Worst & Best Captain Scarlet Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Supermarionation
Series: 1
Episodes: 32
First Transmission: 1967-1968
Channel: ITV

Captain Scarlet or Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons was created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.

The show is set in the year 2068 and depicts the hostilities between the Earth and a race of Martians called The Mysterons. The hostilities began when Earth attacked their city on Mars due to a misunderstanding. The vengeful Mysterons declare war on Earth and this is countered by Spectrum and their primary agent Captain Scarlet who has acquired the Mysterons abilities of retro-metabolism, making him virtually indestructible.

Best Episode [ S1 Ep1 ]

The Mysterons – Due to a misunderstanding on the planet Mars, a war is started between humans and an alien race called The Mysterons. The Mysterons first act of revenge is to try to assassinate The World President.

29 September 1967

Imdb Score [8.3]



Worst Episode [ S1 Ep32 ]

The Inquisition – Captain Blue disappears from a restaurant. When he wakes, he finds that he has lost 3 months and Spectrum Security want to know where he has been and if he is even the real Captain Blue.

14 May 1968

Imdb Score – [6.9]




Full Episode Guide

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Season One

The Mysterons (1967) –
A misunderstanding causes a war between the Earth and the Mysterons from Mars.
Winged Assassin (1967) –
The Mysterons target the Director-General of the Asian Republic.
Big Ben Strikes Again (1967) –
The Mysterons threaten to blow up London with a bomb they have stolen.
Manhunt (1967) –
A manhunt begins for ex spectrum officer Captain Black after a failed break-in at a nuclear power plant.
Avalanche (1967) –
Captain Scarlet and Captain Green investigate the mysterious deaths of the personnel at Red Deer Base.
White as Snow (1967) –
The Mysterons threaten to kill Colonel White.
The Trap (1967) –
Captain Scarlet supervises security at the International Air Conference at Glen Garry Castle.
Operation Time (1967) –
The Mysterons’ cryptically threaten to “kill time.”
Spectrum Strikes Back (1967) –
At a Spectrum conference two new anti-mysteron devices (A Mysteron detector and a Mysteron gun) are to be demonstrated.
Special Assignment (1967) –
The Mysterons threaten to obliterate North America.
The Heart of New York (1967) –
The Mysterons threaten to destroy the “Heart of New York.”
Lunarville 7 (1967) –

Point 783 (1967) –

Model Spy (1967) –

Seek and Destroy (1968) –

Renegade Rocket (1968) –

Crater 101 (1968) –

Shadow of Fear (1968) –

Dangerous Rendezvous (1968) –

Fire at Rig 15 (1968) –

Treble Cross (1968) –

Flight 104 (1968) –

Place of Angels (1968) –

Noose of Ice (1968) –

Expo 2068 (1968) –

The Launching (1968) –

Codename Europa (1968) –

Inferno (1968) –

Traitor (1968) –

Flight to Atlantica (1968)

Attack on Cloudbase (1968)

The Inquisition (1968)