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Poll: Most Iconic US TV Detective

Who is the Most Iconic US TV Detective from the 1970-1990s? To be considered they must primarily work alone and had a series that lasted at least two seasons.

After voting, please discuss here.

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  1. Vote!

    Peter Falk in Columbo (1971)

    Just one more thing.
  2. Vote!

    Stacy Keach in The New Mike Hammer (1984)

    I'll make a note.
  3. Vote!

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

    Zeus, Apollo, where are you?
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    "Rockford Files" James Garner 1975 © 1979 Gene Trindl

    This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
  5. Vote!

    Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote (1984)

    That's odd.
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    Dennis Weaver in Portrait of a Dead Girl (1970)

    There yuh go!
  7. Vote!

    Telly Savalas in Kojak (1973)

    Who loves you baby?
  8. Vote!

    Buddy Ebsen in Barnaby Jones (1973)

    Take care of me.
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    "Vegas" Robert Urich 1978 ABC

    What happens in Vega$, stays in Vega$.
  10. Vote!

    George Peppard in Banacek (1972)

    A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with a Unicorn.
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    Lee Horsley in Matt Houston (1982)

    Houston, Matt Houston.
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    Robert Blake in Baretta (1975)

    And that's the name of that tune!
  13. Vote!

    William Conrad in Cannon (1971)

    My name's Frank Cannon, I'm a private investigator.
  14. Vote!

    "Spenser: For Hire" Robert Urich 1985 ABC

    Welcome to Boston.
  15. Vote!

    Mike Connors in Mannix (1967)

    I know I won't change the system.
  16. Vote!

    Edward Woodward in The Equalizer (1985)

    Don't do something you won't live to regret.
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    Jack Klugman in Quincy M.E. (1976)

    Where's the Bones?
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    Bruce Weitz in Hill Street Blues (1981)

  19. Vote!

    Burt Reynolds in B.L. Stryker (1989)

    Enjoy the Florida sun.
  20. Vote!

    Kyle MacLachlan in Twin Peaks (1990)

    Damn good coffee!
  21. Vote!

    David Janssen in Harry O (1973)

    Forget Hawaii, it's Harry-O
  22. Vote!

    Lance Henriksen in Millennium (1996)

    I'm not depressed. Just quiet.

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