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Detective Bates (Character)
from A Date with the Falcon (1942)

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Alternate Names:
Det. Bates / Homicide Detective Bates


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  1. The Falcon Out West (1944) Played by Edward Gargan (as Homicide Detective Bates)
  2. The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) Played by Edward Gargan
  3. The Falcon in Danger (1943) Played by Edward Gargan (as Det. Bates)
  4. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) Played by Edward Gargan
  5. The Falcon's Brother (1942) Played by Edward Gargan
  6. The Falcon Takes Over (1942) Played by Edward Gargan
  7. A Date with the Falcon (1942) Played by Edward Gargan
  8. The Gay Falcon (1941) Played by Edward Brophy

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From The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943)
Miss Hicks - Dormitory House Mother: [Heard offscreen, indignantly] The very idea! Two grown men frightening young girls!
[Then being shown pushing the two cops down the dorm hallway]
Miss Hicks - Dormitory House Mother: Aren't you ashamed of yourselves?
Detective Bates: [Protesting innocence] We didn't do nuthin', lady. We just walked through a door. We're police officers!
older faculty member: [Angrily] Peeping Toms, you mean!
Miss Hicks - Dormitory House Mother: [Scandalized] Policemen too - hiding behind your badges!
Inspector Timothy Donovan: [Being pushed down the stairs by faculty and students] Lady, if we had any place to hide, we'd be there!
Detective Bates: Yeah!
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