Raguel (Murder Mysteries)

Created by Neil Gaiman “And what do you do in the dark, Lucifer?” -- Raguel poses a question I tell ya, eventually everyone shows up here on this site. Sooner or later, everybody dips his toe into the P.I. Pool. In the case of comics whiz and storyteller extraordinaire Neil Gaiman, it was in a … Continue reading Raguel (Murder Mysteries)

Arnie Sutter (Big Shamus, Little Shamus)

Created by Tracy Hotchner Developed by Christopher Knopf Single dad ARNIE SUTTER lives with his cute-as-the-dickens thirteen-year-old, Max, and works as the long-time house dick at the once-glamorous Hotel Ansonia in Atlantic City. And then legalized gambling comes to town, in the ill-fated Big Shamus, Little Shamus, a 1979 American TV show that stank so … Continue reading Arnie Sutter (Big Shamus, Little Shamus)

Michael MacGruder (Cagney and Lacey)

Created by Steven Brown Intended as a possible spin-off from Cagney & Lacey, Orion Productions had high hopes for "The Bounty Hunter," an unsold pilot disguised as an episode in the popular show's third season. BrianDennehy starred as MICHAEL MacGRUDER, a tough guy manhunter from Michigan on the trail of a bail jumper, who's wanted in New … Continue reading Michael MacGruder (Cagney and Lacey)

Leo McCarthy (F/X2)

Created by Robert T. Megginson & Gregory Fleeman In F/X2 (1991), the obligatory--but quite effective--sequel to 1986's equally entertaining surprise hit F/X, effects wiz man Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is now out of the movie biz, living in New York City and seriously into what he refers to as "toys." But he gets roped in to … Continue reading Leo McCarthy (F/X2)