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The Saint 

Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.
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Roger Moore ...  Simon Templar 118 episodes, 1962-1969
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Storyline

The Saint is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals (gangsters and the like) and keeps the loot for himself. And he usually manages to get the rich criminals put behind bars after he's stolen their goods. Of course, Chief Inspector Claude Eustace Teal regards him as a common thief, regardless of who he steals from, so the Saint must always stay one step ahead of the doggedly persistent Inspector Teal. Fortnately, his wit, charm, and savoir faire make this a fairly easy task, and the series chronicles his various exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Official Sites:

The Saintly Bible

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1962 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon Templar See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(118 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

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

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Early episodes included the gimmick of having Sir Roger Moore speak directly to the audience. Later, this was replaced by narration. In one early episode, an old woman guesses Templar's name ... she says his name must be James Bond. Sir Roger Moore, of course, later went on to play James Bond 007. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Buster (1988) See more »

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You Won't See Me No More
by Gary Osborne
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I loved watching 'The Saint', my Dad did not
25 December 2003 | by mattymatt30See all my reviews

I'm 34, and watched Roger Moore as 'The Saint' shown on Cable TV by a Detroit station when I was in high school. He was cool, sophisticated, worldly (it was set all over the globe), and the shows were just plain entertaining in that classic 60's way. My father, who remembered 'The Saint' when it first aired in the early 60's, thought Roger Moore's Saint was a bit of a dandy and a 'fancy boy'. Why? I asked other men in that age group, here in The Great White North to comment, and got the same answer. A fancy, smart-guy, etc... The Saint was ahead of it's time, and the character was the first 'Metrosexual' in TV history, something that many macho head-game types of that era could not handle. Is my theory right, do some research and comment!


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