Posts Tagged: detective tv show

the fall detective drama

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Fall

This new BBC detective drama stars Gillian Anderson as a third wave feminist detective stalking a misogynistic serial killer. Almost too graphic, definitely disturbing, this show examines the sexual politics of crime and law enforcement. Advertisements

the fall detective drama

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Fall

This new BBC detective drama stars Gillian Anderson as a third wave feminist detective stalking a misogynistic serial killer. Almost too graphic, definitely disturbing, this show examines the sexual politics of crime and law enforcement.

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

the following detective tv

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Following

I am so conflicted about The Following. I like it, but I shouldn’t. It’s not realistic–the likelihood of their being a serial killer cult based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe is far from believable, but for some reason

the following detective tv

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Following

I am so conflicted about The Following. I like it, but I shouldn’t. It’s not realistic–the likelihood of their being a serial killer cult based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe is far from believable, but for some reason

Gumshoe Tuesday: Cracker

No, this isn’t a Southern Culture on the Skids detective, “Cracker” is a British criminal psychologist who, in an interesting twist, seems completely off his nut. He’s a hot mess–smoking, drinking and screaming inappropriate insults at suspects. A flawed hero

Gumshoe Tuesday: Cracker

No, this isn’t a Southern Culture on the Skids detective, “Cracker” is a British criminal psychologist who, in an interesting twist, seems completely off his nut. He’s a hot mess–smoking, drinking and screaming inappropriate insults at suspects. A flawed hero

veronica mars detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Veronica Mars

We’ve all got guilty pleasures, and one of mine is Veronica Mars, a high-tech Nancy Drew who’s just hard boiled enough to be interesting. Sure, she’s in high school, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t be a detective.

veronica mars detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Veronica Mars

We’ve all got guilty pleasures, and one of mine is Veronica Mars, a high-tech Nancy Drew who’s just hard boiled enough to be interesting. Sure, she’s in high school, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t be a detective.

Gumshoe Tuesday: Columbo

Columbo has to be one of my favorite TV detectives of all time. He was the master of being unassuming: kinda sloppy, kinda not-so-classy, all of the criminals underestimated him while he slowly, methodically built an airtight case that would

Gumshoe Tuesday: Columbo

Columbo has to be one of my favorite TV detectives of all time. He was the master of being unassuming: kinda sloppy, kinda not-so-classy, all of the criminals underestimated him while he slowly, methodically built an airtight case that would