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Blue Blood

A detective series by Brian Clemens, featuring a penniless German count who turns to investigation work to make ends meet.

Episode title: Bounty (pilot episode)

Transmission date: 1988

Lewis’s character: Hugh Sinclair

Synopsis: Insurance broker Sinclair engages Count von Altenberg to track down Max Zinder, as there is evidence to suggest his death was faked, thus defrauding the insurance company.


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Count Henry von Altenberg-Albert Fortell
Lisa Prentice-Ursula Karven
Pat Canning-Barbara Wussow
Countess von Altenberg-Capucine
Kurt Schmidtchen
Helen Vita
Horst Kummeth
Udo Weinberger
Hermann Schneider
Reinhold Hartl

The proposed series was originally set in Britain, but a German T.V. company offered financial backing so the location was changed accordingly. The pilot led to a series which was transmitted in 1990. It was entitled Scandalous in the U.S.A.