Female PI Laura Holt concocts a mastermind male detective so her failing agency can finally attract sexist clients. One assignment that results is the transport of the world's rarest gems, to hype the debut of a new car. Stalking Laura & the shipment is a mysterious charmer who claims he's a South African government agent. The auto's inventor demands that the fictional agency head, Remington Steele, personally supervise the jewels' arrival, putting Laura on the spot. Written by
Did You Know?
Although this episode is first in time and shows how Steele and Holt met, the first episode filmed was Tempered Steele. The creator Robert Butler
said on a DVD commentary that the network wanted to see a "sixth episode" to see if the concept worked as a series. See more
Impeccable man, your Mr. Steele. Do you know there's not a piece of lint, a speck of dandruff, a hank of hair on any of his suits? And he obviously wears a shirt once and then discards it since there's no laundry marks to be found. The same with the shoes. The soles seem never to have touched the ground. Not one single solitary scuff mark.
He's fastidious, almost to a fault.
Of course not.
Then he's blessed. I'm forever plucking stray hairs from my comb and brush. Positively ...