Shawn Spencer & Burton “Gus” Guster (Psych)

Created by Steve Franks See what Monk hath wrought? Okay. Psych, which ran from 2006 until 2014 on the USA Neywork,  is not The Rockford Files. It's not Harry O or Peter Gunn. It's not even Magnum P.I. But in those days when those seeking quality P.I. action on the boob tube were growing increasingly frustrate, … Continue reading Shawn Spencer & Burton “Gus” Guster (Psych)

Lew Archer

Created by Ross Macdonald Pseudonym.  of Kenneth Millar, aka John Ross Macdonald, John Macdonald (1915-83) "I hear voices crying in the night, and I go see what's the matter." -- Lew Archer The greatest P.I. series ever written? Probably. LEW ARCHER stands with The Continental Op, Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe as one of the … Continue reading Lew Archer

Kinsey Millhone

Created by Sue Grafton (1940-2018) "My name is Kinsey Millhone. I am a private investigator, licensed by the state of California. I am thirty-two years old, twice divorced, no kids. The day before yesterday I killed someone and the fact weighs heavily on my mind." -- the opening lines of A is for Alibi  Can … Continue reading Kinsey Millhone