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  • title card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading 'THE SUPERLATIVE SEVEN' superimposed on a view through a red and white circular door of ranks of male and female martial artists dressed in black, flanking a dead man lying on a mat between them; a red lattice hangs from the ceiling in the background, before white curtains
  • subtitle card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading 'STEED FLIES TO NOWHERE
					EMMA DOES HER PARTY PIECE' superimposed on a view from futher down the round corridor, now predominantly red
  • Youtube video - Steed is hunting in the woods and thinks he's bagged a catch, only to find Mrs Peel hiding in the bushes when he finds a yellow rubber duck emblazoned 'Steed'. 'We're needed', she quips
  • Steed, seated in the aeroplane and dressed as one of Wellington's officers, straightens a bent poker as Dayton looks on thoughtfully
  • Joe Smith is impaled on a pitchfork
  • Steed and Wade fight in the main hall
  • Emma, in an orange catsuit, points one of Hannah Wilde's revolvers at her as she tells her Steed is innocent
  • Hannah Wilde shoots away the revolver as Jessel tries to pick it up
  • Youtube video - Emma thinks she's 'winged Santa Claus' when she bags a teddy bear, but Steed says she's missed and bags a bottle of champagne; she counters with a pair of glasses

Series 5 - Episode 12
The Superlative Seven

7½ stars

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Sidney Hayers

Steed flies to nowhere
Emma does her party piece

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 Sidney Hayers regular New Avengers The Professionals
Teleplay by Brian Clemens regular 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
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 Eve Wilson regular
Hairdressing Jeanette Freeman regular 007 The Saint Pink Panther Space 1999
Make-up Jim Hydes regular Carry On.. (billed as Jim Hyde)
Wardrobe Jean Fairlie regular UFO
Editor Lionel Selwyn regular
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Sound Recordist Ken Rawkins regular UFO
Dubbing Mixer Len Shilton 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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