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Lobster Quadrille 

In investigating the death of a colleague who has died in a fire Steed and Mrs. Gale find an ornately-carved chess piece in the dead man's possession. This leads them to an importation ... See full summary »

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Kim Mills

Writer:

Richard Bates (as Richard Lucas)
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Episode complete credited cast:
Patrick Macnee ... John Steed
Honor Blackman ... Catherine Gale
Leslie Sands Leslie Sands ... Captain Slim
Burt Kwouk ... Mason
Gary Watson ... Bush
Jennie Linden ... Katie
Norman Scace Norman Scace ... Dr. Stannage
Corin Redgrave ... Quentin Slim
Valentino Musetti Valentino Musetti ... Jackson (as Valentino Mussetti)
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In investigating the death of a colleague who has died in a fire Steed and Mrs. Gale find an ornately-carved chess piece in the dead man's possession. This leads them to an importation business. On the face of it the commodity is lobsters but it is the front for a gang trying to smuggle heroin into the country. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Honor Blackman and Burt Kwouk would later appear in Goldfinger (1964). See more »

Quotes

Quentin Slim: Listen, baby, Steed is pumping her for information, she's got to be warned!
Max Bush: And that's the reason you're running up to town?
Quentin Slim: Isn't that good enough, hm?
Max Bush: More than good enough, if I could believe it.
Quentin Slim: And just what is that supposed to mean?
Max Bush: Steed's got a lot of charm, Kate's an attractive woman.
Quentin Slim: Fine. They make a nice couple, so why should I ca...
Max Bush: [interrupting] You're jealous! Jealousy is illogical, it's something we can't afford to be.
Quentin Slim: Stuff it, Bush.
[turns to leave]
[...]
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Featured in Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014) See more »

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Love all the pussy references at the end .......
16 January 2018 | by dilsonbelperSee all my reviews

Love all the pussy references at the end .......next was Pussy Galore Goldfinger


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1991 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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