Episode 47: Cathy Gale Era
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THE WHITE DWARF

TAF TOP TEN

Steed fears the end of the world is at hand
Cathy looks to the stars for the truth*

Production completed: 16 February 1963
UK Premiere (London, Season 2): 17 February 1963
US Premiere (A&E cable): ca. 25 February 1991

Is the end of the world at hand? Only one man knows, an astronomer who has observed a white dwarf on a collision course with our solar system—and he's been murdered! The bullets fly as Steed and Cathy close in on the truth behind a mystery that could lead to worldwide Armageddon.

 IMHO

This intriguing and intelligent episode presents a surprisingly plausible situation, one that is somehow more effective than the meteor scenario that has been played to death in modern theatrical releases (Armageddon, Deep Impact). Curious characters abound, including an interesting Indian astronomer, Dr. Rahim (Paul Anil). Just don't laugh too hard when the token American in the teleplay makes an overseas phone call to the New Jersey University!

 Trivia

*This unofficial subtitle is by Yours Truly.

 Essential Reading

 

THE WHITE DWARF

Teleplay by
Story Editor
Designed by
Producer
Directed by

Malcolm Hulke
Richard Bates
Terry Green
John Bryce
Richmond Harding

Full production credits

CAST

John Steed
Cathy Gale
Maxwell Barker
Professor Cartright
Henry Barker
Johnson
Elizabeth Fuller
Minister
Miss Tregarth
Luke
Professor Richter
Rahim
Butler

Patrick Macnee 007
Honor Blackman 007
George A. Cooper #
Philip Latham #
Peter Copley #
Bill Nagy 007
Vivienne Drummond
Daniel Thorndyle
Constance Chapman
George Roubicek #
Keith Pyott #
Paul Anil
John Falconer

# DOPPELGANGERS

George A. Cooper

The Curious Case...
Tale of the Big Why

Peter Copley

Cat Amongst the Pigeons
All Done with Mirrors

Philip Latham

Room Without a View

Keith Pyott

The House That Jack Built

George Roubicek

Invasion of the Earthmen
 

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