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  • title card: white all caps text with thin black dropshadow to the right reading 'YOU HAVE JUST BEEN MURDERED' superimposed on the business card bearing the same text lying on the leather-topped desk
  • Skelton smiles grimly as he points his revolver, held in his gloved hand, just to the left of the camera, the muzzle blurs slightly
  • Close-up of the bottom of a pewter tankard revealing a black skull and cross bones and the work POISON in red, made to look like dripping blood
  • Emma backs against the bricks of a bridge over a lake, she wears a shiny black leather catsuit with silver trim and two chains across the chest
  • Needle appears on his exclusive television station to explain how the money should be delivered
  • Mrs Peel fights Morgan in the lake, Morgan raises his right hand in which he holds a knife while Mrs Peel grabs his wrist with her left hand as she hits him on the neck with her right
  • Video: Steed and Emma are shocked to discover that Steed is one short of a million - ha'pennies!

Series 5 - Episode 21
You Have Just Been Murdered

8½ stars

by Philip Levene
Directed by Robert Asher

Steed chases a million
Emma runs off with it

Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regularNew Avengers007
George Unwin Barrie Ingham Doctor WhoDangermanThe SweeneyRandall and Hopkirk
Lord Maxted Robert Flemying DangermanThe Professionals
Needle George Murcell regularDangerman007The ProfessionalsThe SaintJason KingRandall and HopkirkThe Champions
Rathbone Leslie French regularDoctor Who007Jason King
Gilbert Jarvis Geoffrey Chater regularThe SaintThe ChampionsCallanDad's ArmyJason KingDepartment SAdam Adamant
Skelton Simon Oates regularNew AvengersThe ProfessionalsDepartment SJason King
Chalmers Clifford Cox Doctor Who
Hallam John Baker regularDoctor WhoBlake's 7
Morgan Les Crawford regularThe Prisoner007The Saint
Nicholls Frank Maher regularDangermanThe PrisonerBlake's 7The SaintRandall and HopkirkThe Champions
Williams Peter J Elliott regularDangermanThe ChampionsDepartment S
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Party guest Roy Beck regular007The SaintThe PrisonerUFOThe ChampionsCarry On.. (unconfirmed)
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Party guest John Clifford regularThe SaintThe SweeneyUFOSpace 1999
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Gamekeeper Jim Bolton The SaintThe ChampionsRandall and Hopkirk
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Gamekeeper Dave Griffiths The Prisoner

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