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The Avengers

Mission... Highly Improbable (Season 6, Episode 8)
TV-G
TV Episode | 51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A car carrying two Ministry officials, enroute to investigate the budget overruns on Professor Rushton's latest project, vanishes under escort. Steed goes to investigate, and discovers the hard way where the money has gone; to build a ...See moreA car carrying two Ministry officials, enroute to investigate the budget overruns on Professor Rushton's latest project, vanishes under escort. Steed goes to investigate, and discovers the hard way where the money has gone; to build a device capable of shrinking anything to a fraction of its normal size. While Rushton has great science- and industry-oriented plans for the device, his assistant Chivers has plans of his own... to make a profit, and dispose of anyone in his way. Steed, inches tall, manages to telephone Emma with a warning, but she is captured by a co-conspirator of Chivers, and next faces the shrinking machine. How will Steed and Emma get through this one? Written by radsay@yahoo.com See less
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Director
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Philip Levene (teleplay)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 18, 1967

Release date
Jan 10, 1968 (United States)

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Patrick Macnee
John Steed John Steed   See fewer
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Diana Rigg
Emma Peel Emma Peel   See fewer
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Ronald Radd
Shaffer Shaffer   See fewer
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Noel Howlett
Prof. Rushton Prof. Rushton   See fewer
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Francis Matthews
Chivers Chivers   See fewer
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Richard Leech
Col. Drew Col. Drew   See fewer
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Kevin Stoney
Sir Gerald Bancroft Sir Gerald Bancroft   See fewer
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Peter Clay
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Nigel Rideout
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Nicole Shelby
Brunette (credit only) Brunette (credit only)   See fewer
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Nosher Powell
Henrik Henrik   See fewer
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Dinny Powell
Karl (as Denny Powell) Karl (as Denny Powell)   See fewer
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Terence Conoley
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Eden Fox
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William Gossling
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7.6 / 10 | 182 votes