The 15 Most Eccentric TV Detectives

In this week's Total Recall, we look at some of the most quirky and unique small-screen sleuths.
Jeff Giles on Thursday, Sep. 18 2014, 01:58 PM comment 0 Comments

It's hard to stand out on a crowded programming dial, and that's probably always been especially true for the stars of crime procedurals; often, making one's mark isn't as easy as simply lowering one's shades while Roger Daltrey screams on the soundtrack. In order to rise above the fray, detective shows sometimes resort to adding the odd wrinkle or two in order to get our attention -- and although this tactic isn't always successful, sometimes it really, really works. In honor of all those offbeat gumshoes, this week, we're devoting Total Recall to an appreciative look back at some of the quirkiest crime-solvers in TV history. Join us, won't you?

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