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17th Jun '16 10:56:47 AM JonnyB
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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe is generally credited with being the TropeMaker of Private Eye fiction, with his character C. Auguste Dupin (''The Murders in the Rue Morgue'', ''The Purloined Letter'').

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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe is generally credited with being the TropeMaker of Private Eye fiction, with his character C. Auguste Dupin (''The Murders in the Rue Morgue'', ''The Purloined Letter'').Literature/CAugusteDupin.
17th Jun '16 10:56:06 AM JonnyB
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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe is generally credited with being the TropeMaker of Private Eye fiction, with his character C. Auguste Dupin ''The Murders in the Rue Morgue'', ''The Purloined Letter'').

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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe is generally credited with being the TropeMaker of Private Eye fiction, with his character C. Auguste Dupin ''The (''The Murders in the Rue Morgue'', ''The Purloined Letter'').
17th Jun '16 10:55:29 AM JonnyB
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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe is generally credited with being the TropeMaker of Private Eye fiction, with his character C. Auguste Dupin ''The Murders in the Rue Morgue'', ''The Purloined Letter'').
4th Jun '16 4:10:11 PM nombretomado
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* The titular character of the ''Joe Copp'' series, written by Don Pendleton (also the author of ''TheExecutioner'' series), is a private detective who used to be a cop.

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* The titular character of the ''Joe Copp'' series, written by Don Pendleton (also the author of ''TheExecutioner'' ''Literature/TheExecutioner'' series), is a private detective who used to be a cop.
21st May '16 8:51:40 AM erforce
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-->-- "[[http://www.en.utexas.edu/amlit/amlitprivate/scans/chandlerart.html The Simple Art Of Murder]]", Creator/RaymondChandler

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-->-- "[[http://www.en.utexas.edu/amlit/amlitprivate/scans/chandlerart.html The Simple Art Of Murder]]", Creator/RaymondChandler
'''Creator/RaymondChandler'''



* Raidou Kuzonoha from ''[[RaidouKuzunohaVsKingAbaddon Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzonoha Vs King Abaddon]]'' is sort of a cross between this and a Film/{{Ghost Buster|s}}.

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* Raidou Kuzonoha from ''[[RaidouKuzunohaVsKingAbaddon Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzonoha Vs King Abaddon]]'' is sort of a cross between this and a Film/{{Ghost Franchise/{{Ghost Buster|s}}.



* Douglas in ''SilentHill3''. He even has a NiceHat!

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* Douglas in ''SilentHill3''.''Videogame/SilentHill3''. He even has a NiceHat!
11th Apr '16 9:39:25 PM Orbiting
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* The main character of ''[=GeminEye=]'' by Music/TheMegas, though his client turns out to be his own split personality.
6th Apr '16 9:41:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* Dwight from SinCity. [[spoiler: His career comes to an end once he's wanted for murder, however.]]

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* Dwight from SinCity.ComicBook/SinCity. [[spoiler: His career comes to an end once he's wanted for murder, however.]]
25th Mar '16 6:03:33 PM Divra
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* ''Film/IntolerableCruelty'': Gus Petch, the world's least subtle infidelity investigator.
--> You want tact, call a tactician! You want ass nailed, call Gus Petch!
24th Mar '16 5:34:13 AM NozzDogg
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* In ''TabletopGame/RocketAge'' the Wolfgang & Long Detective Agency supplies PIs to the entire solar system. Their detectives can either be assigned cases by the agency or take up their own. However, they only go for major cases.
4th Jan '16 6:26:39 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''{{Duckman}}'': Private Dick/Family Man
* Yashimoto of ''{{Cybersix}}''. How good was he? He was able to find our secretive title character and figure out her SecretIdentity over the span of a few days.
* Oscar Lightbulb from ''ArgaiTheProphecy''.
* {{Goofy}} as Johnny Eyeball in the [[ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short]], "How to Be a Detective".

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* ''{{Duckman}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}}'': Private Dick/Family Man
* Yashimoto of ''{{Cybersix}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Cybersix}}''. How good was he? He was able to find our secretive title character and figure out her SecretIdentity over the span of a few days.
* Oscar Lightbulb from ''ArgaiTheProphecy''.
''WesternAnimation/ArgaiTheProphecy''.
* {{Goofy}} WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}} as Johnny Eyeball in the [[ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short]], "How to Be a Detective".
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