• title card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading ‘NEVER, NEVER SAY DIE’ superimposed on Whittle, who has fainted and fallen against the wall
  • subtitle card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading ‘STEED MEETS A DEAD MAN
			EMMA FIGHTS THE CORPSE’ superimposed on Whittle, who has fainted and fallen against the wall
  • Youtube vide — Mrs. Peel is watching ‘The Cybernauts’ on television when Steed interrupts the broadcast to tell her, ‘Mrs. Peel, we’re needed!’
  • Professor Frank N. Stone marches solidly on in a deliberate echo of FRankenstein, bullet holes from machinegun fire through his coat.
  • Close-up of the cover of Professor Frank N. Stone’s diary.
  • Mrs. Peel re-enters Aerial Cottage to find all the radios smashed and George Eccles dead.
  • Dr. Penrose’s duplicate is strapped to the brain transfuser by Professor Stone to have his memory is drained, the red curtain behind accentuates the drama of the scene.
  • Emma and Steed stand back to back with hands on hips, he facing away, as Professor Stone approaches from behind; Penrose is off-screen approaching from behind the camera.
  • video — Emma and Steed share a bottle of champagne and watch a party political broadcast — and they wonder if anyone would ever notice if politicians were replaced with robots.

Series 5 — Episode 10
Never, Never Say Die

by Philip Levene
Directed by Robert Day

Steed meets a dead man
Emma fights the corpse

Production No E.66.6.10
Production completed: February 14 1967. First transmission: March 15 1967.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regular007Doctor Who
Professor Frank N. Stone Christopher Lee regular007Star WarsIndiana JonesSpace 1999
Dr. Penrose Jeremy Young regularDoctor WhoThe ProfessionalsThe SaintAdam AdamantDepartment SRandall and HopkirkSpace 1999The Sweeney
Dr. Betty James Patricia English regularThe ChampionsJason KingDepartment S
George Eccles David Kernan regularCarry On..
Whittle Christopher Benjamin regularDoctor WhoDanger ManThe PrisonerThe SaintJason King
Sergeant John Junkin regularThe ProfessionalsThe SweeneyJason King
Private Peter Dennis Indiana Jones
Carter Geoffrey Reed The Prisoner
Selby Alan Chuntz regularDoctor WhoDanger Man007
Elderly Gent Arnold Ridley Dad’s ArmyCarry On..
Young Man David Gregory
Nurse Karen Ford The Saint
NRU Security Man Ernest Fennemore regularThe Saint
Hospital Orderly Hugh Elton regularThe SaintThe PrisonerThe SweeneyCarry On..
Nurse unknown
Nurse unknown
Nurse unknown
Doctor unknown
NRU Security Mike Jarvis regular007The SaintThe ChampionsCarry On..
NRU Security Terry Plummer regular007The SaintPink Panther
NRU Security Patrick McCarville
NRU Security Alan Starkey regularThe PrisonerUFO
NRU Security Ron Watkins regular007The Saint
NRU Security unknown
NRU Security unknown
Pakistani Chess Player Bobby Naidoo Danger Man
Japanese Chess Player Arnold Lee regular007Doctor WhoStar Wars
Carolinan Chess Player Stella Tanner ®
Credits Legend:
Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed rôle
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Images from other sources: Stella Tanner from her “Spotlight” profile portrait, photograph by Gered Mankowitz, 1965. The large version show what we saw of her on screen with her portrait inset.

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