1) Credit Where Credit’s Due
2) Character Designs
4) Derek Meddings Joins APF
5) Supercar in Colour?
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, a further 26 episodes of Supercar, probably another series of Fireball XL5 and a new project from AP Films involving an underwater world.”
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…