The Avengers - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • Honey for the Prince
    3/26/66
    0.0
    Following the deaths of a friend and a fellow agent, Steed and Mrs Peel follow the trail to Quite Quite Fantastic Inc, whose purpose is to bring people's fantasies to life.
  • Honey For the Prince
    3/26/66
    7.7
    Steed and Emma return from a party to find a dying agent in Steed's flat. What is the connection between honey, a firm which makes fantasies to order and the oil deal promised by a visiting Bavarian Prince?
  • How to Succeed at Murder
    3/19/66
    0.0
    Steed and Emma investigate when several top executives are murdered, and their secretaries are given major promotions. The cause of it all is an aggressively anti-male band of secretaries, led by a puppet named Henrietta. To flush out the villainesses, Steed poses as a big businessman, while Emma pretends to be. . .guess what? Written by Brian Clemens, "How to Succeed. . .at Murder" was originally telecast in England on March 19, 1966, then showed up on American television June 13, 1966.moreless
  • How to Succeed... at Murder
    3/19/66
    7.3
    When several top executives die, their secretaries take over their firms. Is it mere chance, or are women trying to take over the world? Steed employs a deadly secretary, and Emma finds sorority down at the gym.
  • Sense of History
    Sense of History
    Episode 25
    3/12/66
    0.0
    An assassin murders a noted economist with a traditional English weapon: a bow and arrow. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Carlyon: Nigel Stock. Duboys: Patrick Mower. Prof. Acheson: John Ringham. Dr. Henge: John Barron.
  • A Sense of History
    A Sense of History
    Episode 24
    3/12/66
    7.7
    A death by archery sends Steed and Emma undercover at St. Bodes Academy, where the arguments between staff and hip students, and between different theories of history, seem to have taken on a murderous edge.
  • House That Jack Built
    3/5/66
    0.0
    Mrs. Peel (Diana Rigg) plunges into a nightmare on a visit to the country house she inherited from an uncle she never met. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Prof. Keller: Michael Goodliffe. Pennington: Keith Pyott. Burton: Griffith Davies. Withers: Michael Wynne.
  • The House That Jack Built
    3/5/66
    9.0
    Emma inherits some property from her deceased Uncle Jack. The property is a very bizaarre house, and when Emma goes to inspect it, she finds herself trapped in a labyrinth of psychological torture.
  • What the Butler Saw
    What the Butler Saw
    Episode 23
    2/25/66
    0.0
    Steed infiltrates a school for butlers in order to unmask a traitor. While he is being drilled in the finer points of silent servitude, Emma attempts to charm her way into the heart of a suspected turncoat who is also a notorious lecher. If any doubts still lingered that The Avengers was not intended to be taken seriously, this episode would dispell them instantly. Written by Brian Clemens, "What the Butler Saw" first aired in England on February 26, 1966; it was subsequently shown on American network television on July 28, 1966.moreless
  • What the Butler Saw
    What the Butler Saw
    Episode 22
    2/26/66
    8.2
    According to Steed's double-agent barber, one of three military men is a traitor. But which one? To find out, Steed becomes a butler, and Emma starts Operation Fascination to trap the woman-hungry Group Captain Miles.
  • Touch of Brimstone
    Touch of Brimstone
    Episode 22
    2/9/66
    0.0
    A series of elaborate practical jokes result in humilation for a number of top British and Iron Curtain officials. When one of the jokes turns deadly, Steed and Emma are called upon to investigate. It turns out that the cause of all the trouble is an exclusive organization known as the Hellfire Club, obliging Steed to join up while Emma provides support from the sidelines. Written by Brian Clemens, "A Touch of Brimstone" was originally telecast in England on February 9, 1966. The episode was never shown on American network television, due in great part to the very provocative outfits worn by Emma Peel when she poses as "The Queen of Sin."moreless
  • A Touch of Brimstone
    2/19/66
    7.8
    Silly tricks are being played on various VIPs in diplomatic situations. All the clues point to the beautifully wasted John Cleverly Cartney, but would even a rake like that stoop to murder by electrified opening ribbon? It's Peter Wyngarde and his Hellfire Club.
  • The Danger Makers
    The Danger Makers
    Episode 21
    2/12/66
    0.0
    Why are a group of otherwise reserved middle-aged military officers suddenly behaving like teenaged delinquents and performing dangerous stunts which invariably result in death? Steed wants to find out, and to do so, he rejoins his regiment. Ultimately, Steed is himself targeted for death, forcing Emma to undergo a bizarre and deadly ritual to rescue her partner. Written by Roger Marshall and directed by the versatile Charles Crichton, "The Danger Makers" first aired in England on February 12, 1966; perhaps significantly, it was seen in America on July 4 of that same year.moreless
  • The Danger Makers
    The Danger Makers
    Episode 20
    2/12/66
    8.1
    Several military figures have been killed in dangerous games of daring. Emma and Steed follow the trail to a secret society of military men with very dangerous aims.
  • Quick-Quick Slow Death
    2/5/66
    0.0
    A suspicious Steed and Mrs. Peel do a foxy trot into a dancing school whose specialty is a death dance. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Lucille: Eunice Gayson. Ivor: Maurice Kaufmann. Nicki: Carole Gray.
  • Quick-Quick Slow Death
    2/5/66
    8.3
    An agent is run over disposing of the body of a man in a dinner suit, while he was pushing him along in a pram. This all has something to do with Terpsichorean Training Techniques, a dance school where Emma teaches and Steed enrols.
  • The Thirteenth Hole
    The Thirteenth Hole
    Episode 19
    1/29/66
    0.0
    A golf course turns into a killing ground for an unfortunate British agent. Investigating, Steed and Emma discover that the course is actually a front (or, technically, a "top") for an enemy espionage base. The foresighted villains use satellite technology -- then very much in its infancy -- to relay secret information, obliging Steed and Emma to follow through for a few well-placed chip shots. Written by Tony Williamson, "The Thirteenth Hole" premiered in England on January 29, 1966, and in America on August 18, 1966.moreless
  • The Thirteenth Hole
    The Thirteenth Hole
    Episode 18
    1/29/66
    7.4
    An agent is shot on the thirteenth hole of the Craigleigh golf club, so Steed and Emma join the club. Steed puts his limited skills to use in a murderous tournament, but Emma helps him get a hole in one.
  • The Girl From Auntie
    1/22/66
    8.4
    Steed returns from holiday to find that a quite different Mrs. Peel is inhabiting his old friend's flat. With the aid of actress Georgie Price-Jones, he discovers that Art Incorporated and the Arkwright Knitting Circle are doing more together than just sharing needles.
  • The Girl from Auntie
    1/22/66
    0.0
    The British television series about two high class secret agents is captured in this single episode.
  • Small Game for Big Hunters
    1/15/66
    0.0
    Steed and Mrs. Peel brush up on witchcraft when an English farm hand is struck down by a voodoo curse of sleep that is practiced only by tribesmen in Africa. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Trent: James Villiers. Prof. Swain: Liam Redmond. Colonel: Bill Fraser. Razafi: Paul Danquah.
  • Small Game For Big Hunters
    1/15/66
    7.6
    When a man is found under Shirenzai, the trance-like Kalayan voodoo, in the heart of Hertfordshire, Steed finds himself amidst the horror of the last days of empire. Are bandits loose in the English countryside?
  • Room Without a View
    Room Without a View
    Episode 15
    1/8/66
    0.0
    Missing for two years, a scientist suddenly returns to his home, only to immediate vanish again. Aware that the poor man had been brainwashed, perhaps by the Chinese, Steed goes undercover to get to the truth. He ends up in the hotel owned by Max Chessman (Paul Whitsun-Jones). Meanwhile, Emma is herself waylaid by the bad guys and subjected to their hideous "mind-control" procedure. Written by Roger Marshall, "Room Without a View" originally aired in England on January 8, 1966, and was shown in America on June 27 of that same year.moreless
  • Room Without a View
    Room Without a View
    Episode 15
    1/8/66
    6.9
    A brilliant scientist reappears at the house of his wife. Has he escaped from notorious Manchurian prison camp Ni-San? And why have so many missing people stayed at the Chessman Hotel? Steed and Emma book in.
  • Silent Dust
    Silent Dust
    Episode 14
    8/21/17
    0.0
    Crop failures lead Steed to investigate a report that a helicopter is spreading a strange kind of fertilizer. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Omrod: William Franklyn. Juggins: Jack Watson. Mellors: Conrad Phillips. Croft: Norman Bird. Miss Snow: Joanna Wake.
  • Silent Dust
    Silent Dust
    Episode 14
    1/1/66
    7.3
    The lack of martens in a pleasant stretch of English countryside alerts Steed to the possible release of a fertiliser that has failed, reducing a landscape to a wasteland. But why is the local farming community so aggressive?
  • Too Many Christmas Trees
    12/25/65
    0.0
    Steed is troubled by recurring nightmares, which are all coming true. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Brandon: Mervyn Johns. Dr. Teasel: Edwin Richfield. Martin: Alex Scott. Janice: Jeannette Sterke.
  • Too Many Christmas Trees
    12/25/65
    9.1
    Christmas. Steed is having bad, seemingly prophetic, dreams, involving festive themes and a dead agent. Can he find solace at a fancy-dress party in the country home of a Dickens enthusiast?
  • Two's a Crowd
    Two's a Crowd
    Episode 12
    12/18/65
    8.1
    Colonel Psev, a mysterious and unseen foreign spy with a toy fixation, arrives in London to infiltrate a defence conference. His four aides bully Brodny, the ambassador, until he comes up with a cunning ruse: Gordon Webster, rakish male model, is Steed's double.
  • Two's a Crowd
    Two's a Crowd
    Episode 12
    12/18/65
    0.0
    Steed and Mrs. Peel seek a Russian master spy who likes liqueurs, cigars and model planes. Alicia: Maria Machado. Brodny: Warren Mitchell. Shvedloff: Alec Mango. Vogel: Julian Glover. Pudeshkin: Wolfe Morris.
  • Man-Eater of Surrey Green
    12/11/65
    0.0
    Steed and Emma investigate when several top British horticulturists suddenly vanish. It's all part of a master scheme to take over the world -- and the instigator may very well be from out of this world. As indicated by the title, the Avengers ultimately find themselves at the mercy of a carnivorous plant. Written by Philip Levene, "Man-Eater of Surrey Green" made its first American TV appearance on August 25, 1966.moreless
  • Man-Eater of Surrey Green
    12/11/65
    6.8
    Deaf botanist Alan Carter's fiancee walks away from their floral bliss under some strange influence, and is picked up by an entranced chauffeur. Has it got anything to do with the giant seed from outer space that has landed nearby?...
  • Dial a Deadly Number
    12/4/65
    8.0
    A series of sudden deaths in high finance leads Steed to dabble in shares while Emma investigates the makers of executive paging devices. Are companies being acquired through a simple and subtle form of murder?
  • Dial a Deadly Number
    12/4/65
    0.0
    Two more adventures from the popular TV series. In 'Quick-Quick Slow Death' Emma dances with danger, and in 'Who's Who?' Steed goes out of his mind.
  • The Hour that Never Was
    11/27/65
    8.9
    Following a motor crash, Steed and Emma explore the seemingly deserted RAF Hamelin, where they were heading for a party to celebrate the base's closure. Is this surreal landscape all a dream, or is it something worse?
  • Hour That Never Was
    11/26/65
    0.0
    The Avengers arrive at Steed's base to discover the bar open, the music playing, but the camp deserted. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Geoffrey: Gerald Harper. Leas: Dudley Foster. Hickey: Roy Kinnear. Purser: Roger Booth.
  • A Surfeit of H2O
    A Surfeit of H2O
    Episode 8
    11/20/65
    0.0
    Steed and Mrs. Peel investigate murders that occurred in freak rainstorms. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Jonah: Noel Purcell. Sturm: Albert Lieven. Joyce: Sue Lloyd. Eli: Talfryn Thomas. Martin: Geoffrey Palmer.
  • A Surfeit of H2O
    A Surfeit of H2O
    Episode 8
    11/20/65
    8.5
    A poacher drowns in a field during a freak storm, and Jonah, the village carpenter, starts building an ark. But Steed thinks it's all got more to do with the permanent cloud that hangs over Grannie Gregson's Glorious Grog factory.
  • The Murder Market
    The Murder Market
    Episode 7
    11/13/65
    8.5
    What could an outbreak of motiveless murders have to do with the activities of a marriage bureau called Togetherness Inc.? Well, think of Hitchcock's 'Strangers On A Train' and you'll be close. Steed and Emma seek their ideal partners....
  • Murder Market
    Murder Market
    Episode 7
    11/13/65
    0.0
    A series of murders leads Steed and Mrs. Peel to a marriage agency, where Steed offers himself as a prospective bridegroom. Lovejoy: Patrick Cargill. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Dinsford: Peter Bayliss. Barbara: Suzanne Lloyd.
  • The Master Minds
    The Master Minds
    Episode 6
    11/6/65
    8.6
    A government official, dresssed as one of the Horse-guards, helps in a raid on secret files and is wounded. Recovering, he remembers nothing. Is his crime anything to do with his membership of Ransack, a club for those with high IQs? Emma can join, but Steed may have to cheat....
  • Master Minds
    Master Minds
    Episode 6
    11/6/65
    0.0
    Two popular TV episodes: 'The Master Minds' in which Steed becomes a genius and Emma loses her mind, and 'The Winged Avenger' where Steed goes birdwatching and Emma does a comic strip.
  • Castle De'ath
    Castle De'ath
    Episode 5
    10/30/65
    8.3
    Why have all the fish vanished from the Scottish coastline? Does it have anything to do with a dead frogman, found stretched as if on a rack? Steed and Emma think so, which is why they're guests of Ian, the 35th Laird of Clan De'ath, and in danger of being caught by the gillies.moreless
  • Castle De'ath
    Castle De'ath
    Episode 5
    10/30/65
    0.0
    Mrs. Peel gets involved in turning an ancestral home into a tourist attraction. Ian: Gordon Jackson. Steed: Patrick Macnee. McNab: Jack Lambert. Angus: Robert Urquhart. Robertson: James Copeland.
  • Death at Bargain Prices
    10/23/65
    8.9
    When an agent is killed in the lift of Pinter's Department store, Steed and Emma get involved with King Kane, a tycoon who lives in a penthouse above the store. Why is Professor Popple, a missing atomic scientist, being held in the bargain basement?
  • Death at Bargain Prices
    10/23/65
    0.0
    Steed's only lead to the death of an agent is a sales slip issued on a day the store was closed. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Kane: Andre Morell. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Farthingale: Allan Cuthbertson.
  • The Cybernauts
    The Cybernauts
    Episode 3
    10/16/65
    8.3
    A vastly strong, bullet-proof killer homes in on and destroys several electronics executives. Could it have something to do with Dr. Armstrong's automated work place? Or with the activities of a nearby karate school...
  • The Cybernauts
    The Cybernauts
    Episode 3
    10/16/65
    0.0
    Steed and Mrs Peel discover that a business contract links a string of murders - and that the only man still in the running is the crippled Dr Armstrong.
  • The Gravediggers
    The Gravediggers
    Episode 2
    10/9/65
    8.0
    Has the late Dr Marlow's proposed radar-jamming system been tested against British defences? If so, the dead scientist seems to be doing it from his grave. And what's the connection with the local hospital's bizarre operations and a train-crazy philanthropist?
  • Gravediggers
    Gravediggers
    Episode 2
    10/7/65
    0.0
    Steed seeks an answer to a radar blackout at an early-warning defense station. Steed: Patrick Macnee. Mrs. Peel: Diana Rigg. Winslip: Ronald Fraser. Johnson: Paul Massie. Baron: Ray Austin. Miss Thirlwell: Caroline Blakiston.
  • The Town of No Return
    10/2/65
    8.8
    Four agents have vanished, looking for each other, in Little Bazeley-by-the-Sea. Steed and Emma go in for the man who went in for the man who.... and meet the odd local landlord, blacksmith and vicar. Are they more than they seem?
  • Town of No Return
    Town of No Return
    Episode 1
    9/28/65
    0.0
    A box set containing the best of Emma Peel taken from The Avengers series. Includes the episodes: 'Two's A Crowd', 'The House That Jack Built', 'The Hour That Never Was', 'Never Never Say Die', 'Murdersville' and 'Mission Highly Improbable'. Three Cassettes.