Action · Adventure · Drama
Simon Templar, a debonair Robin Hood-type character, travels around Europe trying to help people in distress while targeting the wealthy and corrupt.
S01:E03 - The Careful Terrorist
Whilst in New York, the Saint watches his friend, reporter Lester Boyd, launch a television attack on corrupt union boss Nat Grindel. Shortly afterwards Boyd is killed when a bomb explodes in his apartment. The Saint takes up from where Boyd left off, threatening to expose Grindel. Grindel uses an eccentric inventor and killer, Herman Uberlasch, to dispose of the Saint by planting a double bomb in his apartment, the first of which he finds. Will he get to the second one in time?
S01:E04 - The Covetous Headsman
On a flight to Paris, the Saint meets Valerie North, who is on her way to meet her long-lost brother, only to find on arrival that he has been murdered, for a St. Christopher medal taken from around his neck. Valerie owns an identical medal, which she gives to the Saint. She is then kidnapped by Olivant, a Nazi collaborator in the Second World War, who recognizes that the two medals together are worth a fortune. The Saint has to discover why, as well as saving Valerie from Olivant's clutches.
S01:E10 - The Golden Journey
On the Costa Brava the Saint meets the fiancee of one of his friends, the spoilt, imperious heiress Belinda Deane. He decides that she needs to understand that money cannot buy everything and contrives to steal her creature comforts, forcing her to undertake a walking holiday with him. Initially resentful she - inevitably - comes to appreciate the finer points of nature.
S01:E11 - The Man Who Was Lucky
Marty O'Connell, a small-time book-maker, and his girl-friend Cora are in trouble. Marty is a witness to a murder committed by the gangster 'Lucky' Joe Luckner, so-called because nobody has ever successfully testified against him. Marty is in hiding and asks for the Saint's help. The Saint visits Luckner and, in exchange for money, offers to deliver Marty to him but this is of course a plan to make Luckner pay for his past misdeeds.
S01:E12 - The Charitable Countess
In Rome the Saint is about to attend a charity ball given by the Countess Rovagna - actually an American ex-stripper who married into money. The ball is in aid of Father Bellini's mission for the homeless, but the reality is that only a small proportion of the monies raised go the mission, the aim of the exercise being to make her look good and enhance her bank balance. The Saint decides that this charity ball will be an occasion she will not forget.