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The Persuaders! 

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Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
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1972   1971  
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Complete series cast summary:
Tony Curtis ...  Danny Wilde / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Roger Moore ...  Lord Brett Sinclair / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Laurence Naismith ...  Judge Fulton 11 episodes, 1971
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men are complete opposites, but become great friends through their adventures and constantly risk their own lives for one another. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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A pair of Playboys with nothing in common but trouble! See more »


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Throughout the series, Danny Wilde (Tony Curtis) is almost always seen wearing gloves. According to DVD commentary, this was a gimmick developed by Curtis, to make his character unusual, and therefore create some buzz for the series. See more »

Quotes

[having infiltrated a group of thieves by being mistaken for Lomax, a master criminal, Danny tries to keep the act up long enough for Brett and the authorities to rescue him]
Anderson: Look, we know the target's nine million in gold.
Danny Wilde: Right.
Anderson: What we don't know is how we get it.
Danny Wilde: That's a good question, Anderson.
Anderson: Would you like to tell us about it?
Danny Wilde: Al Capone. Pretty Boy Floyd. Edward G. Robinson! Legs Diamond! You know what these guys all had in common? Intellect. Brains! Genius! Organization! They ran their...
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles credit Tony Curtis and Roger Moore by their surnames only. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episodes The Persuaders!: Anyone Can Play and The Persuaders!: Someone Waiting were edited together to create the film release Sporting Chance. See more »

Connections

Featured in Spise med Price: De umættelige helte (2014) See more »

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The Persuaders
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They persuaded me!
1 July 2000 | by James-328See all my reviews

Lord Brett Sinclair and Danny Wilde are drawn together by Judge Fulton to use there wasted talents and use them for the fight against crime. Top notch action and comedy the Persuaders were the oddest of couples that got on very well. Lord Brett Sinclair and aristocratic, suave and stylish with clothes to match was the true English Gent. Danny Wilde a millionaire with wit and a very large wallet. Cars, Girls, Guns and one liners was the best combination of this powerful suspense series hat ran for only 2 years, it is a real shame. No one has ever come close to the partnership of Moore and Curtis. Sinclairs lucky number was 7 and he drove an Austin Martin, a pre-James Bond role which made him an international success. Everyone with a thing for action and suspense must watch this.


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18 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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