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Poll: Defective Detectives
These detectives may be brilliant, or at least get the job done, but at the same time they suffer from personal issues or shortcomings. Despite it all, which one is your favorite?
Poll by: pbn
Created Jun 15 2014
Tony Shalhoub in Monk (2002)
Adrian Monk - Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sherlock Holmes - Drug abuse and sociopathic tendencies.
Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in True Detective (2014)
Detective Rust Cohle - Drugs, drinking, insomnia, etc. and Detective Marty Hart - Drinking, short temper and self-destructive tendencies.
Emily Deschanel in Bones (2005)
Temperance Brennan - Lack of social skills, but she's still learning.
Kathleen Turner and Bob Hoskins in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Eddie Valiant - Drinking.
Kenneth Branagh in Wallander (2008)
Kurt Wallander - Drinking.
Chris Bauer in True Blood (2008)
Andy Bellefleur - Drinking and substance addiction.
Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald - Drinking and gambling addiction.
Detective Downs (2013)
Robert Bogerud - Detective with Down's syndrome.
David Suchet in Poirot (1989)
Hercule Poirot - Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Peter Sellers in The Pink Panther (1963)
James Roday Rodriguez in Psych (2006)
Spencer Shaw - Childishness.
Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Ace Ventura - An adult child with few (human) social skills.
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