The evil Baron Hinterestoisser plans to humiliate President Ulysses S. Grant by showing a fake kinetoscope film of Grant signing a shady deal with a foreign power. Hinterestoisser has the film hidden in the German embassy under heavy guard and only Jim and Artie can get to it.
A scientist and his daughter are kidnapped by a cavalry officer turned arms dealer who wants the scientist's "doomsday formula": a massive explosive that he can sell to the highest foreign bidder.
Investigating crooks who are driving off homesteaders, Jim and Artie are confronted by a steam-driven juggernaut. Artie impersonates a businessman and buys the land, luring the crooks into making him their next target.
A man Jim is assigned to meet mysteriously disappears at the Sedgewick Hotel. Jim and Artie determine he was suffering from a rare disease, and track him to the Sedgewick Manor, where a mysterious Dr. Maitland is working on a cure for a genetic disease that plagues the Sedgewick family.
Special Guest Stars: Sharon Acker
as Lavinia (Lavinia Sedgewick) |
A vial with a volatile germ is stolen and Jim and Artie track it to a party hosted by an eccentric millionaire, Rufus Kraus, with a penchant for lethal games. The germ will release at midnight and the agents have that long to find it and survive Kraus' "entertainment."
Jim and Artie meet with a Navy lieutenant to discuss what is threatening fishing in the area, but the man is killed... by a giant squid. Admiral Farragut is arriving in the area and the agents must determine what the monster is and who is responsible.
Norbet Plank, the chief bookkeeper of a syndicate, is wanted for murder and flees to his boss' company town. Jim and Artie must get into the town, find the man, and get him out in one piece.
Thieves steal the gem-eye of the statue of the Pharaoh Ho Tem Ra, setting off an international incident, and Jim and Artie have to recover it. But the gem has much more value then simply its monetary worth: it's the key to something even greater.
Jim and Artie are summoned to the deserted mining town of Brimstone by a Professor Colecrest, who has some secret to tell them. But the town has been taken over by Zack Morton and his henchman Roach, who are after a secret Confederate shipment. When Colecrest is badly injured, Artie must go for help while Jim holds off Roach and his men.. and deal with an elderly Confederate soldier.
Jim and Jeremy get a new partner, timid Bosley Cranston, during their investigation of an opium-smuggling ring led by businessman Gideon Stix. Cranston's photographic memory proves invaluable when they must break into Stix's house and duplicate the man's records.
Someone is selling "insurance" to rich businessman... and using a giant tuning fork to destroy their businesses with sound waves when they refuse to pay.
Uncredited: Red West
as Thug With Shotgun
Dr. Loveless plans revenge on the people he holds a special grudge against, and kidnaps them one by one with a series of crimes based on a poem. Jim and his new partner Jeremy Pike go up against the good Doctor... and his steam-driven mechanical man.
West and Pike are on the trial of the villainous Chang and discover a plan to use Alcatraz Prison as the base of operations to take control of San Francisco.
Townspeople in New Mexico are under attack by bandits... who appear to be the ghosts of Cortez and his Conquistadores.
Upstanding citizens are committing acts of sabotage, and in each case a mysterious raven seemed to trigger the outbreak. Jim and his new partner, Frank Harper, discover that a traveling eye doctor may be responsible.
Quick thinking on Frank Harper's part prevents a mind-controlled Jim from assassinating the Mexican ambassador and triggering a war. Now the two agents must infiltrate Raven and destroy it from within.
Dying crime lord Johnny Sabatini wants Jim to help his ward, the blind Sylvia, in exchange for him giving the agent information on another criminal, Boorman. Sylvia knows nothing about Sabatini's true background but has vague memories of the town of Calliope, MO. Jim and his new partner, chemist Ned Brown, investigate the matter and find that a $500,000 Army payroll was stolen and hid in Calliope, and someone knows more than they're telling.
Secret Service agent Fred Doorman is murdered after investigating reports of a traitor, and leaves behind a sheet of music as a clue. Jim and Jeremy try to decipher the possible code and Jim ends up at a Secret Service academy where a counterfeiting scheme is underway.
Jim and Artie get a message from an old friend that brings them to a fort at the Mexican border, where a group of men have infiltrated the outpost and plan to trigger a war with Mexico.
Jim meets with a newly-returned Artie in New Orleans, and Gordon has to accompany a temperamental Italian diva. Jim takes on Artie's duties but they're attacked at the opera and soon find that two other divas have disappeared within the opera house.
Jim travels to Bleak Island to collect a bequest to the National Museum, and teams up with former associate Sir Nigel Scott of Scotland Yard to protect a priceless diamond and defeat a master criminal named Calendar and his ghostly hound.
The royal family of Karovnia flees to the U.S. with a religious icon representing their family rulership. The person who forced them into exile and sent assassins after them, Count Balkovitch, needs the icon to assume power and only Jim and Artie stand in his way.
Special Guest Stars: Nina Foch
as Duchess Sophia |
Governor Trent's daughter Averi is kidnapped by bandits, but while Jim goes to rescue her, Artie finds out that one of the men has the plague... and if Jim and anyone else exposed isn't treated in three days, they'll die.
Jim comes to the aid of the Jupiter Corporation, which has already lost three members. When acting chair Amelia Bronston vetoes a request for Jim to help, the agent teams up with the headstrong Lionel, son of one of the dead men.
Jim West and Artemus Gordon are called out of retirement to stop Michelito Loveless Jr., the son of their old enemy Dr. Loveless. Michelito has created cyborgs, a nuclear bomb, and imposters to replace the leaders of the world, all as part of his grand scheme to conquer the world and avenge the death of his father.
The Secret Service calls Jim and Artie out of retirement to deal with Albert Paradine II, a criminal genius who plans to unleash a world war upon the planet and conquer those who survive with the help of his nuclear arsenal and invisibility device.
Special Guest Stars: Victor Buono
as Dr. Messenger (Dr. Henry Messenger) |
Paradine heads for Washington to plant a bomb and blow up the peace conference, sparking World War I. Jim and Artie race to stop him but discover that Paradine's invisibility device makes capturing the villain impossible.
Special Guest Stars: Victor Buono
as Dr. Messenger (Dr. H) |