The Avengers investigate a series of murders of Corporate men, who have all been bidding on a new circuit element. Each one of them seems to have been killed by a powerful Karate blow, so Mrs. Peel visits a Karate Dojo, Steed's inquiries lead him to United Automation, where ex-Ministry scientist Dr. Armstrong is working on an electronic brain, not to mention cybernetic men.
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
Reference is made to a new type of circuit that could replace the transistor and revolutionize electronics. Vacuum tubes had been the foundation of electronics from 1905 till the mid 1950s when the first transistor radios hit the market. By the mid 60s transistors had become so standard that many TV programs referenced some future electronics revolution, but none foresaw the semiconductors we now use. See more
After the assassin cybernaut literally beats out the brain of the worker cybernaut, the skull of the worker is shown as still being intact. See more
[Emma is under attack from a Cybernaut
Mrs. Peel, throw me the pen, the pen thrown it me.
[she obliges, the Cybernaut turns to follow the pen
It's a short wave device, works like a guided missile.
Well get rid of it then!
Don't worry, I will.
[turns corner to find Armstrong and another Cybernaut coming at him
Dr. Clement Armstrong
That won't help you, Steed, this one has a brain of it's own.
Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasia: Love Theme
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky See more