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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'The Decapod' superimposed on an extreme close-up of the masked killer
  • Venus sings in the club, Art Morgan and SPike Heatley behind her
  • Close-up of the wrestling programme for the night: The Butcher of Islington v. The Decapod
  • Borb delivers his speech at the conference, Stepan sitting behind him
  • Steed is pinned to the floor by The Decapod, who twists his ankle
  • Steed, holding Stepan's pistol, lies to Venus about never getting her in danger again

Series 2 - Episode 3
The Decapod

Teleplay by Eric Paice
Directed by Don Leaver

Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Venus Smith Julie Stevens regular
Yakob Borb Paul Stassino 007The ChampionsDangermanThe SaintJason KingDepartment S
Stepan Philip Madoc regularDoctor WhoThe SaintSpace 1999UFODad's ArmyThe SweeneyJason KingRandall and HopkirkThe Champions
Ito Wolfe Morris regularDoctor WhoThe SaintThe SweeneyJason KingDepartment S
Edna Ramsden Lynne Furlong
Harry Ramsden Raymond Adamson regularDangermanRandall and HopkirkThe SaintThe Sweeney
toff Harvey Ashby regularDangermanThe Saint
Borb's secretary Pamela Conway
bully in audience Stanley M. Ayers
Giorgi Douglas Robinson regularPolice Surgeon
Czarko Valentine Musetti regularNew AvengersSpace 1999007CallanThe Professionals (billed as Valentine Musetti)
cigarette girl Valerie Stanton Adam AdamantCarry On..Doctor WhoJason King
and The Dave Lee Trio:
himself Dave Lee regularAdam Adamant
himself Art Morgan regular
himself Spike Heatley regular
chauffeur Melvyn Mordant regular
diplomat/man at club Billy John regular007The Saint
waiter Hein Viljoen regularDoctor WhoThe SaintUFO
woman at club Natalie Kent The SweeneyDad's Army
girl at club Rosemary Chalmers regularDoctor WhoThe Saint
man at club unknown
man at club John Sefton regular007
man at club David Wolliscroft regularDoctor Who
man at club unknown
wrestling trainer Ernest C. Jennings regularDoctor WhoCallan
wrestling fan/man at club Edgar Driver
wrestling fan/man at club unknown
wrestling fan/woman at club Edith Raye
wrestling fan/man at club unknown
wrestling fan/woman at club unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan/man at club Maurice Selwyn regularDoctor Who
wrestling fan Gordon Davis regular
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan Carol Raye
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan/girl at club Jennifer Kennedy regular
wrestling fan/girl at club unknown
wrestling fan/general at conference Victor Harrington regularThe Saint007Randall and HopkirkThe SweeneyCarry On..
wrestling fan Philip Becker regular
wrestling fan Vanessa Harris
wrestling fan/admiral at conference John Dennison regular
wrestling fan/admiral at conference unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan/general at conference Richard Cuthbert regular
wrestling fan/admiral at conference Richard Nellor regular
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan Denis Cowles007
wrestling fan Eric Geen regular
wrestling fan Phillip Webb regularThe SaintBlake's 7
wrestling fan Toby Lenon
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown
wrestling fan unknown

The original camera script notes the following:
"WITH: Melvyn Mordant*, & Messrs. Cuthbert*, Harrington*, Coventry, Nellor*, Denison*, Fraser, Fry, Jennings*, Scott, Sefton*, Webb*, Davis*, Galsworthy, Selwyn*, John*, Wooliscroft*, Cowles*, Matthews*, Nott, Geen, Fulton, Lenon, Becker*, White, Eden, Murch, Driver*, & Mmes. Kent*, Legatt*, Kennedy*, Harris*, Hancock, Bacon, Chalmers*, Burnett, Raye*, Symes, Page, Harsant*.
- AND THE DAVE LEE TRIO."
Those marked with an asterisk have been identified above.


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