History Series / HettyWainthroppInvestigates

8th Apr '14 12:00:51 PM LongLiveHumour
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* KitchenSinkDrama: Although a more light-hearted example than the usual, given the OopNorth setting and the working class characters the series could almost be described as a Kitchen Sink version of MissMarple.
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* KitchenSinkDrama: Although a more light-hearted example than the usual, given the OopNorth setting and the working class characters the series could almost be described as a Kitchen Sink version of MissMarple.Literature/MissMarple.
25th Oct '13 7:02:57 AM GracieLizzy
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* PlayingAgainstType: A moderate example, as both characters have somewhat matronly atmosphere to them and have dedicated long suffering husbands - but Hetty is personality wise completely different to Patricia Routledge's most famous prior role Hyacinth. Whereas Hyacinth is an oblivious social climber, Hetty is not only happily working class but also very astute.
11th Oct '13 8:16:21 PM DoctorNemesis
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* RealityEnsues: Into the LittleOldLadyInvestigates genre; Hetty is a registered private investigator who actively stays away from major cases that are the police's jurisdiction, and tends to focus on smaller-scale incidents.
7th Oct '12 4:41:03 AM DoctorNemesis
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* LittleOldLadyInvestigates: Hetty. A somewhat more realistic example than most, in that most of Hetty's cases were fairly small-scale in nature (or at least started off that way) and matters that the police were unlikely to be interested in.
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* LittleOldLadyInvestigates: Hetty. A somewhat more realistic example than most, in that most of Hetty's cases were fairly small-scale in nature (or at least started off that way) and matters that the police were unlikely to be interested in. She was also a registered official private investigator.

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* LittleOldLadyInvestigates: Hetty. A somewhat more realistic example than most, in that PrivateDetective: Unlike most of Hetty's cases were fairly small-scale in nature (or at least started off that way) and matters that the police were unlikely to be interested in.[[LittleOldLadyInvestigates little old ladies who solve crimes]], Hetty actually ''is'' a registered private detective.
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