Death of a Great Dane

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"Death of a Great Dane"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 8
Directed by Peter Hammond
Written by Roger Marshall
Jeremy Scott
Produced by Leonard White
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-8
Original air date 17 November 1962 (1962-11-17)
Guest appearance(s)
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Death of a Great Dane is the eighth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 17 November 1962. The episode was directed by Peter Hammond and written by Roger Marshall and Jeremy Scott.[1]


When a road accident victim is found to have £50,000 worth of diamonds in his stomach, Steed and Cathy are called in to investigate.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Death of a Great Dane". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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