Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, and lately I have been revisiting old episodes for the first time in a long time. I haven’t been doing this in any sort of systematic way–rather, I pop through the series randomly. In fact, sometimes, my daughter and I will use the internet to generate a random story number and then just watch that.
Doctor Who / Avengers (First Season) 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.
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The Avengers 3 – the Complete Emma Peel Megaset – The Murder Market, A Surfeit of H2O, The Hour That Never Was
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.
Thanks to Christmas, I recently picked up The Complete Emma Peel Megaset DVD collection, including all of her episodes over a couple of seasons, starting in 1965, and I’m commenting my way through him. Today, we’re doing Disk Three.
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