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Remington Steele 

The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Stephanie Zimbalist ...  Laura Holt 94 episodes, 1982-1987
Pierce Brosnan ...  Remington Steele / ... 94 episodes, 1982-1987
Doris Roberts ...  Mildred Krebs 72 episodes, 1983-1987
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Storyline

Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, the two battle crime as their feelings for each other. Written by Melissa Jones <melissaj@comp.uark.edu>

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Before He Was Bond He Was...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Temple de acero See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(94 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Director Chris Columbus is a big James Bond fan, and he was crushed when Pierce Brosnan didn't get cast when he was offered the part during the making of this show, but they wouldn't release him from his contract. Columbus thought Brosnan a phenomenal actor. When they worked together on Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Columbus told Brosnan he'd make a great James Bond, but Brosnan thought that ship had sailed. In 1995, MGM called Columbus telling him they're looking for the next James Bond, and Brosnan was one of the choices, so Columbus recommended him; his little contribution to the James Bond saga. See more »

Quotes

Remington Steele: Atomic man is wanted for murder.
Remington Steele: Really, I didn't realize the penalty for bad acting was that stiff in this country.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits,the MTM kitten wears a Sherlock Holmes deerstalker cap and meerschaum pipe. While meowing, the pipe drops out of its mouth and falls in front of the word "Productions". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Men Behaving Badly: It's Good to Be Dead (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme for Laura
(opening theme)
By Henry Mancini (First season)
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11 out of 10, it blows away the scale
30 June 2004 | by TeenSteeleSee all my reviews

Remington Steele was a mixture of mystery, comedy, romance, and so much more. i wasn't born when it originally aired, but i watched the reruns on some obscure television network. it was all magic. the way the show carries itself, the way it goes through each episode. there is always an air of mystery about Steele, which we don't actually find out until the very end. there is also the never ending question that always comes up, no matter how 'bleak the situation,' does he or doesn't he love Laura? Of course we all know, but Holt herself won't admit it. As the episodes and seasons go by, the characters develop even more. All in all, this show really does blow away the scale, and i give it a 11 out of 10. although this show did have some weak moments, what show doesn't? i know I'll be first in line when they release the DVD(if they ever do...).


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