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The Duchess Assignment

British royalty cannot seem to distance themselves from scandal, even in the far future. The Duchess of Royston, thanks in part to her excessive gambling, is doing her part to maintain that grand tradition. Luckily, Lady Penelope is on this particular evening at the same Monte Carlo casino, and she notices that her old friend the Duchess is down on her luck. She also notices that the roulette table at which the Duchess is losing her shirt is fixed, and she and Parker set off in pursuit of the crooked dealer and casino manager. They unfortunately are unable to capture the two con men, but do eventually catch up with the Duchess -- now virtually penniless thanks to her addiction -- back in England. She does, however, still own a Picasso (only because it wasn't with her at the roulette table), and it may be the key to regaining some of her fortune. Enter Jeff Tracy, who actually leaves his office for the first time in recent memory. Jeff meets with an old friend who's flush with cash, and

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  • Originally Aired February 17, 1966
  • Runtime 50 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-Y7
  • Production Code 21
  • Network ITV1
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Created March 1, 2020 by
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Name Type Role
Martin Crump Writer
Christine Finn Guest Star
Sylvia Anderson Guest Star
Ray Barrett Guest Star
David Graham Guest Star
Peter Dyneley Guest Star
Matt Zimmerman Guest Star
David Elliott Director