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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?

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    Tony Shalhoub in Monk (2002)

    Adrian Monk - Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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    Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes (2009)

    Sherlock Holmes - Drug abuse and sociopathic tendencies.
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    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.

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    Emily Deschanel in Bones (2005)

    Dr. Temperance 'Bones' Brennan - Lack of social skills, but she's still learning.
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    Bob Hoskins in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

    Eddie Valiant - Drinking.
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    Kenneth Branagh in Wallander (2008)

    Kurt Wallander - Drinking.
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    Chris Bauer in True Blood (2008)

    Andy Bellefleur - Drinking and substance addiction.
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    Cracker (1993)

    Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald - Drinking and gambling addiction.
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    Detektiv Downs (2013)

    Robert Bogerud - Detective with Down's syndrome.
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    David Suchet in Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989)

    Hercule Poirot - Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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    Peter Sellers in The Pink Panther (1963)

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    James Roday in Psych (2006)

    Shawn Spencer - Childishness.
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    Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

    Ace Ventura - An adult child with few (human) social skills.