is to be imagined as a slim young man. In the television version, he was a
short and rotund fellow (played by comedy actor, Roy Kinnear).
Steed and Mrs.
Peel assist with Mother's wheelchair instead of Rhonda.
character, Croaker Waysgoose, and his new department of Strange and
Inexplicable Happenings are added and are a continuing annoyance to Mother.
In the radio version, Steed
accompanies Cordell to the scene where Helen is found.
Whereas in the TV version the missing Steed
is located simply when the phone rings, in the radio version Mrs. Jupp
needs to be traced via a telephone directory and queried first.
Instead of the 'out of this world' ending
of the TV episode (and series), Mother toasts the resurrected Steed.
In Episode 4, Paradise Plot is referred to
as Paradise Place.
In Episode 1, Steed remarks "Circumstances are bizarre," hinting at the TV
The two gravediggers, Tom and Bob are frequently mentioned by name, where
in the television version they were only referred as such in the end
After reading a newspaper, Mother apparently doesn't think much about the
(by then topical) 'Common Market'.
Cordell is not shot in the chest, but the head.
Steed tells Mr. Happychap that he's lucky his father didn't like
synthesisers (instead of sousaphones in the TV version).
At the start of Episode 5, there is a long recap - presumably as it was
transmitted on a Monday.
The Master is understandably made to respond to the sound of Steed's coins
instead of banknotes.