The New Avengers

Season 1 Episode 7

To Catch a Rat

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Dec 03, 1976 on ITV
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To Catch a Rat
Steed, Purdey, and Gambit get a strange message, which alerts them to danger. Steed has research to do on some old files, while Purdey and Gambit go out to investigate. A legendary agent has resurfaced, seventeen years after he vanished. Then, he was working in Germany as a circus acrobat, and he discovered the identity of a double agent known as White Rat, set a trap for hiim, and shot him in the leg. The acrobat then had a nasty accident and lost his memory. But now he has remembered who he is, and he is trying to contact his spy masters. They get the radio transmissions from him but can't decipher them, and the race is on to find him before White Rat does. Meanwhile, Purdey has a new boyfriend and is in danger.moreless

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