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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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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

Steele was a serious Humphrey Bogart fan. He has five passports from five countries in five different names, all of which are characters played by Bogart. See more »

Quotes

Laura Holt: What are you doing?
Remington Steele: I'll tell you what I'm *not* doing! I'm not driving in circles trying to elude people I don't know, who want to kill a nice little nebbish, for reasons I don't even understand. I'm also not about to sit in that car while Sheldon looks at me like I'm Babe Ruth and George Washington all rolled into...
[into phone]
Remington Steele: ... yes, information? I'd like the number of the Central Intelligence Agency... No, that is not a residence.
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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

Spoofed in Scandalous (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Remington Steele/Theme For Laura
(opening theme)
By Henry Mancini (second season)
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Don't Forget the Music
30 August 2005 | by djoyjrSee all my reviews

Not only were the mysteries satisfying and the characters both intriguing and likable, but the smooth jazz of the theme and soundtrack were unbeatable and the best since Peter Gunn. Beyond that, the dialog and banter was intelligent. Sometimes, you actually have to think about the reference and connect the dots to get to the laugh. Heaven forbid that should happen on TV today )which probably explains why I don't watch much original TV). I started watching the Season One DVDs and it was like meeting an old friend I hadn't seen for years. I've introduced my 18 year old son to "Remington Steele" and he finds them as entertaining as I do. New we have to wait until November for Season Two!


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