Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

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Simon Templar is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals and keeps the loot for himself (usually in such a way as to put the rich criminals behind bars). He's ... See full summary »

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A two-part episode of the 1978 TV series "The Return of the Saint," edited together and released as a feature.

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 Simon Templar (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
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Simon Templar is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals and keeps the loot for himself (usually in such a way as to put the rich criminals behind bars). He's dashing, suave, charming, and he's always one step ahead of the bulldog-like Inspector Claude Eustace Teal. This series chronicles his swashbuckling exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Based on his performance in this series, Ian Ogilvy was at one point a leading contender to replace another former Saint, Roger Moore, as James Bond. See more »

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Return Of The Saint
15 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have fond memories of watching it as a child I'm currently enjoying re-runs. The information about the Jaguar is really interesting. I'm very fond of it especially the tan coloured interior. I'm looking forward to getting the DVDs.Ian Ogilvy's interpretation of The Saint is very interesting. I like his sense of humour and I like the way he dresses. Collision Course is my favourite story especially part two. I'm very interested in getting the books to read as I have never been able to get the books. I first began watching the original Saint series as re-runs when I was 4 and still feel he has retained his special mystery. May the sign of The Saint be ever present.

Ruth


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