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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Stuart Damon ...  Craig Stirling 30 episodes, 1968-1969
Alexandra Bastedo ...  Sharron Macready 30 episodes, 1968-1969
William Gaunt ...  Richard Barrett 30 episodes, 1968-1969
Anthony Nicholls ...  Cmdr. W.L. Tremayne / ... 30 episodes, 1968-1969
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organisation based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team; investigate some potentially lethal experiments in Communist China, but as they were escaping, their plane was damaged, and crashed into a remote part of the Himalayas. When they were rescued by members an unknown society, they came away with superhuman powers; telepathy, superior strength, memory, etc. Thet returned to the outside world as "Champions of law, order and justice." Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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They're the Tops. the Best. the Peak. They're the Champions. [DVD Boxset]


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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

10 June 1968 (USA) See more »

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Los campeones See more »

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Runtime:

(30 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The huge water jet fountain featured in the opening credits is to be found at Lac Leman, Geneva. See more »

Quotes

Craig Stirling: It's what I've oft times said.
Richard Barrett: What have you oft times said?
Craig Stirling: You're cheap
Richard Barrett: I'm what?
Craig Stirling: Cheap, cheap.
Richard Barrett: You sound like a canary.
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20 February 2009 | by iancope63See all my reviews

All I could remember of this show was something about them wearing white; that I loved it at the time (I must have been five when it first aired - I suspect I caught repeats, but it would all have been watched on a B&W TV), and it had something to do with telepathy. Oh, and I thought that there was a connection with Switzerland. I knew the title was something like 'The Persuaders', but that that was another great show (Roger Moore and Tony Curtis). I typed 'telepathy' into the 'plot' search in IMDb TV and 'The Champions' was the first option offered. Eureka! I have had this programme bugging me on and off for about ten years - it was such a relief to find out what it was called and to see those iconic photos. IMDb is such a great site. I'm off to buy the DVDs.


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