The Incomparable Mothership #636 October 14, 2022
TV Detective Draft

The Elephant in the Trenchcoat

Mystery and mayhem are on the menu as we draft favorite TV detectives. Thomas Magnum is off the board, but everyone else is fair game. Who will our panelists choose to figure out whodunit? Will it be the usual suspects? Surely Jim Rockford will be on the list, unless he didn’t get his voicemail…

Listen to this episode (1 hour, 18 minutes)

Show Notes

  • Katie: Phryne Fisher (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries)
  • Tom: Jessica Fletcher (Murder, She Wrote)
  • Shelly: Frank Cannon (Cannon)
  • Nathan: Veronica Mars (Veronica Mars)
  • Chris: Simon Templar (The Saint)
  • David: Laura Holt (Remington Steele)
  • Katie: John Luther (Luther)
  • Tom: Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock)
  • Shelly: Stuart & Sally McMillan (McMillan and Wife)
  • Nathan: Joe Leaphorn (Dark Winds)
  • Chris: Peggy Carter (Agent Carter)
  • David: Charles Haden-Savage (Only Murders in the Building)
  • Katie: Jessica Jones (Jessica Jones)
  • Tom: Adrian Monk (Monk)
  • Shelly: Robert Ironside (Ironside)
  • Nathan: Will Graham (Hannibal)
  • Chris: James “Sonny” Crockett (Miami Vice)
  • David: Ellery Queen (Ellery Queen, 1975 series)
  • Katie: Velma Dinkley (Scooby Doo)
  • Tom: Constable Odo (Deep Space Nine)
  • Shelly: Lt. Columbo (Columbo)
  • Nathan: Ned, Chuck, Emerson, and Olive (Pushing Daisies)
  • Chris: Det. Ralph Ruskin (Cop Rock)
  • David: Philip Marlowe (Philip Marlowe, Private Eye)