Scarecrow and Mrs. King

Scarecrow and Mrs. King

1983 - 1987, Adventure, Crime
A housewife assists a secret government agency battle foreign spies.

Episode Guide

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Khrushchev List (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    The Khrushchev List

    Only a woman (Barbara Bain) long thought dead can locate an old list of U.S.-based Soviet agents.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - A Matter of Choice (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    A Matter of Choice

    Lee links his escaped nemesis and Francine's old fiance, who suddenly returns after five years.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Suitable for Framing (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Suitable for Framing

    Pursued Francine passes a vital envelope to an innocent student, part of a Soviet trap.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - All That Glitters (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    All That Glitters

    Lee investigates when an old girlfriend receives valuable stolen jewels and a spy list as birthday gifts.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - One Flew East (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    One Flew East

    The Agency is implicated in the kidnapping of an outspoken anti-nuclear poet.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Mission of Gold (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Mission of Gold

    Shots wound Amanda on a California honeymoon, sending Lee on a solo hunt for the gunmen; guest Gene Evans.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Do You Take This Spy? (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Do You Take This Spy?

    An international crook's arrival in the capital postpones Lee and Amanda's wedding.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Bad Timing (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Bad Timing

    Lee has only 24 hours to find the antidote to poison someone injected into his blood.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Rumors of My Death (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Rumors of My Death

    A corrupt detective uses the discovery of a skeleton identified as Lee Stetson.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Promises to Keep (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Promises to Keep

    Informer T.P. Aquinas asks Lee's help in taking revenge on a drug kingpin (John Vernon).

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Any Number Can Play (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Any Number Can Play

    Dotty's beau (James Noble) is not what he seems, which puts his life in peril.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Santa's Got a Brand New Bag (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Santa's Got a Brand New Bag

    Christmastime turns deadly for Amanda and Lee when a toy inventor suspects his old employer.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Need to Know (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Need to Know

    A crazed publisher tries to sabotage the Strategic Defense Initiative.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Man Who Died Twice (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Man Who Died Twice

    A Vietnamese double agent must fake his death twice, trying to rescue his son from captors.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Photo Finish (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Photo Finish

    Amanda's routine security check of an aerospace firm allows spies to frame her.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Billy's Lost Weekend (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Billy's Lost Weekend

    Found in an alley, beaten and disoriented, Billy retraces a lost weekend with Amanda and Lee's help.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Night Crawler (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Night Crawler

    Lee proposes while he and Amanda are prisoners of a terrorist searching for an informant.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - It's in the Water (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    It's in the Water

    Terrorists seek a student who breached security and injected substances into the capital's water.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - No Thanks for the Memory (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    No Thanks for the Memory

    A novice KGB agent wants to defect, but must wait until Lee discovers his top-secret mission.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Unfinished Business (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Unfinished Business

    Lee learns his long-dead parents were spies and possibly double agents.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Stemwinder (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    Lee and Amanda run from an Agency manhunt while seeking the Soviet ex-spy who framed them.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Stemwinder (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:


    A Russian convinces the Agency that Lee and Amanda are traitors.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - All the World's a Stage (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    All the World's a Stage

    A KGB agent plans to use a playwright's love for a scientist to gain information.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Three Little Spies (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Three Little Spies

    Rival Chinese and Soviet agents join Amanda and Lee in finding stolen nuclear detonators being sent to Pakistan.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Dead Men Leave No Trails (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Dead Men Leave No Trails

    Amanda's accident reveals a terrorist (Stanley Kamel) thought killed two years before in Buenos Aires.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Boy Who Could Be King (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Boy Who Could Be King

    Lee and Amanda guard a king (Michael Bell) and his heir from agents seeking a rare metallic ore.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Wrong Number (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Wrong Number

    Amanda and Lee disagree whether a college professor (Peter Jurasik) is a KGB agent.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Eyes Have It (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Eyes Have It

    Lee lands in the hospital trying to recover a list of confidential informers encoded on contact lenses.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Triumvirate (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Triumvirate

    A hit man's $100,000 payment delivered by mistake to Amanda leads to international vigilantes.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Pharaoh's Engineers (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Pharaoh's Engineers

    Amanda and Lee must race a saboteur to locate a supposedly impregnable building.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Playing for Keeps (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Playing for Keeps

    Lee and Francine must watch over the tennis-player daughter of a tycoon conducting trade negotiations.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - One Bear Dances, One Bear Doesn't (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    One Bear Dances, One Bear Doesn't

    An aerospace employee gives Lee evidence proving his company uses intelligence leaks to get contracts.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Fast Food for Thought (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Fast Food for Thought

    Amanda and Lee uncover the plot of a spurned fast-food executive (Pamela Susan Shoop) against the firm's owner.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Wrong Way Home (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    The Wrong Way Home

    Amanda's former husband arrives in town a wanted man -- and Lee and Amanda race against time to clear his name.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Flight to Freedom (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Flight to Freedom

    A war correspondent with tapes that could incriminate a U.S. ambassador fails to appear at a Senate hearing.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - J. Edgar's Ghost (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    J. Edgar's Ghost

    A former agent (Bo Hopkins) uses a lonely Agency librarian to acquire Hoover's secret files.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Reach for the Sky (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Reach for the Sky

    Billy investigates the murder of a banker friend by an organization planning a massive heist.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Utopia Now (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Utopia Now

    Lee and Amanda uncover a terrorist plot when they infiltrate a utopian community in backwoods Virginia.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Sour Grapes (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Sour Grapes

    A heroin-laced, rare wine is the clue to the overdose murders of three high-ranking officials.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Welcome to America, Mr. Brand (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Welcome to America, Mr. Brand

    An eccentric British accountant believes a Soviet spy is planning to bring economic ruin to the United States.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Tail of the Dancing Weasel (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Tail of the Dancing Weasel

    The Agency's retired founder (Howard Duff) tells Amanda he is a triple agent and that his pardon letter has been stolen.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Over the Limit (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Over the Limit

    Amanda and Lee work to clear a fishing-rights activist (Kim Darby) of two murder charges; guest Jack Kehoe.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - We're Off to See the Wizard (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    We're Off to See the Wizard

    Lee suspects a legendary agent murdered several female agents once linked to Stetson.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - A Lovely Little Affair (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    A Lovely Little Affair

    Amanda is astonished to learn the art-restorer (Ben Murphy) she has been dating is linked to terrorists.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Vigilante Mothers (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Vigilante Mothers

    An arms broker dupes a naive pollution protestor into helping him steal deadly nerve gas.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Murder Between Friends (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Murder Between Friends

    Amanda is charged with murdering her employer, a security expert guarding a West African president.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Burn Out (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Burn Out

    Lee pretends to be burned out in order to learn who is recruiting down-and-out agents as mercenaries.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - You Only Die Twice (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    You Only Die Twice

    An undercover agent masquerading as Amanda is murdered, leaving the real Amanda upset and the Agency concerned for her safety.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - D.O.A.: Delirious on Arrival (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    D.O.A.: Delirious on Arrival

    A weaponer planning to blackmail the Agency doses Amanda with a mood-altering drug intended for Lee.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Car Wars (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Car Wars

    Amanda becomes a mob target when Lee encourages her to borrow a car from the IFF impound lot.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Odds on a Dead Pigeon (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Odds on a Dead Pigeon

    A ruthless killer (Kate Jackson in a dual role) becomes Amanda's double in a plan to gain revenge on Lee.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Life of the Party (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Life of the Party

    Amanda and Francine pose as maids in a catering service, a front for criminal activities.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - A Relative Situation (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    A Relative Situation

    Lee and Amanda attempt to thwart an Air Force officer's plans to sell military equipment to an enemy power.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - A Little Sex, a Little Scandal (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    A Little Sex, a Little Scandal

    Amanda witnesses the murder of a congressional aide who uncovered a blackmail plot involving a senator.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Spiderweb (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:


    Amanda appears to be the cause of repeated failures in a mission to debrief communist defectors.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Ship of Spies (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Ship of Spies

    Lee and Amanda take a cruise to investigate an informant's disappearance, and wind up uncovering a gold-smuggling plot.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Three Faces of Emily (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Three Faces of Emily

    Amanda's dining room becomes a Soviet embassy to interrogate a man suspected of stealing jet schematics.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Playing Possum (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Playing Possum

    A crazed Russian plans to set off a bomb in Washington -- and Amanda, Lee and a Soviet agent must stop him.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - A Class Act (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    A Class Act

    An Eastern bloc assassin mistakes Amanda for the top agent he is assigned to kill during a training session.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Affair at Bromfield Hall (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Affair at Bromfield Hall

    During a London mission to plug a security leak, Amanda is caught in a scandal with a married diplomat.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Our Man in Tegernsee (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Our Man in Tegernsee

    Amanda is arrested in Munich for passing counterfeit money, forcing reluctant Lee to rescue her.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Brunettes Are In (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Brunettes Are In

    Agents' lives are endangered when white slavers kidnap Amanda during a mission.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Charity Begins at Home (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Charity Begins at Home

    Lee and Amanda must foil the sale of a secret crop-growth formula, which could destroy economies.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Legend of Das Geisterschloss (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Legend of Das Geisterschloss

    In Austria, Amanda and Lee must save an English agent (Jean Stapleton) who was searching for an enemy listening post.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Double Agent (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Double Agent

    Lee and Amanda race to obtain a manuscript which threatens to expose names of U.S. operatives.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Times They Are a Changin' (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Times They Are a Changin'

    The IFF sends Amanda and family to Europe so she can help Lee thwart an assassination.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - To Catch a Mongoose (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    To Catch a Mongoose

    Lee takes Amanda to London to identify an old high-school classmate, a suspected assassin.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Waiting for Godorsky (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Waiting for Godorsky

    Eastern bloc agents plan to murder an emigre princess before she can speak for an Iron Curtain prisoner.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Weekend (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Amanda takes Francine's place with Lee for a country-club weekend during which spies will grab one of the guests.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Fearless Dotty (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Fearless Dotty

    Dotty picks up the wrong parcel at a bookstore and becomes the target of two thugs searching for a code book.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Filming Raul (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Filming Raul

    A film-school student who works at IFF inadvertently photographs an agent's kidnapping.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Artful Dodger (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Artful Dodger

    A clever thief (Jared Martin) uses Amanda in his plan to steal a defense blueprint.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Savior (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Lee stages his own defection to capture illegal arms dealers; guest Paul Gleason.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Mole (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Mole

    Agency superior Blue Leader assigns Lee and Amanda to find a mole in the organization.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Dead Ringer (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Dead Ringer

    Amanda helps hide a Hungarian defector (Martha Smith in a dual role) who is a dark version of Francine.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - I Am Not Now, Nor Have I Ever Been ... A Spy (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    I Am Not Now, Nor Have I Ever Been ... A Spy

    Amnesiac Amanda cannot recall a coded note that could save a foreign dignitary's life.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Lost and Found (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Lost and Found

    The believed-dead wife of an Italian psychic (George Chakiris) returns and tries to rekindle her romance with Lee.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Remembrance of Things Past (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Remembrance of Things Past

    Lee fakes his own death to lure the killer of several agents; guests Doug McClure, Marie Windsor.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The Long Christmas Eve (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Long Christmas Eve

    Amanda poses as the long-lost daughter of a spy threatening to expose all agents in the United States.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Sudden Death (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Sudden Death

    A football team owner goes to drastic lengths to gain monetary reward for the assassination of a political figure.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Saved by the Bells (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Saved by the Bells

    Soviet agents snatch Amanda, thinking she is Scarecrow, to exchange her for a spy leader captured by Lee.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Service Above and Beyond (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Service Above and Beyond

    A business deal between an East German representative and an American financier prompts an investigation by Amanda and Lee.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth

    Amanda accompanies an American-born Middle East princess whose husband is in mortal danger.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The ACM Kid (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The ACM Kid

    The KGB kidnaps two emigrants to control their son (Meeno Peluce), an electronics genius.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Magic Bus (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Magic Bus

    As reporters, Lee and Amanda infiltrate a survivalist group that has hijacked a high-tech military vehicle.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - If Thoughts Could Kill (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    If Thoughts Could Kill

    A doctor (Michael Fairman) brainwashes Lee to murder vengeful Billy upon command; guest Henry Darrow.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - There Goes the Neighborhood (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    Amanda and Lee pose as a married couple in a suburban community overflowing with international intrigue.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - The First Time (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The First Time

    A divorcee becomes involved in a spy situation and meets a handsome operative who works for a secret U.S. agency.