The BEST episodes directed by Robert Fuest

38 votes

#1 - Take-Over

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 30

The home of Steed's friends Bill and Laura Bassett is invaded by a group of ruthless criminals who implant explosives in their throats. Unfortunately, this is the weekend that Steed is coming to stay.

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71 votes

#2 - Game

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 2

The sudden deaths of several of Steed's former army colleagues are revealed to be part of an elaborate engine of destruction, devised by a man court-martialled by them all. And now he is playing a deadly game.

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Take Me to Your Leader
35 votes

#3 - Take Me to Your Leader

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 23

The discovery of a talking attache case passed from courier to courier until it finally reaches 'Mr. Big' takes Steed and Tara on a dazzling and surreal romp around London.

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My Wildest Dream
35 votes

#4 - My Wildest Dream

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 28

When one of the Acme Precision Combine is brutally stabbed, Steed and Tara are on hand to witness the crime, thanks to a telephoned warning. But why does somebody want them to see so many killings, and what does it have to do with Dr. Jaeger's aggresso-therapy clinic?

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They Keep Killing Steed
39 votes

#5 - They Keep Killing Steed

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 13

To infiltrate a peace conference, Arcos, a brilliant plastic surgeon, uses a new moulding technique to transform an agent into a duplicate Steed. But when the transformation proves to be unstable, Arcos decides they need the real Steed.

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The Rotters
37 votes

#6 - The Rotters

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 15

Members of the Institute of Timber Technology are being killed by a pair of caddish assassins, their advantage being an ability to destroy wood in seconds.

The Tale of the Big Why
64 votes

#7 - The Tale of the Big Why

The New Avengers - Season 1 - Episode 8

Released from prison after 9 years for spying, Burt Brandon heads straight for an abandoned well near Neverton containing unspecificed secret information. He is soon killed by 2 agents but has managed to post a package to his daughter. Steed recovers the package only to find it contains a pulp Western ""The Tale of the Big Why.""

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The Midas Touch
65 votes

#8 - The Midas Touch

The New Avengers - Season 1 - Episode 4

The terrific trio come up against Professor Turner, a scientist with a lust for gold, and his protege Midas, whose touch is deadly.

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36 votes

#9 - Pandora

The Avengers - Season 6 - Episode 31

Tara is kidnapped, and wakes to discover that it is 1915, and she is apparently called Pandora. Could this be because of the little matter of a dowry and a missing bride? Steed struggles to solve a very old mystery.