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Television Detectives

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Steven2006, Mar 18, 2009.

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  1. Barnaby Jones

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  2. Magnum PI

    4 vote(s)
    16.0%
  3. Rockford Files

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  4. Columbo

    7 vote(s)
    28.0%
  5. Monk

    7 vote(s)
    28.0%
  6. Mannix

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  1. Steven2006

    Steven2006 New Member

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    Pick your favorite.
     
  2. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Colombo - no doubt

    Monk is growing on me
     
  3. BigBossman

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    I definetely have to pick Magnum P.I. He's always a hit with the ladies, lives in Hawaii, & drives a cool looking sports car. What's not to like about him? The theme song was also cool. That theme is stuck in my head now that I'm thinking about it.
     
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    My pick isn't on there:

    Scooby Doo and his gang of friends :).
     
  5. Tom Bryant

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    My choice isn't there either. So I chose Monk. My favorite would be Andy Sipowicz of NYPD Blue because he was most like the real life detectives I have known.
     
  6. donnA

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    Most of those I was a little girl when the shows were on tv.
     
  7. tinytim

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    Hunter and Dee Dee
     
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    My husband would watch "WALL TO WALL" detective programmes :rolleyes:, the only one I can watch right through is Columbo .
     
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    I like Jack Bauer. His investigative style is..... unique. [​IMG]
     
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    Don'[t you get Morse over there in the USA? Lewis and Frost are other good ones that we have over here in the UK.
     
  11. Amy.G

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    Nobody cracks a case like Bobby Goren.

    Law and Order CI.
     
  12. Marcia

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    I thought I could pick more than one and it took my last vote before I could change it! So the results are faulty!

    Subtract one vote from Rockford Files and add one to Monk.

    Colombo is a close 2nd.
     
  13. Marcia

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    You are so right, Amy! One of my favorite shows! :thumbsup:
     
  14. EdSutton

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    Frank Cannon and Nero Wolfe. :thumbsup:

    In those days, they had the physique that most resembled my own.

    They were real detective heavyweights who could throw their weight around. :D

    Ed
     
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    Det. Steve McGarrett and Det. Danny Williams of Hawaii 5-0 are the best.
     
  16. BigBossman

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    Another TV detective I like is Detective Olivia Benson (played by Mariska Hargitay) on Law & Order: SVU. I think she's kind of cute.
     
  17. I Am Blessed 24

    I Am Blessed 24 Active Member

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    It was a toss up between Columbo and MONK, but I chose MONK since this summer is his last season.

    I also like Bobby Goren and Katherine Erbe of Law & Order: CI, and Jessica Fletcher of Murder She Wrote and Special Agent Gibbs of NCIS.

    Oh, I just like all of the dectective shows!!! :)
     
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    Bobby Goren from Law and Order: CI. His eccentricities fascinate me.
     
  19. Crabtownboy

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    My feeling is that none of the above are the great ones. The really great ones are on Mystery on Public TV and other mystery programs on PBS:

    Sherlock Holmes
    Inspector Lindley
    Hercule Periot
    Inspector Morse
    Miss Marple
    Cadfael
    just to name a few.
     
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    Presently, NCIS is 1 of only 2 shows that are must see for me.
     
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