The Persuaders!

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  • Season 1
    • Someone Waiting
      Episode 24
      2/25/72
      7.3
      Brett resumes race car driving, only to become the target of someone who is willing to kill him in order to make him stop.
    • To the Death, Baby
      Episode 23
      2/18/72
      5.3
      Brett and Danny both end up wooing an heiress after they are asked to break up a romance between her and a gigolo who is courting her.
    • 2/11/72
      8.8
      To retain the family jewels, an elderly Russian duchess must present proof of her marriage into the Russian Royal Family, which she says she can do with the help of a journal kept by one of Brett's uncles.
    • 2/4/72
      8.9
      Brett's relatives are being killed off one by one, so Brett and Danny decide to find the killer before he gets to Brett.
    • Read and Destroy
      Episode 20
      1/28/72
      6.9
      Seeking sanctuary with his old friend Brett is a spy who plans to publish his memoirs, which contain the name of every NATO, SEATO, and ANZUS agent.
    • The Morning After
      Episode 19
      1/21/72
      9.4
      Brett wakes up one morning and discovers that he got married the night before.
    • Nuisance Value
      Episode 18
      1/14/72
      8.6
      After Danny is accused of kidnapping his blind date, a rich man's spoiled daughter, Brett and Danny decide to help rescue her from the real kidnappers but have problems keeping her rescued.
    • 1/7/72
      8.0
      Trying to open a travel business, Danny and Brett encounter a New York hoodlum who needs to be smuggled out of Italy after he killed an Italian gangster.
    • 12/31/71
      8.3
      Danny buys a `handy man's special' cottage in England and discovers that his neighbors are into the occult.
    • Element of Risk
      Episode 15
      12/24/71
      8.5
      At a London airport, a gang of crooks who are planning a bullion heist mistake Danny for a criminal mastermind when the man's suitcase accidentally ends up in Danny's luggage cart.
    • 12/17/71
      8.6
      When Brett's plan to capture a traitorous British spy by pretending to be him results in his own capture, Danny enlists the aid of one of Brett's relatives to rescue him.
    • The Long Goodbye
      Episode 13
      12/10/71
      8.8
      When Danny and Brett find the decade-old dead body of a scientist in a crashed plane in the Scottish Highlands, several women claiming to be his daughter offer them various inducements to part with the formula they found.
    • 12/3/71
      8.4
      In order to catch a war criminal, Danny must impersonate the kidnapped Brett, but how will he explain an English Lord with a Brooklyn accent?
    • Chain of Events
      Episode 11
      11/26/71
      9.0
      While out camping at Brett's family estate, Danny gets chained to a brief case which he can't get off that contains a bomb.
    • Angie… Angie
      Episode 10
      11/19/71
      8.2
      An childhood friend of Danny's from the Bronx turns out to be a hit man hired to kill a former American union leader on holiday at the Cannes Film Festival.
    • 11/12/71
      9.4
      It seems that everyone including a former Nazi wants a German Eagle statuette, and they think that Danny is the one who has it.
    • Anyone Can Play
      Episode 8
      11/5/71
      9.3
      Danny has to go on the run from enemy agents after his gambling winnings at a Brighton casino turn out to be part of a communist plot to pay off spies when they use the right code words.
    • Someone Like Me
      Episode 7
      10/29/71
      9.5
      After Brett loses seven days, Danny thinks Brett is acting strange but Brett thinks someone is impersonating him. They both can't be right.
    • 10/22/71
      9.1
      Danny runs into political intrigue when he discovers the dead body of a reporter, then can't find it until it turns up in a car crash hours later.
    • Powerswitch
      Episode 5
      10/15/71
      9.7
      When the Judge tricks Brett and Danny into identifying a dead woman found floating in the waters of the French Riviera, they end up investigating an international stock swindle.
    • Greensleeves
      Episode 4
      10/8/71
      9.2
      Brett's family mansion seems to have been restored without his knowledge, and taken over by strangers. To find out why, he pretends to be the actor they have hired to impersonate him, and ends up helping the Prime Minister.
    • Take Seven
      Episode 3
      10/1/71
      8.8
      Danny and Brett try to help a girl whose "long lost brother" has suddenly appeared, cutting her off from her inheritance.
    • 9/24/71
      9.0
      Danny and Brett must discover whether or not Gold Napoleon coins are the originals, or replicas as a coin dealer claims them to be.
    • Overture
      Episode 1
      9/17/71
      9.6
      A retired judge who regrets those criminals he had to let get away arranges for Brett and Danny to meet, and then gets them arrested so that they have the choice of either helping him out in his fight against crime or staying in jail. Their first assignment is to locate an heiress by her heart-shaped birthmark.moreless