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The Saint (1962–1969)

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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

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 Simon Templar (118 episodes, 1962-1969)


The Saint is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals (gangsters and the like) and keeps the loot for himself. And he usually manages to get the rich criminals put behind bars after he's stolen their goods. Of course, Chief Inspector Claude Eustace Teal regards him as a common thief, regardless of who he steals from, so the Saint must always stay one step ahead of the doggedly persistent Inspector Teal. Fortnately, his wit, charm, and savoir faire make this a fairly easy task, and the series chronicles his various exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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When "The Saint" plays with fire...other people get burned! Roger Moore is Simon Templar, a 20th Century Robin Hood, alias The Saint


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Release Date:

21 May 1967 (USA)  »

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Simon Templar  »

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(118 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)


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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Roger Moore was originally told that the series was going to be a half hour. It wasn't until they held a press conference to announce the series that he found out it was going to be a one hour series. See more »


Referenced in All About 'Thunderbirds' (2008) See more »


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Charming and sophisticated
18 October 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

During the 1960's, there were two imports that represented everything that is sophisticated and elegant in British TV: The Avengers and The Saint. The Saint is not as well known as The Avengers, but it should be. The Saint, Simon Templar, played to perfection by Roger Moore, is the hero of many mystery novels by Leslie Charteris. Roger Moore's Simon Templar is charming, suave, sexy and smart. Simon is less cynical and more caring than James Bond and relies on his wits rather gadgets to get himself out of trouble. He is a semi-reformed thief who uses his burglar skills to outwit rich and powerful evil doers and rescue the innocent. If you have the chance, please see The Saint. If you liked The Avengers, you will not be disappointed.

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