• title card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading ‘THE BIRD WHO KNEW TOO MUCH’ superimposed on Danvers lying on the floor of a fire-tower with bird seed spilling out of his jacket
  • subtitle card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading ‘STEED FANCIES PIGEONS -
			EMMA GETS THE BIRD’ superimposed on Danvers lying on the floor of a fire-tower with bird seed spilling out of his jacket
  • Youtube video — Emma opens her bay windows and a moment later an arrow shoots through it and lands in her bird sculpture. Attached to it is Steed’s signature summons, a card reading ‘Mrs. Peel WE’RE NEEDED!’
  • Sam and Steed enjoy a light lunch on board a punt in the river, their waiter is wearing waders
  • Sam and Steed pose for Tom Savage in his photographic studio, hands on hips and heroically posturing
  • Mrs. Peel wakes to find herself tied to a chair facing a pistol booby-trap
  • Emma leans forward over the desk, amazed by Jordan’s well-trained birds as he strikes a triangle to make one sing. He wears a mortar board with a yellow canary glued to the top
  • Emma interrogates Robin after dragging him from the swimming pool, keeping him captive by wrapping her ankles around his neck
  • Youtube video — Steed invites Emma to meet a bird — for lunch and they set off in a vintage Renault, which decides to go on reverse

Series 5 — Episode 5
The Bird Who Knew Too Much

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Roy Rossotti and Peter Graham Scott
based upon a story by Alan Pattillo

Steed fancies pigeons -
Emma gets the bird

Production No E.66.6.3
Production completed: November 10 1966. First transmission: February 8 1967.

Crew

Produced by Albert Fennell regularThe Professionals
and Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
Executive Producer Julian Wintle regular
Directed by Roy Rossotti regular
Directed by Peter Graham Scott regularDanger ManThe Prisoner
Teleplay by Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
based upon a story by Alan Pattillo UFOSpace 1999
All characters and events in this teleplay are fictitious and any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely co-incidental.
Music by Laurie Johnson regularThe ProfessionalsJason King
Production Designer Wilfrid Shingleton regular
Director of Photography Wilkie Cooper regular (Wilkie Cooper B.S.C.)
Director of Photography Alan Hume regular007Carry On..Star Wars
Supervising Editor Peter Tanner regular
Production Manager Geoffrey Haine regularThe Champions
Principal items of Mr. Macnee’s wardrobe designed by Pierre Cardin regular
Miss Rigg’s costumes designed by Alun Hughes regular
Casting Director G.B. Walker regularThe Saint
Assistant Director Richard Dalton regular
Camera Operator Frank Drake regular
Art Director Fred Carter regularPink Panther
Continuity Gladys Goldsmith regular007Carry On..Space 1999
Hairdressing Bill Griffiths regular
Make-up Jim Hydes regularCarry On.. (billed as Jim Hyde)
Wardrobe Hilda Geerdts regular
Stunt Arranger Ray Austin regularThe ProfessionalsThe SaintRandall and HopkirkThe ChampionsDepartment SSpace 1999
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regularThe Saint
Sound Recordist Simon Kaye regular007Indiana Jones
Dubbing Mixer Len Abbott regularThe ChampionsThe SaintDepartment S
Sound Editor Rydal Love regularThe ChampionsThe SaintDepartment S
Music Editor Karen Heward regular
Construction Manager Charles Hammerton regular
Supervisory Electrician Walter Thompson regularThe Saint (billed as Wally Thompson)
Credits Legend:
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Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
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Crew: 90% opacity
® : illustrated from other sources

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