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"Remington Steele" Steele Spawning (1986)

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Robert Butler (creator)
Michael Gleason (creator)
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Original Air Date:
28 January 1986 (Season 4, Episode 12)
The son of a caviar magnate, who bought a lot of caviar to impress his father but when it goes missing he turns to Steele and Laura for help. They are joined by a Russian who is looking for some missing Russian caviar. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Stephanie Zimbalist ... Laura Holt

Pierce Brosnan ... Remington Steele

Doris Roberts ... Mildred Krebs

Louie Anderson ... Bingham 'Bing' Perret
Allan Kolman ... Ivan Strelnikov
John Shearin ... Dallas

Peter Jason ... Martin Rome

Richard Green ... Wade
Alan Haufrect ... Smokey
Michael Boyle ... Director

Mike Pniewski ... Casting Director (as Michael Pniewski)

Vachik Mangassarian ... Vladimir Denisovich
Adam Postil ... Truck Driver
James Calvert ... Bag Boy (as Jim Calvert)
Evelyn Guerrero ... Cashier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jeff Caperton ... Horse Trainer (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Will Mackenzie 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Butler  creator
Michael Gleason  creator
John Wirth  written by

Produced by
Gareth Davies .... co-executive producer
Michael Gleason .... executive producer
Kevin Inch .... producer
Jeff Melvoin .... supervising producer
Jack Mongan .... associate producer
Original Music by
Richard Lewis Warren 
Cinematography by
Dennis Matsuda 
Film Editing by
Philip Carr Neel 
Casting by
Susan Shaw 
Art Direction by
Joe Aubel 
Set Decoration by
Mary Swanson 
Costume Design by
Ron Talsky 
Makeup Department
Dorothy D. Fox .... hair stylist (as Dorothy Fox)
Bron Roylance .... makeup artist
Production Management
Robert Enrietto .... unit production manager
Daniel Franklin .... production supervisor (as Dan Franklin)
Bernard Oseransky .... executive in charge of production
Ted Rich .... executive in charge of post-production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Buck Edwards .... second assistant director
Sara Fischer .... second assistant director
Kevin Inch .... second unit director
Irwin Marcus .... first assistant director
Art Department
Craig Baron .... assistant property master
David Coleman .... property master (as Charles David Coleman)
Sound Department
Ron Horwitz .... sound editor
Kevin Spears .... sound editor
Norman Webster .... production sound mixer
Special Effects by
Burt Dalton .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Walt Andrus .... first assistant camera: a
Jack Courtland .... camera operator
Robert A. Petzoldt III .... gaffer
Patricia Gregory .... company grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Geri Windsor .... executive in charge of talent
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shelly Levine .... costumer: men
Carole Little .... wardrobe provider: Stephanie Zimbalist
Loree Parral .... costumer: women
Music Department
Jim Harrison .... music editor
Henry Mancini .... composer: theme music
Transportation Department
Ed Demrest .... transportation captain
Other crew
Doris Chisholm .... script supervisor
Brad Kern .... story editor
Kerry Lenhart .... story editor
Elliott Lewis .... executive script consultant
John J. Sakmar .... story editor
John Wirth .... story editor

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Butler  creator
Michael Gleason  creator

Produced by
Richard De Roy .... supervising producer (episode "Cast in Steele" "Let's Steele a Plot")
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew Hintlian .... second assistant director: 1985
Martin O'Malley .... first assistant director: second unit
John G. Phelan .... second assistant director
Sound Department
John Asman .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor
Michael Gollom .... sound effects editor
Eileen Horta .... supervising sound editor
Jeffrey A. Humphreys .... sound recordist
Scott D. Jackson .... foley editor
William Jacobs .... sound editor
Peter Reale .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Ted Allen .... special effects
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Jean Coulter .... stunts
Thomas Dewier .... stunts
Tom Elliott .... stunts
Terry James .... stunts
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Ray Lykins .... stunts
Buck McDancer .... stunt coordinator
Ernie F. Orsatti .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
John Earl Burnett .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit, additional photography (1982-1987) (as John Burnett)
Vincent Contarino .... electrician
Music Department
Don Nemitz .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Carlos Ponce de León .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jim Carberry .... location manager
Adam Hill .... shophand/set detail caster: CBS/MTM Studios
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Laura Holt:The man's a spoiled, overgrown brat. He should be spanked!
Remington Steele:Easier said then done.
See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Macomber Affair (1947)See more »


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