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The Saint 

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Simon Templar (Sir Roger Moore), a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around in his white Volvo P1800S.
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Roger Moore ...  Simon Templar 118 episodes, 1962-1969
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The Saint (Sir Roger Moore) is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He prevents criminals from succeeding . Where a reward is offered, or the criminals loot is not discovered or "lost", he keeps it to cover his expenses.Simon Templar must always stay one step ahead of the law. Fortunately, his wit, charm, and knowledge of a criminal's ways makes it a fairly easy task. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Suave, Chivalrous & Utterly Heroic! See more »


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Official Sites:

The Saintly Bible

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UK

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English

Release Date:

21 May 1967 (USA) See more »

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(118 episodes)

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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Black and White (season 1-4)| Color (season 5 and 6)

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1.33 : 1
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Leslie Charteris guarded the rights to his creation closely, and earlier attempts to televise his stories had come to nothing. Producers Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman were recommended by John Paddy Carstairs, who had befriended the writer while directing The Saint in London (1939) (and who would direct The Saint: The Arrow of God (1962) and The Saint: The Romantic Matron (1963) for this run); Lew Grade proposed a budget of thirty thousand pounds per episode, which also helped convince Charteris that Templar was in safe hands. See more »


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One of my favorite shows and also my father's
10 May 2004 | by rumpole16See all my reviews

The modern day Robin Hood. This show is a classic. James Bond without the gadgets, or over the top criminals are here. The Saint was the work of Leslie Charteris; an Asian-American writer who penned many books and his character came to life in many 40's B-movies. There was even a show; with Vincent Price as the Saint. The defining Saint was of course Roger Moore's Simon Templar. A suave, sophisticated jet setter who always was available to do a good deed. His character had an edge; a perception at least, of an international rogue. He was first and foremost a man with a strong sense of right and wrong and would do anything to make things right. The Saint ran from 1962-1969 and is still beloved and with good reason. Roger Moore does the Saint with a flair and the supporting characters are always well defined and twists and turns of the plot are always there. There was an informal ensemble cast and many of the same actors play different characters. I had mixed feelings about Inspector Teal (Ivor Dean), he is always duped and his character, although well played, was a bit of an idiot. Still Inspector Teal had some charm. The series had recurring writers including my favorite: Terry Nation. (For those Doctor Who fans, Terry Nation is of course, the creator of the Daleks). Harry Junkin was the writer of the more fluid episodes.

Anyone who appreciates mystery, intrigue and well played characters, has to appreciate the Saint. The Saint gets 9.9/10 stars.


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