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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 12 – The Superlative Seven

Charlotte Rampling, Donald Sutherland and Brian Blessed add gloss to The Superlative Seven, a title suggesting this episode is going to borrow heavily from The Magnificent Seven – it doesn't

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 11 – Epic

Epic uses the excess and self-regard of the movie biz for laughs and dastardly plotting in an Emma Peel-focused episode of The Avengers that's almost a classic

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 10 – Never, Never Say Die

With a guest appearance by a lumbering Christopher Lee you'd be forgiven for assuming that Never, Never Say Die was a quality episode of The Avengers. Wrong!

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 9 – The Correct Way to Kill

The Correct Way to Kill takes the series 3 episode The Charmers and updates it to the Emma Peel and colour TV era. But is this episode of The Avengers better?

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

A feral big cat is on the loose in The Hidden Tiger. Maybe not so feral, or so big. Either way it's a job for The Avengers – and one of their most satisfying

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

The supernatural and the sci-fi combine in The Living Dead, an episode of The Avengers that sees Steed and Peel heading underground for an apocalyptic showdown

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 6 – The Winged Avenger

Borrowing heavily from the Adam West Batman, The Avengers takes pop culture referentiality to new levels in The Winged Avenger. Shame it's so dull

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 5 – The Bird Who Knew Too Much

Ron Moody, Kenneth Cope and Anthony Valentine are the saving of The Bird Who Knew Too Much, a lousy episode of The Avengers which resolutely fails to take wing

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Review - The Avengers: Series 5, Episode 4 – The See-Through Man

The See-Through Man is Classic Avengers – preposterous and intriguing and with an invisible-man plot that's just entertaining enough to cover the fact that the series has jumped the shark

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