The BEST episodes of Remington Steele

Every episode of Remington Steele ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Remington Steele!

Try this for a deep, dark secret. The great detective Remington Steele? He doesn't exist. I invented him. Follow: I always loved excitement, so I studied and apprenticed, and put my name on an office. But absolutely nobody knocked down my door. A female private investigator seemed so . . . feminine. So I invented a superior. A decidedly masculine superior. Suddenly, there were cases around the block. It was working like a charm. Until the day he walked in, with his blue eyes and mysterious past. And before I knew it, he assumed Remington Steele's identity. Now I do the work and he takes the bows. It's a dangerous way to live, but as long as people buy it, I can get the job done. We never mix business with pleasure. Well, almost never. I don't even know his real name.

Last Updated: 12/28/2022Network:NBC
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Beg, Borrow or Steele
star
9.90
41 votes

#1 - Beg, Borrow or Steele

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/29/1986

Laura and Steele return from the East to find reports of their murder on the news and Mildred arrested for the crime.

Directors: Kevin Inch
Writer: Brad Kern
Steele in the Chips
star
9.81
43 votes

#2 - Steele in the Chips

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/19/1985

Laura and Steele get involved in the search for the inventor of a no-cal cookie and his only batch of prototypes.

Steele of Approval
star
9.80
44 votes

#3 - Steele of Approval

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/14/1985

Laura investigates the background of a senatorial candidate while Steele dodges an investigator from the state licensing board.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
Writer: Brad Kern
Steele in the Family
star
9.67
42 votes

#4 - Steele in the Family

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/5/1985

Mildred's nephew comes to her for some help in hiding the body a hit man needs to confirm his contract with his employers.

Directors: Larry Elikann
Writer: Brad Kern
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Sensitive Steele
star
9.65
43 votes

#5 - Sensitive Steele

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/1/1986

Laura and Steele go undercover at a self-improvement spa to find out why there have been a series of mysterious accidents.

Directors: Don Weis
Sting of Steele
star
9.31
51 votes

#6 - Sting of Steele

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/5/1983

Steele's mentor, Daniel Chalmers, comes to California to ask for Steele's help in dealing with a vindictive crook.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
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Have I Got a Steele for You
star
9.17
41 votes

#7 - Have I Got a Steele for You

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/22/1985

Mulch returns with a new business venture that his partner is using to swindle an investor.

Writer: Jeff Melvoin
Steele at Your Service
star
9.14
43 votes

#8 - Steele at Your Service

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/15/1986

The servants of the wealthy Wellingtons hire Laura and Steele to find out who killed the former butler, who had planned on publishing his memoirs.

Directors: Rocky Lang
Writer: Lee H. Grant
Premium Steele
star
9.12
43 votes

#9 - Premium Steele

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/3/1985

Laura and Steele try to discover why phony obituaries are being printed about people like poor garlic farmer Lester Shane.

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Corn Fed Steele
star
9.07
43 votes

#10 - Corn Fed Steele

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/19/1985

Laura and Steele look into the disappearance of some prized breeding pigs from an experimental farm in Iowa.

Directors: Don Weis
Gourmet Steele
star
9.05
43 votes

#11 - Gourmet Steele

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/8/1985

Steele inadvertently goes undercover as the restaurant critic they've been hired to find, and who has incensed several restaurant owners with his blistering reviews.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
Writer: Bob Shayne
Diced Steele
star
9.02
44 votes

#12 - Diced Steele

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/12/1985

An investigator from an insurance company digs into Steele's past after the agency loses their money in an effort to buy back stolen jewels.

Directors: Don Weis
Writer: Jeff Melvoin
Illustrated Steele
star
8.93
43 votes

#13 - Illustrated Steele

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/12/1985

A young cartoonist finds his life threatened as the events of his strip start happening to him.

Steele Away with Me (1)
star
8.92
49 votes

#14 - Steele Away with Me (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/1983

Laura returns to Acapulco after a dying man leaves a tuna stuffed with diamonds and wrapped in an Acapulco newspaper on her doorstep. Steele joins her while trying to avoid a dogged IRS investigator, Mildred Krebs.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
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To Stop a Steele
star
8.75
48 votes

#15 - To Stop a Steele

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/11/1983

Laura and Steele wind up working for opposite sides of a jewelry theft when the frightened thief looks for help when someone else beats him to the jewel.

Directors: Sidney Hayers
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Vintage Steele
star
8.73
49 votes

#16 - Vintage Steele

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/15/1983

Laura's former flame asks her help when he discovers a corpse in the trunk of his car, a corpse that keeps returning as they check out a winery he's involved with.

Directors: Larry Elikann
Writer: Susan Baskin
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Steele in the Spotlight
star
8.65
71 votes

#17 - Steele in the Spotlight

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/8/1986

The search for a singer from the fifties has unexpected, deadly consequences.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
Steele Threads
star
8.62
45 votes

#18 - Steele Threads

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/13/1983

Laura and Steele investigate industrial espionage fueled by a vicious sibling rivalry.

Directors: Karen Arthur
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Forged Steele
star
8.62
74 votes

#19 - Forged Steele

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/12/1985

Steele awakens from a 36-hour blackout to find that he has apparently gambled away the agency.

Directors: Harry Harris
Steele at It
star
8.60
48 votes

#20 - Steele at It

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/25/1984

Laura is ready for romance as they vacation on the French Riviera, but old friends needing his help in stealing a dagger distract Steele.

Directors: Don Weis
Writer: Jeff Melvoin
Santa Claus is Coming to Steele
star
8.58
73 votes

#21 - Santa Claus is Coming to Steele

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/18/1986

One of the phony Santas from the ill-fated Christmas party returns to persuade witness not to testify against him.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
Red Holt Steele
star
8.49
79 votes

#22 - Red Holt Steele

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/27/1983

Laura's investigation of corporate foul play in a widow's aircraft company becomes personal when the opposition blows up her home.

Directors: Kevin Conner
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Steele Crazy After All These Years
star
8.44
79 votes

#23 - Steele Crazy After All These Years

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/18/1983

Murphy's college homecoming is marred by a murder that awakens memories of a bombing on campus ten years before.

Directors: Don Weis
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Steele Searching (2)
star
8.36
105 votes

#24 - Steele Searching (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/1/1985

Laura races with Scotland Yard to locate Steele, who has become involved in murder while searching for a man with a clue to his past. Steele masquerades as an assassin hired by Daniel Chalmers to kill the Earl of Claridge.

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Steele in the Running
star
8.33
39 votes

#25 - Steele in the Running

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/22/1986

Laura is assaulted while running in a triathlon after a desperate woman switches numbers with her.

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