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Man in a Suitcase: Man from the Dead

Mac sees a chance to clear his name when the daughter of Harry Thyssen, the man who ordered him to let LeFabre defect, reports that her father is back from the dead. She soon drops the claim but Mac figures that he's onto something, even though his former superiors warn him off the case.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x6
Airdate: Wednesday November 01st, 1967

Alternate Airdates:

US (ABC) May 03, 1968
Germany Dec 06, 1968

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Guest Stars
Arthur Howell
As Moustache
John Barrie (1)
As Harry Thyssen
Lionel Murton
As Coughlin
Angela Browne
As Rachel Thyssen
Stuart Damon
As Williams
Fabia Drake
As Receptionist
Timothy Bateson
As Pfeiffer
Dandy Nichols
As Landlady
Clifford Earl
As Policeman
Main Cast


In London, nursery school teacher Rachel Thyssen leaves for the day and is walking down the street when she sees a man. Shocked, she runs after him and bumps into a police officer. When he demands an explanation, Rachel explains that she's chasing after her father... who died six years ago...

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Episode Quotes
Policeman: Well, who is this man?
Rachel Thyssen: My father.
Policeman: Well, can't you go home and wait for him?
Rachel Thyssen: No, he hasn't been home in six years.
Policeman: Has he been missing?
Rachel Thyssen: No.
Policeman: Ill?
Rachel Thyssen: No.
Policeman: Well, what then, miss?
Rachel Thyssen: He's dead.

Coughlin: You were a good agent, McGill. You always had a talent for walking through doors.

Rachel Thyssen: Do you have to go away again?
Harry Thyssen: Yeah.
Rachel Thyssen: Why?
Harry Thyssen: That's what every woman's asked every soldier since the beginning of time.
Rachel Thyssen: And we never get an answer.

Rachel Thyssen: Where're you going?
McGill: To Southampton. I got to get my suitcase and my car.
Rachel Thyssen: Are they so important?
McGill: Yes, ma'am. They're all I own.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDennis Spooner  |  Richard Harris (2)
ProducerSidney Cole
Associate ProducerBarry Delmaine
Production DesignerWilliam Kellner
EditorJohn Glen
Music EditorAlan Willis
Make-upJim Evans
Camera OperatorGerry Massy Collier
Director of PhotographyLionel Banes
Sound EditorBill Taylor (2)
Main Title ThemeRon Grainer
Set DresserFreda Pearson
WardrobeKay Gilbert
Assistant DirectorDoug Hermes
Unit ManagerBert Pearl
Executive Story ConsultantStanley Greenberg
Music DirectorAlbert Elms
Second Unit DirectorJohn Glen
ContinuitySusanna Merry
Casting DirectorRose Tobias Shaw
Stunt ArrangerRoy Vincente
HairdresserBlanche Arden
Warning: Man in a Suitcase season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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