Our Favorite TV Detectives and Crime Fighters

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Jonathan Groff in Mindhunter (2017)Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock (2010)Raymond Burr in Ironside (1967)Peter Falk in Columbo (1971)Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in True Detective (2014)Kyle MacLachlan in Twin Peaks (1990)Prime Suspect (1991)Telly Savalas in Kojak (1973)James Garner and James McEachin in The Rockford Files (1974)Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997)Andre Braugher as Detective Frank PembletonKristen Bell in Veronica Mars (2004)Krysten Ritter in Jessica Jones (2015)Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969)Tom Selleck in Magnum, P.I. (1980)Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander in Rizzoli & Isles (2010)Scott Caan and Alex O'Loughlin in Hawaii Five-0 (2010)Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox in CHiPs (1977)Michael Douglas and Karl Malden in The Streets of San Francisco (1972)David Caruso and Dennis Franz in NYPD Blue (1993)Michael Chiklis in The Shield (2002)Clarke Peters and Dominic West in The Wire (2002)Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul in Starsky and Hutch (1975)Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny in The X-Files (1993)Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless in Cagney & Lacey (1981)Idris Elba in Luther (2010)Gillian Anderson in The Fall (2013)Bruce Weitz in Hill Street Blues (1981)Jerry Orbach and Chris Noth in Law & Order (1990)Jack Lord in Hawaii Five-O (1968)Daniel Dae Kim in Hawaii Five-0 (2010)Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas in Miami Vice (1984)Dean Norris in Breaking Bad (2008)The Simpsons (1989)Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, and Andy Samberg in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)Colin Farrell and Rachel McAdams in True Detective (2014)Timothy Olyphant in Justified (2010)Jason Schwartzman in Bored to Death (2009)Ben McKenzie in Gotham (2014)The Killing (2007)Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones in Scott & Bailey (2011)Laurence Fox and Kevin Whately in Inspector Lewis (2006)Joan Hickson in Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (1986)David Suchet in Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)Life on Mars (2006)Rowan Atkinson, Shaun Dingwall, and Leo Staar in Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017)Sofia Helin in The Bridge (2011)Inspector Morse (1987)
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