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Supercar was a prototype vehicle that could travel in the air, on land or beneath the sea. Its test pilot was Mike Mercury, who traveled the world in search of adventure. Supercar was ... See full summary »
There was nearly another series of Supercar (possibly in colour). On the 8th March 1963 Television Mail reported, "Associated Television is to spend about £1,000,000 on telefilm production this year. The company is preparing to go ahead with a new series called Sentimental Agent, another series of The Saint (1962), a further 26 productions of Supercar, probably another series of Fireball XL5 (1962) and a new project from AP Films involving an underwater world." The last project being hinted at is Stingray (1964).
Sadly, a new government bill forced ATV to scale back their production plans and in May 1963 Television Mail reported, "Grade has already had to effect a small measure of economy - namely a second series of Supercar." And so Mike Mercury and co were consigned to history.
Do you suppose that Mike Mercury will be able to unravel such a brilliant scheme, conceived by Masterspy himself?
Zarin: Yes, Masterspy.
Zarin: I mean, *no*, Masterspy!