Mission to Montreal

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"Mission to Montreal"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 5
Directed by Don Leaver
Written by Lester Powell
Produced by Leonard White
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-5
Original air date 27 October 1962 (1962-10-27)
Guest appearance(s)
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Mission to Montreal is the fifth 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 27 October 1962. The episode was directed by Don Leaver and written by Lester Powell.[1]


Steed and Dr. King are assigned a mission to recover a microfilm containing the stolen plans of a missile early warning system. Shipboard, they meet knives and a drunken film star.[2]


Story Notes[edit]

Mission to Montreal is notable for introducing Dr. Martin King (Jon Rolloason), a thinly disguised re-written character of Dr. Keel. The story marks the first of King's three appearances in the series.


  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mission to Montreal". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 

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