The Avengers 13 – The Complete Emma Peel Megaset – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station, Something Nasty in the Nursery, The Joker

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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The Odessa File [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #31]

Mid-last year, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #31.  Spoilers ahead.  

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The Avengers 5 – the Complete Emma Peel Megaset – Silent Dust, Room Without a View, Small Game for Big Hunters

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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