"We intend to obliterate the sub-continent of North America"

Special Assignment is the 10th broadcast and 20th produced episode of British television series Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons.


The Mysterons threaten to obliterate North America, but Spectrum is left without its number one agent when Captain Scarlet is dismissed for gambling offences. He is approached by a pair of Mysteron agents who intend to destroy Nuclear City using a Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle supplied by Scarlet, but first he must prove his loyalty by killing Captain Blue!


Regular Cast

Guest Cast

Equipment Used



The Old Ranch house, was previously seen in Spectrum Strikes Back as the Hunting lodge.

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