Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 07, 1961
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network

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The Avengers (UK)

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

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06x33 Bizarre Aired: May. 21, 1969

When a woman is found walking barefoot in a snowy field, complaining of a dead man who wasn't dead, Steed investigates the Happy Meadows funeral …

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The show had 6 seasons and 161 episodes air between 1961 and 1969.

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  • After Diana Rigg left the series, the producers toyed with the idea of having guest actresses be Steed's sidekick.
  • The naming of this show was the reason as to why in the UK, The Avengers had to be renamed to "Avengers Assemble" due to this TV show taking the original name 51 years prior to its release.
  • According to Script Editor Dennis Spooner, the series would frequently feature Steed visiting busy public places such as the main airport in London without anyone else present in the scene.…
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    According to Script Editor Dennis Spooner, the series would frequently feature Steed visiting busy public places such as the main airport in London without anyone else present in the scene. "'Can't you afford extras?' they'd ask. Well, it wasn't like that. It's just that Steed had to be alone to be accepted. Put him in a crowd and he sticks out like a sore thumb! Let's face it, with normal people he's weird. The trick to making him acceptable is never to show him in a normal world, just fighting villains who are odder than he is!"
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