New Avengers1978 | TV Show
A revival of the whimsical British spy series lacks a Peel, but does have John Steed overseeing two younger agents. The 26 episodes never aired in U.S. prime time, instead joining CBS's late-night mix of movie and prime-time drama reruns.
Premiered: September 5, 1978
Season 1, Episode 12 Hostage
First Aired: December 8, 1978
Purdey (Joanna Lumley) is taken hostage by kidnappers demanding a secret defense plan from Steed (Patrick Macnee). Gambit: Gareth Hunt. McKay: William Franklyn. Packer: Barry Stanton. Spelman: Simon Oates.