The Avengers

The Avengers is a British television series created in the 1960s. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed. Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. Steed's most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel, and later Tara King. Later episodes increasingly incorporated elements of science fiction and fantasy, parody and British eccentricity.

TitleThe Avengers
First Air DateJanuary 7th, 1961
Last Air DateMay 21st, 1969
GenresAction & Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
NetworkITV
Production CompanyAssociated British Picture Corporation
Number of Seasons6 Seasons
Number of Episodes161 Episodes
Plot Keywordsgreat britain, secret mission, spy, secret agent, mystery, mi6, british spy, english countryside, mi5
Patrick Macnee
Patrick Macnee
John Steed
Linda Thorson
Linda Thorson
Tara King