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  • title card: red all caps text with black dropshadow to the right reading 'WHOEVER SHOT POOR GEORGE OBLIQUE STROKE XR40?' superimposed on a paper tape coming out of a computer's output port
  • Ardmore 'operates' on George, whose quasi-anthropomorhpic casing lies on a surgical gurney under an operating lamp, Tobin stands behind him and they are flanked by the two nurses; all are wearing white surgical gowns, caps and masks
  • Tobin gloats as he pours acid into George
  • Close-up: Ardmore examines George's memory board
  • Steed and Ardmore read out the messages generated from George by Pelley's equations - pleas for help
  • A view down the stairs to the basement, where the butler and chauffeur are chained to an old bed
  • Tara and Steed stare through the smoke of the explosion cased by mixing the perfect cocktail from a recipe devised by George Oblique Stroke XR40

Series 6 - Episode 5
Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40?

Teleplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by Cyril Frankel


Produced by Albert Fennell regular New Avengers The Professionals
and Brian Clemens regular New Avengers Dangerman The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Teleplay by Tony Williamson regular The Champions Dangerman The Saint Adam Adamant Randall and Hopkirk Jason King Department S
All Characters and events in this Teleplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely co-incidental
Directed by Cyril Frankel The Champions The Saint Jason King UFO Randall and Hopkirk Department S
Executive in charge of production Gordon L.T. Scott regular
Music by Laurie Johnson regular New Avengers The Professionals Jason King
Additional music by Howard Blake regular
Production controller Jack Greenwood regular
Production designer Robert Jones regular
Story consultant Philip Levene regular
Director of photography Alan Hume regular 007 Carry On.. Star Wars (billed as Alan Hume B.S.C.)
Post production co-ordinator Harry Booth regular
Editor Manuel del Campo regular
Production manager Ron Fry regular New Avengers Doctor Who Space 1999
Patrick Macnee's suits designed by Patrick Macnee regular New Avengers 007
Miss Thorson's costumes designed by Alun Hughes regular
Casting director G.B. Walker regular The Saint
Unit manager Laurie Greenwood regular The Sweeney
Assistant Director Ron Appleton regular UFO
Camera operator Brian Elvin regular The Professionals Department S
Associate art director Len Townsend regular
Set dresser Kenneth Tait regular Department S
Continuity June Randall regular 007 The Saint
Make-up Jim Hydes regular Carry On..
Hairdressing Janice Dorman regular
Wardrobe Felix Evans regular
Editor Lionel Selwyn regular
2nd unit director John Hough regular The Champions Carry On..
2nd unit photography Wilkie Cooper regular (billed as Wilkie Cooper B.S.C.)
Recording director A.W. Lumkin regular The Saint
Sound recordist Cecil Mason regular The Saint
Dubbing mixer Len Shilton 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 Steve Birtles regular The Saint
Stunt arranger Joe Dunne regular New Avengers 007 The Professionals The Prisoner Pink Panther Space 1999 Randall and Hopkirk
MCMLXVIII A.B.C. Television Films Limited All rights reserved
Made at Associated British Elstree Studios England and on location
ABC Production / Associated British Corporation

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