Steed attends the funeral of his former batman Wrightson, who had become a draughtsman on a modest salary in civilian life. However, at the will reading everyone is shocked to learn that he was exceedingly rich and apparently by honest means. Steed and Mrs. Gale investigate and uncover an ambitious plot involving insider trading.
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Did You Know?
Throughout the episode, Steed keeps making phone calls about purchasing some polo ponies. In the last scene, Steed refers to someone important who might try the outbid him for the ponies. This was a reference to Prince Philip who was an active polo player at the time. See more
When Steed and Gale are conversing at Victor Gibb's firm, their voices are drowned out by a loud cough from off screen. It is actor Geoffrey Alexander
clearing his throat before entering the scene and saying his first line. See more
[Steed returns home to find Cathy there
Hey, you still here? It stopped raining, you know.
It's not five hours, yet.
They shampooed all the carpets in my flat and I can't walk on them for five hours.
Oh dear, dear me.