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The Protectors 

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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Vaughn ...  Harry Rule 52 episodes, 1972-1974
Nyree Dawn Porter ...  Contessa Caroline di Contini / ... 51 episodes, 1972-1974
Tony Anholt ...  Paul Buchet 42 episodes, 1972-1974
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the leader of the group. The Contessa lived in Italy and, when she wasn't working with Harry, ran her own detective agency that specialized in exposing art fraud and recovering stolen art. Paul Buchet worked out of Paris, and was the group's researcher and gadget specialist. Their adventures ranged from simple kidnapping to convoluted cases of international intrigue. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Adventure | Crime

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kein Pardon für Schutzengel See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Many guest stars also appeared in Space:1999. See more »

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Edited from Campbell's Kingdom (1957) See more »

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Avenues and Alleyways
Written by Mitch Murray & Peter Callander
Sung by Tony Christie
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Opening theme...
3 April 2002 | by Observer-2See all my reviews

Don't ask why some things stick in one's head 30 years later, but the opening theme of "The Protectors" went like this:

In the avenues and alley-ways Where the soul of man is easy to buy, Everybody's wheelin', everybody's dealin' All the lower living are high.

Every city's got 'em, Can we ever stop 'em? Some of us are gonna try...

Dum-dumm-DE-Dum-dum..

For the cosmic two cents that it's worth.


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