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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 20 – Trojan Horse

Steed and Gale mind a sheikh's horse and investigate a dodgy betting outfit in an episode that's really about toffs making sure the lower orders know their place

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 19 – The Secrets Broker

What connects a posh wine merchant's with a secret research establishment? And how much is a case of 1956 Chateau Lafitte anyway?

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 18 – Mandrake

An episode set largely in a Cornwall cemetery, where people keep winding up buried even though they have no connection with the area. What's going on?

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 17 – The Wringer

The influence of John le Carré's The Spy Who Came In from the Cold is obvious in this excellent episode, about Steed being interrogated for being a double agent

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 16 – The Little Wonders

An international cabal of criminals posing as clergymen are what powers this brilliant episode. And Steed and Gale share a screen kiss – their only one

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 15 – The White Elephant

We're near the end of Mrs Gale reign on The Avengers, and in The White Elephant, set in a zoo, we get a hint as to why her character might have had enough

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 14 – Dressed to Kill

It's the Christmas episode for 1963, so writer Brian Clemens sends Steed and Gale off on an adventure that's a mix of Agatha Christie and good old British pantomime

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 13 – Death a la Carte

Steed slaves as a chef while Mrs Gale butters up an ailing emir in Death a la Carte, an episode of the Avengers scoring few points for political correctness

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Review - The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 12 – Don’t Look Behind You

In Don't Look Behind You, writer Brian Clemens refits The Old Dark House and turns it into an Avengers episode full of thrills and eccentricity

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