Day: October 14, 2020

Steed arrives laden with gifts

The Avengers: Series 6, Episode 30 – Take-Over

  Take-Over it was called in 1969 when it first aired. In the intervening decades the word takeover has lost its hyphen but this episode of The Avengers remains fresh and watchable precisely because of its antique quality. But first a bit of a prelim – man being escorted to

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Angela Douglas as Miranda

The Avengers: Series 6, Episode 29 – Requiem

  Requiem sounds like it should be the title for the last-ever episode of The Avengers, now only weeks away. That it’s not is a typical piece of perversity by showrunner Brian Clemens. Another is Clemens’s ongoing attempt to sideline Linda Thorson, which he’s still engaged in even this late

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