Broadcaster:

13ème Rue


A mildly confusing transmission style from the 13ème Rue channel, which meant that while the series ran weekly for the most part, it would be screened in single, double- and triple-bill slot without any apparent rhyme nor reason.

 The Avengers – Series 2

No. Title Television Transmissions (France)

 

3 Mr Teddy Bear (i) Saturday 13th December 1997 (13ème Rue)
4 The White Dwarf (i) Saturday 13th December 1997 (13ème Rue)
5 Immortal Clay (i) Saturday 13th December 1997 (13ème Rue)
Break in transmission
No further episodes shown until Thursday 8th January 1998
6 Propellant 23 Thursday 8th January 1998 (13ème Rue)
7 Bullseye Thursday 15th January 1998 (13ème Rue)
8 Mission to Montreal Thursday 22nd January 1998 (13ème Rue)
9 The Mauritius Penny Thursday 29th January 1998 (13ème Rue)
10 Death of a Great Dane Thursday 29th January 1998 (13ème Rue)
11 Death on the Rocks Thursday 5th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
12 The Sell-Out Thursday 5th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
13 The Decapod Thursday 5th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
14 The Big Thinker Thursday 12th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
15 Traitor in Zebra Thursday 12th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
16 Dead on Course Thursday 19th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
17 Death Dispatch Thursday 19th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
18 The Removal Men Sunday 22nd February 1998 (13ème Rue)
19 Intercrime Thursday 26th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
20 Box of Tricks Thursday 26th February 1998 (13ème Rue)
21 The Golden Eggs Thursday 5th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
22 Warlock Thursday 5th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
23 Man in the Mirror Thursday 12th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
24 School for Traitors Thursday 12th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
25 Conspiracy of Silence Thursday 19th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
26 A Chorus of Frogs Thursday 19th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
27 Six Hands Across a Table Thursday 26th March 1998 (13ème Rue)
28 Killer Whale Thursday 26th March 1998 (13ème Rue)

 The Avengers – Series 3
No. Title Television Transmissions (France)

 

29 Man with Two Shadows (i) Saturday 13th December 1997 (13ème Rue)
Break in transmission
No further episodes shown until Thursday 2nd April 1998
30 Lobster Quadrille Thursday 2nd April 1998 (13ème Rue)
31 Brief for Murder Thursday 2nd April 1998 (13ème Rue)
32 The Nutshell Thursday 9th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
33 The Undertakers Thursday 9th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
34 Death of a Batman Thursday 16th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
35 November Five Thursday 16th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
36 Second Sight Thursday 23rd April 1998 (13ème Rue)
37 The Gilded Cage Thursday 23rd April 1998 (13ème Rue)
38 The Medicine Men Thursday 30th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
39 The Grandeur That Was Rome Thursday 30th April 1998 (13ème Rue)
40 Don't Look Behind You Thursday 7th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
41 The Golden Fleece Thursday 7th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
42 The White Elephant Thursday 14th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
43 Death a la Carte Thursday 14th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
44 The Wringer Thursday 21st May 1998 (13ème Rue)
45 The Little Wonders Thursday 21st May 1998 (13ème Rue)
46 Mandrake Thursday 28th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
47 The Secrets Broker Thursday 28th May 1998 (13ème Rue)
48 Trojan Horse Thursday 4th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
49 Dressed to Kill Thursday 4th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
50 Build a Better Mousetrap Thursday 11th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
51 The Outside-In Man Thursday 11th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
52 Concerto Saturday 13th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
53 The Charmers Thursday 18th June 1998 (13ème Rue)
54 Esprit de Corps Thursday 25th June 1998 (13ème Rue)

(i) These episodes were chosen for a 'premiere' event on Saturday 13th December 1997 to launch 13ème Rue's first run of the videotaped Avengers in France, ahead of the regular run which commenced in January 1998. This special transmission featured an exclusive introduction by Honor Blackman in which she spoke about being the first Avengers girl.

Researched and compiled by Denis Kirsanov of Steedumbrella
and Alan Hayes of The Avengers Declassified

with thanks to Denis Chauvet of Le Monde des Avengers and Joris Royer

Research Sources for French Research (The Avengers / The New Avengers):
Le Temps, L'Express and L'Impartial

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