Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

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 Mrs. Amanda King (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Lee Stetson (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Dorothy 'Dotty' West (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
Mel Stewart ...
 Billy Melrose (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Francine Desmond / ... (89 episodes, 1983-1987)
Greg Morton ...
 Jamie King (44 episodes, 1983-1987)
Paul Stout ...
 Philip King (43 episodes, 1983-1987)
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A housewife, Mrs. King, is handed a package by a secret agent who who is being pursued by bad guys. The secret agent, Lee Stetson, then has to track down the housewife before the bad guys do. Later episodes involve similar plots as Stetson and Mrs. King are teamed up together. Written by Schofield <KSCHOF51@Maine.Maine.edu>

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One everyday housewife who put some spies in her life!

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3 October 1983 (USA)  »

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Sam Melville played Kate Jackson's ex-husband in the series. Years before, in The Rookies (1972) the two had played a married couple. See more »

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Lee: I'm going to take a look at his apartment.
Amanda: Ok.
Lee: You grab a cab. Get on back to the Agency. You take my computer key card and start tracking down who owns this building. Leases, parent companies...
Amanda: You know this is what always happens. I always have to go back to the agency.
Lee: We have to divide the workload Amanda.
Amanda: I agree with you let's divide the workload. You follow the paper trail and I'll follow Zorbel.
Lee: Do you think you can break into Zorbel's place?
Amanda: No.
Lee: Well?
Amanda: Call me a cab.
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someday on DVD?
10 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do love this show, for its sheer entertainment value. It's a little idealistic and perhaps stretches credibility at points, but so what? I don't always want to be educated when I watch TV, nor do I particularly like being grossed out verbally or visually, as the newer shows push the envelope ever farther in search of ratings... Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner might not consider SMK their best work, but I think they discount their fan base. I loved Bruce in this, and in Babylon 5, a lot better than any of the drippy made for TV movies he made with his wife (sorry Melissa!) I wish Scarecrow and Mrs King would come out on DVD so I'd have a chance to watch it again. Maybe this time I'll hate it! But I doubt it. April 2005


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