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Poll: Fighting crime on TV...and in the movies?

Denzel Washington's latest is a version of The Equalizer (1985) TV show starring Edward Woodward as a private detective helping his clients seek justice. Which of these TV crime fighters (no super heroes, please) who haven't already appeared in a film would make the most compelling leap to the big screen?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    Ron Carey, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg, Hal Linden, and Jack Soo in Barney Miller (1975)

    Barney Miller (1975) and the detectives of the 12th Precinct
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    David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel in Bones (2005)

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    Dean Norris in Breaking Bad (2008)

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    Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Andy Samberg, Chelsea Peretti, and Stephanie Beatriz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)

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    Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic in Castle (2009)

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    Kevin Bacon in The Following (2013)

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    Joshua Jackson, John Noble, and Anna Torv in Fringe (2008)

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    Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, and Alex O'Loughlin in Hawaii Five-0 (2010)

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    Claire Danes in Homeland (2011)

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    Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor, and Andre Braugher in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

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    Jerry Orbach © 1987 Gene Trindl

    Lennie Briscoe and the gang from the Law & Order (1990) shows
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    Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Aldis Hodge, Christian Kane, and Beth Riesgraf in Leverage (2008)

    Nathan Ford and the Robin Hood-like gang from Leverage (2008)
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    Robert Taylor in Longmire (2012)

    Walt Longmire (2012) and the rest of the Absaroka County Sheriff's Office
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    Idris Elba in Luther (2010)

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    Tom Selleck in Magnum, P.I. (1980)

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    Tony Shalhoub in Monk (2002)

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    Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote (1984)

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    Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson in Person of Interest (2011)

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    Dulé Hill and James Roday Rodriguez in Psych (2006)

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    James Garner in The Rockford Files (1974)

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    Michael Chiklis, Walton Goggins, Kenny Johnson, and David Rees Snell in The Shield (2002)

    Vic Mackey and the squad from The Shield (2002)
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    Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay in White Collar (2009)

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    Doug Olear, Sonja Sohn and Dominic West in HBO's "The Wire."

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