December 24, 2017

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Happy Holidays, Spy Vibers! I hope everyone enjoys some time with friends and family, as well as a well-deserved break. I was set to use this time to work on my upcoming Spy Vibe book, but then the flu intervened. It's been fever and forced rest here at the Spy Vibe lair. But one of my friends suggested we gather around our respective TV sets to watch an Avengers episode. I loved this idea of a virtual gathering, and being the season, I suggested we do Too Many Christmas Trees. First aired on December 25th, 1965, the story centered around a Dickensian costume party weekend at an old mansion, where Steed and Emma faced some feverish psychic infiltration. I really loved the few stories that included more supernatural or sci-fi elements and this one is an all-time fave! It was written by Tony Williamson, who penned many Avengers episodes, as wells stories for Danger Man (Not So Jolly Roger), The Persuaders, Department S, Jason King, The Champions, and Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased). He also helped develop Adam Adamant Lives!, another great series in his long line of fantasy-adventure programs. Among the cast was Edwin Richfield, who played baddies in six Avengers episodes, as well as in many other shows of the era. I invite Spy Vibers to join us for this viewing of Too Many Christmas Trees and tell us what you think. Enjoy!



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