The White Dwarf

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"The White Dwarf"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 21
Directed by Richmond Harding
Written by Malcolm Hulke
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-21
Original air date 17 February 1963 (1963-02-17)
Guest appearance(s)
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The White Dwarf is the twenty-first 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 February 1963. The episode was directed by Richmond Harding and written by Malcolm Hulke.[1]


A leading astronomer predicts that the earth is about to be destroyed. Steed and Cathy investigate a conspiracy to silence him.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The White Dwarf". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 

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