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  • title card: white all caps text made to look like stone blocks, with perspective from top right, reading 'EPIC' superimposed on a close-up of the top of a film award statuette in the shape of a woman holding a cloth above her head
  • subtitle card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading 'STEED CATCHES A FALLING STAR
					EMMA MAKES A MOVIE' superimposed on the close-up of the statuette
  • Youtube video - Steed drops by Emma's flat but she breezes past him at the door, telling him, 'I'm needed - elsewhere!'
  • The Avengers break all four walls; Emma's flat is revealed - to her and to us - to be a set on a sound stage at the movie studio
  • Kirby, dressed as an undertaker with white face and grey hair, calls to Mrs Peel from the hearse
  • Emma awakens in a bed, finding an Old West holster strapped around her, an ivory-handled revolver inside
  • In a parody of the MGM lion, Emma makes a demure roar as the wording 'A Z.Z. von SCHNERK PRODUCTION' encircles her head
  • Parody of 'The Cabinet of Dr Caligari' in the set design and 'The Perils of Pauline' as Emma inches closer to the whirling buzzsaw
  • Youtube video - Steed and Emma decide to relax by going to the movies, then decide to stay in instead. Emma kicks down the wall - they are still on Schnerk's set- and beckons for Steed to follow her home

Series 5 - Episode 11
Epic

9 stars

by Brian Clemens
Directed by James Hill

Steed catches a falling star
Emma makes a movie

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 James Hill New Avengers The Saint
Teleplay by Brian Clemens New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
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
Directed by James Hill regular New Avengers The Saint
Teleplay by Brian Clemens regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Production Controller Jack Greenwood regular
Production Designer Robert Jones regular
Director of Photography Alan Hume regular 007 Carry On.. Star Wars (billed as Alan Hume 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 Ted Lewis regular
Camera Operator Tony White regular The Saint Space 1999 Department S
Art Director Kenneth Tait regular Department S
Continuity Gladys Goldsmith regular 007 Carry On.. Space 1999
Hairdressing Hilda Fox regular
Make-up Basil Newall regular 007 UFO Space 1999
Wardrobe Jean Fairlie regular UFO
Editor Tony Palk regular
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Sound Recordist Simon Kaye regular 007 Indiana Jones
Dubbing Mixer Len Abbott regular The Champions The Saint Department S
Sound Editor Rydal Love regular The Champions The Saint Department S
Music Editor Karen Heward regular
Construction Manager Charles Hammerton regular
Supervisory Electrician Walter Thompson regular The Saint (billed as Wally Thompson)
Stunt Arranger Ray Austin regular New Avengers The Professionals The Saint Randall and Hopkirk The Champions Department S Space 1999
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