The Avengers

(1961)

Overview

The Avengers is a British television series created in the 1960s. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed. Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. Steed's most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel, and later Tara King. Later episodes increasingly incorporated elements of science fiction and fantasy, parody and British eccentricity.

  1. Sydney Newman

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Patrick Macnee

    Patrick Macnee

    John Steed

    161 Episodes

  2. Honor Blackman

    Honor Blackman

    Catherine Gale

    52 Episodes

  3. Diana Rigg

    Diana Rigg

    Emma Peel

    50 Episodes

  4. Linda Thorson

    Linda Thorson

    Tara King

    33 Episodes

  5. Ian Hendry

    Ian Hendry

    Dr. David Keel

    26 Episodes

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Last Season

The Avengers

Season 6

1968 | 33 Episodes

Season 6 of The Avengers premiered on September 25, 1968.

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Status Ended

Network

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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 50m, 60m

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71

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