License to Steele

Pierce Brosnan is standing in an office in a lovely suit and red tie  smiling smugly. Stephanie Zimbalist is looking up at him admiringly.

Episode 49
Saturday, 1 May 2021

Then he’s blessed. I’m forever plucking stray hairs from my comb and brush. Positively demoralizing, but an inescapable part of the human condition. Hmm? Does any of this say anything to you Miss Holt? It does to me. It fairly shouts Remington Steele is an elaborate ruse. He does not exist. You invented him.

This week, we answer the eternal question, “Why the hell are we watching this?” with a resounding “Dunno”, as we plumb the depths of Reagan-Era film-noir-lite with the first episode of the TV show that gave the world Pierce Brosnan — Remington Steele.

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Download · Open in new window · Duration 1:07:52 · 65.45 MB · Recorded on Thursday, 30 April 2020