The Avengers (1961–1969)

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John Steed works for British Intelligence and always has a female partner. The problems he finds are always a bit odd, just on the edge of science fiction (Cyborg killers, a city built under a disused coal mine, a gang put together for adrenalin junkies, and a killer who uses a concentrated cold virus to kill his victims by having them sneeze to death). Steed is always the ultimate in culture and grace as he saves the world each week. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Julie Stevens was the second choice for the role of Venus Smith after Angela Douglas turned it down. See more »

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Emma Peel: You know my wavelength.
John Steed: I do indeed.
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American broadcasts of the 1965 season were preceded by an introduction showing Emma Peel and John Steed walking across a giant chessboard as a narrator says: "Extraordinary crimes against the people and the state have to be avenged by agents extraordinary. Two such people are John Steed -- top professional, and his partner, Emma Peel -- talented amateur. Together they are -- The Avengers!" See more »

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The absolutely very best!
22 July 2006 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

The best in terms of plot.

The best in terms of invention.

The best in terms of style.

The best in terms of acting.

The best in terms of direction.

The best in terms of documenting a classic era.

The best in terms of showcasing all kinds of brilliant actors in early stages of their careers (Peter Bowles, John Wood, Donald Sutherland...ad infinitum...)

The best in term of originality & freshness.

Just the very best!


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