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  • title card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading 'SOMETHING NASTY IN THE NURSERY' superimposed on a close-up of Dodson slumped over a red leather armchair, dead and sucking his thumb
  • subtitle card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the left reading 'STEED ACQUIRES A NANNY
					EMMA SHOPS FOR TOYS' superimposed on a close-up of Dodson slumped over a red leather armchair, dead and sucking his thumb
  • Youtube video - Mrs Peel wakes from a nap to find a toy carousel on her table. One of the knights bears a flag that reads 'MRS PEEL'. Steed appears and says, 'We're needed!'
  • Steed inspects a shelf in Martin's toy store which holds the 'TOYS FOR THE OFFSPRING OF NOBILITY'
  • A row of nannies menacingly pull objects from their prams
  • Mrs Peel leaps onto a car to avoid being struck down by Gordon, then turns to try to wrestle him from his vehicle
  • Close-up of the old lady in the wheelchair brandishing a tommy gun - her face is not in frame so you can't tell who she is
  • Goat, disguised as Nanny Roberts, hands General Wilmot a pistol to kill Steed after he's shown the location of the missile bases on a map; Miss Lister sits between them
  • Youtube video - Emma and Steed gaze into a crystal ball, she sees a sign that says 'Tune in again next week' while he sees something more salacious

Series 5 - Episode 14
Something Nasty In The Nursery

7½ stars

by Philip Levene
Directed by James Hill

Steed acquires a nanny
Emma shops for toys


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 regular New Avengers The Saint
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 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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