The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.
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Complete series cast summary:
 Laura Holt (94 episodes, 1982-1987)
 Remington Steele / ... (94 episodes, 1982-1987)
 Mildred Krebs (72 episodes, 1983-1987)


Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, the two battle crime as their feelings for each other. Written by Melissa Jones <>

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Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Con temple de acero  »

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(94 episodes)

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Steele's ex-lover Felicia was played by Pierce Brosnan's first wife, Cassandra Harris. See more »


Laura Holt: What are you doing?
Remington Steele: I'll tell you what I'm *not* doing! I'm not driving in circles trying to elude people I don't know, who want to kill a nice little nebbish, for reasons I don't even understand. I'm also not about to sit in that car while Sheldon looks at me like I'm Babe Ruth and George Washington all rolled into...
[into phone]
Remington Steele: ... yes, information? I'd like the number of the Central Intelligence Agency... No, that is not a residence.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits,the MTM kitten wears a Sherlock Holmes deerstalker cap and meerschaum pipe. While meowing, the pipe drops out of its mouth and falls in front of the word "Productions". See more »


Referenced in Family Guy: April in Quahog (2010) See more »


Theme for Laura
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By Henry Mancini (First season)
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Revisiting an old favorite
26 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The DVD release of this show has allowed me to go back and visit an old favorite. I had not seen the episodes since their very first run, so I was curious if I would still like the show and still derive the enjoyment from it that I remembered the first time through. Well, good news: the show was just as good as I remembered it, and had held up well for being 20 years old. Pierce Brosnan displayed the charm that made him one of my favorite TV stars, and his chemistry with Stephanie Zimbalist was still excellent. The shows themselves are extremely well-written. Unlike shows on TV today, this show didn't talk down to you; the characters were sophisticated and spoke like they were well educated, not like they hung out at the bar all the time. The wit hasn't been lost, either; I laughed through many of the episodes I watched. This was like catching up with an old friend. I can't wait to see the second season!

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