Doctor Who / The Avengers (Cathy Gale-era) Actor Connections

Lately, I’ve been going through some other movies and shows and finding where there are actors or creative talent that they have in common with Doctor Who.

Also recently, I finished going through all the “Emma Peel” episodes of the 1960s TV show The Avengers and blogging about each one (starting here), including noting when its guest cast were also people who made appearances in Doctor Who. I was struck by how much crossover there was.

(Daily Doctor Who #320)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #296)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Macra Terror

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #295)

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The Faceless Ones [Classic Doctor Who]

Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, but in recent years rewatchings of old episodes have been few and far between.  But lately I decided to spend both some of my birthday and Christmas spending money on some of these adventures, and enjoy them with one or two of my nerdier daughters.

(Daily Doctor Who #290)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Moonbase

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #287)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #265–100 days to go to complete the year)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Highlanders

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #256)

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Doctor Who / Avengers (Emma Peel episodes) Actor Connections

Lately, I’ve been going through some other movies and shows and finding where there are actors or creative talent that they have in common with Doctor Who.

Also lately, I’ve just finished going through all the “Emma Peel” episodes of the 1960s TV show The Avengers and blogging about each one(starting here), including noting when its guest cast were also people who made appearances in Doctor Who. I was struck by how much crossover there was.

(Daily Doctor Who #255)

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Say Something Nice – Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

In an effort to find something quick that can be written as part of Daily Doctor Who, we are continuing with Say Something Nice, where I look back at each of the Doctor Who stories and pull out one or two cool things about it.

(Daily Doctor Who #248)

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The Avengers 15 – The Complete Emma Peel Megaset – The £50,000 Breakfast, Dead Man’s Treasure, You Have Just Been Murdered

The Avengers, before they were Marvel superheroes, were light-hearted spies on British TV.  Dapper agent John Steed, played by Patrick Macnee, had numerous partners over the show’s run, but the most famous of these was scientific genius and martial arts expert Mrs. Emma Peel, played by Diana Rigg.

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