Creator Sydney Newman
Enter Diana Rigg as Steed's glamorous new assistant, wealthy young widow, Mrs. Emma Peel . An auburn-haired beauty with a sparkling wit and a penchant for karate, sports cars and figure-hugging black leather. Emma's femininity conceals a cool and resourceful woman who is at her best in a crisis. Steed is still the highly trained professional who cloaks his activities behind a facade of a handsome, debonair and witty man-about-town. This unique duo constitute The Avengers, who extraordinary adventures provide the viewer with a way of escape from an ordinary uneventful existence into a life filled with danger, excitement and new experiences.