Two worlds will collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde will reluctantly join forces to right wrongs and to protect the innocent.
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 Danny Wilde / ... (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Lord Brett Sinclair / ... (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Judge Fulton (11 episodes, 1971-1972)
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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A pair of Playboys with nothing in common but trouble! See more »


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Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz of Hungarian immigrants. And if you pay attention, you will find the actor sprinkling inside jokes to his origins through the series. In The Persuaders!: Greensleeves (1971), for instance, his character pretends to be Brett Sinclair's new butler, Grzegorz (Gregor), and explains his (fake) East European accent by his being from a "Hun-GAA-rian" from "BU-dapesht" (unfortunately for Danny Wilde, the black beauty from an African republic that he shares this with speaks the language perfectly). Torn from his Paris hotel shower in The Persuaders!: The Old, the New, and the Deadly (1971) by the telephone ringing which turns out to be a wrong phone number, a dripping wet Danny states, "No, this is not Mr Schwartz, you got the wrong room!" See more »

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Lord Brett Sinclair: I don't understand a wretched thing. Now please, Lucy, just sit down! I am a sweet, gentle, reasonable man, but will you *please* give me some answers to questions.
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The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

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Referenced in Neues aus der Anstalt: Episode #1.5 (2007) See more »

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The Persuaders
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Classic T.V. series
10 April 2002 | by (Las Vegas U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Whoever came up with the idea of teaming Roger Moore and Tony Curtis to star in this series should be congratulated,add the exotic locations and wonderful story lines and you have a show that is truely brilliant. The Persuaders was a hit show in Europe and Australia but for some unknown reason never successful in the U.S.A,which limited its run.Roger Moore is perfectly cast as Lord Brett Sinclair ,as is Tony Curtis as the Brooklyn born Danny Wilde ,seeking adventure and fun in the hotspots of the Italian and French Rivieras.What a shame the Americans had such bad taste in the '70's and never gave this show a chance.When you consider some t.v. series that had a long run in the U.S.A. that were not up to the quality of the Persuaders it makes one wonder about the taste of television viewers.


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