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26th Feb '17 10:30:47 AM nombretomado
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* Two of the most famous roles of HumphreyBogart form the TropeCodifier for the HardboiledDetective variant: Sam Spade in ''Film/TheMalteseFalcon'' and Phillip Marlowe in ''Film/TheBigSleep''.

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* Two of the most famous roles of HumphreyBogart Creator/HumphreyBogart form the TropeCodifier for the HardboiledDetective variant: Sam Spade in ''Film/TheMalteseFalcon'' and Phillip Marlowe in ''Film/TheBigSleep''.
22nd Feb '17 2:13:28 PM Madrugada
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* ''"Guy Noir, Private Eye" '' one of Creator/GarrisonKeillor's recurring characters on "Radio/A PrairieHomeCompanion". His cases tend to be ...odd.

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* ''"Guy Noir, Private Eye" '' one of Creator/GarrisonKeillor's recurring characters on "Radio/A PrairieHomeCompanion"."Radio/APrairieHomeCompanion". His cases tend to be ...odd.
22nd Feb '17 2:11:50 PM Madrugada
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* ''"Guy Noir, Private Eye" '' one of Creator/GarrisonKeillor's recurring characters on "Radio/A PrairieHomeCompanion". His cases tend to be ...odd.
22nd Dec '16 9:12:54 PM KidDynamite
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* ''Private Investigations'' by Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits.

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* ''Private Investigations'' "Private Investigations" by Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits.Music/DireStraits.
24th Oct '16 6:07:56 PM nombretomado
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* The title character of the GarrettPI series is one, but prefers the term "confidential agent" since he often takes jobs not related to investigations such as private negotiations and consultations on the handling of kidnappings. Since he lives in a fantasy world there are technically no such things as detectives and the closest thing are the Watch's secret police.

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* The title character of the GarrettPI ''Literature/GarrettPI'' series is one, but prefers the term "confidential agent" since he often takes jobs not related to investigations such as private negotiations and consultations on the handling of kidnappings. Since he lives in a fantasy world there are technically no such things as detectives and the closest thing are the Watch's secret police.
11th Oct '16 4:00:59 PM nombretomado
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* WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}} as Johnny Eyeball in the [[ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short]], "How to Be a Detective".

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* WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}} as Johnny Eyeball in the [[ClassicDisneyShorts [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short]], "How to Be a Detective".
3rd Oct '16 1:04:25 AM FurryKef
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* Booker [=DeWitt=] is supposedly this in ''VideoGame/BurialAtSea'', although he spends more time shooting crazy people then he does doing detective work.

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* Booker [=DeWitt=] is supposedly this in ''VideoGame/BurialAtSea'', although he spends more time shooting crazy people then than he does doing detective work.
28th Sep '16 1:48:44 AM foxley
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* Jessica Jones in ''ComicBook/Alias'', and the [[Series/JessicaJones2015 Netflix series]] based on it.

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* Jessica Jones in ''ComicBook/Alias'', ''ComicBook/{{Alias}}'', and the [[Series/JessicaJones2015 Netflix series]] based on it.
22nd Sep '16 6:48:58 PM FordPrefect
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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.

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* In ''TabletopGame/RocketAge'' the Wolfgang & Long Detective Agency supplies PIs [=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.
21st Sep '16 1:08:28 AM PaulA
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* The works of Creator/DashiellHammett (''Literature/TheMalteseFalcon'', ''Literature/RedHarvest'', etc.) and Creator/RaymondChandler (''Literature/TheBigSleep'', ''Farewell, My Lovely'', etc.) in particular are often credited with [[TropeMakers creating and popularizing]] the HardboiledDetective version.

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* The works of Creator/DashiellHammett (''Literature/TheMalteseFalcon'', ''Literature/RedHarvest'', etc.) and Creator/RaymondChandler (''Literature/TheBigSleep'', ''Farewell, My Lovely'', ''Literature/FarewellMyLovely'', etc.) in particular are often credited with [[TropeMakers creating and popularizing]] the HardboiledDetective version.
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