What Was The Best TV Cop-Detective Show Of Alltime ?
I'd pick Dragnet as the best. Other's I'd rate high were the spinoff Adam-12. Hawaii Five-O for the first few seasons, and Streets Of San Francisco.
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'Dragnet' and 'Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot', with David Suchet are tied in my book.
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(02-13-2020, 08:45 PM)jovan66102 Wrote: 'Dragnet' and 'Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot', with David Suchet are tied in my book.

                                       Classic scene from Dragnet

                                         And a heartwarming episode

Absolutely Dragnet, but I got a kick out of Columbo and even Barney Miller, but the last two were more comedy than drama.
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Actually, my grandma was a huge fan of "Mannix."  With my mum (also frae Glasgow), I'd watch the British mysteries, such as "Poirot," "Taggart," "Dalgliesh," etc.  With my NYC dad, I'd watch "Crime Story."
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The Untouchables 

When my mother was in her 90's she told me as kids they would follow the going-ons of the gangsters in Chicago daily in the newspaper. As a teenager I watched the reruns on a B&W TV.

I rooted for Eliot Ness I'm not sure about Mom though.
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I actually liked Adam-12 better than Dragnet, but both are my favorites.
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Being a big map guy I loved the frequent locations given in Dragnet and Adam-12.
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Columbo, without a doubt, no way to argue it, and I am unanimous in that.
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