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  • title card: white all caps text with thing black outline reading 'The £50,000 Breakfast' superimposed on a stomach x-ray showing the white spots of diamonds
  • Steed and Mrs Peel visit the yard where Dusty's car is being examined - Steed hold Dusty's ventriloquist's dummy while Emma stands to his left in a fetching green ensemble
  • One of Miss Peagram's assistant, disguised as a doctor, prepares a lethal dose in a syringe
  • Mrs Rhodes looks worriedly into the gloom of her puppet shop, her hand on the shoulder of a ventriloquist's dummy
  • Russ Henderson and his Trinidad Steel Band entertain the guests in the smokey atmosphere of the cigar tasting party
  • Steed and Emma are handcuffed to the bedpost, Steed tries to pick the cuffs with a gold tie pin
  • video - Emma teases Steed about taking in the two borzois and he tells her he doesn't like dogs in his demesne - or on his necktie!

Series 5 - Episode 19
The £50,000 Breakfast

7½ stars

by Roger Marshall
Directed by Robert Day
based upon a story by Roger Marshall and Jeremy Scott

Steed dabbles in tycoonery
Emma in chicanery

Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regularNew Avengers007
Glover Cecil Parker The SaintCarry On..
Miss Pegram Yolande Turner regularThe SaintDepartment S
Sir James Arnell David Langton regularThe Champions
Mrs Rhodes Pauline Delaney regular
Judy Anneke Wills regularDoctor WhoThe Saint
Minister Cardew Robinson regularCarry On..
First Assistant Eric Woolfe (billed as Eric Woofe)
Second Assistant Philippe Monnet
Dusty Rhodes Richard Curnock
Security Man Jon Laurimore regularDoctor WhoThe PrisonerCallanSpace 1999
Mechanic Richard Owens regularDangermanThe SaintRandall and HopkirkThe Champions
Kennel Man Michael Rothwell
Jerezina Yole Marinelli The Champions
First Doctor Christopher Greatorex
Second Doctor Nigel Lambert regularDoctor WhoBlake's 7UFO
Henchman Romo Gorrara regular007The PrisonerThe SaintIndiana JonesPink Panther
Landrover Driver Art Thomas regular
Male Farmhand Les Crawford regularThe Prisoner007The Saint
Female Farmhand Ann Barrass regular007The SaintThe Prisoner
Belhound (dog)
Dancer (dog)
nurse unknown
hostess Janice Hoye
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sexton unknown
mourner unknown
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mourner John Baker regularDoctor WhoBlake's 7
mourner unknown
himself Russ Henderson The SaintDangerman
himself Sterling Betancourt The SaintDangerman
himself Max Cherrie The SaintDangerman
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smoker Richard Gregory The SaintDangerman
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smoker John Howard regular007
smoker Roy Beck regular007The SaintThe PrisonerUFOThe ChampionsCarry On..
smoker Richard Atherton regularDoctor Who
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smoker Terence Conoley regularThe PrisonerDad's ArmyCarry On..
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