• title card: white all caps text reading ‘WHAT THE BUTLER SAW’ outlined in black and superimposed on a close-up of Benson smiling obsequiously
  • Miles finds himself surrounded by photographs of Emma
  • The trainee butlers form a rank, demonstrating their skill at shining shoes, Steed is closest to us and Hemming overseas the class from the end of the row
  • The officers zip themselves into a huge plastic bag in an attempt to thwart enemy listening devices
  • Hemming’s body is found inside the industrial washing machine
  • Miles and Emma are interrupted in flagrante, but not delicto
  • The tape recorder bug is removed from the lining of the Group Captain’s uniform
  • Emma and Steed prepare to depart in a helicopter

Series 4 — Episode 22
What the Butler Saw

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Bill Bain

Production No E.64.10.22
Production completed: January 7 1966. First transmission: February 22 1966.

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