• title card: white text reading ‘Propellant 23’ superimposed on a close-up of Meyer sitting nervously in his aeroplane seat
  • Roland, holding Meyer’s briefcase in the foreground right, is suspicious of Steed when Curly, stading behind him, says Steed had asked to take charge of the briefcase
  • Cathy and Steed rendezvous at the lingerie shop
  • Jeanette, on foreground left, becomes suspicious of Manning, behind and to her left
  • Tissot and the baker conspire... to get drunk
  • Roland and Pierre are astonished to discover Curly is now completely bald

Series 2 — Episode 2
Propellant 23

Teleplay by Jon Manchip White
Directed by Jonathan Alwyn

Production No 3505, VTR/ABC/1871
Production completed: July 21 1962. First transmission: October 6 1962.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular007Danger ManDoctor WhoThe Saint
Jeanette Justine Lord The PrisonerThe Saint
Laure Catherine Woodville regularDanger ManThe Saint
Paul Manning Geoffrey Palmer regularDoctor Who007The ProfessionalsThe SaintPolice SurgeonThe Sweeney
Roland Ralph Nossek The Sweeney
Pierre Barry Wilsher Doctor WhoThe Saint
Lt ‘Curly’ Leclerc John Crocker regularThe Saint
Jacques Tissot Trader Faulkner
Siebel John Dearth Doctor WhoThe Saint
Jules Meyer Frederick Schiller The ChampionsDanger ManThe SaintThe Sweeney
Captain Legros Nicholas Courtney regularDoctor WhoThe SaintJason KingRandall and HopkirkCallanThe Champions
Co-pilot (Robert) Michael Beint Adam AdamantCallanThe SaintThe Sweeney
Baker (Jean Martin) John Gill Doctor WhoThe Saint
Gendarme & H.Q. voice Graham Ashley regularDanger ManDoctor WhoStar Wars
Shop Assistant & voice on airport tannoy Deanna Shenderey regular
navigator unknown
gendarme unknown
passenger unknown
passenger unknown
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passenger Maurice Selwyn regularDoctor Who
passenger Melvyn Mordant regular
passenger unknown
passenger unknown
passenger Victor Coventry regular
passenger unknown
porter Len Russell regularDoctor Who
porter Douglas Cooper regularRandall and HopkirkStar Wars
passenger Gregory Scott regular
passenger unknown
passenger Deborah Spranger regular
passenger unknown
passenger unknown
ambulance man unknown
ambulance man unknown
Credits Legend:
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Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
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® : illustrated from other sources

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