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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'THE TALE OF THE BIG WHY BY BRIAN CLEMENS' superimposed on a view over the handlebars of a trailbike, a blue truck almost completely blocking the road ahead
  • Roach and Poole completely strip Brandon's car, leaving the pieces strewn all over the yelow, mown grass of a fieldb
  • The paperback book from Braqndon's package, 'The Tale of the Big Y' sits on top of a map of the area. The book's cover is red with white text and has a sepia drawing of three cowboys before some mountains, rounding up a cow which is branded with a Y on the rump
  • Gambit stands before his white Range Rover, pointing his revolver to the left
  • Turner climbs into a red biplane in order to escape
  • A blurry black and white photo, but it shows Harmer handing over documents to the enemy clearly enough for his to be guilty

The New Avengers, Series 1 - Episode 8
The Tale of the Big Why

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Robert Fuest

Production Crew

Music Composed by Laurie Johnson regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals Jason King
Produced by Albert Fennell regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals
and Brian Clemens regular New Avengers regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
By Brian Clemens regular New Avengers regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Original teleplay Dennis Spooner regular New Avengers The Champions Doctor Who The Professionals Jason King Department S Randall and Hopkirk UFO
Copyright IDTV - TVP New Avengers regular
Copyright date MCMLXXVI All Rights Reserved
Directed by Ray Austin regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals The Saint Randall and Hopkirk The Champions Department S Space 1999
Production Supervisor Ron Fry regular New Avengers regular New Avengers Doctor Who Space 1999
Unit Manager Robert Fennell New Avengers regular
Assistant Director Ron Purdie regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals
Continuity Renée Glynne New Avengers regular 007
Location Manager Nicholas Gillot New Avengers regular The Professionals The Sweeney
Casting Director Maggie Cartier New Avengers regular 007 The Professionals Indiana Jones
Production Designed by Syd Cain New Avengers regular 007
Art Director Robert Bell New Avengers regular UFO
Set Dresser Simon Wakefield regular New Avengers 007
Construction Manager Leon Davis New Avengers regular 007
Wardrobe Supervisor Jackie Cummins New Avengers regular Doctor Who 007 The Professionals Pink Panther
Fight Arranger Cyd Child regular New Avengers regular New Avengers Pink Panther
Director of Photography Mike Reed New Avengers regular 007 The Saint (billed as Mike Reed BSC)
Camera Operator Herbert Smith New Avengers regular Dangerman
Make-up Alan Boyle New Avengers regular The Professionals
Make-up Alan Brownie New Avengers regular The Professionals
Hairdressing Supervisor Helene Bevan New Avengers regular The Professionals Space 1999
Editor Bob Dearberg regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals The Prisoner
Sound Recordist Danny Daniel New Avengers regular Carry On.. Pink Panther
Sound Recordist Ken Barker New Avengers regular 007 Carry On.. Pink Panther UFO
Dubbing Editor Peter Lennard regular New Avengers regular New Avengers The Professionals Randall and Hopkirk Department S
Dubbing Editor Mike Hopkins New Avengers regular 007 The Professionals
Post-production Co-ordinator Paul Clay regular New Avengers The Professionals
A Production Of The Avengers (Film & TV) Enterprises Ltd. New Avengers regular
For TV Productions & I.D.T.V. Paris New Avengers regular
Processed by Rank Film Laboratories New Avengers regular
Filmed on Location and at Pinewood Studios, England

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