The Psychobombs
Episode 22/12/25
The Psychobombs
Production Info
Director Jeremy Summers
Story by
Screenplay by Tony Barwick
Production Code
IMDB Reference tt0735638
Transmission Info
Episode 12
Airdate 30 December 1970
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A trio of innocent civilians, Linda Simmonds, Clem Mason and Daniel Clark are captured by aliens using a hypnotic signal and imbued with superhuman powers. Straker encounters Mason, who overpowers him and leaves him unconscious. When he comes round, Straker is given an ultimatum by the aliens - Unless SHADO ceases its operations, the trio will be sent in as suicide bombers to destroy it.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 IMDB entry tt0735638

The Episodes
(Listed in filming order)
Production Block 1:
Identified I Computer Affair I Flight Path I Survival I Exposed I Conflict I The Dalotek Affair I A Question of Priorities I Ordeal I The Responsibility Seat I The Square Triangle I Court Martial I Close Up I Confetti Check A-OK I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash
Production Block 2:
The Sound of Silence I The Cat with Ten Lives I Destruction I The Man Who Came Back I The Psychobombs I Reflections in the Water I Mindbender I Timelash I The Long Sleep