Baffled (ITC Drama, Leonard Nimoy, Susan Hampshire)

In supernatural drama Baffled racing driver Tom Novak (Leonard Nimoy) is almost killed in a high speed crash, he begins having visions of a screaming woman in an English mansion, helped by expert of the supernatural Michele Brent (Susan Hampshire), Kovak aims to get to the bottom of the mystery.

Clearly intended as a pilot for a series that never emerged this entertaining ITC entry has all the look and feel of their classic series, complete with back projection driving and fake overseas locations.

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Cast: LEONARD NIMOY as Tom Kovak; SUSAN HAMPSHIRE as Michele Brent; VERA MILES; JEWEL BLANCH; RACHEL ROBERTS; RAY BROOKS; ANGHARAD REES; CHRISTOPHER BENJAMIN; VALERIE TAYLOR; MILTON JOHNS as Dr Reed; PATSY SMART as Cleaning Woman; SHANE RIMMER as Track Announcer; DAN MEADEN as Policeman

Writer: Theodore Apstein / Music: Richard Hill / Executive Producer: Norman Felton / Producer and Director: Philip Leacock

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UK / ITC – Arena / 1×96 minute episode / 1971

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