Lately, I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time looking at what actors from different episode of The Avengers (the quirky British spy-fi series) also appeared in Doctor Who (the quirky British science-fantasy series).
(Daily Doctor Who #347)
Continue reading Doctor Who / Avengers Connections–Final Thoughts
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 #334)
Continue reading Doctor Who / The Avengers (Tara King-era) Actor Connections
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.
Continue reading The Avengers 16 – The Complete Emma Peel Megaset – The Positive Negative Man, Murdersville, Mission…Highly Improbable, The Forget-Me Knot
Picard’s old archeology professor comes on board the Enterprise and invites Picard on a mysterious expedition. Picard refuses, but changes his mind when his professor is attacked and killed for his information. The Enterprise then embarks on a quest to discover a secret message that has been secretly encoded into the DNA of life forms from many different worlds. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Chase [6.20]