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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Vaughn ...  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 fraud 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. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kein Pardon für Schutzengel See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Avenues and Alleyways
Written by Mitch Murray & Peter Callander
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Strong adventure premise
12 January 2002 | by occupant-1See all my reviews

Rather than the glib UNCLE show, this effort for Robert V. had a believable conceit - a small group of bodyguard/detectives hires themselves out to whomever can afford them (without crossing their moral scruples). CEOs and governments were frequent customers of The Protectors, never mob or terrorist elements. As with the best in series television, a good premise and tight chemistry in the cast usually overcame mediocre scripts.


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