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)
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 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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24 November 1981 (USA)  »

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This show was almost canceled in its first season, but the ratings drastically increased after it was rescheduled to follow Magnum, P.I. (1980). See more »

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Brad Daniels: You look like a straight-ahead guy, I'll get right to the point. A contract has been taken out on my life.
Lt. M.P. 'Downtown' Brown: Who took it out on you?
Brad Daniels: I did.
Lt. M.P. 'Downtown' Brown: What did you do to get into so much trouble with yourself?
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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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