• title card: white all caps text reading 'THE HOUR THAT NEVER WAS' with faint outline superimposed on a smashed face of a clock on an oak dashboard
  • In the cook house, the cake has been left with the decoration unfinished
  • Steed and Mrs Peel examine the dead milkman lying on the runway
  • Steed talks to the scrounger, Hickey, as the latter digs through the bins
  • Steed crouches behind the milk float as another inert RAF officer is loaded onto it by the crooks
  • Steed unties Emma from the dentist's chair
  • Emma fights one of the plotters (stuntman cliff Diggins)
  • Steed and Mrs Peel suddenly realise no-one is driving the milk float

Series 4 - Episode 9
The Hour that Never Was

8 stars

by Roger Marshall
Directed by Gerry O'Hara


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regularNew Avengers007
Squadron Leader Geoffrey Ridsdale DFC Gerald Harper regularAdam AdamantThe Champions
Philip Leas Dudley Foster regularDoctor WhoDangermanThe SaintJason KingPolice Surgeon
Benedict Napoleon Hickey Roy Kinnear regularBlake's 7Jason KingThe Sweeney
'Porky' Purser Roger Booth regularThe Sweeney
Corporal Barman Daniel Moynihan regular
Wiggins David Morrell The ChampionsDepartment S
Milkman Fred Haggerty regularDoctor Who007The PrisonerBlake's 7Pink PantherThe Saint
Milkman Ray Austin regularNew AvengersThe ProfessionalsThe SaintRandall and HopkirkThe ChampionsDepartment SSpace 1999
Thug Cliff Diggins regular007Blake's 7The SweeneySpace 1999
Muffled Sentry Harry Tierney regularDoctor Who
Station Cook Charles Rayford regular
Unconscious RAF officer Harold Coyne regularThe SaintThe Sweeney
Mrs Ridsdale Cassandra Chapman regular007
Officer unknown
Officer unknown
RAF officer Jack Armstrong regular
RAF officer unknown
Emma lookalike unknown
brunette unknown
blonde unknown
blonde Sadie Slade regularDangermanThe Saint
blonde unknown
brunette unknown
Darts player Dickey Luck regular
Darts playing RAF officer Royston Farrell regularDoctor Who
Officer George Holdcroft regularCarry On..The PrisonerThe SaintThe Sweeney
civilian guest Len Llewellyn DangermanThe Saint
civilian guest Jim Tyson Doctor Who
Officer Alan Bennett regularThe SaintUFO
civilian guest John Wilder regularNew Avengers regular007The Saint
officer's wife Esme Smythe regularThe Prisoner
brunette unknown
chaplain Cecil Paul regularDangerman007The SaintThe PrisonerCarry On..
chaplain's wife unknown

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