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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 6 – The Master Minds

The Master Minds is all about mind control, a hot button topic when The Avengers tackled it in November 1965

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 5 – Castle De’ath

An agent taller in death than in life? Castle De'ath sends John Steed and Emma Peel to Scotland, where the wrack awaits the unwary

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 4 – Death at Bargain Prices

Charles Crichton directs an excellent episode that's all about bad guys plotting world domination from a department store, improbably

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 3 – The Cybernauts

Three electronics outfits – one Japanese, two British – are in the frame for a series of brutal murders carried out by a creature with immense strength

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 2 – The Gravediggers

If you were looking for a classic Avengers episode and weren't too worried if it was in colour or not, The Gravediggers is probably a good place to start

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 1 – The Town of No Return

Diana Rigg arrives and the classic era of The Avengers begins – bigger budgets, madder stories and a lot more arching of eyebrows

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 26 – Lobster Quadrille

Honor Blackman's game-changing era closes in Lobster Quadrille, a patchy episode teaming unlikely lobster fishermen with an unlikely Chinese criminal

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 25 – Esprit De Corp

Esprit De Corps is a great if ultimately mad Avengers episode about a plot to restore the "rightful", ie Stuart, heir to the throne

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Review - Never Look Away

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck atones for The Tourist with a return to the style and tone which was the making of his breakthrough, The Lives of Others

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