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Remington Steele

When Laura Holt, a beautiful young private detective begins her own business (Laura Holt investigations), she soon discovers that no one is willing to hire a female detective. In an attempt to attract clients, Laura creates a mythical boss named Remington Steele.

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05x05 Steeled With a Kiss (2) Aired: Apr. 24, 1987

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Remington Steele is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 92 episodes air between 1982 and 1987.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Oct. 01, 1982
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
1982 - 1987
To-Date:
5 Seasons
92 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The title character was a movie aficionado. He would try (sometimes successfully) to solve the crimes based on old movies plots.
  • SPOILER: Recurring character Daniel Chalmers (played by Stephanie Zimbalist's father, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.), was a con man who mentored a fellow he called 'Harry' in the art of the con.…
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    SPOILER: Recurring character Daniel Chalmers (played by Stephanie Zimbalist's father, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.), was a con man who mentored a fellow he called 'Harry' in the art of the con. 'Harry' eventually became Remington Steele and, in the final episode, Chalmers confessed to Steele they were father and son. Tragically, Chalmers then died of heart failure before he could answer Steele's eternal question, "I've always wondered, Daniel, what's my real name?"
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  • Although Pierce Brosnan was contracted to Remington Steele for seven seasons, NBC decided to cancel the show at the end of the fourth season due to low ratings. This meant that Brosnan was…
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    Although Pierce Brosnan was contracted to Remington Steele for seven seasons, NBC decided to cancel the show at the end of the fourth season due to low ratings. This meant that Brosnan was free to play James Bond in The Living Daylights. However, Brosnan's television contract gave NBC a 60-day period in which the network had the option to reverse the cancellation. During that time, the publicity over Brosnan's selection as James Bond led to an unexpected boost in the ratings for Remington Steele. As a result of this, in addition to viewer protests and a failed attempt to sell Remington Steele to another network, NBC had second thoughts about the cancellation. The network approached the Bond producers in an attempt to strike a deal that would allow Brosnan to play both James Bond and Remington Steele the following year without any scheduling conflicts. But eventually, Albert R. Broccoli famously told NBC that "James Bond will not be Remington Steele and Remington Steele will not be James Bond." At the last minute, NBC finalized its decision to renew Remington Steele, causing Brosnan to lose the role of James Bond to Timothy Dalton. NBC went on to make only six episodes for the show's fifth season, and then canceled the series for good in the spring of 1987.
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