History Series / ThePersuaders

19th Dec '15 5:47:02 AM Kamikashi
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* ErmineCapeEffect: PlayedForLaughs in the very beginning of the 3rd episode, "Take Seven"; Brett has put on his regalia as an Earl since he is about to attend the opening of parliament, much to the amusement of Danny.
15th Nov '15 12:04:29 AM nombretomado
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'''''The Persuaders!''''' is a 1971 comedy/adventure series starring Tony Curtis and RogerMoore.

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'''''The Persuaders!''''' is a 1971 comedy/adventure series starring Tony Curtis and RogerMoore.
Creator/RogerMoore.
21st Dec '14 8:10:40 AM TheUnsquished
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* ChronicEvidenceRetentionSyndrome: An episode involves a crucial piece of evidence that the culprit couldn't work the will to destroy, despite his henchman's urging: A gift by AdolfHitler himself for helping the defeat and surrender of France.

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* ChronicEvidenceRetentionSyndrome: An episode involves a crucial piece of evidence that the culprit couldn't work the will to destroy, despite his henchman's urging: A gift by AdolfHitler UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler himself for helping the defeat and surrender of France.
4th May '14 2:38:56 AM SeptimusHeap
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* GentlemanSnarker / UpperClassWit: Lord Brett Sinclair
15th Feb '14 10:45:57 PM karstovich2
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While the series did only moderately well on the home British/American market (which should not be ''too'' much of a surprise, considering that the protagonist are based on their blatant national stereotypes) it has done significantly better abroad, and is widely remembered and cited in many European countries.

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While the series did only moderately well on the home British/American market (which should not be ''too'' much of a surprise, considering that the protagonist main characters are based on their blatant national stereotypes) it has done significantly better abroad, and is widely remembered and cited in many European countries.
14th Jul '13 10:03:34 PM PaulA
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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: In episode "A Death in the Family", which is a tribute to KindHeartsAndCoronets, Roger Moore plays three members of his usual character's family, including a woman. This is Lampshaded at the end when Danny Wilde's aunt arrives, played by... his co-star Tony Curtis.

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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: In episode "A Death in the Family", which is a tribute to KindHeartsAndCoronets, ''Film/KindHeartsAndCoronets'', Roger Moore plays three members of his usual character's family, including a woman. This is Lampshaded at the end when Danny Wilde's aunt arrives, played by... his co-star Tony Curtis.
26th Mar '13 4:18:42 AM dendron
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* GentlemanSnarker / UpperClassWit: Lord Brett sinclair

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* GentlemanSnarker / UpperClassWit: Lord Brett sinclairSinclair



* UncannyFamilyResemblance: In episode "A Death in the Family", Roger Moore plays three members of his usual character's family, including a woman. This is Lampshaded at the end when Danny Wilde's aunt arrives, played by... his co-star Tony Curtis.

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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: In episode "A Death in the Family", which is a tribute to KindHeartsAndCoronets, Roger Moore plays three members of his usual character's family, including a woman. This is Lampshaded at the end when Danny Wilde's aunt arrives, played by... his co-star Tony Curtis.
26th Mar '13 4:11:16 AM dendron
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* CostumePorn: The clothes of Lord Brett Sinclair were selected with greatest care by Roger Moore himself. The more dynamic style of Danny Wilde's fashion, featuring leather jackets, flares and scarfs, had its finger on the pulse of the 70's and led to Curtis' being voted "Best Dressed Man" of 1970.
26th Mar '13 2:51:05 AM Deusirae76
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'''''The Persuaders!''''' is a 1971 comedy/adventure series starring Tony Curtis and Roger Moore.

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'''''The Persuaders!''''' is a 1971 comedy/adventure series starring Tony Curtis and Roger Moore.
RogerMoore.
13th Nov '12 2:17:20 AM StFan
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* ChronicEvidenceRetentionSyndrome: An episode involves a crucial piece of evidence that the culprit couldn't work the will to destroy, despite his henchman's urging: A gift by AdolfHitler himself for helping the defeat and surrender of France.



* GentlemanSnarker / UpperClassWit

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* GentlemanAdventurer: Lord Brett sinclair
* GentlemanSnarker / UpperClassWitUpperClassWit: Lord Brett sinclair


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* SelfMadeMan: Danny Wilde
* SexyStewardess: Brett Sinclair's own private flight attendants were also obviously hired for their looks and their, er, friendliness.
* SuspectExistenceFailure: Subverted in an episode where Brett's relatives are being murdered: all the suspects die... then it's revealed that one of them was actually the murderer, and faked his death because he knew that would clear him.


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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: In episode "A Death in the Family", Roger Moore plays three members of his usual character's family, including a woman. This is Lampshaded at the end when Danny Wilde's aunt arrives, played by... his co-star Tony Curtis.


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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: In an episode, Danny Wilde manages to [[HeelFaceTurn recruit]] an actor impersonating a dead millionaire by warning him of what might happen when his employers don't need to hide the millionaire's death anymore.
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