The Protectors (1972–1973)

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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

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 Harry Rule (52 episodes, 1972-1974)
Nyree Dawn Porter ...
 Contessa Caroline di Contini / ... (51 episodes, 1972-1974)
Tony Anholt ...
 Paul Buchet (42 episodes, 1972-1974)
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the leader of the group. The Contessa lived in Italy and, when she wasn't working with Harry, ran her own detective agency that specialized in exposing art frauds and recovering stolen art. Paul Buchet worked out of Paris, and was the group's researcher and gadget specialist. Their adventures ranged from simple kidnapping to convoluted cases of international intrigue. Since the episodes were only half-an-hour long, the show's forte was fast paced but straightforward action. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The lead role was originally named Craig Bradford and Chuck Connors was the first choice before the character was renamed Harry Rule. See more »

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Written by Mitch Murray & Peter Callander
Sung by Tony Christie
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Silhouhette
14 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Those that remember the show....Does anyone have an idea who the mystery silhouette is at the end of the opening sequence of the show? The Tony Christie theme song rocks. Can't keep it out of my head even 30+ yrs later. Does anyone know the words to it? Is there a DVD set even thought it was one season. 70s British TV....AHHHHHH, what memories. Bring back Secret Agent, The Prisoner, The Thunderbirds, the Persuaders(Great theme song I might add) and my all time favorite......Benny Hill....Thank god for the BBC America Channel. Back to The Protecters...Robert Vaughn is doing a show thief show now(God bless him)..What are the others doing?


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