The Golden Fleece (The Avengers)

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"The Golden Fleece"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 11
Directed by Peter Hammond
Written by Roger Marshall
Phyllis Norman
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-11
Original air date 7 December 1963 (1963-12-07)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Golden Fleece is the eleventh 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 7 December 1963. The episode was directed by Peter Hammond and written by Roger Marshall and Phyllis Norman.[1]


Steed accidentally picks up the wrong coat when leaving a Chinese restaurant and discovers a cheque for £5,000 in the pocket. Further investigation reveals that the restaurant is being used as a front for illegal gold smuggling. An unexpected twist to the plot is that part of the proceeds are being used to assist needy ex-servicemen.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Golden Fleece". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 

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