CTVA UK - "The Avengers" (ABC/Thames/ITV) (1968-69) - Linda Thorson

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CTVA - The Classic TV Archive - UK 
Patrick Macnee starred in ALL episodes

The Avengers (ABC) ( bwlive/videotape) (1961) - Ian Hendry 
The Avengers (ABC) (bw live/videotape) (1962-64) - Honor Blackman
The Avengers (ABC) (bw film) (1965-66) - Diana Rigg
The Avengers (ABC) (colour film) (1966-68) - Diana Rigg
The Avengers (ABC) (colour film) (1968-69) -  Linda Thorson
The New Avengers (colour film) (1976-77) - Joanna Lumley, Gareth Hunt       
 
Linda Thorson Episodes
The Avengers (6) (1968-69)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com
)




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THE AVENGERS (32 color filmed episodes - with Linda Thorson)
(plus the Linda Thorson entry episode "The Forget-Me Knot")
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ABC Films Ltd / Associated-British Pictures

UK Crime Adventures Series 161 episodes x 60 min

Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed (season 1-6)
 Linda Thorson  as Tara King (season 6)
Patrick Newell  as Mother (season 6)

The Avengers Must See TV 1/3
The Avengers Must See TV 2/3
The Avengers Must See TV 3/3

5.xx [--] The Avengers (1966-68): THE FORGET-ME- KNOT (colour)
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by James Hill / Designed by Robert Jones
The Avengers Introducing Tara King
The Avengers 5x25 The Forget-Me-Knot 1/5
The Avengers 5x25 The Forget-Me-Knot 2/5
The Avengers 5x25 The Forget-Me-Knot 3/5
The Avengers 5x25 The Forget-Me-Knot 4/5
The Avengers 5x25 The Forget-Me-Knot 5/5
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed &  Diana Rigg as Emma Peel (exit)
Guest Cast:
Tara King Linda Thorson (entry) (introducing)
Sean Mortimer Patrick Kavanagh
George Burton Jeremy Young
Mother Patrick Newell  (entry)
Karl Alan Lake
Simon Filson Jeremy Burnham
Brad Douglas Sheldon
Dr Soames John Lee
Sally Beth Owen
Taxi Driver Leon Lissek
Jenkins Tony Thawnton
The Gardener Edward Higgins
Mortimer tells Steed that there is a traitor in Mother's organisation, but he
cannot remember who. Mrs Peel also forgets what she learns and is then
kidnapped. When Steed awakes, he has no memory of events either. He seeks
the help of new recruit, Tara King, and together they trace Karl and Brad to
their hideout - the Glasshouse. The real traitor is George Burton who has
developed memory-killing darts. With the help of two avengers, Steed
overpowers the gang, though no one is quite sure why. Mrs Peel is now needed
by her husband, so she leaves to be reunited with him - leaving Steed in the
capable hands of Tara King.

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SERIES SIX Linda Thorson season 1968-69 colour film
Season 6 (9/68-5/69) Linda Thorson as Tara King (colour)
ABC Television Films, Ltd.
Produced by Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens
Executive in charge of production Gordon L.T. Scott
American ABC airdates (28Mar66-15Sep69)
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The Avengers TV intro (1968)

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): INVASION OF THE EARTHMEN
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Don Sharp / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Brett William Lucas
Huxton Christian Roberts
Emily Wade Lucy Fleming
Bassin Christopher Chittell
Rodney Trump Warren Clarke
Sarah Wendy Allnutt
Bernard Grant George Roubicek
Students at the Alpha Academy engage in mortal combat, each winner is then
cocooned in preparation for a time when they can be re-activated to invade
other planets. Steed and Tara stumble upon Brett's scheme, whilst searching
for Bernard Grant who has gone missing... however, getting out of the training
college proves to be a far greater problem.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE COUNTLESS CLUES
Written by Philip Levene / Directed by Don Sharp /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Earle Anthony Bate
Gardiner Kenneth Cope
Stanley Tony Selby
Sir Athur Doyle Peter Jones
Janice Tracy Reed
Robert Flanders Edward de Souza
Sir William Burgess George A Cooper
Herbert Dawson Reginald Jessup
Steed and Tara find that there are just too many clues, when the probe a death
in Dulwich. Earle and Gardiner specialise in frame-ups and murder, planned
in minute detail. Disturbed by Steed's skill to see through the red herrings,
Earle plans to frame Steed for the murder of Tara King, but she cartwheels to victory.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): SPLIT!
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by Roy Baker / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Lord Barnes Nigel Davenport
Major Peter Rooke Julian Glover
Dr Constantine Bernard Archard
Hinnell John G Heller
Petra Jayne Sofiano
Boris Kartovski Steven Scott
Frank Compton Iain Anders
Swindin Christopher Benjamin
The Butler John Kidd
Harry Mercer Maurice Good
1963, Berlin, and Steed shoots top enemy agent Boris Kartovski. Now, Steed
finds that his own friends are killing each other - every man seems to exhibit
the traits of the dead Kartovski. Dr Constantine saved Kartovski from dying
and has now developed a method to transfer his evil thoughts into other
people's minds. Steed's arrival at the Nullington Hospital ensures that Tara
does not become the final victim of the evil Doctor.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): GET-A-WAY!
Written by Philip Levene /  Directed by Don Sharp /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Colonel James Andrew Keir
Rostov Vincent Harding
Major Baxter William Wilde
George Neville Terence Longdon
Paul Ryder Neil Hallett
Lubin Robert Russell
Ezdorf Peter Bowles
Professor Dodge Peter Bayliss
Peters John Hussey
Bryant James Belchamber
Magnus Barry Linehan
Price Michael Culver
Lt Edwards Michael Elwyn
Russian agents appear and disappear at will, causing Steed to consider whether
they have perfected a new type of weapon. When a teetotaller sips vodka,
Steed realises that the Lizard Brand contains exclusive ingredients.
Invisible himself, Steed trusses-up the enemy and makes the problem disappear!

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  HAVE GUNS - WILL HAGGLE
Written by Donald James / Directed by Ray Austin / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Colonel Nsonga Johnny Sekka
Adriana Nicola Pagett
Conrad Jonathan Burn
Spencer Timothy Bateson
Crayford Michael Turner
Lift Attendant Robert Gillespie
Giles Roy Stewart
Brad Peter J Elliott
Three thousand FF70 rifles have been stolen and their new owner, Adriana,
plans to auction them to the highest bidder. Steed finds himself bidding
against Nsonga, if he loses the Colonel will the guns and a target: Tara.
Nsonga wins, so Steed and Tara take to their heels. In the grounds of Stokely
House they find the guns and seek an explosive solution to solve their problem.
The ensuing bang disables their hunters as well.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):
LOOK - (STOP ME IF YOU'VE HEARD THIS ONE) BUT THERE WERE THESE TWO FELLERS ...
 Written by Dennis Spooner / Directed by James Hill / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Maxie Martin Jimmy Jewel
Jennings Julian Chagrin
Bradley Marler Bernard Cribbins
Marcus Pugman John Cleese
Lord Bessington William Kendall
Seagrave John Woodvine
Brigadier Wiltshire Garry Marsh
Miss Charles Gaby Vargas
Cleghorn Bill Shine
Sir Jeremy Broadfoot Richard Young
Merlin Robert James
Fiery Frederick Talfryn Thomas
Tenor Jay Denver
Escapologist Johnny Vyvyan
Ventriloquist Len Belmont
Comic killings leave the avengers unamused and searching for a clown that
kills. At Greasepaint Grange, Mr Punch gives orders to murder each Director
of the Capital Land and Development Company. Posing as Gentleman Jack, Steed
attends a briefing session and unmasks the puppet - it is Seagrave, one of
the Directors. That's all folks!

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): MY WILDEST DREAM
Written by Philip Levene /  Directed by Robert Fuest /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Jaeger Peter Vaughan
Tobias Derek Godfrey
Lord Teddy Chilcott Edward Fox
Nurse Owen Susan Travers
Slater Philip Madoc
Reece Michael David
Paul Gibbons Murray Hayne
Dyson Tom Kempinski
Winthrop John Savident
Aloyisius Peregrine Hugh Moxey
Frustrated executives vent their anger in the safety of Dr Jaeger's clinic,
but the psychiatrist ensures that each dream becomes reality. The real
villain is Tobias, who has used the Doctor to kill off the other Directors of
the Acme Precision Combine Limited, leaving him with control of the Board.
Steed is the only remaining obstacle and Jaeger brainwashes a jealous suitor
of Tara - Chilcott - into killing her partner. Tara ensures that the villains
are carpetted for their actions.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): WHOEVER SHOT POOR GEORGE OBLIQUE STROKE XR40?
Written by Tony Williamson / Directed by Cyril Frankel / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Jason Dennis Price
Sir Wilfred Pelley Clifford Evans
Loris Judy Parfitt
Ardmore Anthony Nicholls
Tobin Frank Windsor
Baines Adrian Ropes
Anaesthetist Arthur Cox
Keller Tony Wright
Jacobs John Porter-Davison
Jill Jacky Allouis
Betty Valerie Leon
Dr Ardmore attempts to save the memory banks of 'George', after several
attempts are made to destroy the super-computer. George's creator, Pelly,
refuses to help and Tara infiltrates his household to discover whether he is a
traitor. George recovers enough to reveal that Pelley is being interrogated
to reveal military secrets and Steed rushes to save Tara from a fiery fate.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): YOU'LL CATCH YOUR DEATH
Written by Jeremy Burnham / Directed by Paul Dickson / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Colonel Timothy Ronald Culver
Butler Valentine Dyall
Dr Glover Fulton Mackay
Matron Sylvia Kay
Mother Patrick Newell
Dexter Dudley Sutton
Preece Peter Bourne
Dr Fawcett Charles Lloyd Pack
Maidwell Henry McGee
Ralph Camrose, F.R.C.S. Hamilton Dyce
Farrar Bruno Barnabe
Janice Fiona Hartford
Seaton Geoffrey Chater
Georgina Jennifer Clulow
Melanie Emma Cochrane
Padley Willoughby Gray
Herrick Andrew Laurence
Postman Douglas Blackwell
Steed keeps Mother posted about events, as he dons a gas mask to discover what
lethal weapon lies within an ordinary envelope. Each victim was an
anti-allergy expert who could have found a cure for Dr Glover's new killer
virus. When Tara is chosen as a guinea-pig for the final test, Steed gives
the baddies a cold reception.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): ALL DONE WITH MIRRORS
Written by Leigh Vance / Directed by Ray Austin / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Watney Dinsdale Landen
Major Sparshott Peter Copley
Barlow Edwin Richfield
Colonel Withers Michael Trubshawe
Mother Patrick Newell
Pandora Marshall Joanna Jones
Miss Emily Nora Nicholson
Carswell Tenniel Evans
Miss Tiddiman Liane Aukin
Seligman Anthony Dutton
Kottridge Peter Thomas
Markin Graham Ashley
The Real Colonel Michael Nightingale
The Real Barlow Robert Sidaway
Guthrie Desmond Jordan
Williams David Grey
Arkin Peter Elliott
Roger John Bown
Tara sheds some light on how secrets have been leaking from Carmadoc Research
Establishment, when she finds a retro-meter stashed in a lighthouse.
Conversations are being carried along radio waves until they are recorded
elsewhere. Certain key personnel have been kidnapped and replaced by imposters
.Before Steed can answer her call for help, Tara takes steps to deal with the gang herself.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): SUPER SECRET CYPHER SNATCH 
Written by Tony Williamson / Directed by John Hough / Designed by Robert Jones
The Avengers (1968) - "Super Secret Cypher Snatch" 1(5)
The Avengers (1968) - "Super Secret Cypher Snatch" 2(5)
The Avengers (1968) - "Super Secret Cypher Snatch" 3(5)
The Avengers (1968) - "Super Secret Cypher Snatch 4(5)
The Avengers (1968) - "Super Secret Cypher Snatch" 5(5)
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Peters John Carlisle
Maskin Simon Oates
First Guard Alec Ross
Jarret Clifford Earl
Vickers Donald Gee
Ferret Ivor Dean
Betty Anne Rutter
Myra Angela Scoular
Second Guard Lionel Wheeler
Davis Anthony Blackshaw
Charles Lather Nicholas Smith
Webster Allan Cuthbertson
Wilson David Quilter
Mother gets in a lather when cypher codes are stolen from H.Q., particularly
since nothing unusual ever happens at the office. Classy Glass Cleaners
specialise in government contracts and stealing their secrets. The avengers
prevail and nothing will go rung in future.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): GAME 
03-Oct-68 ITV UK
Written by Richard Harris /  Directed by Robert Fuest /  Designed by Robert Jones
Avengers (1968)- episode "Game" 1(5)
Avengers (1968)- episode "Game" 2(5)
Avengers (1968)- episode "Game" 3(5)
Avengers (1968)- episode "Game" 4(5)
Avengers (1968)- episode "Game" 5(5)
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Bristow Peter Jeffrey
Manservant Garfield Morgan
Professor Witney Aubrey Richards
Brigadier Wishforth-Browne Anthony Newlands
Henry Averman Alex Scott
Dexter Geoffrey Russell
Student Achillies Georgiou
Manager Desmond Walter-Ellis
Cooty Gibson Brian Badcoe
In 1946, five men court-martialled Sergeant Daniel Edmund for black market
activities. Now the disgraced soldier has returned with a new face for
revenge. Each tribunal-member is now forced to play a macabre game where
death is the only winner. When Tara is captured by the madman, Steed is
forced to play 'Super Agent' before he can rescue her. Luckily Steed has the edge.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  FALSE WITNESS
Written by Jeremy Burnham /  Directed by Charles Crichton /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Lane Rio Fanning
Melville Barry Warren
Brayshaw John Atkinson
Penman Peter Jesson
Lord Edgefield William Job
Mother Patrick Newell
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
Dr Grant Arthur Pentelow
Gould Larry Burns
Little Man Jimmy Gardner
Sloman Dan Meaden
Sykes John Bennett
Plummer Michael Lees
Sir Joseph Tony Steedman
Amanda Terry Eliot
Nesbitt Simon Lack
with Michael Lees
Steed discovers that two wrongs do make a right when Mother's department
attempts to prosecute Lord Edgefield. Dreemy Kreem Dairies have ensured that
no one can tell the truth - each bottle of milk they deliver contains a lying
drug. Steed drinks his coffee without milk, so he sees through the ruse and
rounds up the dairymen.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): NOON DOOMSDAY
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Peter Sykes / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Kyle Farrington Ray Brooks
Norman Grant T P McKenna
Sir Rodney Woodham-Baines Griffith Jones
Roger Lyall Lyndon Brook
Gerald Kafta Peter Bromilow
Mother Patrick Newell
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
Perrier Peter Halliday
Sunley Anthony Ainley
Dr Hyde John Glyn-Jones
Carson David Glover
Cornwall Lawrence James
Taxi Driver Alfred Maron
An old enemy of Steed drops in on the avenger, whilst he is recovering in a
rest-home for agents. As the clock ticks away, Tara finds that she is the
only obstacle stopping Kafta from killing Steed. The avengers spearhead the
attack and overcome the killer and his henchmen.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): LEGACY OF DEATH
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Don Chaffey / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Sidney Street Stratford Johns
Humbert Green Ronald Lacey
Baron Von Orlak Ferdy Mayne
Dickens Kynaston Reeves
Henley Farrer Richard Hurndall
Zoltan John Hollis
Ho Lung Leon Thau
Gorky Tutte Lemkow
Oppenheimer Peter Swanwick
Slattery Vic Wise
Winkler Teddy Kiss
Dr Winter Michael Bilton
Steed is puzzled to receive an ornate dagger and Tara tries to trace its
origins. Numerous bounty hunters pursue the dagger, every one dies as they
attempt to retrieve the object. The avengers solve the dagger's riddle and
find Farrer's treasure, but Farrer is still alive. With the treasure up for
grabs, the house dissolves into fighting.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): THEY KEEP KILLING STEED
Written by Brian Clemens /  Directed by Robert Fuest / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Baron Von Curt Ian Ogilvy
Arcos Ray McAnally
Zerson Norman Jones
Captain Smythe Bernard Horsfall
Mother Patrick Newell
Verno Arthur Howell
Golda Bill Cummings
Smanoff Frank Barringer
Bruno William Ellis
with Hal Galili, Nicole Shelby, Rosemary Donnelly, Gloria Connell, Michael Corc
oran, Ross Hutchinson, Reg Whitehead, Anthony Sheppard, Angharad Rees, George Ghent
Two Steeds threaten to cause explosive trouble at a peace conference, but
which one is the real avenger? The ploy backfires when Arcos and Zerson
cannot distinguish between the real Steed and his duplicate. Only Tara seems
able to spot the difference - the avengers share a mutual taste for strawberry shortcake.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  WISH YOU WERE HERE
Written by Tony Williamson / Directed by Don Chaffey / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Charles Merrydale Liam Redmond
Maxwell Greene Robert Urquhart
Basil Crighton-Latimer Brook Williams
Parker Dudley Foster
Mother Patrick Newell
Stephen Kendrick Gary Watson
Mellor Richard Caldicot
Vickers Derek Newark
James Brevitt David Garth
Miss Craven Louise Pajo
Mr Maple John Cazabon
Attractive Girl Sandra Fehr
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
A postcard from her uncle finds Tara visiting an unusual hotel, once in
residence the guests never leave. Mother send his nephew, Basil, to assist,
but he also succumbs. He helps Tara pan the opposition and Steed arrives to
find that Maxwell's plans have slipped up.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): KILLER
Written by Tony Williamson / Directed by Cliff Owen / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Lady Diana Forbes-Blakeney Jennifer Croxton
Merridon Grant Taylor
Brinstead William Franklyn
Clarke Richard Wattis
Mother Patrick Newell
with:  Harry Towb, John Bailey, Michael Ward, James Bree, Michael McStay, Anthony
Valentine, Charles Houston, Jonathan Elsom, Clive Graham, Oliver Macgreevy
Synopsis:
Agents from Mother's office are being tricked into a deadly rendezvous with a
professional killer called Remak. Each body is carefully left in a graveyard,
wrapped in plastic. Tara is on holiday, so Lady Diana helps Steed trace Remak
to Lower Storpington. Together, they pull the plug on the automated killer
and its operator, Merridon.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): THE ROTTERS
Written by Dave Freeman / Directed by Robert Fuest / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Kenneth Gerald Sim
George Jerome Willis
Reginald Pym Eric Barker
Palmer John Nettleton
Mother Patrick Newell
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
with Frank Middlemass, Dervis Ward, Harold Innocent, Tony Gilpin, Amy Dalby, Jo
hn Stone, Charles Morgan, Harry Hutchinson, Noel Davis, John Scott
Synopsis:
Tara finds there are rotten deeds afoot in the Department of Forestry Research.
Wainwright has turned against his old colleagues and perfected a fungi that
turns wood into sawdust. Armed with a captured spray-gun, Steed brings the
plans of the rotters crashing down around their feet.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  THE INTERROGATORS
Written by Richard Harris and Brian Clemens / Directed by Charles Crichton / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Colonel Mannering Christopher Lee
Minnow David Sumner
Lieutenant Roy Caspar Philip Bond
Mother Patrick Newell
Blackie Glynn Edwards
Rasker Neil McCarthy
Mullard Neil Stacy
Norton Neil Wilson
Mr Puffin Cardew Robinson
Captain Soo Cecil Cheng
Naval Officer Mark Elwes
RAF Officer David Richards
Tara becomes the latest victim of a clever scheme to extract secret
information from agents. Believing they are on a training-course, the agents
are interrogated by the opposition. Steed follows Tara to the centre, but is
surprised to find that the duped-agents have orders to kill him. Tara leaps to
the rescue and Colonel Mannering is exposed.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): THE MORNING AFTER
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by John Hough / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Merlin Peter Barkworth
Jenny Firston Penelope Horner
Brigadier Hansing Joss Ackland
Sergeant Hearn Brian Blessed
Major Parsons Donald Douglas
Yates Philip Dunbar
Cartney Jonathan Scott
Steed plans to take the charming spy, Merlin, into custody, but events
backfire when Merlin uses a sleep capsule as a method of escape. They awake
to find a state of martial law has been declared. Hansing has invented the
ruse to overthrow the government, using troops loyal to him. Steed and Merlin
put the opposition to sleep and order is restored. Tara awakes and asks if
anything exciting has happened.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  LOVE ALL
Written by Jeremy Burnham / Directed by Peter Sykes / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Martha Veronica Strong
Nigel Bromfield Terence Alexander
Sir Rodney Kellogg Robert Harris
Mother Patrick Newell
Themla Patsy Rowlands
with Brian Oulton, Frank Gatliff, Ann Rye, Zulema Dene, Peter Stephens, Norman
Pitt, John Cobner, Robin Tolhurst, Larry Taylor, David Baron
Synopsis:
Lovestruck public servants pose a security risk for the avengers, so Steed
visits the Casanova Ink Company to meet Rosemary Z Glade. The romantic
novelist is a computer, but the novels do contain a hypnotic pattern of
microdots - the reader falls in love with the first person they meet. With
Tara under their spell and the enemy closing in, Steed hopes that love
conquers all and affectionately takes the baddies into custody.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Robert Fuest / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Colonel Stonehouse Patrick Barr
Mother Patrick Newell
Captain Tim John Ronane
Cavell Michael Robbins
Major Glasgow Henry Stamper
with Penelope Keith, Hugh Cross, Elisabeth Robillard, Michael Hawkins, Sheila H
ammond, Bryan Kendrick, Raymond Adamson, Mathew Long, Cliff Diggins, Wilfred Boyle
Synopsis:
The avengers' next case proves difficult to penetrate. A briefcase full of
secrets and money can only be opened by its intended owner, so Steed and Tara
must follow the container until contact is made. When the case is returned to
Mother, Steed realises that there must be a traitor within his own team. With
Stonehouse identified, Tara ensures he wins the booby prize.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): STAY TUNED
Written by Tony Williamson /  Directed by Don Chaffey /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Proctor Gary Bond
Lisa Kate O'Mara
Mother Patrick Newell
Father Iris Russell
Wilks Duncan Lamont
Collins Howard Marion-Crawford
Sally Denise Buckley
Kreer Roger Delgado
Dr Meitner Harold Kasket
Travers Ewan Roberts
Taxi Driver Patrick Westwood
Has Steed returned from a holiday he can never forget or has he never left?
A strong sense of deja-vu takes Steed to Kreer's house, where he has indeed
been kept in captivity and brainwashed over the previous three weeks. To
allay Father's worries, Tara has also been keeping an eye on Steed and she
foils Kreer's plan to trick Steed into killing Mother. Steed is no longer a
shadow of his former self.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  FOG
Written by Jeremy Burnham /  Directed by John Hough / Designed by Robert Jones
 Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Sir Geoffrey Armstrong Nigel Green
Mark Travers Guy Rolfe
Mother Patrick Newell
Carstairs Terence Brady
Sanders Paul Whitsun-Jones
Maskell David Lodge
Fowler Norman Chappell
with: David Bird, Frank Sieman, Patsy Smart, Virginia Clay, John Garrie, Bernard
Severn, Frederick Peisley, Stan Jay, Arnold Diamond, William Lyon Brown, John Barrard
Synopsis:
Murders in the mist alert Steed to the possibility that the Gaslight Ghoul has
returned and is killing anew. Two foreign delegates in London for a
disarmament conference have already learnt this point. Steed visits the
Gaslight Ghoul Club and finds that Travers, club secretary, is an arms-dealer
who would benefit from the conference being wrecked. Travers' attempts to
deflect him from the truth have failed.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): WHO WAS THAT MAN I SAW YOU WITH?
Written by Jeremy Burnham / Directed by Don Chaffey / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Fairfax William Marlowe
General Hesketh Ralph Michael
Gregor Zaroff Alan Browning
Gilpin Alan MacNaughtan
Mother Patrick Newell
Dangerfield Alan Wheatley
Phillipson Bryan Marshall
Miss Culpepper Aimee Delamain
Perowne Richard Owens
Kate Nita Lorraine
Hamilton Ralph Ball
Powell Ken Haward
Pye Neville Marten
Dangerfield and Zaroff manufacture enough circumstantial evidence to cast
doubts on Tara's loyalty. She is suspended from her current assignment: to
check the security arrangements guarding The Field Marshal. Steed boxes
clever to expose the real villains and Tara is reinstated. Dangerfield's ploy
to force Mother into deactivating The Field Marshal has failed.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  PANDORA
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by Robert Fuest / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Mother Patrick Newell
Rupert Lasindall Julian Glover
Henry Lasindall James Cossins
Murray Reginald Barrett
Juniper John Laurie
Miss Faversham Kathleen Byron
Hubert Pettigrew Anthony Roye
Uncle Gregory Peter Madden
Carter Geoffrey Whitehead
Xavier Smith Reginald Barrett
Young Gregory Raymond Burke
The Lasindall brothers plot to defraud their senile uncle of his hidden
treasure. To convince him that his bride, Pandora, is still alive they kidnap
Tara and force her to play the role. Overwhelmed with joy, Gregory points to
the treasure, but the Lasindalls' destroy the priceless Rembrandt whilst
searching for the wealthy stache. Enter Steed to save Tara from playing the
dummy any more.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): THINGUMAJIG
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Leslie Norman / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Inge Tilson Dora Reisser
Teddy Jeremy Lloyd
Kruger Iain Cuthbertson
Professor Truman Willoughby Goddard
Major Star Hugh Manning
Dr Grant John Horsley
Brett Edward Burnham
Stenson Vernon Dobtcheff
Pike Russell Waters
Phillips Michael McKevitt
Williams Neville Hughes
Greer John Moore
Bill Harry Shacklock
In the catacombs of an ancient church, something stirs and It kills.... The
avengers get a shock when two electrical killers begin to exterminate an
archaeological team. The boxes, invented by Kruger, will soon be released
worldwide, but Kruger dies trying to retrieve Them. Steed and Tara box clever
and throw some water in the works. Well, champagne actually!

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69):  HOMICIDE AND OLD LACE
Written by Malcolm Hulke and Terrence Dicks / Directed by John Hough / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Mother Patrick Newell
Harriet Joyce Carey
Georgina Mary Merrall
Colonel Corf Gerald Harper
Dunbar Keith Baxter
Fuller Edward Brayshaw
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
with: Donald Pickering, Mark Landan, Kristopher Kum, Bari Jonson, Stephen Hubay,
Bryan Mosley, Gertan Klauber, Kevark Malikyan, John Rapley, Anne Rutter
Synopsis:
Mother celebrates his birthday by sharing "five fingers of old red eye" with
his aunts, Harriet and Georgina. He relates the story of the Great Great
Britain Crime: Steed was pitted against Intercrime once again as they plotted
to steal every art treasure in the U.K. Corf is fooled into helping the gang
collect the booty, but the avengers triumph after a game of hide-and-seek.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): REQUIEM
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by Don Chaffey / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Miranda Angela Douglas
Firth John Cairney
Wells John Paul
Mother Patrick Newell
Murray Denis Shaw
Rista Terence Sewards
Barrett Mike Lewin
Jill Kathja Wyeth
Bobby Harvey Ashby
Vicar John Baker
Rhonda Rhonda Parker
Steed babysits Miranda, a star witness in an on-going trial. Meanwhile, Tara
mourns the passing of Mother. Recovering from multiple injuries, Major Firth
appeals to Tara to tell them where Steed is so they can help him as well. Too
late, Tara realises it is a trick, but Rhonda ensures that Steed and Miranda survive.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): TAKE-OVER
Written by Terry Nation / Directed by Robert Fuest / Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Grenville Tom Adams
Laura Elizabeth Sellars
Bill Bassett Michael Gwynn
Circe Hilary Pritchard
Sexton Garfield Morgan
Lomax Keith Buckley
Groom John Comer
Clifford Anthony Sagar
Steed arrives at Bill Bassett's house to wish him a February Christmas, but
finds him held captive by Grenville and his gang. With tiny phosphor-bombs
implanted in their throats, the Bassetts cannot prevent a rocket gun being
trained on Critchley Manor. Grenville nearly kills Steed and he is sent to
hospital, unable to warn Tara that she is walking into a trap. Steed
catapults himself into a full recovery and they round-up the gang.

6.xx [--] The Avengers (1968-69): BIZARRE (final episode)
30-May-1969 ITV UK
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by Leslie Norman /  Designed by Robert Jones
Starring:
Patrick Macnee as John Steed & Linda Thorson as Tara King
Guest Cast:
Helen Pritchard Sally Nesbitt
Captain Cordell James Kerry
Jonathan Jupp John Sharp
Bagpipes Happychap Roy Kinnear
Tom Michael Balfour
Bob Patrick Connor
Mrs Jupp Sheila Burrell
Shaw George Innes
Charley Ron Pember
The Master Fulton Mackay
"A dead man who isn't dead." An unlikely case of reincarnation leads Steed to
a cemetery where people are dying to get into Happy Meadows. A fake Fakir
offers a package holiday straight to the Paradise Plot in Happy Meadows, for a
price. Steed arranges to visit this underworld and soon paradise turns sour.
Their latest mission completed, the avengers finds themselves unwitting
passengers on a rocket voyage. Mother assures us that "they will return".

Linda Thorson on The Avengers, Emerdale and Pigs!

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