Simon & Simon (1981–1995)

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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

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 Rick Simon (156 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 A.J. Simon / ... (156 episodes, 1981-1989)
Mary Carver ...
 Cecilia Simon (153 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown (79 episodes, 1983-1987)
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A.J. Simon is a polished fellow with a taste for classic cars and tailored suits. Rick Simon is his less refined (but still pleasant) older brother who has a taste for cowboy boots and four-wheel drive pickups. The two of them live in San Diego, where they own a private detective agency. The series chronicles their exploits. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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The show was set in San Diego but mainly filmed in the Greater Los Angeles area in the Venice and Marina del Rey districts of Los Angeles County and near and around Universal City next to it's production base at Universal Studios. The San Diego area does appear in many episodes but usually limited to a few scenes and what is known as "B" roll. See more »

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Rick Simon: Alright, let's put this thing into perspective. Now, correct if I'm wrong, OK? but this is how I got this thing figured. What we have here is a whole bunch of people with no money who go out and buy brand new cars just after they die. Is that pretty much the way you got it figured?
A.J. Simon: That's pretty much the way I've got it figured, yeah. And what, I ask myself, has Terry Hudson got to do with all of this?
Rick Simon: If he's dead, he probably just bought a new car.
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Great Show...I Still Watch It On SLUTH.
3 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I started watching Simon & Simon when it aired in 1981 and from the very beginning I enjoyed the show, especially the shows setting in beautiful San Diego, CA.

I was a 14 yr. old kid when it aired in 1981 growing up in a crime ridden area of New York City (The South Bronx).

I could only dream of escaping to that beautiful sun soaked paradise I envisioned through the wonders of television as I watched episode after episode.

In 1989 a year after Simon & Simon was cancelled I happily moved to beautiful San Diego, CA and could now experience what life in such a wonderful town would be like first hand.

I lived in San Diego from 1989-1993 and could honestly say that those were the most memorable moments in my life, and I owe it all to the Simon & Simon T.V show for giving a teenage kid from The Bronx hope beyond the ghetto.


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