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December 27, 2009

Some loves feature Gardeners so lost in each other they ignore the Knight boundaries or evils of the world around them. Nick and Nora Charles of the Thin Man movies were lusty equals. Likewise John Steed and Mrs. Peel in the TV series The Avengers fought threats to England, but those threats were just “MacGuffins,” narrative excuses for the couple to be together.

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