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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 1 – Brief for Murder

Series 3 sees writer Brian Clemens arriving as a force, as Steed and Gale fall out over a clearly dodgy court case and Steed plots his partner's murder

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 26 – Killer Whale

Killer Whale is a bewildering mix of the mundane and the arcane, a case for Steed and Gale that involves boxers and the smuggling of ambergris

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 25 – Six Hands across a Table

An episode of The Avengers that seems made for our Brexit-y era, about a cabal of shipbuilders trying to work out where the country's future lies – Europe or elsewhere

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 24 – A Chorus of Frogs

A close-knit group of divers on board a magnate's yacht in Greece – the exotica is beginning to exert itself as series two winds towards a close

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 23 – Conspiracy of Silence

Steed and Gale go to the circus, where one of the collection of troupers is actually a Mafia hitman trying to keep drugs flowing into the country in spite of the do-gooding duo

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 22 – The Man in the Mirror

A contender for dullest Avengers episode to date, Man in the Mirror nevertheless has the odd moment and strong support characters provide some interest

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 21 – The White Dwarf

Is a white dwarf on a collion course with the Earth. And what could a bowler-hatted spy and his leather-clad sidekick do about it?

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Review - Cold November

A girl learns how to shoot deer in the Minnesota woods with her loving family in Karl Jacob's film that's controversial though not provocative

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 20 – School for Traitors

Fascinating though flabby, an episode about the recruitment of spies in elite British universities, first transmitted just after Kim Philby had fled to the USSR

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