Death of a Batman

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"Death of a Batman"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 5
Directed by Kim Mills
Written by Roger Marshall
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-5
Original air date 26 October 1963 (1963-10-26)
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Death of a Batman is the fifth 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 26 October 1963. The episode was directed by Kim Mills and written by Roger Marshall.[1]


Steed attends his wartime batman's funeral and discovers that the deceased has unexpectedly left a very substantial sum of money. Kathy's photography leads to violence and electronics. The answer to the mystery involves illegal insider trading.[2]



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

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