Scarecrow and Mrs. King

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CBS (ended 1987)

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A housewife, Mrs. King, is handed a package by a secret agent, Lee Stetson, who is being pursued by bad guys. Mrs. King gets a job working for Mr. Stetson's agency, doing secretarial work, as needed, but ends up working with him on his cases. She is not really accepted by agent Francine Desmond,because she has no training and has a self-deprecating, ditsy style,which adds to the humor in the show. She is accepted by the other agents.
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Awards
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American Society of Cinematographers, USA - 1988 - Nominated Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series' -- Richard L. Rawlings
Emmy - 1986-- Won - Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) -- Arthur B. Rubinstein (composer) [For episode "We're Off to See the Wizard"]
Emmy - 1986 - Nominated - Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series -- Molly Harris Campbell (women's costumer) & James Lapidus (men's costumer) [For episode "Welcome to America, Mr. Brand"]
1985 - Nominated - Outstanding Achievement in Costuming - Andrea E. Weaver (women's costumer) & James Lapidus (men's costumer) [For episode "Ship of Spies"]
Emmy - 1985 - Nominated-- Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series Drama - Kate Jackson
Golden Globe - 1985 - Nominated - Outstanding Cinematography for a Series - Edward R. Brown [For episode "D.O.A.: Delirious On Arrival"]
Young Artist - 1988 - Nominated - Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Drama Series - Paul Stout
Young Artist - 1985 - Nominated - Best Young Supporting Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Drama - Paul Stout
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Release dates: USA -- 3 October 1983
France -- 15 October 1985
West Germany -- 23 June 1986
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Note: The series was referenced in the movie TRUE LIES.
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Filming Locations: London, England, UK (episode "Affair at Bromfield Hall")
Munich, Bavaria, Germany (episode "The Times They Are A Changin'")
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Rome and Lazio, Italy (episode "A Lovely Little Affair")
Salzburg, Austria (episode "The Legend of Das Geisterschloss")
Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany (episode "Our Man In Tegernsee")
Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Beverly Garland

Beverly Garland

Dorothy 'Dotty' West

Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce Boxleitner

Lee 'Scarecrow' Stetson

Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson

Mrs. Amanda King

Mel Stewart

Mel Stewart

William 'Billy' Melrose

Martha Smith

Martha Smith

Francine Desmond

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Themes

will they won't they, Espionage, characters with double lives, cool gadgets, facing danger