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Stumptown

Drama USA 2019

Stumptown

Drama USA 2019

  • Stumptown
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 18 episodes

Dex Parios is a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.

Terriers

Comedy Crime Drama USA 2010

Terriers

Comedy Crime Drama USA 2010

  • Terriers
  • 8,2/10

1 season, 13 episodes

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a distinct town, with Dolworth having once been a member of the fictional Ocean Beach Police Department.

Sherlock Holmes

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1984

Sherlock Holmes

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1984

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • 8,1/10

7 seasons, 44 episodes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the United Kingdom.

Sherlock Holmes

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1984

Sherlock Holmes

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1984

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • 8,1/10

7 seasons, 44 episodes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the United Kingdom.

Case Histories

Drama 2011

Case Histories

Drama 2011

  • Case Histories
  • 8,1/10

2 seasons, 9 episodes

Case Histories is a British drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie detective novels by Kate Atkinson. It stars Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie.

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1989

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1989

  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
  • 8,0/10

13 seasons, 70 episodes

From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Veronica Mars

Comedy Drama Mystery USA 2004

Veronica Mars

Comedy Drama Mystery USA 2004

  • Veronica Mars
  • 7,8/10

4 seasons, 72 episodes

In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.

Monk

Comedy Crime Drama Mystery USA 2002

Monk

Comedy Crime Drama Mystery USA 2002

  • Monk
  • 7,8/10

8 seasons, 125 episodes

Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he developed an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now working as a private consultant, Monk continues to investigate cases in the most unconventional ways.

Magnum P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 2018

Magnum P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 2018

  • Magnum P.I.
  • 7,8/10

4 seasons, 67 episodes

Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii taking jobs no one else will with the help of fellow vets T.C. Calvin and Rick Wright, and the former MI:6 agent Higgins.

The Rockford Files

Action & Adventure Crime USA 1974

The Rockford Files

Action & Adventure Crime USA 1974

  • The Rockford Files
  • 7,7/10

6 seasons, 122 episodes

Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn't commit, Rockford takes on cases others don't want, aided by his tough old man, his lawyer girlfriend and some shady associates from his past.

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Stumptown

Drama USA 2019

Stumptown

Drama USA 2019

  • Stumptown
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 18 episodes

Dex Parios is a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.

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Mannix

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Mystery USA 1967

Mannix

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Mystery USA 1967

  • Mannix
  • 7,2/10

8 seasons, 194 episodes

Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He is played by Mike Connors. Mannix was the last series produced by Desilu Productions.

Magnum, P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1980

Magnum, P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1980

  • Magnum, P.I.
  • 7,3/10

8 seasons, 162 episodes

Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the Nielsen ratings, Magnum, P.I. consistently ranked in the top twenty U.S. television programs during the first five years that the series was originally broadcast in the United States. Originally appearing in a prime time American network timeslot of 8 p.m. Eastern on Thursdays, Magnum, P.I. was one of the highest-rated shows on U.S. television.

Magnum, P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1980

Magnum, P.I.

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1980

  • Magnum, P.I.
  • 7,3/10

8 seasons, 162 episodes

Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the Nielsen ratings, Magnum, P.I. consistently ranked in the top twenty U.S. television programs during the first five years that the series was originally broadcast in the United States. Originally appearing in a prime time American network timeslot of 8 p.m. Eastern on Thursdays, Magnum, P.I. was one of the highest-rated shows on U.S. television.

Simon & Simon

Drama USA 1981

Simon & Simon

Drama USA 1981

  • Simon & Simon
  • 7,1/10

8 seasons, 157 episodes

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective agency together.

Monk

Comedy Crime Drama Mystery USA 2002

Monk

Comedy Crime Drama Mystery USA 2002

  • Monk
  • 7,8/10

8 seasons, 125 episodes

Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he developed an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now working as a private consultant, Monk continues to investigate cases in the most unconventional ways.

Cannon

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1971

Cannon

Action & Adventure Drama USA 1971

  • Cannon
  • 6,7/10

5 seasons, 123 episodes

Cannon is a CBS detective television series produced by Quinn Martin which aired from March 26, 1971 to March 3, 1976. The primary protagonist is the title character, private detective Frank Cannon, played by William Conrad. He also appeared on two episodes of Barnaby Jones. Cannon is the first Quinn Martin-produced series to be aired on a network other than ABC. A "revival" television film, The Return of Frank Cannon, was aired on November 1, 1980. In total, there were 124 episodes.

The Rockford Files

Action & Adventure Crime USA 1974

The Rockford Files

Action & Adventure Crime USA 1974

  • The Rockford Files
  • 7,7/10

6 seasons, 122 episodes

Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn't commit, Rockford takes on cases others don't want, aided by his tough old man, his lawyer girlfriend and some shady associates from his past.

Peter Gunn

Crime USA 1958

Peter Gunn

Crime USA 1958

3 seasons, 114 episodes

Peter Gunn is an American private eye television series

Burn Notice

Action & Adventure Drama USA 2007

Burn Notice

Action & Adventure Drama USA 2007

  • Burn Notice
  • 7,6/10

7 seasons, 111 episodes

A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.

Jake and the Fatman

Action & Adventure Crime Drama USA 1987

Jake and the Fatman

Action & Adventure Crime Drama USA 1987

  • Jake and the Fatman
  • 5,8/10

5 seasons, 106 episodes

Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a spin-off of this series.