The Avengers (1961–1969)
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Castle De'ath 

When an agent in diving gear is found dead in a Scottish loch yet substantially taller than he was whilst he was alive Steed and Mrs. Peel visit a remote castle owned by the feuding De'ath ... See full summary »

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When an agent in diving gear is found dead in a Scottish loch yet substantially taller than he was whilst he was alive Steed and Mrs. Peel visit a remote castle owned by the feuding De'ath cousins, Ian and Angus, to investigate the sinister goings-on. Written by don @ minifie-1

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2 May 1966 (USA)  »

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The automobile that Steed and Mrs. Peel drive into the water at the end is an Amphicar Model 770, produced between 1961-1968. See more »

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(at around 19 mins) just after Steed puts the paper boat into the moat. A wire can be seen pulling the paper boat. See more »

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Emma Peel: Your cousin has hired my company as consultants.
Ian De'ath: What company would that be?
Emma Peel: Aborcashaata.
Ian De'ath: Aborca what?
Emma Peel: It's the Advisory Bureau on Refurbishing Castles and Stately Homes as a Tourist Attraction.
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Below average
17 February 2009 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

The Avengers in Scotland! The action takes place in an old Scottish castle complete with torture room and ghost. Considering all this the ideas are a bit below expectations. John and Emma don't have enough dialogue together and a lot of time is wasted with unnecessary long scenes. For example the intro before the episodes title is a plain waste of time with an unconvincing twist in the end. As is the dance routine of Steed without reason for the plot. Not that this would be a reason to complain, it just is not enough fun. It looks as if it had been shot at a real castle. If so it had not been taken enough advantage of. The whole MacGuffin (how fitting that this invention by Alfred Hitchcock has a Scottish name) is maybe the weakest in the monochrome season with Diana Rigg. And that means something since some of them border on the ridiculous. But for such nonsense there is not enough happening and too much talk.


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