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  • CI5 is an abbreviation of "Criminal Intelligence Five".

  • Episode 1.13, "Klansmen," in which black people are harrassed by a group that has modeled itself on the Ku Klux Klan, was banned and never shown in the UK because of its racial content.

  • Gordon Jackson's (Cowley) career started in 1942, and he had nearly 100 starring roles. He received his OBE in 1979.

  • Gordon Jackson (Cowley) starred in the 1965 movie "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines", and "The Ipcress File" as Agent Jock Carswell.

  • Lewis Collins (Bodie) starred in the 1982 movie "Who Dares Wins", and guest starred in the 1976 series "The New Avengers".

  • Martin Shaw (Doyle) starred in the 1974 movie "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad", guest starred in the 1976 series "The New Avengers", and went on to star in the 2001 series "Judge John Deed".