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Scarecrow and Mrs. King 

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The adventures of a housewife and a spy, with whom she fell in love.
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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:

USA

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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: Oh my gosh!
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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This show was great because of the chemistry between the main characters.
28 December 2004 | by mtataraSee all my reviews

This show was not only great because of the chemistry between the main characters but also for the freedom the director gave them. Bruce Boxleitner once said that Kate Jackson had a gift for improvising. He would play off what she said and it made the show that much better. Compared to today's shows, Scarecrow and Mrs. King is a pleasant and enjoyable show.

I enjoyed watching her balance her relationship with her mother and boys with her secret life as a spy. Bruce Boxleitner plays the professional very well. In one episode he talks about being so relaxed in the jacuzzi he forgets the time. She tells him she has no clue what he's talking about.

This show is on DVD and VHS sold as two shows at a time through Columbia House club. I would like to see it in stores. Not a big fan of clubs and I would like to buy it as a whole season.


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