Episode #104 - 6-7

The Double Take

CAST:
Gregoire Aslan - Eugene Patroclos
Kate O'Mara - Annabel II
Denise Buckley - Annabel I
Blake Butler - Bainter
Michael Robbins - Pat Hurst
Martin Wyldeck - First Man at Party
Michael Pemberton - Egan (Footman)
Iain Blair - Chuck Spendelton

Directed by Leslie Norman; Screenplay by John Kruse

STORY:
While on the Athens airport the Saint is intercepted under a pretext. He is taken to the millionair Patroclos who claims that an impostor is interfering in his business. Templar doesn't believe him. As some thugs try to send him away he accepts the job finally and travels on Patroclos' instructions to London. It seems there is really a double - but which of the two Patroclos' is it? The Saint is still sceptic.

NOTES:
* Kate O'Mara also appears in Episode #87 "The Fast Women" and #91 "The Counterfeit Countess"
* Michael Robbins also appears in Episode #45 "The Saint Steps In" and #111 "The People Importers"
* Martin Wyldeck also appears in Episode #29 "The Noble Sportsman", #64 "The Abductors" and #78 "The Angel's Eye"
* Michael Pemberton also appears in Episode #96 "The Power Artists"
* Iain Blair also appears in Episode #116 "The Man Who Gambled with Life"
* One of the thugs who confront Simon in the Minos Temple is the uncredited Larry Taylor. He also appears in Episodes #20 "Iris" (uncredited), #30 "The Romantic Matron" (as Laurence Taylor), #51 "The Unkind Philanthropist", #66 "The Smart Detective", #72 "The Queen's Ransom" and #117 "Portrait of Brenda"
* Larry Taylor appears in the series "The Persuaders" in the episode "Chain of Events".
The stock footage of the starting airplane was also used in Episode #115 "The Ex-King of Diamonds". (0:00)
There is hardly noticable cut at the end of this scene. (0:13)
The wall ornament with the little door was also used in Episode #105 "The Time to Die".

AIRDATE:
UK: 3rd November 1968

GERMAN TITLE:
S.T. und der Doppelgänger

AVAILABLE ON:
* DVD (NTSC): AAE-70466 (2002)

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