The Wringer

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"The Wringer"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 17
Directed by Don Leaver
Written by Martin Woodhouse
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-17
Original air date 18 January 1964 (1964-01-18)
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The Wringer is the seventeenth 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 18 January 1964. The episode was directed by Don Leaver and written by Martin Woodhouse.[1]


Five British agents are eliminated in rapid succession on an Austrian "pipeline" escape route. Steed goes to investigate and finds himself wrongfully accused of betraying them.[2]



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

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