The BEST episodes directed by James Hill

The High Fence
41 votes

#1 - The High Fence

The Saint - Season 2 - Episode 23

Simon must match wits with a top London criminal after a date with a beautiful actress.

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66 votes

#2 - Faces

The New Avengers - Season 1 - Episode 9

A bizarre series of deaths of high-ups in the government becomes the business of Steed and his colleagues when a personal friend of his becomes one of the deceased. However, due to suspicion from the delicate nature of the case...apparently people are being duplicated by an unscrupulous firm...Steed, Purdey, and Gambit all go off on their own and make individual progress into the case. However, it seems that the situation is too far-reaching and confusing for each alone. They must work together and figure out quickly, who's who and what's what, before they themselves become the next targets.

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To Catch a Rat
65 votes

#3 - To Catch a Rat

The New Avengers - Season 1 - Episode 7

A strange message alerts Steed, Purdey, and Gambit to something strange going on. While Steed does his own research, Purdey and Gambit set out to help shed some light on the situation. However, the reality of the case is that due to a seventeen-year-old open case and a bout of amnesia, the legendary traitorous White Rat has at last begun to operate again. And Purdey is in imminent danger from her own romance.

The Forget-Me-Knot
111 votes

#4 - The Forget-Me-Knot

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 1

Steed's colleague Sean Mortimer comes to see him in a very confused state. He knows there is a traitor in the organization but he has been drugged to put him in an amnesiac state and he can remember little else. Mrs. Peel investigates but she too falls prey to the drug as she and Sean are abducted by bikers. It is down to trainee agent 69, Tara King, to whom Steed is introduced by spymaster 'Mother' to help him save the day.

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Castle De'ath
116 votes

#5 - Castle De'ath

The Avengers - Season 4 - Episode 5

Why have all the fish vanished from the Scottish coastline? Does it have anything to do with a dead frogman, found stretched as if on a rack? Steed and Emma think so, which is why they're guests of Ian, the 35th Laird of Clan De'ath, and in danger of being caught by the gillies.

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Quick-Quick Slow Death
75 votes

#6 - Quick-Quick Slow Death

The Avengers - Season 4 - Episode 19

An agent is run over disposing of the body of a man in a dinner suit, while he was pushing him along in a pram. This all has something to do with Terpsichorean Training Techniques, a dance school where Emma teaches and Steed enrols.

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Look- (stop me if you've heard this one) But There Were These Two Fellers...
65 votes

#7 - Look- (stop me if you've heard this one) But There Were These Two Fellers...

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 11

The directors of the Capital Land and Development Company are being murdered and the only clues Steed and Tara have are a massive footprint and a red nose.

A Touch of Brimstone
75 votes

#8 - A Touch of Brimstone

The Avengers - Season 4 - Episode 21

Silly tricks are being played on various VIPs in diplomatic situations. All the clues point to the beautifully wasted John Cleverly Cartney, but would even a rake like that stoop to murder by electrified opening ribbon? It's Peter Wyngarde and his Hellfire Club.

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73 votes

#9 - Epic

The Avengers - Season 5 - Episode 11

Three Hollywood veterans, led by an insane director, decide that Emma would be perfect for their latest movie, so they kidnap her and film some surreal and deadly footage.

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A Home of One's Own
45 votes

#10 - A Home of One's Own

The Persuaders! - Season 1 - Episode 16

Danny buys a `handy man's special' cottage in England and discovers that his neighbors are into the occult.

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Something Nasty in the Nursery
45 votes

#11 - Something Nasty in the Nursery

The Avengers - Season 5 - Episode 14

Secrets known only to a small group of trusted men have leaked, and the men are having strange dreams of their childhood, featuring their nannies and a bouncing ball. Emma checks out the toyshop, Steed explores a school for nannies.

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Honey for the Prince
72 votes

#12 - Honey for the Prince

The Avengers - Season 4 - Episode 26

Steed and Emma return from a party to find a dying agent in Steed's flat. What is the connection between honey, a firm which makes fantasies to order and the oil deal promised by a visiting Bavarian Prince?

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The Rhine Maiden
61 votes

#13 - The Rhine Maiden

The Saint - Season 3 - Episode 16

Simon helps a woman chase down bank robbers.

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Starring the Saint
55 votes

#14 - Starring the Saint

The Saint - Season 2 - Episode 2

A film is being planned based on The Saint's life.