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THE AVENGERS (Warner Brothers Movie – Widescreen Edition)

Cat. No. Unknown

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Released: 11th June 1999 Distributor: Warner Home Video

Number of Discs: 1

RRP: Unknown
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: 'Snapper' case – later reissued in Amaray case

Content:

The Avengers (1998 Warner Bros. Movie)
 

 

THE AVENGERS – THE 1967 COLLECTION

5-050582-012897

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Released: 23rd November 2004 Distributor: Universal
Number of Discs: 7 RRP: Unknown
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Unknown

Episodes – Complete Series 5:

From Venus With Love
The Fear Merchants
Escape in Time
The See-Through Man
The Bird Who Knew Too Much
The Winged Avenger
The Living Dead
The Hidden Tiger
The Correct Way to Kill
Never, Never Say Die
Epic
The Superlative Seven
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station
Something Nasty in the Nursery
The Joker
Who's Who???
Return of the Cybernauts
Death's Door
The £50,000 Breakfast
Dead Man's Treasure
You Have Just Been Murdered
The Positive-Negative Man
Murdersville
Mission... Highly Improbable

Episodes – Series 6:

The Forget-Me-Knot
Extras: Photo Galleries
Brief: This set was a long time in coming and then disappeared from the scene very quickly, for reasons unknown.

  

 

THE AVENGERS – 1967 COLLECTION

8259784

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Released: 4th February 2009 Distributor: Universal
Number of Discs: 9 RRP: Unknown
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Unknown

Episodes – Complete Series 5:

From Venus With Love
The Fear Merchants
Escape in Time
The See-Through Man
The Bird Who Knew Too Much
The Winged Avenger

The Living Dead
The Hidden Tiger

The Correct Way to Kill

Never, Never Say Die
Epic

The Superlative Seven

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station
Something Nasty in the Nursery
The Joker
Who's Who???
Return of the Cybernauts

Death's Door

The £50,000 Breakfast
Dead Man's Treasure

You Have Just Been Murdered

The Positive-Negative Man

Murdersville
Mission... Highly Improbable

Episodes – Series 6:

The Forget-Me-Knot
Extras: None.
Brief: These DVDs contain original English (in 5.1 surround) and dubbed Italian audio (in mono) and English, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Finnish, Portuguese and Swedish subtitles. The Italian dubs are recent productions as the original audio from the 1970s is believed lost.

 

 

 
THE COMPLETE NEW AVENGERS: 8 Disc Collectors Edition

DAVID2750

 

Released: 17th April 2013 Distributor: Umbrella Entertainment
Number of Discs: 8 RRP: £59.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Unknown
 

 

Episodes – Complete Series 1 & 2:

The Eagle's Nest
The Midas Touch
House of Cards
The Last of the Cybernauts...??
To Catch a Rat
Cat Amongst the Pigeons
Target!
Faces
The Tale of the Big Why
Three Handed Game
Sleeper
Gnaws
Dirtier by the Dozen
Hostage
Trap
Dead Men are Dangerous
Medium Rare
Angels of Death
Obsession
The Lion and the Unicorn
K is for Kill –
Part 1: The Tiger Awakes
Part 2: Tiger by the Tail
Complex
The Gladiators
Forward Base
Emily
Extras: Audio commentaries by Brian Clemens and Gareth Hunt for The Eagle's Nest and Dead Men Are Dangerous.

THE AVENGERS: Complete Series 2 and Surviving Series 1

MMB3500

 

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 9 RRP: $49.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Plastic fat pack case
 

 

Episodes – Series 1:

Hot Snow – Act One only
Girl on the Trapeze
The Frighteners

Episodes – Complete Series 2:

Mission to Montreal
Dead on Course
The Sell Out
Death Dispatch
Propellant 23
Mr Teddy Bear
The Decapod
Bullseye
The Removal Men
The Mauritius Penny
Death of a Great Dane
Death on the Rocks
Traitor in Zebra
The Big Thinker
Intercrime
Warlock
Immortal Clay
Box of Tricks
The Golden Eggs
School for Traitors
The White Dwarf
The Man in the Mirror
Conspiracy of Silence
A Chorus of Frogs
Six Hands Across a Table
Killer Whale

Exclusive Extras:

  • Audio Commentaries with Honor Blackman, moderated by Paul O'Grady

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen interviews from the 50th Anniversary convention featuring Honor Blackman, Leonard White, Brian Tesler and John Carson

  • Bonus disc containing all 14 Series 1 reconstructions

Other Extras:

  • Leonard White's Caption Cards
  • Police Surgeon – Easy Money (opening episode of Avengers pre-cursor series)
  • Three's A Crowd – Leonard White and Julian Bond introduce Police Surgeon
  • Audio commentaries by Leonard White for Hot Snow and The Mauritius Penny, Roger Marshall for Death of a Great Dane, Martin Woodhouse for Mr Teddy Bear and Julie Stevens for A Chorus of Frogs
  • Video introductions by Julie Stevens for The Decapod, The Removal Men and Box of Tricks
  • Gale Force – Exclusive interview with Honor Blackman
  • Collector's Lot – The Avengers featuring Honor Blackman
  • Extensive Stills Galleries
  • PDF materials (Series 1 episode guide with tele-snaps, scripts, music cue sheets, TV Times covers and articles, TV Crimebusters comic strip; Knit With The Avengers)
Brief: Australia waited a long time for a complete release of The Avengers, but when it came it was done with style, panache and enticing exclusives!

 
THE AVENGERS: Complete Series 3

MMB3501

 

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 7 RRP: $49.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Plastic fat pack case
 

 

Episodes – Complete Series 3:

Concerto
Brief for Murder
The Nutshell
The Golden Fleece
Death a la Carte
Man with Two Shadows
Don't Look Behind You
The Grandeur That Was Rome
The Undertakers
Death of a Batman
Build a Better Mousetrap
November Five
Second Sight
The Secrets Broker
The Gilded Cage
The Medicine Man
The White Elephant
Dressed to Kill
The Wringer
The Little Wonders
Mandrake
The Trojan Horse
The Outside-In Man
The Charmers
Esprit de Corps
Lobster Quadrille

Exclusive Extras:

  • Audio Commentary with Honor Blackman, moderated by Paul O'Grady

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen interview from the 50th Anniversary convention featuring Honor Blackman, interviewed by Paul O'Grady

Other Extras:

  • Audio commentaries by Brian Clemens for Brief for Murder, Don Leaver for Man With Two Shadows, Roger Marshall for Mandrake, Richard Bates on The Grandeur That Was Rome and Jonathan Alwyn for The Outside-In Man.

  • Series 3 promotional brochure

  • Vintage Channel 4 filmed introductions to Don't Look Behind You, The Undertakers, Death of a Batman, November Five, Second Sight, The Gilded Cage, The Medicine Men, The Wringer, The Little Wonders, The Charmers and Esprit de Corps

  • Avenging the Avengers documentary

  • Avenging the Avengers extended interviews – Macnee / Blackman / Thorson

  • Series 1 Episode Reconstructions – Double Danger and A Change of Bait

  • Newsreel footage (Honor Blackman's Judo book)

  • Gale Force part 2 (Honor Blackman interview)

  • Armchair Theatre – The Importance of Being Earnest – starring Patrick Macnee – Act 3 only

  • Stills gallery for featured episodes

  • Behind the scenes stills from The Undertakers

  • PDF material: Scripts for all episodes, 3 x TV Times features, Psychology magazine and the Meet the Avengers book)

 

 
THE AVENGERS: Complete Series 4

MMB3502

 

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 7 RRP: $49.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Plastic fat pack case
 

 

Episodes – Complete Series 4:

The Town of No Return
The Murder Market
The Master Minds
Dial A Deadly Number
Death at Bargain Prices
Too Many Christmas Trees
The Cybernauts
The Gravediggers
Room Without A View
A Surfeit of H2O
Two's A Crowd
Man-Eater of Surrey Green
Silent Dust
The Hour That Never Was
Castle De'ath
The Thirteenth Hole
Small Game for Big Hunters
The Girl from Auntie
Quick-Quick Slow Death
The Danger Makers
A Touch of Brimstone
What the Butler Saw
The House That Jack Built
A Sense of History
How to Succeed... at Murder
Honey for the Prince

Exclusive Extras:

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen footage from the 50th Anniversary convention

Other Extras:

  • Audio commentaries by Roy Ward Baker and Brian Clemens for The Town of No Return, Robert Banks Stewart for The Master Minds, Roger Marshall for Dial A Deadly Number, Gerry O'Hara for The Hour That Never Was and Don Leaver for The House That Jack Built.

  • The Series of No Return – Exclusive audio interview with Elizabeth Shepherd, conducted 29th January 2010

  • USA Chessboard opening sequence

  • The Strange Case of the Missing Corpse promotional trailer

  • Alternative end tag from Death At Bargain Prices

  • Episode reconstructions for Series 1 scripts Kill The King and Dead of Winter

  • Colourised test footage from Death At Bargain Prices and A Touch of Brimstone

  • Reconstructed The Avengers Are Back John Stamp trailer

  • Alternative UK opening and closing credits

  • Alternative UK animated bumpers

  • Armchair Theatre – The Hothouse starring Diana Rigg

  • UK animated bumper

  • Variant opening title credits for The Gravediggers

  • French opening credits

  • German opening credits

  • ITN Newsreel footage

  • Stills galleries

  • PDF material (scripts, TV Times, ABC Production paperwork)

 

 
THE AVENGERS: The Complete Series 5

MMB3503

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 7 RRP: $49.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Plastic fat pack case
 

 

Episodes – Complete Series 5:

The Fear Merchants
Escape in Time
The Bird Who Knew Too Much
From Venus With Love
The See-Through Man
The Winged Avenger

The Living Dead
The Hidden Tiger

The Correct Way to Kill

Never, Never Say Die
Epic

The Superlative Seven

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station
Something Nasty in the Nursery
The Joker
Who's Who???
Death's Door
Return of the Cybernauts
Dead Man's Treasure
The £50,000 Breakfast

You Have Just Been Murdered

Murdersville
The Positive-Negative Man

Mission... Highly Improbable

Exclusive Extras:

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen interview footage with production personnel from the 50th Anniversary convention

Other Extras:

  • Audio commentaries by script writer / producer Brian Clemens on Murdersville; guest star Peter Wyngarde on Epic; script writer Richard Harris on The Winged Avenger; Cyd Child, Diana Rigg's stunt double, on Return of The Cybernauts

  • Archive German TV interview with Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg, conducted by Joachim Fuchsberger

  • Film trims from The Fear Merchants, Escape in Time, From Venus With Love and The See-Through Man

  • The Avengers – A Retrospective (1993 documentary presented by Patrick Macnee)

  • ATV newsreel footage (Diana Rigg receives TV Award)

  • The Avengers – "They're Back" archive trailer

  • Filmed episode introductions by Brian Clemens to The Bird Who Knew Too Much, The Living Dead, Epic, The Correct Way To Kill, The Superlative Seven, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Station, The Joker and Murdersville

  • Granada Plus Points for each episode (previously released as 'Follow the Hat' on Contender edition)

  • Episode Reconstructions for lost Series 1 episodes One For The Mortuary, Death on The Slipway, Tunnel of Fear and Dragonsfield

  • Original 1960s German Titles

  • London Line: Behind the Scenes on Return of the Cybernauts

  • Insert reprint of Series 5 promotional brochure

  • Stills gallery for featured episodes

  • PDF material (scripts, TV Times, etc)

 

 
THE AVENGERS: The Complete Series 6

MMB3504

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 9 RRP: $49.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Plastic fat pack case
 

 

Episodes – Complete Series 6:

The Forget-Me-Knot
Invasion of the Earthmen
The Curious Case of the Countless Clues

Split!
Get-A-Way!

Have Guns – Will Haggle

Look – (Stop Me If You've Heard This One) But There Were These Two Fellers
My Wildest Dream
Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40?
You'll Catch Your Death
All Done With Mirrors
Super Secret Cypher Snatch
Game
False Witness
Noon Doomsday
Legacy of Death
They Keep Killing Steed
Wish You Were Here
Killer

The Rotters
The Interrogators
The Morning After
Love All
Take Me to Your Leader

Stay Tuned
Fog
Who Was That Man I Saw You With?
Pandora
Thingumajig
Homicide and Old Lace

Requiem
Take-Over
Bizarre

Exclusive Extras:

  • Two audio Commentaries with Linda Thorson, moderated by Paul O'Grady

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen interview footage from the 50th Anniversary convention

Other Extras:

  • Audio commentaries by director Roy Ward Baker and scriptwriter / producer Brian Clemens on Split!; scriptwriter Jeremy Burnham and guest star Veronica Strong on Love All; guest star Jennifer Croxton on Killer; director John Hough on The Morning After; director Robert Fuest on Game and Linda Thorson's stunt double Cyd Child on Noon Doomsday

  • Filmed introductions by Linda Thorson for the episodes The Interrogators, Love All, Take Me To Your Leader, Thingumajig, Requiem and Pandora

  • Introducing Linda Thorson promotional trailer

  • Girl About Town promotional trailer

  • American shooting gallery opening credits on Split!

  • American end credits for Invasion of The Earthmen

  • Variant end credits for The Forget-Me-Knot

  • Filmed introduction by director Cyril Frankel for Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40?

  • Artistes test footage to find the replacement for Diana Rigg – featuring Lyn Ashley, Diane Clare, Susan Engel, Jane Murdoch, Valerie Van Ost, Toby Robins, Susan Travers and Wanda Ventham plus James Maxwell and Moray Watson in the role of Steed. Mute with audio commentary by Jaz Wiseman

  • Episode reconstructions for Series 1 scripts The Springers, The Yellow Needle, The Far Distant Dead and The Deadly Air

  • UK animated bumper

  • Granada + points for The Forget-Me-Knot

  • Textless extended closing credits

  • German opening and closing credits

  • Insert reprint of series 6 promotional brochure

  • Stills galleries

  • PDF material

 

 
THE AVENGERS: The Ultimate Collection

MMTV0055

Released: 7th December 2016 Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Number of Discs: 40 RRP: $199.99
Region Code: 4 Media: Dual Layer DVD9
Packaging: Card box containing five plastic fat pack cases

Episodes:

Series 1: The Surviving Episodes
The Complete Series 2
The Complete Series 3

The Complete Series 4
The Complete Series 5
The Complete Series 6
Extras from individual Series sets:
  • All DVD extras from separate releases included

Exclusive Extras (Bonus Disc):

  • The Avengers at 50: Never-before-seen interview footage from the 50th Anniversary convention

Extras ported from international editions (on Bonus Disc):

  • Wish You Were Here – an exclusive locations featurette

  • Diana Rigg 8mm Films (all digitally restored from film):
    Minikillers #1:Operation Costa Brava
    Minikillers #2: Heroin
    Minikillers #3: Macabre
    Minikillers #4: Flamenco
    Das Diadem
    Der Goldene Schlόssel

  • Extensive Avengers fashion galleries

  • and more

 

 

Compiled by Alan Hayes
with thanks to Piers Johnson and Denis Kirsanov

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