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Scarecrow and Mrs. King 

The adventures of a housewife and a spy, with whom she fell in love.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Kate Jackson ...  Mrs. Amanda King 89 episodes, 1983-1987
Bruce Boxleitner ...  Lee Stetson / ... 89 episodes, 1983-1987
Beverly Garland ...  Dorothy 'Dotty' West 89 episodes, 1983-1987
Mel Stewart ...  Billy Melrose 89 episodes, 1983-1987
Martha Smith ...  Francine Desmond / ... 89 episodes, 1983-1987
Greg Morton Greg Morton ...  Jamie King 72 episodes, 1983-1987
Paul Stout Paul Stout ...  Philip King 72 episodes, 1983-1987
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Storyline

A housewife, Mrs. King, is handed a package by a secret agent who is being pursued by bad guys. The secret agent, Lee Stetson, then has to track down the housewife before the bad guys do. Later episodes involve similar plots as Stetson and Mrs. King are teamed up together. Written by Schofield <KSCHOF51@Maine.Maine.edu>

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One everyday housewife who put some spies in her life!

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Country:

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English

Release Date:

3 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agentin mit Herz See more »

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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Sam Melville played Kate Jackson's ex-husband in the series. He also played Glen Tucker in season two, episode twenty-two, "Murder Between Friends". In The Rookies (1972), the two had played a married couple. See more »

Quotes

Amanda: You're not the one they're going to ship to Russia in a refrigerator!
Lee: No, I'm the one they're going to put up against the wall and shoot!
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Referenced in Brockmire: Breakout Year (2017) See more »

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I can't wait for Scarecrow and Mrs. King to come out on DVD
17 June 2005 | by jedriscollSee all my reviews

The cable network TVLand recently had a promotion weekend that Scarecrow and Mrs. King was part of. I was so excited to see a few episodes, but it made me wish that the series was on DVD even more!

Scarecrow and Mrs. King was a great series about an unsuspecting housewife who gets pulled into undercover spy work with a reluctant and then fully accepting spy. It's a little hokey, but great overall. Kate Jackson plays single mom, Amanda King and Bruce Boxleitner plays spy, Lee Stetson. The show was really all-inclusive, action, romance and comedy all in one.

The sexual tension in the 1st two seasons is a little like the dynamic between Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepard in Moonlighting.


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