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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


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 Robert Day regular Dangerman
Teleplay by Roger Marshall regular The Professionals The Sweeney
based upon a story by Jeremy Scott 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
Additional Music by Russ Henderson and his Trinidad Steel Band The Saint Dangerman
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 Jack Martin regular
Camera Operator James Bawden regular Carry On..
Art Director Len Townsend regular
Continuity Mary Spain regular
Make-up Jim Hydes regular Carry On.. (billed as Jim Hyde)
Hairdressing Hilda Fox regular
Wardrobe Felix Evans regular
Recording Director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Sound Recordist Ken Rawkins regular UFO
Dubbing Mixer Len Abbott regular The Champions The Saint Department S
Sound Editor Peter Lennard regular New Avengers The Professionals Randall and Hopkirk Department S
Music Editor Karen Heward regular
Construction Manager Herbert Worley 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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