History Series / ScarecrowAndMrsKing

26th May '16 5:26:24 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.

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* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.
15th Feb '16 11:19:15 PM PaulA
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* ActorAllusion: Amanda's ex-husband, Joe King, is payed by the actor who played Kate Jackson's husband in Series/TheRookies.



* BewareTheNiceOnes: Amanda is ''very'' nice. Until she is provoked into being less so.
** She can [[TapOnTheHead clomp people over the head]] with a piece of furniture and then shrug her shoulders and smile ever-so-demurely as if to say that she really wants to get back into [[StayInTheKitchen the kitchen]], but right now of course she has to maim enemy agents, alas.
* BoundAndGagged: Amanda and Lee, regularly.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Amanda is ''very'' nice. Until nice -- until she is provoked into being less so.
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so. She can [[TapOnTheHead clomp people over the head]] with a piece of furniture and then shrug her shoulders and smile ever-so-demurely as if to say that she really wants to get back into [[StayInTheKitchen the kitchen]], but right now of course she has to maim enemy agents, alas.
* BoundAndGagged: BoundAndGagged:
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Amanda and Lee, regularly.



* UsefulNotes/ColdWar: Late 80's, Pilot Episode had KGB agents stealing a package.



* MistakenForBadass: Amanda is one of the best examples. While not mistaken for it as such she slips into the spy game accidently.
** In one episode, she is even mistaken for ''Scarecrow'' by the Russians.

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* MistakenForBadass: Amanda is one of the best examples. While not mistaken for it as such she slips into the spy game accidently.
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accidently. In one episode, she is even mistaken for ''Scarecrow'' by the Russians. Russians.
15th Jan '16 4:48:12 PM ANTMuddle
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* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Amanda again; see ItSeemedTrivial.

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* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Amanda again; also see ItSeemedTrivial.



* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.

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* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.



* TheCuckoolanderWasRight: Amanda has a tendency to go off on long and spectacularly irrelevant-sounding rambles which have the other characters staring bemusedly (and which usually end with her [[EurekaMoment coming up with a clue that solves the case]]

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* TheCuckoolanderWasRight: Amanda has a tendency to go off on long and spectacularly irrelevant-sounding rambles which have the other characters staring bemusedly (and which usually end with her [[EurekaMoment coming up with a clue that solves the case]]case]]).
15th Jan '16 4:46:16 PM ANTMuddle
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** She can clomp people over the head with a piece of furniture and then shrug her shoulders and smile ever-so-demurely as if to say that she really wants to get back into [[StayInTheKitchen the kitchen]], but right now of course she has to maim enemy agents, alas.

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** She can [[TapOnTheHead clomp people over the head head]] with a piece of furniture and then shrug her shoulders and smile ever-so-demurely as if to say that she really wants to get back into [[StayInTheKitchen the kitchen]], but right now of course she has to maim enemy agents, alas.



* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Amanda again; see ItSeemedTrivial.



* ItSeemedTrivial: Averted. Part of what makes Amanda so useful is that she has access to knowledge that loners like Scarecrow wouldn't. Such as, in the pilot, recognizing a certain tv chef's recipes.

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* ItSeemedTrivial: Averted. Part of what makes Amanda so useful is that she has access to knowledge that loners like Scarecrow wouldn't. Such as, in the pilot, recognizing a certain tv TV chef's recipes.



* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.

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* LighterAndSofter: You would not realize this as the same genre Creator/JohnLeCarre or even Creator/IanFleming wrote in. Heck, ''TouchedByAnAngel'' is often DarkerAndEdgier than this.
6th Jan '16 1:37:47 PM ANTMuddle
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* SecretRelationship: How the series maintains the tension after TheyDo

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* SecretRelationship: How the series maintains the tension after TheyDoTheyDo.
* SpotTheImposter: When Amanda and her double slip off a rooftop during a fight and find themselves hanging on for their lives, she instinctively screams her CatchPhrase. Upon which Lee pulls her to safety, and the impostor, dressed exactly like her, falls to her death.
31st Dec '15 7:49:56 AM ANTMuddle
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* CatchPhrase: For Amanda: "Oh, my God!" It actually saved her life during a fight with an impostor.
24th Jul '15 6:19:11 PM DSample
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* ActorAllusion: Amanda's ex-husband, Joe King, is payed by the actor who played Kate Jackson's husband in Series/TheRookies.
20th Apr '15 11:25:33 AM nombretomado
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''Scarecrow and Mrs. King'' (Creator/{{CBS}}, 1983-87) is a ColdWar-era spy show about a divorced housewife who, through a chance meeting, ends up working for a secret government agency. The series is built around the growing romantic relationship between secret agent Lee Stetson, a.k.a. Scarecrow (Bruce Boxleitner) and Amanda King (Kate Jackson) as they fall in love and eventually get secretly married.

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''Scarecrow and Mrs. King'' (Creator/{{CBS}}, 1983-87) is a ColdWar-era UsefulNotes/ColdWar-era spy show about a divorced housewife who, through a chance meeting, ends up working for a secret government agency. The series is built around the growing romantic relationship between secret agent Lee Stetson, a.k.a. Scarecrow (Bruce Boxleitner) and Amanda King (Kate Jackson) as they fall in love and eventually get secretly married.



* ColdWar: Late 80's, Pilot Episode had KGB agents stealing a package.

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* ColdWar: UsefulNotes/ColdWar: Late 80's, Pilot Episode had KGB agents stealing a package.
27th Sep '14 10:24:40 AM Terrie
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* ActionMom

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* ActionMomActionMom: Amanda. She's no trained agent, but she has no fear to put herself in the middle of a situation.



* AlmostKiss
* AmicableExes: Amanda annd Joe King, for the most part
* BadassUnintentional: Amanda King

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* AlmostKiss
AlmostKiss: Multiple times, such as in Sour Grapes, when they are interrupted by Amanda's mother.
* AmicableExes: Amanda annd and Joe King, for the most part
* BadassUnintentional: Amanda KingKing.
7th Sep '14 3:11:47 AM SeptimusHeap
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* SpyCouple: The titular couple.
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