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The New Avengers: The Tale of the Big Why (S1EP8 ITV Fri 10 Dec 1976, with Jenny Runacre)



The Tale of the Big Why: Released from prison after 9 years for spying, Burt Brandon heads straight for an abandoned well near Neverton containing unspecificed secret information. He is soon killed by 2 agents but has managed to post a package to his daughter. Steed recovers the package only to find it contains a pulp Western “”The Tale of the Big Why.””

guest cast
George A. Cooper (Burt Brandon), Jenny Runacre (Irene), Derek Waring (Harmer), Gary Waldhorn (Roach), Geoffrey Toone (Minister)

Writer: Brian Clemens
Director: Robert Fuest

Airdate: Friday 10 December 1976 on ITV.

Season 1, Episode 8

Series: The New Avengers