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Best TV Detective of All Time

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Can be a police detective, PI, amateur or consultant.

Rated 18 points - posted 9 years ago by felix01 in category Television.
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Monk Report Abuse
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Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock) Report Abuse
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Magnum Report Abuse
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Patrick Jane (The Mentalist) Report Abuse
Consultant for the CBI.
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Columbo Report Abuse
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David Addisson (Moonlighting) Report Abuse
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Leroy Jethro Gibbs NCIS Report Abuse
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Andy Sipowitz NYPD Blue Report Abuse
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Nash Bridges Report Abuse
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Sonny Crocket (Miami Vice) Report Abuse
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Maddie Hayes (Moonlighting) Report Abuse
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Richard Castle (Castle) Report Abuse
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Miss Marple Report Abuse
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Hercule Poirrot Report Abuse
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Remington Steele (1982-1987) Report Abuse
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Gil Grissom (CSI: Las Vegas) Report Abuse
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Jim Rockford (The Rockford Files) Report Abuse
23 points - added 9 years ago by felix01 - 1 comment
Comments:
THE BEST ONE BY A LONG WAY
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Horatio Caine (CSI: Miami) Report Abuse
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Ricardo Tubbs (Miami Vice) Report Abuse
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Baretta [1975-1978] Report Abuse
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Fox Mulder (The X-Files) Report Abuse
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Cagney (Cagney & Lacey) Report Abuse
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Lennie Briscoe (Law and Order) Report Abuse
The wonderful Jerry Orbach.
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Jessica Fletcher (Murder She Wrote) Report Abuse
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DCI Gene Hunt (Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes) Report Abuse
The UK version obviously.
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Joe Dominguez [Nash Bridges] Report Abuse
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John Munch (Homicide Life on the Street and Law & Order) Report Abuse
I also understand that this character also appeared in The X-Files.
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Kenneth Hutch (Starsky & Hutch) Report Abuse
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Frank Drebin (The Police Files) Report Abuse
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Kojak Report Abuse
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Maigret Report Abuse
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DCI Jane Tennison (Prime Suspect) Report Abuse
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DI Jack Frost (Frost) Report Abuse
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Lacey (Cagney & Lacey) Report Abuse
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