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Simon and Simon TV Show

80's TV Show Facts for Simon and Simon

Television Show Summary

The 80's TV show Simon & Simon chronicles the adventures of two private investigator brothers. A.J. Simon is the polished brother who likes fine wine and drives fancy cars. Rick Simon the cowboy boot wearing, four wheel driving older brother.

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DVD Release Dates and Info for Simon and Simon Series

10/10/2006 - Season 1

TV Show Plot For Simon and Simon

The brothers Simon are complete opposite characters. A.J. attended law school, while Rick served in Vietnam. A.J. likes to do everything by the book, while Rick tries to get the job done on his own terms.

Other Simon & Simon series characters included: Police detective Downtown Brown, played by Tim Reid (WKRP in Cincinnatti). Downtown worked with the Simons both on and off the books. Mary Carver played the mother of Rick and AJ - Cecelia Simon.

The series ran from 1981 to 1989 for a total of 156 episodes. It was canceled by CBS in the middle of the last season and the final episodes never ran in prime time.

Cast of Simon and Simon TV Show

Gerald McRaney - Rick Simon
Jameson Parker - Andrew Jackson 'A.J.' Simon
Jeannie Wilson - Assistant DA Janet Fowler
Mary Carver - Cecilia Simon
Eddie Barth - Myron Fowler
Ed McCready - 1st Crewman
William Boyett - Dunne
William Bryant - Crowder
Tim Reid - Det. Marcel "Downtown" Brown
Jarred Snyder - Arnold Pinkston
Robin Bach - Desk Clerk

Trivia for the TV Show Simon and Simon

The Simon & Simon pilot was based in South Florida, and the show was called "Pirates Key." The show's setting moved to San Diego and most of the filming was done in Los Angeles when the show became a regular series.

Early ratings were poor for Simon & Simon. The show was saved when it was moved directly following the hit series Magnum P.I. on Thursday nights.

Top 20 Ratings Info for Simon and Simon Series

1982-83 - 2nd Season - Ranked #7
1983-84 - 3rd Season - Ranked #5
1984-85 - 4th Season - Ranked #7

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Simon and Simon was televised from 11/01/1981 to 03/02/1989, on the CBS network.

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