The Best Episodes Directed by James Hill

Faces

#1 - 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.

star 8.50
8 votes
A Touch of Brimstone

#2 - 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.

star 8.33
17 votes
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Castle De'ath

#3 - 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.

star 8.28
24 votes
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Starring the Saint

#4 - Starring the Saint

The Saint Season 2 - Episode 2

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

star 7.95
22 votes
A Home of One's Own

#5 - 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.

star 7.92
12 votes
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The High Fence

#6 - 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.

star 7.85
13 votes
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To Catch a Rat

#7 - 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.

star 7.75
8 votes
The Rhine Maiden

#8 - The Rhine Maiden

The Saint Season 3 - Episode 16

Simon helps a woman chase down bank robbers.

star 7.71
7 votes
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Quick-Quick Slow Death

#9 - 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.

star 7.67
14 votes
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The Forget-Me-Knot

#10 - 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.

star 7.63
21 votes
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Something Nasty in the Nursery

#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.

star 7.62
12 votes
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Epic

#12 - 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.

star 7.56
15 votes
Honey for the Prince

#13 - 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?

star 7.43
13 votes
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Look- (stop me if you've heard this one) But There Were These Two Fellers...

#14 - 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.

star 7.25
7 votes