The Avengers is a British spy-fi 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. The Avengers ran from 1961 until 1969, screening as one hour episodes its entire...
|On the air:||January 7, 1961-May 21, 1969|
|Network:||ITV, Thames Television|
|Producer:||Brian Clemens, Albert Fennell, Julian Wintle|