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The New Avengers

Gnaws (Season 1, Episode 13)
TV Episode | 50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

Scientists Thornton & Carter have discovered a radioactive isotope that causes living things to grow enormous. Rather than inform the Ministry the scientists keep the secret to themselves. After some of the isotope is spilled down the ...See moreScientists Thornton & Carter have discovered a radioactive isotope that causes living things to grow enormous. Rather than inform the Ministry the scientists keep the secret to themselves. After some of the isotope is spilled down the drain, reports surface of a monster emerging from the sewers that is intent on killing people. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Director
Cinematographer
Michael Reed (as Mike Reed)
Editor
Robert C. Dearberg (as Bob Dearberg)
Casting Director
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 14, 1976

Release date
Dec 29, 1978 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Patrick Macnee
John Steed John Steed   See fewer
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Gareth Hunt
Mike Gambit Mike Gambit   See fewer
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Joanna Lumley
Purdey Purdey   See fewer
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Julian Holloway
Charles Thornton Charles Thornton   See fewer
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Peter Cellier
Carter Carter   See fewer
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Jeremy Young
Ivan Chislenko Ivan Chislenko   See fewer
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Keith Marsh
Tramp Joe Tramp Joe   See fewer
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Ken Wynne
Tramp Arthur Tramp Arthur   See fewer
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William Morgan Sheppard
Walters (as Morgan Shepherd) Walters (as Morgan Shepherd)   See fewer
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John Watts
Edward Harlow Edward Harlow   See fewer
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Ronnie Laughlin
Motor Mechanic Motor Mechanic   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 69 votes