Sir Thomas Waller disapproves of his daughter's choice in boyfriends and hires a criminal to scare off an unwanted suitor. Keel and Steed rescue the swain from the criminal's henchman and discover a clue to an extortion plot.
Did You Know?
Episode #15, "The Frighteners" was long thought to be the sole surviving episode of the first season. The other 25 episodes made in 1961 were believed to be lost forever as a number of episodes were broadcast live. However, in 2001, the 1961 episode, The Avengers: Girl on the Trapeze
(1961), was discovered in the United States (odd considering the first season wasn't sold abroad; the first 15 minutes of the very first episode, The Avengers: Hot Snow
(1961), were also found at this time, both within the UCLA archive), whilst a print of The Avengers: Tunnel of Fear
(1961) surfaced in 2016. See more
As Keel and Steed rush to de Willoughby's aid during his beating, a bespectacled member of the production crew can be glimpsed in the background before ducking out of shot. See more
[masquerading as a tram conductor
Know where I can get a bus to Wembley Park, do you?
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