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Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)

G | | Family | January 2011 (USA)
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13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.

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The Cat
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Chief Van Owen
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Sam Steele Jr.
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Detective Sam Steele
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Emma Marsh
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Kathy Steele (as Jilanne Klaus)
Mike Delia ...
Detective Artemis Fogle (as Michael A. Delia)
Holly Reimer ...
Lenore Cash
Lee Look ...
Fireman Dave Marsh
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Casey Marsh
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Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Carr
Connor Bredbeck ...
Melvin
Sarah Killion ...
Belinda Martin
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Ms. Carmichael
Vince Valdez ...
Officer Martinson
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Sam Steele Jr. wants to be a detective like his father, so when summer vacation starts he turns his clubhouse into the headquarters for the Junior Detective Agency. When a mysterious burglar known as The Cat rampages through the town, Sam Jr. takes on the case with the help of his friend Emma and her trusty dog. "Jr. Detective Agency" is a fun-filled adventure sure to crack the code to your heart!

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Untalented Ripp off
5 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

Is it just me?? But this seems to be an untalented rip off of the the Encyclopedia Brown series.. Similar characters, though due to writers limitations, not nearly as good. Even the character relationships tend to be direct rip offs Sam is the junior Detective,, His father happens to be the town detective.. his secretary Lenore is the brawn of the agency.. I think the writers assumed if they went back in time for inspiration, nobody would notice the theft, and their extreme lack of talent..

If your kids are interested in detective stories look up the originals Encyclopedia Brown..


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