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The Saint: When Spring Is Sprung

British Intelligence wants Simon to sell out to the Russians and engineer the escape of their top agent, John Spring. Spring has agreed to become a double-agent, and the British want him on Russia's side. However, when Spring's wife asks for Simon's help engineering a real escape, things get sticky.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x26
Airdate: Friday June 02nd, 1967

Director: Jim O'Connolly
Screenplay: Michael Pertwee

Alternate Airdates:

Germany Jun 12, 1970

Guest Stars
Ivor DeanIvor Dean
As C. I. Teal
George PastellGeorge Pastell
As Vulanin
Leslie Crawford (1)Leslie Crawford (1)
As First Russian Guard (as Les Crawford)
Peter BracePeter Brace
As Second Russian Guard
Leslie AndersonLeslie Anderson
As The Cleaner
Toby RobinsToby Robins
As Joanne Dell
Ann LynnAnn Lynn
As Marie Spring
Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
As Col. Hannerly
Gary Watson (1)Gary Watson (1)
As John Spring
Harvey AshbyHarvey Ashby
As Peter Quentin
Bryan MosleyBryan Mosley
As First Sleuth
Eric DodsonEric Dodson
As Prosecuting Counsel
Doel LuscombeDoel Luscombe
As Police Officer Witness
Kenneth EdwardsKenneth Edwards
As The Judge
Colin RixColin Rix
As The Radio Expert
John FrawleyJohn Frawley
As The Doctor
Main Cast
Roger MooreRoger Moore
As Simon Templar
Episode Quotes
Smon: So long, darling. It was nice while it lasted. However, there are as good fishes in the Mediterranean as ever flew out of it.

Cultural References
Visual: A Russian agent uses a fake hollow cigarette to blow knock-out dust in Templar's face, rendering him unconscious.

This exact method would be used again on Roger Moore (as James Bond) in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerRobert S. Baker
EditorInman Hunter
Music EditorMichael Clifford
Camera OperatorAlec Mills
Script SupervisorHarry W. Junkin
GafferSid Wainwright
Director of PhotographyMichael Reed (1)
Production SupervisorPeter Manley
Art DirectorCedric Dawe
Post ProductionPhilip Aizlewood
Set DresserMichael Pittel
Camera AssistantArthur Lemming
Music ComposerEdwin Astley
Assistant DirectorDominic Fulford
ContinuityJune Randall
Casting DirectorAnthony Arnell
Construction ManagerBill Greene (2)
Wardrobe SupervisorJohn Briggs (1)
Make-up SupervisorGeorge Blackler
Created ByLeslie Charteris
Dubbing EditorJim Sibley
RecordistCecil Mason  |  Len Shilton
Original Theme & MusicLeslie Charteris
HairdressingElsie Alder
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