Re: Scooby Doo, Magnum PI and the '8 other best private detectives of all time'
- I noted on one of the other groups that James Rockford has to be
included on the top ten list and we should heave one of the French
guys off. Just my opinion.
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> The Staff at PInow.com, a worldwide directory of investigators,
> gathered a list of the most interesting, sexy, and cool detectivesand
> PIs of all time.and
> You watch them on TV, you read about them in your favourite novels
> watch them on the old silver screen, but how do your favourite PIsand
> detectives fare against the best of the best? Read on:and "Shaggy").
> 10) Scooby-Doo and Those Pesky Kids (Fred, Daphne, Velma,
> First an animated show and then a cultural phenomenon, this iswhere
> most of us first learned about detective work. The membersof "Mystery,
> Inc.," are definitely unlicensed, but few professionals makedriving
> around in an old van and uncovering old crooks dressed as ghostslook so
> 9) Inspector Jules Maigret.The French do it, too. Georges Simeon's
> police inspector was streetwise, kind, and unassuming as he solves
> Paris's crimes and worked for the Parisian police.
> 8) Hercule Poirot. Agatha Christie's Belgian detective appeared in
> than 50 short stories and 30 novels. The very neat detective withthe
> huge mustache and small frame was one of the eccentrics of theprivate
> eye world,worrying about his shoes and his stomach with all the<http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/7632/1942/1600/674946/Hercule-
> fussiness of an old maid. For all that (and maybe because of it) we
> rather like the old chap.
> 7) The Shadow.The character created by Walter B. Gibson is pulp
> appearing in movies, books, comic books, and radio shows. With ashadow_n\
> mysterious past,the Shadow lurks out of sight, solving crimes.
> 6) Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade hails from the macho era of hard-
> detectives. No great sensitivity here, just fedoras and plottwists and
> turns aplenty.Whether you are reading Hammett's short stories orSam. We
> watching or reading The Maltese Falcon, it's hard not to admire
> always did like the strong, silent types.spade_te\
> 5) Remington Steele.The title character of the TV show that made
> Brosnan a household name wasn't even part of the show initially.In the
> show, it is Laura Holt who is a private detective. When she findsthat
> few clients are willing to work with a female detective, sheinvents an
> imaginary superior named Remington Steele. The fake name iseventually
> adopted by Brosnan's character.<http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/7632/1942/1600/981157/remington
> 4) Magnum, P.I.In this 80s television show, Thomas Magnum (Tom
> was a private investigator working in Hawaii. With a tropicalbackground
> and that famous, cool mustache, what's not to love?pi_te\
> 3) Jessica Fletcher from Murder, She Wrote was the ultimate in
> lovable armchair detectives. Jessica was the one that taught allshe-w\
> would-be authors that every book tour formystery authors ended in a
> mystery or a murder.
> 2) Addison and Hayes.Where would we be without those wacky 80s PI
> In this classic,Blue Moon Detective Agency has two partners,Madolyn
> 'Maddie' Hayes (Cybill Shepherd) and David Addison (Bruce Willis),who
> solve crimes each week while bantering.<http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/7632/1942/1600/891538/addison-
> 1) Sherlock Holmes,the fictional character that author Sir Arthur
> Doyle grew to hate, was the first one to make a deerstalker cap andStar Trek
> magnifying glass something besides hopelessly geeky. Maybe his
> mastermind and cool, scientific reasoning made him more like a
> Captain than a sexy James Bond, but at least Holmes was having fun<http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/7632/1942/1600/451929/sherlock-
> snorting coke and playing his violin at 221B Baker Street.
> There are many great fictional investigators and detectives that
> adorned the big screens and television, and who have come alivethrough
> books and comics. We surely have overlooked some of yourfavourites.
> Please visit the PInow.com News
> acters-of-all-time-3/> section and comment on whom you wouldinclude
> on your top 10 and we will follow-up with a reader's choicearticle.
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