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Gumshoe Tuesday: Top of the Lake

It’s always good news when talented directors agree to do crime shows. I’ve been a fan of Jane Campion since the 1990s, and she did a great job with Top of the Lake. It’s a noir crime drama similar to

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Top of the Lake

It’s always good news when talented directors agree to do crime shows. I’ve been a fan of Jane Campion since the 1990s, and she did a great job with Top of the Lake. It’s a noir crime drama similar to

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific

lie to me tim roth

Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Nancy Drew

Sure the Hardy Boys are cute, but Nancy Drew was clever enough to solve mysteries all by herself. In fact, she was one of the first female detectives to make it to the small screen, long before Veronica Mars or

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Nancy Drew

Sure the Hardy Boys are cute, but Nancy Drew was clever enough to solve mysteries all by herself. In fact, she was one of the first female detectives to make it to the small screen, long before Veronica Mars or

Gumshoe Tuesday: Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is fussy, impeccably dressed and he always waxes his moustache. A classic detective character from a brilliant writer, he had to grow on me but now I dig him. This long format British TV show takes on many

Gumshoe Tuesday: Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is fussy, impeccably dressed and he always waxes his moustache. A classic detective character from a brilliant writer, he had to grow on me but now I dig him. This long format British TV show takes on many

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Prime Suspect

Helen Mirren shines as a female detective in 1970s Great Britain. In addition to fighting to solve crimes, she also has to fight the sexist attitudes in the predominantly male and extremely conservative department structure.

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Gumshoe Tuesday: Prime Suspect

Helen Mirren shines as a female detective in 1970s Great Britain. In addition to fighting to solve crimes, she also has to fight the sexist attitudes in the predominantly male and extremely conservative department structure.

Gumshoe Tuesday: Cracker

This guy is completely unhinged. A British cop show from the 1990s about a detective who hates himself and everyone else so much that he’s willing to do just about anything. It’s not often that TV cops scare me, but

Gumshoe Tuesday: Cracker

This guy is completely unhinged. A British cop show from the 1990s about a detective who hates himself and everyone else so much that he’s willing to do just about anything. It’s not often that TV cops scare me, but

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Killing

This show has gotten a lot of flack for not answering the question “Who Killed Rosie Larsen?” One of my favorite TV shows off all time, “Twin Peaks,” didn’t answer the question “Who Killed Laura Palmer?” until about halfway through

Gumshoe Tuesday: The Killing

This show has gotten a lot of flack for not answering the question “Who Killed Rosie Larsen?” One of my favorite TV shows off all time, “Twin Peaks,” didn’t answer the question “Who Killed Laura Palmer?” until about halfway through