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The Persuaders! 

Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tony Curtis ...  Danny Wilde / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Roger Moore ...  Lord Brett Sinclair / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Laurence Naismith ...  Judge Fulton 11 episodes, 1971
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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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18 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Sir Roger Moore chose Tony Curtis as his co-star. The other choices for the role of Danny Wilde were Rock Hudson and Glenn Ford. See more »

Quotes

[in the midst of a bar fight with some goons]
Danny Wilde: They're good, aren't they?
Lord Brett Sinclair: Excellent! I wish they were on our side!
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episodes The Persuaders!: Anyone Can Play and The Persuaders!: Someone Waiting were edited together to create the film release Sporting Chance. See more »

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Referenced in L'âge d'or de la musique de film 1965-1975 (2009) See more »

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The Persuaders
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Composed by John Barry
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A classic show!
24 October 1999 | by jimbo-142See all my reviews

"The Persuaders" is one of those rare television shows that very few people know about or talk about (because they made so few of them and they are rarely shown anywhere, especially in the United States). But this is a must-see for anyone who likes action, adventure, and comedy. Moore and Curtis are perfect and so very, very funny. And it's got one of the all-time best opening themes ever (written by the legendary John Barry). "The Persuaders" is available on video so I suggest you try to rent it. This is one heck of a great show! Don't miss it!


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