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  • 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

8½ stars

by Philip Levene
Directed by Robert Day

Steed meets a dead man
Emma fights the corpse

Crew

Produced by Albert Fennell regular New Avengers The Professionals
and Brian Clemens regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Executive Producer Juilan Wintle regular
Directed by Robert Day regular Dangerman
Teleplay by Philip Levene regular
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 regular New Avengers The Professionals Jason King
Production Controller Jack Greenwood regular
Production Designer Robert Jones regular
Director of Photography Ernest Steward regular New Avengers Carry On.. Callan (Ernest Steward B.S.C.)
Supervising Editor Peter Tanner regular
Production Manager Geoffrey Haine regular The 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 regular The Saint
Unit Manager Richard Dalton regular
Unit Manager Laurie Greenwood regular The Sweeney
Assistant Director Ron Purdie regular New Avengers The Professionals
Camera Operator James Bawden regular Carry On..
Art Director Len Townsend regular
Continuity Mary Spain regular
Hairdressing Hilda Fox regular
Make-up Jim Hydes regular Carry On.. (billed as Jim Hyde)
Wardrobe Jean Fairlie regular UFO
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Sound Recordist Ken Rawkins regular UFO
Dubbing Mixer Len Abbott regular The Champions The Saint Department S
Sound Editor Jack T. Knight regular New Avengers 007 Space 1999
Music Editor Karen Heward regular
Construction Manager Charles Hammerton regular
Supervisory Electrician Steve Birtles regular The Saint
Stunt Arranger Ray Austin regular New Avengers The Professionals The Saint Randall and Hopkirk The Champions Department S Space 1999
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