As Alice mentioned in her above recap, there are those in the younger generation who have no idea who Emma Peel is. No idea? Sadly, it's true. It's also a reminder that yes, we baby boomers are getting older.
Uma Thurman recreated the role of Emma Peel in the 1998 movie The Avengers, which earned a rousing 1 star from Rotten Tomatoes. Well, really, could any actress other than Diana Rigg be Mrs. Peel? Yes, yes, fellow baby boomers, I know there were other actresses who tried. Honor Blackman, who preceded Diana Rigg in the series and later played Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, and Linda Thorson who came after Diana Rigg. But let's get real. Diana Rigg was the Emma Peel.
Here's an article on the 50th anniversary of The Avengers TV series, written by a fellow baby boomer: Classic 1960s Brit TV series "The Avengers" turns 50
Before I sign off today's post, I'll leave the recipe for the Emma Peel Cocktail.
Emma Peel Cocktail
Sweet and tart with a kick, like its namesake, this drink is a mix of fruits and champagne.
The Emma Peel
1 measure cherry brandy
1 measure pineapple juice
Top it off with champagne