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25th Mar '17 12:03:27 PM dmcreif
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* MistyKnight in ''Series/LukeCage2016'' is a downplayed variant: she's a very good investigator (at one point, it's commented that with her resume, she could've taken a post at 1PP or even become a Fed), but not so good at other parts of being a cop, often letting her emotions get the better of her and losing convictions because of it.
23rd Mar '17 4:51:56 PM Hallucination
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* * ''Webcomic/{{Filth Biscuit}}'': [[http://www.filthbiscuit.com/detective-space/ "Detective Space"]] hero Jack Bock is a clueless jerk who blithely patronizes his partner, Sally Wyle, despite the fact that she's a HyperCompetentSidekick.

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* * ''Webcomic/{{Filth Biscuit}}'': [[http://www.filthbiscuit.com/detective-space/ "Detective Space"]] hero Jack Bock is a clueless jerk who blithely patronizes his partner, Sally Wyle, despite the fact that she's a HyperCompetentSidekick.
23rd Mar '17 4:50:48 PM Hallucination
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* * ''Webcomic/{{Filth Biscuit}}'': [[http://www.filthbiscuit.com/detective-space/ "Detective Space"]] hero Jack Bock is a clueless jerk who blithely patronizes his partner, Sally Wyle, despite the fast that she's a HyperCompetentSidekick.

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* * ''Webcomic/{{Filth Biscuit}}'': [[http://www.filthbiscuit.com/detective-space/ "Detective Space"]] hero Jack Bock is a clueless jerk who blithely patronizes his partner, Sally Wyle, despite the fast fact that she's a HyperCompetentSidekick.
23rd Mar '17 4:50:11 PM Hallucination
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* * ''Webcomic/{{Filth Biscuit}}'': [[http://www.filthbiscuit.com/detective-space/ "Detective Space"]] hero Jack Bock is a clueless jerk who blithely patronizes his partner, Sally Wyle, despite the fast that she's a HyperCompetentSidekick.
4th Mar '17 10:29:54 AM nombretomado
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* Parodied in MarkTwain's "The Stolen White Elephant," where the detectives involved were so spectacularly incompetent that the corpse of the title pachyderm had been rotting away in their headquarters for ''three months'' before anyone noticed. He also portrayed ''Sherlock Holmes'' as incompetent in "A Double-Barreled Detective Story."

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* Parodied in MarkTwain's Creator/MarkTwain's "The Stolen White Elephant," where the detectives involved were so spectacularly incompetent that the corpse of the title pachyderm had been rotting away in their headquarters for ''three months'' before anyone noticed. He also portrayed ''Sherlock Holmes'' as incompetent in "A Double-Barreled Detective Story."
3rd Mar '17 5:30:19 PM Nat567
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* Inspector Zenigata from the ''Franchise/LupinIII'' series is the often bumbling Detective, who has on many occasions failed to arrest Lupin and his crew. Though he got lucky now and again, it's through Zenigata's own ego and negligence, that his criminal son still roams free.
14th Jan '17 2:26:32 PM Xtifr
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* Detective Casey in both original FloydGottfredson and later European [[ComicBook/MickeyMouseComicUniverse Mickey Mouse stories]].

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* Detective Casey in both original FloydGottfredson Creator/FloydGottfredson and later European [[ComicBook/MickeyMouseComicUniverse Mickey Mouse stories]].
12th Jan '17 6:33:47 PM ANTMuddle
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* WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck as Doorlock Holmes in "WesternAnimation/DeduceYouSay".

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* WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck as Doorlock Holmes Dorlock Homes in "WesternAnimation/DeduceYouSay"."WesternAnimation/DeduceYouSay". Of course, since this is Daffy, he thinks's he's a GreatDetective.
11th Jan '17 6:10:10 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Whose Body?'', the very first LordPeterWimsey story, Inspector Sugg tries the "Accuse Everybody" method, even at one point accusing an octogenarian lady who can barely sit up of ''carrying a dead body while climbing up a drainpipe to a second story window'' - and is ready to make an arrest on that suspicion.

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* In ''Whose Body?'', the very first LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey story, Inspector Sugg tries the "Accuse Everybody" method, even at one point accusing an octogenarian lady who can barely sit up of ''carrying a dead body while climbing up a drainpipe to a second story window'' - and is ready to make an arrest on that suspicion.
12th Nov '16 11:25:11 AM dmcreif
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*** Subverted with Lester Freamon, TheChessmaster of the show and BunnyEarsLawyer type who quickly proves to be natural po''lice'', and zigzagged with Roland Prezbylewski, who is a good data analyst once inside the unit but otherwise a terrible cop.

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*** Subverted with Lester Freamon, TheChessmaster of the show and BunnyEarsLawyer type who quickly proves to be natural po''lice'', and zigzagged with Roland Prezbylewski, Pryzbylewski, who is a good data analyst once inside the unit but otherwise a terrible cop.
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