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

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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John Steed works for British Intelligence and works with various partners, notably: Ian Hendry (series one), Cathy Gale (series two and three), Emma Peel (series four and five), and Tara King (series six). 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 adrenaline 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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28 March 1966 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Emma Peel's name was taken from the British film industry expression "M-Appeal", or "man-appeal", which is what the show's producers were looking for in her character. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
John Steed: Mrs. Peel, we're needed.
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Crazy Credits

In some parts of the world, the opening credits for the first color season begin with a brief sequence showing Steed preparing to open a bottle of champagne. Mrs. Peel shoots the cap off the bottle, and they pour a toast to each other. Only then do the opening credits actually begin. See more »

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Referenced in Married with Children: Shoeway to Heaven (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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