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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5   4   3   2   1  
1987   1986   1985   1984   1983   1982  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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Trivia

Robert Butler originally pitched the show to MTM as detective Laura Holt running a detective agency belonging to a male superior, whom she invented for business purposes. MTM put Butler in contact with Michael Gleason, who suggested the chaos that would ensue if the invented superior turned up one day, and the character of Remington Steele was created. See more »

Quotes

Laura Holt: Now all we need is the third man.
Remington Steele: Well, if it isn't Orson Welles, I can't be of any immediate help.
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Crazy Credits

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

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Referenced in The Comeback: Valerie Gets a Very Special Episode (2005) See more »

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Remington Steele/Theme For Laura
(opening theme)
By Henry Mancini (second season)
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Reasons to still love Remington Steele
24 January 2005 | by lclrSee all my reviews

I loved Remington Steele back in the 1980s and videotaped many of the shows. I recently found those tapes again and have been watching them more critically this time around. I still love most of the shows, but now I think I understand why. Where else can you find a show nowadays where the star of a show is a bright, independent-minded entrepreneurial woman who finds a bright, warm, sensitive, and gorgeous man that pursues her more for her mind than her body? Where else can you find a show nowadays where the female lead deals with feminist issues and doesn't allow herself to be sexually exploited or even to take issues of sex and commitment lightly without being naive or a prude? Looking back on it, there was more romantic comedy than mystery or drama in most of the shows, but the main characters were very appealing, as was their dilemma. I'd love to see more shows like it on the air today.


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Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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Remington Steele See more »

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MTM Enterprises See more »
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(94 episodes)
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