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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'THE LAST OF THE CYBERNAUTS...?? BY BRIAN CLEMENS' superimposed on Kane in his car, shielding his head for the inevitable crash with his hands
  • Kane is displeased, so he puts on a sad mask
  • Steed in profile on the right in his bowler hat, Gambit and Purdey face us - and him as they discuss Mason's kidnapping
  • Gambit fights the cybernaut on the staircase
  • Mason and Malov strap Kane into his cybernautic suit
  • Over the shoulder view of Steed holding up a can of aerosol plastic skin to Kane's frozen face, Purdey looks on over Kane's right shoulder

The New Avengers, Series 1 - Episode 3
The Last of the Cybernauts...??

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Sidney Hayers

Production details

Produced:May, 1976
First broadcast:
  • London: 2-Nov-76
  • Midlands: 28-Nov-76
  • Sydney (ABN-2): 6-Apr-77
  • Melbourne (ABV-2): 6-Apr-77
  • USA (CBS): 9-Mar-79
  • France (TF1): 21-Dec-76

Minutiæ

Near the end of the chase around the carpark, the purple Hillman Kane's contact had crashed into can be seen, completely undamaged, in the background.

Kane loves to crush obviously feeble things - a completely rotten apple, and a clearly plastic toy gun thrown at him by Purdey.

The Transport

Marque Colour Number Plate
Morris Oxford grey AHC 585B
Peugeot 404 1964 taupe JHX 44K
Citroen DS21 Pallas white MCO 731P
Peugeot 404? Fiat 1800? red ?
Morris Minor 1000 1964 dark grey ?
Vauxhall Magmum 1600 L 1975 blue HLO 351N
Steed's "big cat" Jaguar XJ12 C Broadspeed 5.3 Litre Coupe Automatic 1976 british racing green NWK 60P
Hillman Minx Series V 1965 magenta ?
Gambit's Range Rover Series I 1976 white LOK 537P
Morris 1100 yellow ?
Commer CA fuel tanker 1962 green 256 WFK
AEC Reliant - Plaxton Panorama Elite coach beige VHV 111G
Rover 2000 TC P6 dark mustard ONK 460H
Purdey's MGB Mk III 1976 drophead roadster mustard MOC 232P
Gambit's Jaguar XJ-S [XJ27] 1976 red NRW 875P
Range Rover Series I 1976 white KXC 376L

Who's Killing Whom?

Victim Killer Method
Terry Kane? bullet wound?
Kane (assumed) (self) crashes car into fuel tanker, which explodes
Frank Goff Kane cybernaut
1st Guard Kane cybernaut
J.B. Foster Kane cybernaut
Malov Professor Mason cybernaut
Click a name to see the face

The Fashions

Gambit's fashions
  1. black tuxedo with silk shawl collar, white frilled dress shirt, black bow tie
  2. light brown checked single-breasted 3-piece suit with flared trousers, slit breast pocket, tailored with darts, light brown shirt, dark brown tie
  3. light brown single-breasted 3-piece suit with flared trousers, slit breast pocket, double covered dpockets at waist (R only?), light orange-brown shirt, brown tie
  4. navy chalk stripe single-breasted suit, purple tie with white spot, pale blue shirt
  5. dark brown single-breasted 3-piece suit with flared trousers with a white shirt
Purdey's fashions
  1. gold and white dress, spaghetti shoulder straps
  2. pink t-shirt, grey slacks
  3. lavender/white body suit
  4. chocolate jacket with huge lapels, white piping, cream shirt with loose, turned back cuffs, brown slacks
  5. brown culottes, gold and brown silk gathered shoulderless blouse, brown high heeled calf-length boots
  6. pale mustard PVC cape and wrap-around skirt, pattened in brown, both with pleated hems, milk chocolate rollneck shirt with long sleeves, long brown socks
  7. brown rollneck long-sleeved woolen, patterned pyramid/diamond skirt
  8. pink/purple/white sundress
  9. lilac leotard & leg warmers, later with a purple jumper
  10. blue floating skirt, leotard top with transparent cape
Steed's fashions
  1. dark green velvet tuxedo, white dress shirt, black bow tie, black cumberbund
  2. blue single-breasted 3-piece suit, tartan red tie, pale blue shirt
  3. brown single-breasted suit, felted collar, slanted waist pockets, covered, no breast pockets, single button on cuff, brown tie with white spot, blue shirt
  4. yellow waistcoat, pale blue shirt, dark brown tie, cream trousers, brown chelsea boots
  5. khaki riding coat with felted collar, single vent, blue shirt, brown paisley tie
  6. blue single-breasted 3-piece suit, purple tie with white spot, pale blue shirt, black bowler hat
  7. dark grey single-breasted 3-piece suit, covered waist pockets, single button at waist & single vent?, with matching bowler hat, nauve shirt and metallic gold tie
  8. khaki riding coat with felted collar, single vent, cream shirt, brown paisley tie
  9. above with old gold tie

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