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24th Mar '17 4:53:17 AM IchigoMontoya
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'''Sonny:''' Can you?

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'''Sonny:''' Can you?''you?''
3rd Jan '17 7:50:22 AM AFP
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* ''Franchise/GhostInTheShell'' is a variation, with a team of cyborg investigators (with much more of their bodies being cyber than organic). Togousa, being the least cyberized (and implied to be the most human) is TheHeart of the squad, but most of the characters are shown to still be essentially human, even if some installments of the franchise seek to explore what that exactly means.
12th Dec '16 5:29:15 PM Pseudoname
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* Two of the hunters in ''VideoGame/{{Evolve}}'', Bucket and Cabot, used to be partners in the Hub Marshalls. By the events of the game they've been retired for some time, but the mutual respect they formed had them stick together as Planet Tamers.
6th Jul '16 11:04:20 AM WillKeaton
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* Arguably the Chief in the ''WesternAnimation/WhereOnEarthIsCarmenSandiego'' cartoon. A few episodes show him to have at one point had a robot body (which he describes as 'useless') and was Carmen's partner before she had a face heel turn.

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* Arguably the Chief in the ''WesternAnimation/WhereOnEarthIsCarmenSandiego'' cartoon. A few episodes show him to have at one point had a robot body (which he describes as 'useless') and was Carmen's partner before she had became a face heel turn.thief.
6th Jul '16 11:03:42 AM WillKeaton
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* ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'' is a prime example. You can choose how you treat him, so you can either be good pals or you can be a total asshole to him.
%%* ''VideoGame/{{Anachronox}}''

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* ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'' is a prime example. You can choose how you treat him, your RobotBuddy, so you can either be good pals or you can be a total asshole to him.
%%* ''VideoGame/{{Anachronox}}''''VideoGame/{{Anachronox}}.''



* ''Automata'', a ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/6/12/ sub-comic]].

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* ''Automata'', a ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/6/12/ sub-comic]].sub-comic.]]
6th Jul '16 11:02:54 AM WillKeaton
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A lot of times this leads to someone asking WhatMeasureIsANonHuman.

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A lot of times this leads to someone asking WhatMeasureIsANonHuman.
WhatMeasureIsANonHuman
22nd Jun '16 11:54:38 PM Schismatism
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* The Creator/AlanDeanFoster novel 'Greenthieves' deals with a detective who's paired with a singularly perverted 'humaniform' android, as well as a snarky ([[AndIMustScream if only in his mind]]) Minder, basically a floating, orb-shaped AI.
26th May '16 5:44:07 PM Doug86
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* ''GiantRobo'' includes an android detective.

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* ''GiantRobo'' ''Manga/GiantRobo'' includes an android detective.



* Joey from ''{{Series/Friends}}'' gets a gig as the human half of the TV detective team "Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E."
* ''{{Series/Eureka}}'' by way of Jack Carter and Andy in one episode. Andy is back, [[spoiler: as Jack's permanent deputy, Jo is now head of security at Global Dynamics]], as of season 4.

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* Joey from ''{{Series/Friends}}'' ''Series/{{Friends}}'' gets a gig as the human half of the TV detective team "Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E."
* ''{{Series/Eureka}}'' ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' by way of Jack Carter and Andy in one episode. Andy is back, [[spoiler: as Jack's permanent deputy, Jo is now head of security at Global Dynamics]], as of season 4.



* ''{{Holmes and Yo-yo}}''. It's one of the (if not ''the'') earliest TV examples, as it ran from 1976-77.

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* ''{{Holmes ''Holmes and Yo-yo}}''. It's Yo-Yo'' is one of the (if not ''the'') earliest TV examples, as it ran from 1976-77.



* ''{{Series/Almost Human}}'' has Karl Urban teaming up with a {{Main/Super Prototype}} android partner. It's either law or department policy that ''all'' detectives must have an android partner, though most of them prefer the emotionless MX line.

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* ''{{Series/Almost Human}}'' ''Series/AlmostHuman'' has Karl Urban teaming up with a {{Main/Super Prototype}} SuperPrototype android partner. It's either law or department policy that ''all'' detectives must have an android partner, though most of them prefer the emotionless MX line.



* Arguably the Chief in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego}}'' cartoon. A few episodes show him to have at one point had a robot body (which he describes as 'useless') and was Carmen's partner before she had a face heel turn.

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* Arguably the Chief in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego}}'' ''WesternAnimation/WhereOnEarthIsCarmenSandiego'' cartoon. A few episodes show him to have at one point had a robot body (which he describes as 'useless') and was Carmen's partner before she had a face heel turn.
2nd Dec '15 9:26:03 PM BattleMaster
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* Any Autobot or Decepticon in ''Franchise/TheTransformers'' with a police vehicle as their alt-mode tends to be some form of cop, though the exact nature varies. Prowl, for example, is a rabidly ByTheBookCop [[spoiler: at least before he started suffering SanitySlippage]] while Streetwise tends to be portrayed as more of a CowboyCop.
14th Nov '15 6:58:43 PM jormis29
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* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Fallout4}} Fallout 4]]'', Nick Valentine is ''both'': He's a (self-aware) [[FlawedPrototype old-model]] synth who has the neural copy of a pre-war police officer, and has a hard-boiled film-noir style detective persona (and a [[UncannyValley significant amount of missing skin coverings]]).

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* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Fallout4}} Fallout 4]]'', ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', Nick Valentine is ''both'': He's a (self-aware) [[FlawedPrototype old-model]] synth who has the neural copy of a pre-war police officer, and has a hard-boiled film-noir style detective persona (and a [[UncannyValley significant amount of missing skin coverings]]).
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