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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 21 – A Touch of Brimstone

If you thought Mrs Peel in bondage gear (too hot for US TV) was scene stealing, marvel as Peter Wyngarde runs away with Avengers episode A Touch of Brimstone

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 20 – The Danger Makers

John Steed and Emma Peel go into battle against men who have gone into battle with a world grown too risk-averse. The Danger Makers could have been made with the 21st century in mind

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 19 – Quick-Quick Slow Death

Quick-Quick Slow Death is an Avengers episode winding its way towards a finale at a dance school. It's a lot more exicting and fun than it sounds

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 18 – The Thirteenth Hole

What a stupid episode of The Avengers The Thirteenth Hole is. Still, Patrick Allen, Peter Jones and Francis Matthews – big voiceover guys of the era – lend charm

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 17 – The Girl from Auntie

The title of The Avengers' Girl from Auntie pays homage a then new US TV show and puts Diana Rigg in a bikini to hide the fact she's barely in this episode

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 16 – Small Game for Big Hunters

The natives are restless in Small Game for Big Hunters, an Avengers episode with its eye on the British Empire's more absurd wild fringes

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 15 – Room Without a View

Room Without a View, an Avengers episode parodying the title of EM Forster's opus for no reason, also struggles to assert itself as viable 1960s entertainment

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 14 – Silent Dust

In an echo of Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring, Avengers episode Silent Dust sees John Steed and Emma Peel tackling a potential eco-catastrophe

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Review - The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 13 – Too Many Christmas Trees

Too Many Christmas Trees is The Avengers episode that families sat down to watch on Christmas Day 1965. It's perhaps the best episode ever made

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