Adventurer

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TV Show Summary

  • Aired: July 23, 1987 - August 28, 1987 (United Kingdom)
  • Follows on from 1981's The Smuggler also starring Oliver Tobias as Jack Vincent. Vincent is an ex-naval officer turned smuggler and has to live by his wits and sword. The Adventurer was filmed around the coast of New Zealand. This show only ran once on New Zealand television and was co-produced by TVNZ and Thames Television, England.
  • Swashbuckling TV drama series starring Oliver Tobias as Jack Vincent, the ex-naval officer now living by the sword and trying to outwit the authorities, as he tries his hand at smuggling on the high seas.
  • Jack Vincent, an aristocrat and former British naval captain forced by circumstances to become a smuggler, is caught and transported on the HMS Success to a penal colony on Norfolk Island, off the New Zealand coast. Unhappily for Vincent, the ship’s captain is none other than his brother-in-law, Lt. Harry Anderson. The two men have quarrelled violently in the past over Anderson’s treatment of Vincent’s sister and now Anderson subjects him to particularly harsh and humiliating treatment. Vincent stages a successful mutiny, casting Anderson and those loyal to him adrift, and plans to sail to America. When the Success is shipwrecked, Vincent is one of three survivors; but Anderson also survives the storm, and vows to pursue Vincent until he sees him hanged at Execution Dock. So begins a fight for survival for Vincent and his crew, complete with hostile natives, unscrupulous sea-traders, crazed prophets and buried treasure...

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Episode List

Season 1:

  • 1.01 - "Convict 41 (Part 1)" - Aired: July 23, 1987
  • 1.02 - "Convict 41 (Part 2)" - Aired: July 24, 1987
  • 1.03 - "Maru (Part 1)" - Aired: July 30, 1987
  • 1.04 - "Maru (Part 2)" - Aired: July 31, 1987
  • 1.05 - "A Legacy (Part 1)" - Aired: August 6, 1987
  • 1.06 - "A Legacy (Part 2)" - Aired: August 7, 1987
  • 1.07 - "Sovay (Part 1)" - Aired: August 13, 1987
  • 1.08 - "Sovay (Part 2)" - Aired: August 14, 1987
  • 1.09 - "Dragon Island (Part 1)" - Aired: August 20, 1987
  • 1.10 - "Dragon Island (Part 2)" - Aired: August 21, 1987
  • 1.11 - "Utu (Part 1)" - Aired: August 27, 1987
  • 1.12 - "Utu (Part 2)" - Aired: August 28, 1987

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