• title card: white all caps text in serif font, bordered top and bottom and askew counter-clockwise, reading 'TAKE-OVER' superimposed on a close-up of the dead man lying in a field
  • Circe gases Bill so she can perform surgery upon him against his will
  • Steed stands at the front door with a pile of presents and a small Christmas tree
  • Steed's right gloves is all that remains above the surface of the marsh; the villains look on grimly
  • Circe, in profile, practices her scalpel technique on an apple
  • Lomax is busy aiming his missile, dramtically forshortened across the screen to the right, and hasn't noticed that Steed has just come in the door behind him
  • Tara is startled when her 'invisible golf' swing results in the breaking of a window

Series 6 - Episode 29

Teleplay by Terry Nation
Directed by Robert Fuest


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Tara King Linda Thorson regularThe Saint
Fenton Grenville Tom Adams regularDoctor WhoUFO
Laura Bassett Elizabeth Sellars
Bill Bassett Michael Gwynn DangermanThe SaintRandall and HopkirkDepartment SJason KingAdam Adamant
Circe Bishop Hilary Pritchard Department S
Gilbert Sexton Garfield Morgan regularDepartment SThe SweeneyCallanThe SaintRandall and Hopkirk
Ernest Lomax Keith Buckley regular007The ProfessionalsThe SweeneyRandall and Hopkirk
Sergeant Ronald Groom John Comer
Norman Clifford Anthony Sagar Dad's ArmyCarry On..
Handcuffed man Ronny ? regular
Corby Trayner unknown

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