Sam: A small band of pilgrims sought out a place in the New World where they could worship according to their own beliefs... and solve crimes.
Sam: It'd be good.
— The West Wing, "Shibboleth"
Announcer: A fugitive-semi-aquatic-Special Forces-amateur stage magician, framed for a crime he didn't commit- the 1865 assasination of Abraham Lincoln- joins forces with a rogue-trillionare-inventor-extreme fighting champion from the future! Together with the aid of R.I.C.K, their super-crimefighting-high tech-talking rickshaw, they'll bring hope, justice, and various degrees of aquaticness to a Tri-State Area in peril!
— The premise of Doof n' Puss, Phineas and Ferb
Look, I'll do my street thing, you do your lab thing, alright? Together, we catch bad guys.
—Booth explaining the show dynamics, Bones
"He's an oversexed flyboy dog-catcher haunted by an iconic dead American confidante. She's a disco-crazy communist fairy princess prone to fits of savage, blood-crazed rage. They fight crime!"
"He's a deeply religious gay barbarian possessed of the uncanny powers of an insect. She's a radical punk mermaid with an Evil Twin sister. They fight crime!"