Worst & Best Thriller UK ( 1973 ) Episodes

About the Series

Genre: British Thriller/Mystery/Crime
Series: 5
Episodes: 43
First Transmission: 1973-1976
Channel: ITV

Thriller is a British television series created by Brian Clemens, who also scripted the majority of the episodes.

It is an anthology series with each episode being a self-contained story. As the title suggests, each story is a thriller of some variety and they range from tales of the supernatural to simple whodunits.

The stories are often set in the English home counties, and most episodes feature at least one American character, usually an American actor in order to appeal to the American market.


Best Episode ( S3 Ep1 )

A Coffin for the Bride – Mark Walker is in the business of marrying wealthy older women and then killing them after the honeymoon. His modus operandi all changes when he falls for the blonde Stella McKenzie. He considers giving up his life of crime and finally marrying for love. Unfortunately, a lawyer suspects the truth about him.

11 March 1974

Imdb Score [8.1]



Worst Episode ( S2 Ep6 )

Colour Him Dead – After an assassin’s bullet fails to kill tycoon David Garick, eccentric husband and wife detective team, Arden and Suzy Buckley, are hired to protect the millionaire. The pair have to discover the identity of the would-be-assassin before the next murder attempt.

5 April 1974

Imdb Score – [5.5]