Day: June 25, 2020

John Steed with pet cat

The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 8 – The Hidden Tiger

  Well written and brilliantly cast, The Hidden Tiger is also very neatly directed by Sidney Hayers, who starts the episode with a point-of-view shot of a butler being dispatched by forces unseen while he is putting out a bowl of milk for the cat.   In death the man

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John Steed pecks Mrs Peel on the cheek

The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 7 – The Living Dead

  The zombie movie was sleeping fitfully in its crypt – George Romero would wake it in 1968 with Night of the Living Dead – when The Avengers episode The Living Dead first aired in February 1967.   Steed and Peel, it seems, are now ghosthunters as well as murder

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