A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

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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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Diana Rigg auditioned for the role of Emma Peel on a whim, without ever having seen the programme See more »

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Emma Peel: Would you like a drink?
John Steed: Intravenously!
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Some episodes of the first color season begin with a title card "The Avengers in Color." See more »

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Referenced in The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.: Stagecoach (1994) 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.

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