While Remo and his teacher work their missions, an elite assassin targets Remo.
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While Remo and his teacher work their missions, an elite assassin targets Remo.

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Due to President Reagan's speech on the night of 8/15/88, ABC made the decision to join "Remo Williams" in progress, rather than start it from the beginning, which would have delayed the network's 9 pm broadcasting. As a result, only the last 15 minutes of the 60-minute program were seen. See more »

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Remo Williams: You know, Chiun, a real parting gesture would be teaching me lesson 36...
Chiun: Lesson 36 in hand of beginner could be dangerous.
Remo Williams: Ah, come on. How could the 47 steps to bringing a woman to ecstasy be dangerous?
Chiun: You... would find a way.
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Bad, and not in a good way
16 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Remo Williams was the pilot episode for a TV series which was never filmed. It was only seen by viewers in some US cities, as a major speech by President Reagan at the Republican National Convention pre-empted it in most areas. I suspect that most viewers out West who did see it were so numbed by its dullness that they've forgotten.

The writers stuffed every stereotype, every stock character, and every banality they could fit into the pilot. Every tired joke is played out; every move is telegraphed. Even McDowell and Meek couldn't do much about the stale dialogue and poor directing.

Sadly, the depth of character, original humor and slight moral ambiguity of the original movie and the books on which it was based were erased in a weak attempt to cater to the lowest common denominator. It didn't work.


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