Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)
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A tennis playing rich girl with an attitude problem has to be protected from communists trying to hurt her father.

Director:

Harvey S. Laidman (as Harvey Laidman)

Writers:

Eugenie Ross-Leming (creator), Brad Buckner (creator) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Kate Jackson ... Mrs. Amanda King
Bruce Boxleitner ... Lee Stetson
Beverly Garland ... Dorothy 'Dotty' West
Mel Stewart ... Billy Melrose
Martha Smith ... Francine Desmond
Paul Stout Paul Stout ... Philip King
Greg Morton Greg Morton ... Jamie King
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tracy Austin ... Self
Gerald Berns ... Trooper (as Gerald Burns)
Jill Carroll ... Tina Thompson
Rachel Daring Rachel Daring ... Mary Dexter
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Tisher
Tony Hernandez Tony Hernandez ... Announcer
Kelly Junkerman Kelly Junkerman ... Disgruntled Fan (as Kelly Yunkerman)
Virginia Kennedy Virginia Kennedy ... Tracy Austin Fan
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A tennis playing rich girl with an attitude problem has to be protected from communists trying to hurt her father.

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Trivia

Kate Jackson literally phones in her part for this show (the explanation is that Amanda King is laid up with a bad cold, sitting on her living room couch and watching the tennis tournament on television). Thus Francine, who's had the hots for Lee, gets to work with him for most of the hour -- although one of Amanda's phone calls provides a crucial clue for Lee. See more »

Goofs

Lee and Francine are called to the maintenance shed on the grounds of the tennis club. The maintenance shed explodes. Before the explosion Lee is wearing a brown jacket and pants. He is thrown the ground wearing a white jacket and blue pants. He gets up wearing the brown jacket and pants again. See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1986 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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