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1. Mosca y Smith en el Once (2004–2005)

480 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A buddycop min-series spoofing 70' american series like "Stasky & Hutch", Melchor Mosca and Carlos Smith are two unortodox cops who love parties and prostitutes, but somehow allways solve ... See full summary »

Stars: Fabián Vena, Laura Miller, Coraje Ábalos, Azul Lombardía

Votes: 85

2. El marginal (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Miguel (Juan Minujin), a former Argentinian cop, is sent by a judge to get into a prison in order to find the kidnapper of his daughter as a result of a favor. Once in there, he changes his... See full summary »

Stars: Martina Gusman, Gerardo Romano, Claudio Rissi, Nicolás Furtado

Votes: 1,615

3. Hermanos y detectives (2006– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Franco Montero, an administrative detective, gets the unexpected obligation of the custody of his half-brother, Lorenzo Montero, who has an IQ of 200, and changes the way of life and work of the detective.

Stars: Rodrigo Noya, Ignacio Huang, Rodrigo De la Serna, Óscar Guzmán

Votes: 636

4. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright, Bill Chadney

Votes: 851

5. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 1,020

6. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,950

7. McCloud (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Sam McCloud is a Marshal from Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police Department. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

Votes: 2,198

8. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Follows Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, LAPD's top undercover cop. A member of the Criminal Conspiracy Unit, Pepper works the wild side of the street, where she poses as everything from a gangster's moll to a streetwalker to a prison inmate.

Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 1,360

9. Vega$ (1978–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis, Greg Morris

Votes: 1,219

10. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

Mystery and suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,667

11. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,738

12. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 6,120

13. A Man Called Hawk (1989)

60 min | Drama, Action

This series features the character from Spencer: For Hire (1985). This time he is the star. We find Hawk now in Washington, D.C., and there he is called upon to help those who need his help... See full summary »

Stars: Avery Brooks, Moses Gunn, Angela Bassett, William Fichtner

Votes: 309

14. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

Votes: 4,771

15. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,686

16. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 3,117

17. The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

60 min | Action, Adventure

The adventures of a film stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas, Markie Post

Votes: 5,185

18. Remington Steele (1982–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, James Read

Votes: 6,154

19. CHiPs (1977–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 6,343

20. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 29,916

21. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 3,640

22. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

The cases of a private investigations agency run by three Vietnam War veterans, armed with toughness, their own helicopter, and the third's technical ability.

Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

Votes: 1,933

23. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.

Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 18,673

24. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 1,876

25. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama

Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.

Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Olga Russell

Votes: 1,974

26. Il commissario Montalbano (1999– )

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.

Stars: Luca Zingaretti, Peppino Mazzotta, Angelo Russo, Cesare Bocci

Votes: 2,226

27. Burke's Law (1994–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama

This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire. By now, Burke was a widower with a son, Peter, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Peter Barton, Bever-Leigh Banfield, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 259

28. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Stephen Brooks

Votes: 735

29. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 2,843

30. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)

45 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter

Votes: 5,384

31. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.

Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 15,331

32. The Law and Harry McGraw (1987–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Harry MacGraw is a private investigator who appeared three times in the television series, Murder, She Wrote. He now stars in his own series, wherein he is still a private investigator in ... See full summary »

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Barbara Babcock, Earl Boen, Marty Davis

Votes: 67

33. Columbo (1971–2003)

TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 22,949

34. Monk (2002–2009)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

Votes: 57,610

35. Il giovane Montalbano (2012– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery

The young "Commissario" detective Salvo Montalbano, based in the fictitious village of Vigata, solves mysterious crimes in Sicilia.

Stars: Andrea Tidona, Michele Riondino, Fabrizio Pizzuto, Alessio Piazza

Votes: 820

36. Maltese - Il Romanzo del Commissario (2017– )

439 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In Sicily during the seventies the police chief Maltese finds himself entangled in an investigation that will uncover the widespread influence of Mafia in the area and expose the archaic roots which nurtured it.

Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Antonio Milo, Francesco Scianna, Roberto Nobile

Votes: 260

37. Don Matteo (2000– )

TV-G | 50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Terence Hill stars as Don Matteo, a thoroughly ordinary Catholic priest with an extraordinary ability to read people and solve crimes. He's a parish priest who never met an unjustly accused person he didn't want to help.

Stars: Terence Hill, Nino Frassica, Nathalie Guettà, Francesco Scali

Votes: 792

38. L'ispettore Coliandro (2006– )

TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

The improbable adventures of an improbable inspector of the Italian Police Force.

Stars: Giampaolo Morelli, Veronica Logan, Giuseppe Soleri, Alessandro Rossi

Votes: 376

39. Honey West (1965–1966)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After the death of her father, sexy Honey West took over his high-tech private detective firm, assisted by rugged Sam Bolt and her pet ocelot Bruce.

Stars: Anne Francis, John Ericson, Bruce, Irene Hervey

Votes: 491

40. Rocco Schiavone (2016– )

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime

A weed smoking, friend to the underworld, bad behaving vice questore is sent from Rome to Aosta, in the Alps, for unknown (but likely for indiscipline) reasons. Nevertheless he is one hell ... See full summary »

Stars: Marco Giallini, Claudia Vismara, Ernesto D'Argenio, Francesco Acquaroli

Votes: 299

41. Il commissario Manara (2008– )

50 min | Crime

Young inspector Luca Manara is a playboy. He works in a little Police Station in Tuscany. He drives his bike, a Triumph Bonneville, also for his job, chasing thieves. He loves jazz music, beautiful girls and Lara.

Stars: Jane Alexander, Massimo Andrei, Guido Caprino, Augusto Fornari

Votes: 84

42. Il commissario De Luca (2008– )

Drama, War

Italian series that is based on the De Luca detective novels by Carlo Lucarelli. The detective De Luca is a man of principle, passion and determination to solve the cases despite of turbulent and unsettling times he lives in.

Stars: Alessandro Preziosi, Corrado Fortuna, Rolando Ravello, Raffaella Rea

Votes: 203

43. Shetland (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson, Erin Armstrong

Votes: 6,565

44. Wallander (2008–2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery