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Scarecrow and Mrs. King: Season 1 (2010)

Kate Jackson , Bruce Boxleitner , Kate Jackson , Cliff Bole  |  NR |  DVD
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  • Actors: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart, Martha Smith
  • Directors: Kate Jackson, Cliff Bole, Burt Brinckerhoff, Dennis C. Duckwall, James Frawley
  • Format: Full Screen, Color, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 5
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: March 9, 2010
  • Run Time: 966 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (489 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005JOJR
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19,493 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Scarecrow and Mrs. King: Season 1" on IMDb

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21 episodes on five discs

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Scarecrow and Mrs. King proves there was life for Kate Jackson after Charlie's Angels--and for Bruce Boxleitner before Babylon 5. Jackson's divorcée, Amanda King, a pretty lady with an '80s perm, lives outside D.C. with her sons, Jamie and Phillip. At a train station, she meets Boxleitner's Lee "Scarecrow" Stetson, who convinces her to do a "life or death" favor. The delivery to the man in the red hat doesn't go as planned, but King ends up cracking the case and a new team ensues. Scarecrow's boss, Billy (Mel Stewart), thinks a housewife will make a perfect decoy, though fellow agent Francine (Martha Smith) has her doubts. As she says about her colleague, "His methods might be unorthodox, but Scarecrow always delivers." Unfortunately for the apprentice agent, she can't tell anyone about her new career, not even her mother, Dotty (Beverly Garland, great value), who looks after the boys when she takes on assignments, offering different excuses every time. In Scarecrow, however, Amanda finds a friend as well as a partner--and a possible love interest, to judge from their longing glances.

If Scarecrow and Mrs. King bears comparison with Remington Steele, the cases that deal with the domestic arena help to set it apart, with perpetrators ranging from cooking-show hosts to cosmetics titans. The more dramatic episodes don't work as well, mostly because they feel like retreads from The Rockford Files (executive producer Juanita Bartlett has written for both programs). Also, Jackson is a deft comic actress, but her crying scenes don't quite convince. Still, it's a minor complaint about a light entertainment that wasn't aiming for documentary realism. Plus, it's the chemistry between the leads that led to three more seasons--and Boxleitner's GQ good looks certainly didn't hurt. --Kathleen C. Fennessy

Product Description

Goodbye, PTA...hello, foreign intrigue! Single mom Amanda King leads a quiet suburban life in Washington DC until the day a dashing stranger shoves a package in her hands with instructions to give it to the man in the red hat. In no time, Amanda is dodging bullets, foiling assassination plots – and finding herself drawn to the dashing stranger, agent Lee Stetson, aka Scarecrow. Of course, Scarecrow has no interest in a ditsy amateur spy, no matter how pretty. But she certainly is handy in a crisis! Share the Season One fun with stars Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner in this fast-paced 5-Disc, 21-Episode Set of the lighthearted series that proves laughs and romance are powerful weapons in the battle to protect national security.

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151 of 161 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Scarecrow And Mrs. King Fan September 23, 2005
Format:DVD
How Many People Have To Ask For It To Get It Released??????, September 4, 2006

43 people have now taken the time to review this show and ask for its release on dvd (including myself almost a year ago).I have already given up on Dynasty and Hart to Hart being released in their complete series runs and purchased each complete series (probably illegally) from another website.The quality wasn't the best,but at least I have seen Dynasty and Hart to Hart from beginning to end.It looks like I will have to do that with Scarecrow and Mrs. King too.I am tired of waiting for it to be released.It amazes me that shows that are still airing daily on television in repeats (and many of them lousy ones at that)are being released every week to dvd and yet a quality show such as this is being ignored!
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MY ORIGINAL REVIEW............SEPTEMBER 2005
I have to agree with Michelle.I loved this show growing up and would order each and every season as soon as they were released.Good luck trying to find shows these days without blood and gore,horrific violence,mental or physical cruelty.This was a show the whole family could enjoy.I have already pre-ordered season 1 of Hart to Hart,so come on and release Scarecrow and Mrs. King next.PLEASE.
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159 of 170 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
I just don't understand why scarecrow and mrs. king hasn't been released on DVD. This is one of my all time favorite shows. Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner were the best partners on the show. Come on I know I am not the only Scarecrow and Mrs. king fan out here. They finally released Lois and Clark the new adventures of Superman on DVD then why can't they release Scarecrow and Mrs. King.
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73 of 79 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Scaring Up a Scarecrow: Where are the DVDS? November 15, 2006
By kjenfan
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Considering the sheer number of television show DVDs released every year, I find it baffling why a show as enjoyable (it was my favorite show of the era) to watch as 'Scarecrow and Mrs. King' has not been among them. From the very first show in which Mrs. King (Kate Jackson) is inadvertently sucked into a world of handsome spies [believe me, Boxleitner would make any woman want to 'look for the man in the red hat'], international intrigue, and catty co-workers -- 'Scarecrow' takes us on a fun, exciting, and witty fantasy ride. The chemistry between Boxleitner (Scarecrow) and Jackson's characters is instantaneous but of course, neither is willing to acknowledge it to the other. Thus, we have the setup for several years' worth of good, exciting, and relatively wholesome entertainment. Along the way, the housewife's natural instincts for the world of espionage are polished and she earns the respect of her co-workers at the 'Agency'. But during those first four years, there are enough laughs, thrills, intrigue and romance to keep fans coming back for more. What more can I say? Oh yes. Bring on the DVDs!
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26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Release it already!! October 2, 2005
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
With all the horrible shows being released on DVD, isn't it time for a quality show like SMK to be released? I loved this series as a kid and would really like to share it with my children. At last they would be able to watch an "adventure" show without gratuitous sex or violence. Remember those days?
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic show - Deserves the DVD treatment! January 20, 2006
Format:DVD
I couldn't believe it when I saw that "Hart to Hart" was on DVD, but not Scarecrow and Mrs. King. This is one that so many of us grew up on, and now you can appreciate it all the more. How cool is it to see characters actually talk and have personality and not just have sex and then dump each other inside of two episodes?

The allure of this series was the brilliant and often funny culture clash between the prim housewife and the dashing secret agent. They were the Scully and Mulder of their time: usually bickering and not understanding each other, but ultimately working together and teasing the audience with relationship tension that always kept us coming back.

They don't write shows like this very often. You have to watch "Lost" now if you want real boy/girl tension, and the heroism that was mainstream in the 80s is all but extinct in modern TV.

We've also learned that terrible reality shows rule the schedule ("The Bachelor," Skating with Celebrities), icky shows rule the popular crowd (CSI, Fear Factor), truly stellar shows get canceled (Firefly), and classics like Scarecrow need to be revived.

We need it now, more than ever!
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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Edit : Finally got it! August 21, 2007
Format:DVD
Hey people, if you really want to see this out on DVD, you need to tell the people that own the rights to producing it on DVD, Warner Brothers Home Video! They've got a customer service page with a "DVD/Video [title requests]" category under 'this is regarding...' at their website (sorry, links aren't allowed anymore, apparently...) so go and tell them what you want!

Edit : 3/22/10 - I was so happy when this finally came out on DVD. I'd been spying on TV Shows on DVD dot com for ages, waiting for some news. I'm already on the second disc and it's just as hilarious and awesomely 80s as I remember. The picture quality is great. I'm trying to drag it out, rather than watching it all in one sitting, since I don't even see a listing for season 2, yet...sigh. I'm not too worried, since this is WB and not Disney (who has a terrible habit of dropping a show in the middle of putting it out on DVD), but I am crossing my fingers that they release the whole thing. Please, WB! You might break some of our hearts if you don't!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshing, Relaxing, and Fun Family Entertainment
This series is a fun lighthearted with a bit of drama that the whole family can watch. It is refreshing, relaxing and fun!
Published 22 days ago by ejane
5.0 out of 5 stars Suspense-Filled Fun!
We enjoy Bruce Boxleitner and Kate Jackson in this 80's series about espionage in the nation's capitol! We liked the programs so much that we bought the entire series! Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mark Pfannschmidt
5.0 out of 5 stars Great show
This was one of my favorite shows. Was glad to see it come out on DVD. I will be purchasing the other seasons to enjoy the whole show.
Published 1 month ago by Chris V
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Series
We have had this DVD for a few years now and decided I should write a review. It would have to be one of the best TV Series ever made. Read more
Published 1 month ago by G A Brown
4.0 out of 5 stars gift
It was for a gift. Was good. Just like I remembered it. Did like the plot. Can't go to far wrong with the stars
Published 1 month ago by Tim
5.0 out of 5 stars a great series
Always enjoyed this series and was delighted to find DVDs of it. A refreshing concept, well written and well acted. I like it.
Published 2 months ago by W. W. Turnbow
5.0 out of 5 stars enjoyed!
I watched this show when it came out on television, and it was just as good re-watching it!! Great humor and fun story lines with a good cast.
Published 2 months ago by P. R. Cole
5.0 out of 5 stars Scarecrow and Mrs King Season 1
Such an awesome show! So glad I ordered this. It was delivered early, so it was a great surprise. I can hardly wait to be able to have the other 3 seasons. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Cathi
5.0 out of 5 stars So Much Fun
TV from an innocent time with excellent performances by Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner playing love interest spys.

Watch these videos and laugh.
Published 3 months ago by Robert Caputo
4.0 out of 5 stars Thanks!
My wife mentioned this and I bought it for her. The second and third seasons are progressively better. As of 1-1-2014, I have not gotten to season 4. Read more
Published 3 months ago by W. Holt
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Any News On Season 2,3 and 4 ?
You need to let Warner Brother's know of your interest. Contact them.

Warner Brothers Home Video has to release seasons 2-4 on DVD soon! However, they may think that their isn't interest in them. Let's change their mind by sending them an email noting our interest.

Just go to www.wbshop.com... Read more
Jul 11, 2010 by Micha |  See all 8 posts
Scarecrow and Mrs. King on DVD in 2010!
Excellent news!
Oct 21, 2009 by Lotamoxie |  See all 12 posts
Please release Scarecrow and Ms. King
The latest HTF chat i found with WB Home Video (Sept 08) says there are no plans for SMK release but they recognize there is interest - "No plans currently on Scarecrow but we recognize there is interest." What a blowoff! AOL and Fancast are showing episodes online - watch 'em while... Read more
Aug 7, 2009 by Jeffrey C. Bullock |  See all 8 posts
European format please?
Series 1 is available in Germany for € 36,99 since last June.
Jan 6, 2011 by waenzchen |  See all 3 posts
Sign up alerts now up for SAMK Seasons 2,3.4 and Blu Ray 123 & 4
Would love SAMK on Blue Ray!! How would I sign up? Thanks!!
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