Houston Knights (1987 Detective Show)

Over the last few months, I've become interested in learning more about detective shows that, for whatever reason, never stayed on TV screens for more than one or two seasons. My last couple of posts on this topic focused on…

Murder, She Wrote: Debonair in Death by Jessica Fletcher and Terrie Farley Moran

As followers of this blog are probably already aware, the long-running TV show, Murder, She Wrote, also inspired a long-running book series of the same name. First established by Donald Bain with the publication of Gin & Daggers in 1989,…

Early detective shows starring Black actors

Historically, the detective show genre hasn't been particularly diverse. As recently as 2011, mystery shows like Midsomer Murders have been under scrutiny for their lack of diverse representation. And in the early days of detective dramas, the (often titular) star…