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"The Avengers" Silent Dust (TV Episode 1965) Poster

(TV Series)

(1965)

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John Steed: [Peel is steering a gondola, Steed is relaxing in it under a woman's umbrella] Tired?

Emma Peel: [she places the rowing ore firmly in the ground] Exhausted.

John Steed: No stamina.

Emma Peel: [sits down next to him] No comment.

John Steed: I know just how you feel.

Emma Peel: How? How would you know?

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John Steed: [taking a sip] Ah, I like a wine that bites back.

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Peter Omrod: Are you looking for anything in particular?

Quince: Martlets.

Peter Omrod: Oh? What's special about them?

Emma Peel: There aren't any.

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John Steed: [looking through Quince's glasses] Cut off in mid-warble?

Emma Peel: I haven't heard from him since.

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John Steed: By the way, how's your connection with industrial science?

Emma Peel: Well oiled.

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John Steed: [waking up from a dream in which Emma was a cowboy with a moustache] I prefer you clean shaven.

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John Steed: What a nice gun.

Peter Omrod: Should be. Wheaterby's.

John Steed: I've got it's brother, only with a walnut stock.

John Steed: [grabs a gun off the wall] Better use them while we can, hadn't we?

Peter Omrod: What do you mean?

John Steed: Birds are getting scarcer minute by minute.

Peter Omrod: I hadn't heard?

John Steed: Oh, you'd better ask your gamekeeper. Mellors?

[loads cartridge into gun]

John Steed: He mistook me for a partridge. Seriously ruffled my, eh, wing feathers.

[also loads his gun]

Peter Omrod: Oh, I must speak to him. I must tell him to be a little more...

John Steed: Accurate?

[cocks gun]

Peter Omrod: Careful.

[cocks gun]

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Emma Peel: [about to lift off in a hot air balloon] Are you sure you know how to control one of these things, Steed?

John Steed: Absolutely, my dear, nothing to worry about. Just a question of throwing ballast overboard.

Emma Peel: And what happens when we run out of ballast?

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Oliver Mellors: [offering Beryl some 'scampy' to drink] Come on, put some meat on your bones and some fire in your belly.

Miss Snow: Thank you, I can manage without.

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Peter Omrod: [about Steed] He says he wants to buy land.

Oliver Mellors: I'll give him some free, for nothing.

Miss Snow: You will?

Oliver Mellors: Aye. Six feet of it.

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