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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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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 19 – The Golden Eggs

Mrs Gale is the focus of this episode, a slightly stodgy episode chiefly notable for pointing out how Victorian values and dress codes were still alive and well in 1960s London

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 18 – Warlock

The 1960s of letting it all hang out, the occult and the Iron Curtain all coalesce in this faintly Austin Powers-flavoured episode of The Avengers

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 17 – Box of Tricks

A candidate for most boring episode of The Avengers TV series so far. No sign of Mrs Gale (Honor Blackman), which doesn't help things along at all. Instead two plotlines in search of excitement…

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 16 – Immortal Clay

It's indestructible ceramic tiles for space rockets, rather than the arts, that's the nominal subject of an episode actually concerned with the dead hand of British industry bosses – again

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 15 – Intercrime

Making the episode entirely her own, Honor Blackman's Mrs Gale pretends to be a German assassin in the first Avengers episode of 1963

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Review - The Avengers: Series 2, Episode 14 – Dead on Course

John Steed and right hand man Dr Martin King head to Ireland, where a plane has crashed and an order of nuns is possibly implicated

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