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View Poll Results: Favorite pre-1930 fictional crime fighter besides Sherlock Holmes
Boston Blackie (Horatio Black) - 1914 2 3.64%
Bulldog (Hugh) Drummond - 1920 1 1.82%
Charlie Chan - 1923 6 10.91%
C. Auguste Dupin - 1841 1 1.82%
Hercule Poirot - 1920 18 32.73%
Lord Peter Winsey - 1923 7 12.73%
Miss (Jane) Marple - 1927 4 7.27%
Nick Carter - 1886 1 1.82%
The Saint (Simon Templar) - 1928 3 5.45%
Another Please Post Name 12 21.82%
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1920 and 1923 were the big years for new detective series in this era but the genre really went supernova in the 1930s.
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Oh dear:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elementary_(TV_series)
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Thanks Magpie - I wonder when we can expect that.
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Hopefully it won't be one of those formula "one white-one black-one blond" TV detective shows.
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I see that the network is running promos on it now.
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Watson doesn't look like a Watson but is definitely the best looking Watson ever.
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It will be the first Watson who wears Victoria's Secret lingerie - at least that we know about
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At least everyone has a vote
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I'm sort of surprised that Miss Marple isn't higher.
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