Special Assignment

Loyauté mise a l'épreuve
Prod. code
SCA 22
First air date
Friday, December 1, 1967
Running time


After being caught gambling, Captain Scarlet is force to resign from Spectrum. He is approached by two Mysteron agents who offer him to wipe his IOU in exchange of an SPV.

Mysteron threat

This is the voice of the Mysterons. We know that you can hear us, Earthmen. We will deal another crushing blow. We told you we intend to obliterate the subcontinent of North America. We will be avenged.

Characters in order of appearance 19

Credits 39

  • Director

    Robert Lynn

  • Teleplay

    Tony Barwick

  • Art director

    Grenville Nott

  • Assistant director

    Ian Griffiths

  • Associate producer

    John Read

  • Captain Scarlet sung by

    The Spectrum

  • Characters created by

    Sylvia Anderson

  • Designer

    Keith Wilson

  • Dialogue editor

    Don Brill

  • Dialogue synchronisation

    James Cowan

  • Executive producer

    Gerry Anderson

  • Format

    Gerry & Sylvia Anderson

  • Lighting cameraman

    Julien Lugrin

  • Music composed and directed by

    Barry Gray

  • Music editor

    George Randall

  • Producer

    Reginald E. Hill

  • Production manager

    Frank Hollands

  • Property master

    Arthur Cripps

  • Puppet operator

    Judith Morgan
    Jan King

  • Puppetry co-ordination

    Mary Turner

  • Puppetry supervision

    Christine Glanville

  • Script editor

    Tony Barwick

  • Sculptor

    Ernest Shuttas Plugg ShuttTim Cooksey
    Terry Curtis

  • Special effects director

    Jimmy Elliott

  • Supervising art director

    Bob Bell

  • Supervising editor

    Len Walter

  • Supervising sound editor

    Peter Pennell

  • Supervising special effects director

    Derek Meddings

  • Visual effects 2nd unit camera operator

    Noel Rowlands

  • Visual effects 2nd unit director

    Peter Wragg

  • Visual effects 2nd unit lighting cameraman

    Ted Wooldridge

  • Visual Effects Lighting Cameraman

    Bert Mason

  • Visual effects production manager

    Brian Burgess

  • Wardrobe

    Iris Richens

  • Editor

    Harry McDonald