Greg Cox wrote:
I know what you mean. Truth be told, Emma Peel and Catwoman (Julie Newmar, of course) made a much bigger impression on me back in the day!
I'm not sure about back in the day, but Newmar's Catwoman and Yvonne Craig's Batgirl have a disproportionate impact on me today.
The first TV characters I remember being excited by as I entered adolescence were Athena (Maren Jensen) from Battlestar Galactica
and Wilma (Erin Grey) from Buck Rogers
In my case, throw in Angelique (Lara Parker) on the original DARK SHADOWS.