar to rescue a British agent (Judy Geeson) he once loved, but an informer threatens the mission.