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The Avengers (TV Series 1961–1969) Poster

(1961–1969)

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Followed by 

The New Avengers (1976) (TV Series)

Remade as 

The Avengers (1998)

Referenced in 

Yellow Submarine (1968)
In the pop-art room of The Beatles' mansion.
The Saint: The Man Who Gambled with Life (1969) (TV Episode)
"Keep your voice down, Mrs Peel!" says Simon Templar when Stella confesses to learning her martial arts from television, accompanied by a hint of "The Avengers" theme on the score.
Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space: Episode 1 (1970) (TV Episode)
elements
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Diana Rigg taught her that. Thank you, Emma Peel."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Castle of Fu Manchu (1992) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Peel were needed"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow asks Servo about pets for the title characters.
Sunny Side Up (1994)
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.: Stagecoach (1994) (TV Episode)
Brisco meets a martial-arts-expert British spy named Emma Steed, combining the names Emma Peel and John Steed.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Vincent names Emma Peel as one of the women who he fantasized about beating him up when Mia asks if he had ever fantasized about being beaten up by a woman before.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "That move is pure Emma Peel."
Married with Children: Shoeway to Heaven (1994) (TV Episode)
Al mistakenly names the show as an example of what was great about the 70's.
Married with Children: Kelly Breaks Out (1994) (TV Episode)
Al and Jefferson are extremely excited about ordering an Emma Peel video, because her outfit is so revealing and she kicks so high. Al is apalled when an episode featuring Linda Thorson is delivered instead.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: San Francisco International (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Sounds like the Avengers are here."
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Noxeema mentions Miss Emma Peel.
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
In the locker room there is a distinctive bowler hat and black umbrella hanging on the wall, along with the name 'J. Steed'. John Steed wore these in the TV series.
Trainspotting (1996)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) (TV Episode)
"The Avengers never had a cute kid"
Nash Bridges: Blackout (1997) (TV Episode)
Harvey references Emma Peel and the show, to Evan.
The Simpsons: The Cartridge Family (1997) (TV Episode)
The episode closes with the theme music after Marge handles the gun.
Frasier: Radio Wars (1999) (TV Episode)
Martin mentions that Frasier and Niles loved the series when they were young.
Lukas: Urinella (1999) (TV Episode)
Lukas mentions the series as "Mit Schirm, Charme und Schwarzwaldhütchen".
Inside 'A View to a Kill' (2000) (Video)
Title mentioned in relation to Patrick Macnee and still shown
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased): Two Can Play at That Game (2001) (TV Episode)
A mannequin is dressed as John Steed, pointing up the "Avengers"-ish plot.
Welcome to Eltingville (2002) (TV Movie)
dialogue
Demonlover (2002)
Grounded for Life: Cuts Like a Knife (2003) (TV Episode)
Claudia's running outfit reminds Sean of Emma Peel.
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Queer as Folk: How Far You Can Go (2004) (TV Episode)
Brian calls Justin and Cody "the gay avengers."
The Burly Man Chronicles (2004) (Video)
mentioned once in extended version
Red Dwarf: Back from the Dead - Series VII (2005) (Video)
Reference to Emma Peel
Doctor Who: Origins (2006) (Video)
The show is mentioned during a discussion of Sydney Newman's career.
18.15 Uhr ab Ostkreuz (2006)
Emma Peel gets mentioned in the dialog while the showdown.
Comedy Connections: To the Manor Born (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Mammoth (2006) (TV Movie)
Agent Powers mentions the older show in dialog with Frank.
The New Paul O'Grady Show: Episode #4.38 (2006) (TV Episode)
This is mentioned in a conversation about old Tv.
This Man Is the One (2006) (Video)
Title mentioned several times
Extras: Daniel Radcliffe (2006) (TV Episode)
"Hae you still got that cat suite from The Avengers?"
Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) (Video Game)
Ponsonby, with his outfit and umbrella gun, reference the show's protagonist, John Steed.
The O.C.: The Avengers (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Cult of...: Adam Adamant Lives! (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Stripped for Action: The First Doctor (2008) (TV Episode)
A TV Comics front cover is shown featuring the Avengers.
How TV Changed Britain: Women (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Drama Trails: 'Footballer's Wives' to 'Brideshead Revisited' (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Dennis Spooner: Wanna Write a Television Series? (2009) (Video)
Features on list of Dennis Spooner's credits used as a backdrop.
Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960s (2009) (Video)
Honor Blackman talks about her role as Cathy Gale.
War Zone: The End of an Era (2009) (Video)
Terrance Dicks mentions his work on the show.
Leverage: The Inside Job (2010) (TV Episode)
Sophie and Hardison use the aliases "Emily Peel" and "Jonathan Steed"
Tomorrow's Times: The Second Doctor (2010) (Video)
Francis Hope is quoted as mentioning the show.
Leverage: The 10 Li'l Grifters Job (2011) (TV Episode)
A pair of guests at Beck's party are dessed as John Steed and Emma Peel.
Nostalgia Critic: The Avengers (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic discusses the original show
The Lost Giants (2012) (Video)
Deborah Watling says that being allowed to use a gun made her feel like Emma Peel.
Gossip Girl: The Revengers (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Diabolical Masterminds: Working on 'The Avengers' (2013) (Short)
supporting material
An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) (TV Movie)
Sydney Newman tells William Hartnell that he came up with the show.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Colin Firth/Jack McBrayer & Triumph the Insult Comic Dog/The Weeknd (2015) (TV Episode)
Colin Firth compares his upcoming movie Kingsman: The Secret Service to the series
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.46 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark as his (incorrect) answer to a question about the TV series in which Dame Diana Rigg plays Olenna Tyrell during the Final Chase.
The Simpsons: Much Apu About Something (2016) (TV Episode)
John Steed and Mrs. Peel rob the Quick & Fresh.

Featured in 

Without Walls: The Avengers (1992) (TV Episode)
Clips and subject of film
The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) (TV Special)
Avenging the Avengers (2000) (Video)
Funny Turns: Penelope Keith (2000) (TV Episode)
Features footage from the series.
The Unforgettable Joan Sims (2002) (TV Special)
Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
"Avengers, The" (1961) is seen on the family's TV set.
Ride the Wild Side (2005) (Video)
clip shown
Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips
Comedy Connections: To the Manor Born (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
How TV Changed Britain: Women (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat mentions how he confuses the Marvel film "The Avengers" with the British TV series of the same name. Clip shown.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet julespecial (2013) (TV Episode)
Peter Jackson mentions the film + clip shown

Spoofed in 

Get Smart: Run, Robot, Run (1968) (TV Episode)
Snead and Neal are a spoof of Steed and Peel and are dressed like them
Spice World (1997)
T.U.F.F. Puppy: Kid Stuff/Super Duper Crime Busters (2011) (TV Episode)
Kitty dressed in her black jump suit is immitating Emma Peel from the British cult show from the 1960's.

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