Esprit de Corps (The Avengers)

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"Esprit de Corps"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 25
Directed by Don Leaver
Written by Eric Paice
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-25
Original air date 14 March 1964 (1964-03-14)
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Esprit de Corps is the twenty-fifth episode of the third series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 14 March 1964. The episode was directed by Don Leaver and written by Eric Paice.[1]


Steed and Cathy investigate the murder of a soldier and uncover a plot to stage a coup d'état against the British government.[2] The regal Mrs Gale meets a strangler who's not a true gentleman.



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Esprit de Corps". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 

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