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Adam Adamant Lives

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  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 1966-06-23T05:00:00+01:00
  • 60 mins
  • 1 day, 5 hours, 0 mins (29 episodes)
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure
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Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis "The Face" in 1902. In 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved...but completely bewildered in his new environment, "swinging 60's" London, until he meets with the beautiful Georgina Jones, who helps him adapt-and before long, he is back to adventuring, solving crime & fighting evil wherever it may lurk.
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35 episodes

52-minute documentary featuring Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Verity Lambert and Brian Clemens. Presented by Mark Gatiss.

1x01 A Vintage Year for Scoundrels

  • Series Premiere

    1966-06-23T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

In 1902, Adam Adamant is lured into a trap by his arch nemesis 'The Face' and frozen in ice for eternity. That is until he is accidentally freed by workmen in 1966. Bewildered to find himself in the Swinging Sixties, Adamant is taken in by mod girl and lifelong fan Georgina Jones. When Georgie's grandfather is killed by a couple of thugs, Adamant decides his services are once again needed.

1x02 Death Has a Thousand Faces...

  • 1966-06-30T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adamant rescues Georgie from two motorcyclists who were chasing her because of a stick of rock candy. Inside they find a incomprehensible diagram which leads them to Blackpool to investigate. When Punch and Judy man William E. Simms overhears the villains plotting to kill Adamant, he decides to intervene.

1x03 More Deadly Than the Sword

  • 1966-07-07T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

After visiting a Japanese geisha house a government minister finds himself being blackmailed.

1x04 The Sweet Smell of Disaster

  • 1966-07-14T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam investigates the secrets of a high pressure sales campaign that seems to be something sinister.

1x05 Allah Is Not Always with You

  • 1966-07-21T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Investigating the last words of a dying girl leads Adam to become involved in a world of nightclubs and gambling.

1x06 The Terribly Happy Embalmers

  • 1966-08-04T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

The conveniently-timed deaths of a number of rich businessmen appear to have taken place shortly before they were due to receive large tax demands, arousing the suspicions of the Inland Revenue. The only common factor seems to have been their psychiatrist; Adam Adamant, posing as a harassed financier, makes an appointment with the man, who concludes from his patient's unusual mental history that he is suffering severe delusions and takes the opportunity to prescribe a stay at a sinister health resort.

1x07 To Set a Deadly Fashion

  • 1966-08-11T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam gets involved with murder and espionage when he enters the world of high fashion.

1x08 The Last Sacrifice

  • 1966-08-18T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam gets involved in a murky world of black magic.

1x09 Sing a Song of Murder

  • 1966-08-25T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam and Georgina finds themselves in the music business after Georgina is accused of trying to rob a bank.

1x10 The Doomsday Plan

  • 1966-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam tangles with prophet of doom, Dr. Mort.

1x11 Death by Appointment Only

  • 1966-09-08T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

A series of murders strikes terror into the hearts of the financial capitals in the world.

1x12 Beauty Is an Ugly Word

  • 1966-09-15T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam enters the world of bodybuilders and beauty pageants, when he learns of a plot that could destroy the world.

1x13 The League of Uncharitable Ladies

  • 1966-09-22T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

A murder leads Adam to a club in Pall Mall run by three strange old ladies.

1x14 Ticket to Terror

  • 1966-09-29T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam is called in when 400 passengers disappeared into thin air.

1x15 The Village of Evil

  • 1966-10-06T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Even a quiet holiday ends with Adam getting involved in a sinister mystery involving a young boy and a lonely mill.

1x16 D For Destruction

  • 1966-10-13T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam rejoins his old regiment to investigate a series of accidents.

2x01 A Slight Case of Reincarnation

  • Season Premiere

    1966-12-31T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam has to protect an african leader from assassins and meets an old enemy.

2x02 Black Echo

  • 1967-01-07T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam investigate a sinister country estate and again meets the dreaded face.

2x03 Conspiracy of Death

  • 1967-01-14T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam investigates the murder of an old wartime colleague of Simms'

2x04 The Basardi Affair

  • 1967-01-21T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam helps the ruler of oil rich country who is being intimidated.

2x05 The Survivors

  • 1967-01-28T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam investigates when investors are being killed in sinister circumstanses.

2x06 Face In a Mirror

  • 1967-02-04T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

The Face is determined to rid the world of Adam Adamant.

2x07 Another Little Drink

  • 1967-02-11T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Georgina finds a new soft drink is not as sweet as it sounds.

2x08 Death Begins at Seventy

  • 1967-02-18T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam and Simms investigate sinister happenings at an old folks home.

2x09 Tunnel of Death

  • 1967-02-25T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam realises The Face is planning his biggest ""event"" yet after Georgina is nearly arrested.

2x10 The Deadly Bullet

  • 1967-03-04T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Adam investigates following the murders of magician The Great Manton.

2x11 The Resurrectionists

  • 1967-03-11T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Are agents of The Face behind the sinister disapperance of a scientist?

2x12 Wish You Were Here

  • 1967-03-18T01:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Simms uncovers a sinister plot when his mother is arrested for disturbing peace.

2x13 A Sinister Sort of Service

  • 1967-03-25T00:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Is The Face behind a series of robberies?

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