When a spate of strange diseases breaks out on a global scale, the Avengers find out that grain being distributed by the United Food and Dressing Limited, has been deliberately tampered with and infected with ergot.Whilst investigating the firm's headquarters Mrs. Gale is caught and whisked off to a reconstruction of Ancient Rome, ruled by a mad, would-be Caesar called Bruno. His aim is to unleash bubonic plague upon the world and intends to test its effects on Mrs. Gale.
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Did You Know?
The working title for this episode was The Glory That Was Rome. See more
Around 41 minutes, as the camera follows Bruno walking amongst several guests at his Roman gathering, the cameraman bumps into someone, causing the scene to wobble. See more
By the way, Steed, we've had a report from the Ministry of Agriculture that some regents are running out of earthworms.
Aw, pity. I was planning a fishing holiday this year.