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  • title card: white all caps text with black dropshadow to the top left reading 'DEATH'S DOOR' superimposed on a closed, ornate oak door inside an ornate marble jamb with 'CONFERENCE ROOM' painted in gold
  • Steed's Bentley hurtles down Spout Hill toward an oncoming van, the brakes having failed
  • Inside the blue warehouse, Melford panics as he faces an outsized calendar showing FRIDAY 13
  • Becker takes aim with a rifle, has just asked him to replace
  • The villainous chauffeur Jepson is easily defeated by Mrs Peel's karate skills
  • Emma stands in the blue warehouse wearing a green catsuit with lace-up sleeves, her arms are crossed and she holds a pistol in her right hand, pointed over over her left shoulder at a sign that reads SPOUT HILL. A stocking is over her head and she tops her outfit with a black bowler at a jaunty angle
  • video - Steed wakes from a dream to find that Mrs Peel mysteriously knows the exact theatre tickets he's booked them

Series 5 - Episode 18
Death's Door

8½ stars

by Philip Levene
Directed by Sidney Hayers

Steed relives a nightmare
Emma sees daylight


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 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 Carr regular
Camera Operator James Bawden regular Carry On..
Art Director Len Townsend regular
Continuity Gladys Goldsmith regular 007 Carry On.. Space 1999
Make-up Jim Hydes regular Carry On.. (billed as Jim Hyde)
Hairdressing Hilda Fox regular
Wardrobe Gladys James regular
Editor Tony Palk 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 Russ Hill regular The Champions Department S
Music Editor Karen Heward 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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