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The Persuaders! 

Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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Complete series cast summary:
Tony Curtis ...  Danny Wilde / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Roger Moore ...  Lord Brett Sinclair / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Laurence Naismith ...  Judge Fulton 11 episodes, 1971
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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A pair of Playboys with nothing in common but trouble! See more »


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18 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Die 2 See more »

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Trivia

Sir Roger Moore and one-time guest star Dame Joan Collins commented on Tony Curtis' heavy marijuana use, which lasted throughout the series' run. In fact, before the show was to begin shooting its first episode, Curtis was arrested at England's Heathrow Airport for possession of cannabis. See more »

Quotes

[Brett and Danny have been captured by the villains, who are seeking an important diary in Brett's briefcase]
Lord Brett Sinclair: I'll bet you one hundred dollars his first words are, "Where is it?"
Sergei: Where is it?
Danny Wilde: You're right. Can you untie me?
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episodes The Persuaders!: The Gold Napoleon and The Persuaders!: Powerswitch were edited together to create the film release Mission: Monte Carlo. See more »

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The Persuaders
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Composed by John Barry
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Seventies magic
4 December 1999 | by LiedzeitSee all my reviews

Known in Germany as "Die Zwei" - The Two this continues to be a favorite with frequent reruns. Everyone grown up during the seventies remembers and loves the show. It is said that the success was mainly due to a loose translation. Moore and Curtis would talk in a language that was unknown at the time with lots of puns and jokes. (It died out with the seventies.) But from a purely visual point of view with great scenery and also because of the music score this was a great one and the mostly silly and foreseeable plots are easily forgiven. It seemed that the beauty in every other episode was synchronized by the same actor who did Paula from Daktari the jungle show. That annoyed me a lot as a kid. But even that I find fascinating now.


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