Series 6 - Episode 9
Teleplay by Terry Nation
Directed by Peter Sykes
Continuity & Trivia
- 4:25 - Steed has gone to "Department S" to recover. An in-joke or coincidence with Peter Wyngarde's television show?
- 5:54 - Mother says, "Countdown starting now", and the camera pans across a row of glasses with decreasing amounts of drink in them.
- 12:28 - There's a hair at the top right of the screen in the close-up of Carson.
- 15:00 - Steed says, "June 19, seven years ago" - that would put it in 1961, between the cases The Yellow Needle and Death on the Slipway.
- 22:39 - Kafka is referred to as having been the "Head of Murder International" - is that a tie in with Intercrime as well?
- 24:00 (24:20) - Discussing their predicament, Steed says there's someone in the facility with the only gun in the area and the key to the defences - but at the end of the episode he fires a gun at Kafka that's hidden in his crutch.
- 25:05 - That's not John Glyn-Jones down the well!
- 26:15 - Music from Never, Never Say Die plays as Tara tries to climb back out of the well.
- 34:21-35:02 - The clock reads 11:44 as Steed picks up the gun and checks it, but it's 11:52 two seconds later in the close-up of the clock after he turns to check the time.
- 37:10 (38:35) - the poor horses are greatly frightened by the arrival of the helicopter.
- 38:02 - Tara puts two sugar cubes in Steed's tea cup when she makes his tea.
- 39:19 - The clock reads 11:59am but a few moments later [39:47 (41:34)], the clock says it's 12:04pm - not quite Noon!
- 41:18 - Mariachi music plays when Tara attacks Grant at the barn.
- 44:57 (46:10) - The fanfare from Murdersville is played as Tara emerges after killing Grant.
- Running time: 50'03"
- The episode was mostly filmed at Brian Clemens' farm, Park Farm, at Ampthill.
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