Episode Data for The Responsibility Seat
Orginal airing date:
Season Number: 1
Production Number (Airing): 10 ( 10 )
Acting in his cover as a film studio executive, Straker is interviewed by a Miss Josephine Fraser. Miss Fraser accidentally leaves her purse and tape recorder behind after the interview ends, but later retrieves them. Straker suspects that some SHADO communications may have been recorded onto her tape, and after discovering she is not with the press he decides to track her down himself, leaving Col. Freeman in command. After a struggle and a car chase, Straker finally gets the tape, but then starts becoming attracted to her. Meanwhile, Col. Freeman is having a difficult time in charge of SHADO, as a UFO sighting turns out to be a weather balloon, and a Russian lunar surface vehicle is out of control on a collision course with Moonbase!