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Remington Steele (1982–1987)

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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 <melissaj@comp.uark.edu>

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Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA)  »

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(94 episodes)

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At the beginning of each episode, the episode title was displayed. All episode titles featured the word Steele: "Molten Steele", "Small Town Steele" and so on. See more »


Kessler: Who are you?
Remington Steele: Just a happy go lucky tourist out to see a bit of the world.
Neff: Is that why you've got five passports, from five different countries, in five different names?
Remington Steele: Kept trying for a good picture.
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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 Bad Movie Beatdown: Live Wire (2010) See more »


Theme for Laura
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By Henry Mancini (First season)
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Best Romantic Detective Show Ever!
14 November 2005 | by (Metro-Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Detective shows with male/female partners were big in the 1980s ("Scarecrow & Mrs. King," "Moonlighting," "Hart to Hart," etc.), and of all of them, "Remington Steele" was the absolute best. I was totally hooked on this show in high school, and for good reason! Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan are both not only terrific actors, but they had the best on screen chemistry ever. The premise of the show was clever, the writing was intelligent and the characters were real. An episode could bring you to tears ("Red Holt Steele") or keep you laughing throughout ("Steele in the Chips"). Above all were the romantic episodes ("Steele Away With Me," "Steele At It," "Love Among the Steele," etc.), where the writers would keep the audience guessing -- will they or won't they *finally* get together? Oh, and Doris Roberts was great as Mildred Krebs, even when she was FOREVER interrupting Steele and Miss Holt at the most inopportune times. I'm totally thrilled that this series is finally coming out on DVD. I'll even buy the Fifth Season, even though it was totally disappointing, as I *have* to have the complete set! I highly recommend this show to everyone.

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