• title card: white all caps text reading ‘A SENSE OF HISTORY’ outline din black and superimposed on Groom, slumped in the passenger seat with an arrow in his back
  • Mrs. Peel smirks when she finds a lingerie photo pasted to the inside of one of the student’s desks
  • Students wearing animal masks surround Steed who is forceful with the unmasked Duboys, standing before him
  • Carlyon and Steed take cover under the wagon as the flaming arrows rain in; Steed is trying to extinguish the arrow that has skewered his bowler hat
  • Carlyon puts a colander on his head to act as a helmet as he get ready in case of another attack. Steed sits with his back against Carlyon’s
  • Mrs. Peel leans against a pillar, resplendent in her Robin Hood outfit and critical of Duboys for wearing the same costume; three students in mediæval costume are huddled behind her on the left
  • Mrs. Peel and Steed burst into the lecture room and she prepares to fire an arrow to disarm Grindley
  • Mrs. Peel declares Steed a fraud as he closes the sidecar while she kicks the starter of the motorcycle

Series 4 — Episode 24
A Sense of History

by Martin Woodhouse
Directed by Peter Graham Scott

Production No E.64.10.24
Production completed: January 31 1966. First transmission: March 8 1966.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regular007Doctor Who
Richard Carlyon Nigel Stock regularDoctor WhoDanger ManThe PrisonerThe SaintAdam AdamantPolice Surgeon
Dr. Gordon Henge ADPhil John Barron The SaintDepartment S
D.B. Grindley MA John Glyn-Jones regularDanger ManThe SaintAdam Adamant
Professor David Acheson John Ringham regularDoctor WhoThe SaintDad’s Army
Eric C.N. Duboys Patrick Mower The ProfessionalsCarry On..CallanSpace 1999The SweeneyJason KingUFODepartment S
John W. Pettit Robin Phillips Doctor WhoThe Saint
R. Millerson Peter Blythe regularThe SweeneyCallanUFO
C.D. Allen Peter Bourne regularThe PrisonerThe Saint
Marianne Grey Jacqueline Pearce Doctor WhoDanger ManBlake’s 7Indiana JonesCallan
James Broom CBE Kenneth Benda regularDoctor WhoThe PrisonerThe SaintCallanAdam Adamant
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Student Rosalind Mendelson The SaintCarry On..
Student Rocky Taylor regularDoctor Who007Blake’s 7Danger ManThe PrisonerThe ProfessionalsThe SaintCallanThe SweeneyRandall and HopkirkPink PantherIndiana Jones
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Student Vincent Fleming regular007The Champions
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