Man in a Suitcase

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  • 1967
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.6  (396)

"Man In A Suitcase" (1967) was a British TV series. The protagonist, McGill, was a former US intelligence operative who had been forced out of the service because he'd been accused of a crime he didn't commit. Unable to clear his name, he went to England where he set up shop as a detective and bounty hunter. His cases often took him to Europe and sometimes even Africa. As a result, he lived out of his suitcase, hence the show's title.

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Night Flight to Andorra
15. Night Flight to Andorra
April 17, 1968
McGill organizes a team of burglars to carry out a raid on a fortress in the Pyrenees, supposedly to steal its art treasures. Their plans go awry when a tourist stumbles upon their preparations, and they take the intruder prisoner. Only at the last minute does McGill reveal the real reason for the raid.
Castle in the Clouds
14. Castle in the Clouds
April 10, 1968
During the course of a romantic dinner, a prominent government official allows his mistress to wear a diamond brooch belonging to his wife. When she blackmails him for its return, the desperate husband calls in McGill. The detective soon realizes that a lot of people are interested in the brooch, including the young woman's fiancé.
Three Blinks of the Eyes
13. Three Blinks of the Eyes
April 3, 1968
Fearful of her violent husband but just as desperate to get him back, a millionairess hires McGill to follow him to Paris and put an end to his affair. When the young woman in question ends up murdered, the French police quickly arrest their prime suspect.
Who's Mad Now?
12. Who's Mad Now?
March 27, 1968
When an old flame tells McGill she thinks she's going out of her mind, he decides to check up on the activities of her husband, who enjoys not only his wife's money but also the attentions of a younger woman. However, another woman entirely could be the source of his friend's disturbance.
The Revolutionaries
11. The Revolutionaries
March 20, 1968
An exile living in Sweden has just finished memoirs that identify the assassin of his country's president. Aware that his enemies will stop at nothing to prevent publication, he hires McGill to escort his daughter to safety in England. But when McGill comes to the attention of the local police, why do the father and daughter deny knowing him?
Property of a Gentleman
10. Property of a Gentleman
March 13, 1968
McGill's rich young friend can't understand why her father won't see her--but when one of the old man's beloved Cezannes goes up for auction, she knows that something is seriously amiss. Meanwhile, her two brothers have recruited the services of an impersonator with an uncanny resemblance to their father.
Which Way Did He Go, McGill?
9. Which Way Did He Go, McGill?
March 6, 1968
A ruthless ex-con is released after five years in prison for stealing half a million pounds in gold bullion--and begins to track down each member of his gang who managed to get away. McGill follows one step behind him. But for the safety of all concerned, he'll have to get one step ahead.
Web with Four Spiders
8. Web with Four Spiders
February 28, 1968
A lawyer working on an international space legislation committee gets drunk and photographed in compromising situations--in a brawl, in bed with a scantily dressed woman, and passed out in an alley. McGill learns that this is not the first time it's happened--and wonders why no blackmailers are asking for money.
Jigsaw Man
7. Jigsaw Man
February 21, 1968
An Italian count pays McGill to track down his younger brother, who has been running up bills all over Europe. But now the brother stands to come into half a million dollars--an inheritance he seems strangely reluctant to accept. Why doesn't he want to sign the trust fund papers? McGill discovers there's more than a little concealed in the fine print.
No Friend of Mine
6. No Friend of Mine
February 14, 1968
Saboteurs launch a series of attacks on a colonial mining company in central Africa, and the chief suspects are local terrorists seeking independence from Britain. Brought in to investigate, McGill quickly determines who is responsible. Next, he must find out why.
Blind Spot
5. Blind Spot
February 7, 1968
When a rich, elderly Frenchwoman is robbed and killed, her sight-impaired daughter hires McGill to do what the Paris police seemingly can't--find the killer and return the stolen jewels. What he turns up is darker than anyone could have foreseen.
Somebody Loses, Somebody...Wins?
4. Somebody Loses, Somebody...Wins?
January 31, 1968
McGill goes behind the Iron Curtain to make contact with a potential defector. Realizing he's been set up, he has to get back across the border--and do so without endangering the security of a young Englishwoman who may be a double agent.
The Boston Square
3. The Boston Square
January 24, 1968
An oceanographer disappears and takes with him confidential research papers about deep-sea fishing in the Adriatic. McGill tracks him down in Corfu, where the papers appear to be up for the highest bidder. What McGill can't understand is why an Albanian agent posing as a businessman is so interested in deep-sea research.
Why They Killed Nolan
2. Why They Killed Nolan
January 17, 1968
McGill tries to help a fellow private investigator and old friend get safely out of the country. Not only does the man end up murdered, but McGill gets framed for the crime. While on the run from the police, he has to find out why his friend was killed and make sure he doesn't meet the same fate.
The Whisper
1. The Whisper
January 10, 1968
The owner of an African tobacco plantation hires McGill to unearth the true identity of a missionary priest working selflessly among the local people. What he discovers gives everyone a reason to want the priest dead and McGill renewed determination to keep him alive.
Description

"Man In A Suitcase" (1967) was a British TV series. The protagonist, McGill, was a former US intelligence operative who had been forced out of the service because he'd been accused of a crime he didn't commit. Unable to clear his name, he went to England where he set up shop as a detective and bounty hunter. His cases often took him to Europe and sometimes even Africa. As a result, he lived out of his suitcase, hence the show's title.

Man in a Suitcase is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (32 episodes). The series first aired on September 27, 1967.

Where to Watch Man in a Suitcase

Man in a Suitcase is available for streaming on the Acorn Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Man in a Suitcase on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    September 27, 1967
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (396)