The Undertakers (The Avengers)

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"The Undertakers"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 2
Directed by Bill Bain
Written by Malcolm Hulke
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-2
Original air date 5 October 1963 (1963-10-05)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Undertakers is the second 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 5 October 1963. The episode was directed by Bill Bain and written by Malcolm Hulke.[1]


Why are they coming for people who aren't dead yet? A dodgy retirement home is being used as part of a scam to avoid inheritance tax. Steed and Cathy investigate.[2]



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

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