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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…

Ohara (1987 detective show starring Pat Morita)

Note: This post was updated on June 26th 2022 to incorporate new research and fact checking. Scroll down for newly added information about the show's episodes. Since starting this blog over three years ago, I have slowly begun to immerse…

Murder, She Wrote: Killing in a Koi Pond by Jessica Fletcher and Terrie Farley Moran

Although I am a long-time fan of Murder, She Wrote the TV show, it wasn't until relatively recently that I discovered and started reading the spin-off novels. Fans of these books already know that they were authored by Donald Bain…