THE AVENGERS (1965-1967 UK)

tumblr_magrwlB6qe1qaxluno1_500No TV series can summon up the 1960s better than this one. Other shows tried to imitate it, but never successfully. How could they, when The Avengers itself finally lost it after a two year peak. Patrick MacNee (as John Steed) had a devilish charm while Diana Rigg (as Emma Peel) combined beauty and brains. There have been other side-kicks for Steed in different incarnations of the series, but they never gelled like his relationship with Mrs Peel did. [Read more…]

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