This page contains hyperlinks to snapshots of old versions of websites that are preserved archive.org's Wayback Machine. Occasionally, images on these archived sites will be missing, but they are linked to to give a general idea of the sites as they appeared at or near the time concerned, providing a nostalgic trip down memory lane for Avengers fans.

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2001

The Avengers... Avenged!
United States
of America
Wayne Brown adds an Avengers page to his Wizard of Odd website. All in very large type in bold colours against black. Not to be viewed with a headache...
URL (remains open – no longer updated):
www.angelfire.com/ny3/wzardofodd1/avengers.html
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2001

The Avengers –
French Forum

France
The first French language discussion forum for The Avengers is launched.
URL (now closed):
http://forum.europeanservers.net/cgi-bin/liste.eur?avengers
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2001

The Emma Peel Homepage
United Kingdom
Liz Eggleston opens her website dedicated to Emma Peel and the career and style of Diana Rigg.
URL (now closed – moved 2004):
www.eccentrix.com/entertainment/emmapeel/intro.html
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2001

The Second Sight
Avengers Forum

International
Alan and Alys Hayes open a discussion forum, The Second Sight Avengers Forum, linked from their Second Sight – The Avengers Image Archive website. This is later transformed into The Avengers.TV International Forum.
URL (now closed – moved 2001):
http://disc.server.com/Indices/145129.html
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January 2001

De Wrekers
Netherlands
Welkom bij De Wrekers pagina's van The Avengers Association! The Internet's first Dutch language website dedicated to The Avengers is launched by Hendrikus Schumacher of The Avengers Association, a Dutch fan club. Amongst the contents of the site were photographs given to the Association when they visited Associated British Pathι in 1968.
URL (now closed):
www.hen3kus.nl/wrekers/
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8th January 2001

The Avengers Illustrated
United Kingdom
Mike Noon is assisted by Alan Hayes and Alys Hayes to produce The Avengers Illustrated, a website focusing on the appearances of John Steed and his accomplices in comics and newspaper strips.
URL (now closed – moved 2001):
www.crosswinds.net/~shuttleworth/avincomics.html
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11th January 2001

Transdiffusion –
The Avengers

United Kingdom
Transdiffusion publish a page on their Independent Television website devoted The Avengers. It is written by Ian Beaumont.
URL (remains open):
www.transdiffusion.org
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23rd January 2001

The Avengers –
Online Memorabilia Museum

United Kingdom
One of the great collectors of Avengers memorabilia, Ian Beazley, opens a website which documents his collection, from records, magazines, toys and dolls, to books, stage play and movie items and even the occasional original prop.
URL (remains open – no longer updated):
http://freespace.virgin.net/thing.umajigs/index.html
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February 2001

Westray.org –
The Avengers

United States
of America
R. Cal Westray, Jr launches The Avengers, a tribute to the series as part of his personal website, Westray.org. The site consists of a well-written essay on the series and similarly thoughtful pieces about John Steed and Emma Peel.
URL (remains open):
http://calwestray.tripod.com/avengers.htm
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25th February 2001

The Avengers –
Agente Speciale

Italy
Claudio Secco and Renata Bertola open the first Italian pages devoted to The Avengers or, more accurately, Agente Speciale as the series is known in Italy. The mini-site is in fact a section of their SerieTV website and the Avengers pages are produced with the co-operation of David K. Smith of The Avengers Forever.
URL (remains open):
www.serietv.net/guide_complete/agente_speciale/la_serie.htm
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27th February 2001

The Avengers Forever
United States
of America
In response to his previous site logo being 'borrowed' and chopped about for the Wacky Genre TV website, David K. Smith redesigns his site logo in such a way that it is impossible to steal for to be adapted for another site. He also takes the opportunity to tweak the design of The Avengers Forever.
URL (now closed – moved 2001):
http://davidksmith.com/avengers/welcome.htm
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28th March 2001

The Avengers Forum
International
After discussions between Alan and Alys Hayes and David K. Smith, it is agreed that The Second Sight Avengers Forum, launched earlier in the year, will become a shared discussion group for their websites. On 28th March 2001, the forum is duly relaunched by the three and rebadged as The Avengers Forum.
URL (now closed – moved 2001):
http://disc.server.com/Indices/145129.html
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Spring 2001

Bromfield Hall –
The New Avengers

United Kingdom
A brief fan page devoted to The New Avengers is opened as part of the Bromfield Hall website. It contains brief historical notes and photographs plus quotes and custom made computer wallpapers.
URL (now closed):
www.bromfieldhall.co.uk/tna.htm
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7th April 2001

The Avengers Forum
International
Donald Monat, the radio John Steed of the 1970s, visits The Avengers Forum and fields questions from forum members. His answers are published, with Donald's blessing, at Avengers on the Radio.
URL (now closed – moved 2001):
http://disc.server.com/Indices/145129.html
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25th April 2001

TheAvengers.TV
International
David K. Smith repurposes a domain name and webspace that he has purchased as the new home for The Avengers Forever as the first international community of Avengers websites. The first three websites to join the fray alongside The Avengers Forever are Joseph Lloyd's The Young Avengers (split off from a mini-site within The Avengers Forever) and Alan and Alys Hayes' Second Sight – The Avengers Image Archive and The Avengers on the Radio.
URL (remains open):
http://theavengers.tv/
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Summer 2001

The Avengers
Page of No Return

United Kingdom
Jonathan Keen opens The Avengers Page of No Return. Part of the site's purpose is to redress the balance with the character of Tara King, of whom Jonathan wholeheartedly approves. So do we.
URL (now closed):
http://home1.stofanet.dk/avengers/avengers.htm
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Summer 2001

The Avengers Forum /
Le Forum Chapeau Melon

France
The website at this address had been taken down its content was claimed to have been appropriated from The Avengers Forever. A holding page consisting of a repeated Avengers logo appeared instead. A French forum run by Amιlie is eventually launched in its place.
URL (remains open – became website 2003):
http://theavengers.free.fr/index.html
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2nd June 2001

Los Vengadores –
TheAvengers.TV

Argentina
Next to join the international community at TheAvengers.TV is Carlos Pagιs of Buenos Aires, who opens his Spanish language site, Los Vengadores – perhaps the most beautifully designed Avengers site ever.
URL (remains open – no longer updated):
http://theavengers.tv/losvengadores/
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18th June 2001

Noon Doomsday &
The Avengers Illustrated –
TheAvengers.TV

United Kingdom
Rounding off the community of websites for now, Mike Noon joins TheAvengers.TV and brings with him his sites Noon:Doomsday and The Avengers Illustrated. Also, The Avengers Forum is now rebadged The Avengers.TV Forum.
Noon Doomsday: The Avengers Illustrated:
URL (now closed):
http://theavengers.tv/doomsday/
URL (remains open):
http://theavengers.tv/comics/
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25th June 2001

The Nitpicker's Guide to
The Avengers

United States
of America
Sam McCallie opens his website, The Nitpicker's Guide to The Avengers, which has a novel approach, to document the bloopers and "goof-ups" of The Avengers. Sam soon links up with David K. Smith and they share information between their two sites.
URL (now closed):
http://theavengers.alexia.us/
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30th June 2001

Quite, Quite Mad for
The Avengers
?
Unknown
? A small tribute site is launched and is publicised at The Avengers Forever by David K. Smith. Sadly no trace remains of it today.
URL (now closed):
http://www.smooth.as/theavengers
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17th July 2001

The Avengers eStore –
TheAvengers.TV

International
David K. Smith opens The Avengers eStore, through which Avengers fans can purchase DVDs, videos and books on Amazon sites. This is intended to subsidise the hosting costs of TheAvengers.TV.
URL (now closed – moved 2004):
http://theavengers.tv/forever/mart.htm
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September 2001

TheAvengers.TV
International
In the wake of the New York 9-11 terrorist atrocity, all webmasters at The Avengers.TV agree to cease updates until October, as a mark of respect to the innocent victims.
URL (remains open):
http://theavengers.tv/
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1st October 2001

The Avengers Forever
United States
of America
The Avengers Forever moves across onto TheAvengers.TV webspace and David K. Smith decides to take an extended break. He leaves the running of the site in the hands of temporary webmaster Alan Hayes, who is helped out by fellow TheAvengers.TV webmasters Mike Noon, Carlos Pagιs and Alys Hayes.
URL (remains open):
http://theavengers.tv/forever/welcome.htm
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30th October 2001

Purrr: The Avengers –
De Wrekers

Belgium
Patrick Van de Weghe opens the first Belgian/Flemish Avengers website, Purrr: The Avengers – De Wrekers... and it is still regularly updated to this day. One of the best Avengers sites out there.
URL (now closed – moved 2004):
http://home.planetinternet.be/~pvandew1/inhoud.htm
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11th November 2001

The Avengers French Forum /
Le Forum Franηais de Chapeau Melon

France
A new French language Avengers forum is launched by Amιlie.
URL (now closed):
http:/forum.europeanservers.net/cgi-bin/liste.eur?avengers
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19th November 2001

The Avengers.TV
International Forum

International
David K. Smith and his fellow webmasters at TheAvengers.TV relaunch TheAvengers.TV Forum as TheAvengers.TV International Forum. The new forum software, custom built by David in association with his colleagues, features a Spanish language version in addition to the standard English language pages. It quickly becomes the place to discuss the series on the Internet.
URL (now closed – moved 2004):
http://theavengers.tv/forum/messages.asp
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and The Avengers Declassified
by Denis Kirsanov and Alan Hayes

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