Top Ten Private Eye Shows
As chosen by Max Allan Collins and John Javna in their 1998 book, The Best of Crime & Detective TV.

Honestly, this book is a keeper. If you've ever killed an afternoon glued to the tube watching old privae eye shows, this is a must-have. An articulate, passionate (and often hilarious) salute to crime and detective TV, it also includes sections on cop shows, lawyer shows and more.

  1. The Rockford Files
  2. Harry O
  3. Peter Gunn
  4. City of Angels
  5. Tenspeed and Brownshoe
  6. Perry Mason
  7. Magnum P.I.
  8. Richie Brockelman, Private Eye
  9. 77 Sunset Strip
  10. Mannix


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