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** Weirder than that: a perceptive [=YouTube=] commentator has documented [[https://youtu.be/2d9fVUx5WNI the striking resemblance]] between Steele's theme music and the signature transformation of [[https://is.gd/3hRHZF a certain Eternian superhero....]]


* MorePopularReplacement: Mildred was much better received than any of the two characters she came to replace.

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* MorePopularReplacement: Mildred was much better received than any either of the two characters she came to replace.


* HilariousInHindsight: In season one, episode fourteen, "Hearts of Steele", Steele attempts to solve a case by referencing ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968''. Creator/PierceBrosnan starred in ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1999''.

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* HilariousInHindsight: In season one, episode fourteen, "Hearts of Steele", Steele attempts to solve a case by referencing ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968''. Creator/PierceBrosnan starred in ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1999''.

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* HilariousInHindsight: In season one, episode fourteen, "Hearts of Steele", Steele attempts to solve a case by referencing ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968''. Creator/PierceBrosnan starred in ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1999''.


* JustEatGilligan: Laura had to invent a male superior in order to drum up business for her P.I. firm. But why didn't she just partner with Murphy, put his name on the door, and pretend to work for him?



* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the Franchise/JamesBond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the Franchise/JamesBond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.
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* ReplacementScrappy: Averted with Mildred, who was much better received than any of the two characters she came to replace.

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* ReplacementScrappy: Averted with Mildred, who MorePopularReplacement: Mildred was much better received than any of the two characters she came to replace.


* GrowingTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read and Janet Demay's characters, who many felt were a little stiff.

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* GrowingTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read Murphy and Janet Demay's characters, Bernice, who many felt were a little stiff.


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* ReplacementScrappy: Averted with Mildred, who was much better received than any of the two characters she came to replace.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: The show was on during the 1980s, but the premise [[https://www.fastcompany.com/40456604/these-women-entrepreneurs-created-a-fake-male-cofounder-to-dodge-startup-sexism is sadly still a reality today]].

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* JustEatGilligan: Laura had to invent a male superior in order to drum up business for her P.I. firm. But why didn't she just partner with Murphy, put his name on the door, and pretend to work for him?


* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the James Bond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the James Bond Franchise/JamesBond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.


* GrowTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read and Janet Demay's characters, who many felt were a little stiff.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the James Bond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

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* GrowTheBeard: GrowingTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read and Janet Demay's characters, who many felt were a little stiff.
* SeasonalRot: Most fans would like to forget the final season happened.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the James Bond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.


* GrowTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read and Janet Demay's characters, who many felt were a little stiff.

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* GrowTheBeard: The show found its niche in the second season when it removed most of the cliches (see My Name is Not Durwood) and had Steele go from comic relief to legitimate character, as well as adding Doris Roberts as Mildred Krebs to replace James Read and Janet Demay's characters, who many felt were a little stiff.stiff.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The season 2 double episode opener "Steele Away with Me" features extended action sequences with music obviously based on the James Bond theme, as well as the theme song from ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

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