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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The heart shaped diamond necklace that Kate Jackson wore during most of the run of the series was purchased in 1979 just before she hosted "Saturday Night Live." She wanted something that would sparkle against the black silk blouse she wore that evening. See more »

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Amanda: Once on the lips, forever on the hips
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My Favorite Show of All Times!
12 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have never before enjoyed a TV series as much as I have enjoyed, "Scarecrow and Mrs. King". There was great chemistry between Kate and Bruce along with action, mystery, and comedy. And even though it's labeled as "old" it's far more entertaining than these silly reality shows that are polluting every channel. I was very upset when PAX (the only channel with it airing) took it out of its line-up. I wasn't happy with how PAX had dubbed minor swear words out of the show but at least it was airing. I was able to tape a number of the episodes but they're of very poor quality (due to the fact there's at least 4 on each tape) and VHS tapes won't last forever. I hope they release the show on DVD soon. No matter what the price I'd buy it.


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