Batman '66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel: Ian Edginton and Matthew Dow Smith Unite Two TV Icons

Ask any child who came of age in the 1960s who their first small screen hero was, and there’s a good chance the answer is either Adam West or Patrick Macnee. Batman, the classic 1966 series that defined the Caped Crusader for an entire generation, and The Avengers, the British adventure featuring the exquisitely dressed John Steed and his partner Emma Peel, may have been produced on opposite sides of the pond, but they jointly serve as the two reigning examples of sixties-set action.

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