Mark Burton

Staff member
Jun 27, 2020
London, UK
When we think about the 80s, one of our entertainment favorites are the police procedural shows of that era. Today we fondly remember things like European styling, “teenage” cops, male and female detective pairs, and a crime-solving mystery writer. These were the shows that bring the 80s back to life for us.

Remington Steele

Remington Steele was a television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was broadcast on NBC from 1982 to 1987. The series blended romantic comedy, drama, and police procedural. The show’s premise was a woman named Laura Holt starts a detective agency, only to find that no one wants to hire a woman, no matter how qualified she is. She then invents a fictitious male superior she names “Remington Steele” as a creative solution to her dilemma. Enter Pierce Brosnan’s character, a former thief and con man (whose real name even he proves not to know and is never...

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