20 Reasons John Steed is Better than James Bond.
1) Looks great in a tux/anything.
2) Doesn’t check out every woman in the room like they’re his personal buffet.
3) Does not try to rape Cathy (I can’t believe that this is something that actually happens in a goddamn Bond movie).
4) Gets his ass kicked by a woman, totally loves it.
5) Would totes kick James Bond’s ass.
6) Never gets his female partner killed.
7) Actually has a female partner.
8) To quote Patrick Macnee: does not use women like battering rams.
9) Does not kill for the sake of it.
10) Actually does his goddamn job with minimal destruction and death.
11) Can cook and does so for dates.
12) Does the washing up.
13) Not embarrassed to do his girlfriend’s laundry.
14) Knows that no means no.
15) Thinks it’s awesome that women are better than him at some things.
16) Is a decent human being.
17) Probably good in bed (I mean, the ladies do keep coming back for more).
18) Has meaningful relationships with at least two women that, once again, he does not get killed.
19) Drives badass vintage cars.
20) Likes dogs, horses, and cats.