The Avengers - Season 5

ITV (ended 1969)




Episode Guide

  • 11/18/67
    When Sir Gerald Bancroft and his Rolls-Royce vanish whilst being escorted at a military base, Steed is called upon to solve the puzzle. But before he can he experiences that old shrinking feeling.
  • Murdersville
    Episode 23
    Emma's old friend, Paul Croft, returns from abroad to retire to Little Storping-in-the Swurf. Unfortunately, the village seems to be run along very strange lines. Threatened by yokels, Emma finds herself outnumbered.
  • 11/4/67
    When a scientist is found embedded in a wall, Steed and Emma pursue a man in make-up and wellies, whose appearance is terribly shocking.
  • 10/28/67
    Various millionaires are withdrawing large sums of money from the bank. Steed suspects blackmail but none of the men is willing to talk. Then he gets a call from Gilbert Jarvis, who tells Steed that he, Jarvis, has 'just been murdered'. Again.
  • Dead Man's Treasure
    Episode 20
    The search for a small despatch box containing secret information hidden by a dying agent leads Steed and Emma into a race (quite literally) for the 'treasure'. In the process they must face foreign agents, new partners and a car simulator that electrifies its guests.
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  • The 50,000 Pound Breakfast
    The accidental death of a ventriloquist reveals that he had been carrying a fortune in gems inside his stomach. Steed stoops to blackmail and Emma goes shopping for ties in the search through the business community for a rich Borzoi.
  • Death's Door
    Episode 18
    A European peace conference comes under the threat of sabotage when the British delegates begin to suffer from premonitions and nightmares. After Sir Andrew Boyd, who has witnessd his death in a dream, is killed, Steed and Emma must keep his replacement, Lord Melford, sane and alive.
  • 9/30/67
    The brother of the late Clement Armstrong sets a deadly trap for Steed and Mrs. Peel, whom he blames for his brother's death at the hands of his murderous creations, the Cybernauts.
  • Who's Who???
    Episode 16
    When one of the Floral Network of agents is found dead atop a pair of stilts, Steed and Emma's interest is piqued. That's the idea, because foreign agents Basil and Lola have a trap prepared for them: a machine that swaps their minds into the pair's bodies.
  • The Joker
    Episode 15
    Invited for the weekend to the home of a fellow Bridge Expert, Emma finds herself trapped in a house designed to send her mad. Her tormentor is Max Prendergast, a man she befriended and then betrayed in Berlin some time before. Then Steed came to the rescue but now he's at home nursing a sprained ankle.moreless
  • 4/22/67
    Secrets known only to a small group of trusted men have leaked, and the men are having strange dreams of their childhood, featuring their nannies and a bouncing ball. Emma checks out the toyshop, Steed explores a school for nannies.
  • When Lucas, an agent investigating something subversive, gets off his train at the wrong station he is murdered. Has the crime got anything to do with a mole at the admiralty, a train ticket and a fiendish plot to kill the Prime Minister?
  • Superlative Seven
    Superlative Seven
    Episode 12
    When a super-killer passes an examination, the jury celebrates by having a drink.
  • 4/8/67
    Steed is invited to a party, and finds himself trapped in a remote-controlled aircraft, with six fancy-dressed specialists in various combat styles, en route to a distant island. There, they are pitted against each other in a deadly test.
  • Epic
    Episode 11
    Three Hollywood veterans, led by an insane director, decide that Emma would be perfect for their latest movie, so they kidnap her and film some surreal and deadly footage.
  • 3/18/67
    An unfortunate motorist keeps knocking down and killing the same man: a man who's rampaging through the countryside, bulletproof and intent on destruction. A man who just happens to be identical to the urbane Professor Frank N. Stone.
  • Correct Way to Kill
    Steed and Emma make a pact with the enemy; time to unmask the intruder who sows death in their respective camps. And teach him to behave like a gentleman!
  • 3/11/67
    Foreign agents are being killed, but not by British agents. Steed thinks it terribly unfair, and so does his opposite number, Nutski. They make an arrangement, and Steed and Emma find themselves with Soviet partners in an investigation of a group of very British killers.
  • Hidden Tiger
    Hidden Tiger
    Episode 8
    Steed and Emma hunt the tiger and discover that the ferocious man-eater is not what you might think.
  • The Hidden Tiger
    Episode 8
    The mauling to death of several members of the committee of PURRR (the Philanthropic Union for the Rescue, Relief and Recuperation of Cats) exposes Steed and Emma to a diabolical scheme to take over the entire country.
  • The Living Dead
    Episode 7
    Strange apparitions rise from the graveyard on the estate of the sixteenth Duke of Benedict. Did the mine disaster five years earlier really kill his predecessor and thirty men? When Emma is taken underground, Steed ventures into the giant secret that hides under the village.
  • Winged Avenger
    Winged Avenger
    Episode 6
    A bird of prey with iron claws crawls on the walls. This night, a businessman will die. Steed and Emma Peel don "boots of seven leagues" (magic boots) to catch the bird.
  • The Winged Avenger
    Episode 6
    Is a creature that can walk up walls clawing to death ruthless and powerful men? Does it have anything to do with Professor Poole's invention of boots that let you walk on the ceiling, or with cartoon superhero the Winged Avenger?
  • 2/11/67
    Emma and Steed investigate the mystery of how top secret things are being photographed from the air. Could it have something to do with the groovy world of fashion photography and a parrot called Captain Crusoe?
  • 2/4/67
    The Ministry has been broken into by, it seems, an invisible man. A trail leads via inventor Quilby to the Eastern Drug Company, a front organisation run by Soviet intelligence. Meanwhile, the crack spies Elena and Alexandre Vazin are in town. But nobody has seen anything of Alexandre....
  • Escape in Time
    Episode 3
    Several notorious criminals have vanished into thin air. A whisper has been received that the escape chain starts in London, but, when agent Paxton follows it, he winds up dead in the Thames with a 300-year-old bullet in him.
  • Fear Merchants
    Fear Merchants
    Episode 2
    When seven heads of ceramics undertakings are reduced to the state of childlike functionality, Steed worries. Emma takes him by the hand to not die of fear.
  • The Fear Merchants
    Episode 2
    Four men involved in the production of ceramics suffer nervous breakdowns in everyday situations. All have recently turned down the opportunity to merge with the British Porcelain Company. Steed and Emma investigate the world of fear, with terrifying consequences.
  • 1/14/67
    The strange deaths of several astronomers, left bleached white, pose a problem. Whilst Steed joins the stargazers, Emma chases a bright light, and finds herself in the hot seat.