The Sell Out (The Avengers)

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"The Sell Out"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 9
Directed by Don Leaver
Written by Brandon Brady
Anthony Terpiloff
Produced by Leonard White
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-9
Original air date 24 November 1962 (1962-11-24)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Sell Out is the ninth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee. It originally aired on ABC on 24 November 1962. The episode was directed by Don Leaver and written by Brandon Brady and Anthony Terpiloff.[1]


Steed, though under suspicion himself, leads an operation to flush out a traitor plotting to assassinate a foreign dignitary.[2] Dr. King initially refuses to be involved, but comes to Steed's aid.



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

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