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Season 1, Episode 13 The Lion and the Unicorn

First Aired: December 15, 1978

Steed and Purdey track a renowned assassin to Paris, where they're determined to keep him alive long enough to trap his organization. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Purdey: Joanna Lumley. Gambit: Gareth Hunt. Unicorn: Jean Claudio. Minister: Gerald Sim.

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  • Premiered: September 5, 1978
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A revival of the whimsical British spy series lacks a Peel, but does have John Steed overseeing two younger agents. The 26 episodes never aired in U.S. prime time, instead joining CBS's late-night mix of movie and prime-time drama reruns. (more)

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