History Main / TheKillerWasLeftHanded

17th Sep '17 7:23:42 AM jormis29
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** Inverted in an episode of the ''Radio/TheNewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.

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** Inverted in an episode of the ''Radio/TheNewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.
17th Sep '17 7:22:57 AM jormis29
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** Inverted in an episode of the ''Radio/NewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.

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** Inverted in an episode of the ''Radio/NewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' ''Radio/TheNewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.
17th Sep '17 7:11:26 AM jormis29
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** Inverted in an episode of the ''New Adventures of Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.

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** Inverted in an episode of the ''New Adventures of Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' ''Radio/NewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes'' radio show. In the episode, Holmes and Watson meet a radiologist who [[ChekhovsGun casually describes]] his head assistant as ''adroit'' and his other two assistants as ''gauche'', then chuckles that this is literally true as well as metaphorically. When the radiologist is (naturally) murdered by one of his assistants, Holmes deduces, in his brilliance, that it must have been delivered with someone using their right hand. Thus, only the "adroit" (right-handed) assistant could've killed the radiologist.
19th Jul '17 12:02:42 AM rdococ
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-> '''Lord Peter Wimsey''': It's surprising how often you get them in detective fiction. A sort of [[Pun sinister]] twist running right through the character.

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-> '''Lord Peter Wimsey''': It's surprising how often you get them in detective fiction. A sort of [[Pun [[IncrediblyLamePun sinister]] twist running right through the character.
19th Jul '17 12:02:16 AM rdococ
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-> '''Lord Peter Wimsey''': It's surprising how often you get them in detective fiction. A sort of sinister twist running right through the character.

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-> '''Lord Peter Wimsey''': It's surprising how often you get them in detective fiction. A sort of sinister [[Pun sinister]] twist running right through the character.
18th May '17 10:52:04 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* One manga ''Shinjuku [=DxD=]'' has this as one of clues the main character used to determine someone bought a knife not for cooking: The knife he bought was designed for right-handed people yet the person themselves was left-handed.

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* One manga ''Shinjuku [=DxD=]'' ''Manga/ShinjukuDxD'' has this as one of clues the main character used to determine someone bought a knife not for cooking: The knife he bought was designed for right-handed people yet the person themselves was left-handed.
1st Feb '17 11:44:04 AM Gosicrystal
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'', you can learn during the autopsy that the killer was left-handed, from the angle of the knife marks. However, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse this fact does not appear in the later scene where you must link evidence to connect the killer to Lucas]].
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*** Played straight in case 4. The gun was used with the right hand, but the person who held it was a lefty, as demonstrated by another piece of evidence. This leads Edgeworth to conclude that another individual had to fire the gun.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'', you can learn during the autopsy that the killer was left-handed, from the angle of the knife marks. However, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse this fact does not appear in the later scene where you must link evidence to connect the killer to Lucas]].

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*** Played straight {{Inverted|Trope}} in case 4. The gun was used with the right hand, but the person who held it was a lefty, as demonstrated by another piece of evidence. This leads Edgeworth to conclude that another individual had to fire the gun.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'', you can learn during the autopsy that the killer was left-handed, from the angle of the knife marks. However, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse this fact does not appear in the later scene where you must link evidence to connect the killer to Lucas]].
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9th Nov '16 12:51:04 AM wentesur
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* One manga ''Shinjuku [=DxD=]'' has this as one of clues the main character used to determine someone bought a knife not for cooking: The knife he bought was designed for red-handed people yet the person themselves was left-handed.

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* One manga ''Shinjuku [=DxD=]'' has this as one of clues the main character used to determine someone bought a knife not for cooking: The knife he bought was designed for red-handed right-handed people yet the person themselves was left-handed.
9th Nov '16 12:49:39 AM wentesur
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* One manga ''Shinjuku [=DxD=]'' has this as one of clues the main character used to determine someone bought a knife not for cooking: The knife he bought was designed for red-handed people yet the person themselves was left-handed.
16th Sep '16 1:53:31 AM PaulA
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* ''Death Watch'' by Creator/JohnDicksonCarr: An early clue establishes the killer was left handed. {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d / {{Subverted|Trope}}: [[spoiler: It was part of a frame up by the real killer, and the detective has a brief rant about left-handed / right-handed clues.]]

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* ''Death Watch'' ''Death-Watch'', a Literature/DrGideonFell novel by Creator/JohnDicksonCarr: An early clue establishes the killer was left handed. {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d / {{Subverted|Trope}}: [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It was part of a frame up by the real killer, and the detective has a brief rant about left-handed / right-handed clues.]]
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