Mike Ehrmantraut

Created by Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan "Shut the fuck up, and let me die in peace." —Mike  in the final season of Breaking Bad Yeah, yeah. I know. Neither AMC's acclaimed Breaking Bad (2008-13), nor its subsequent spinoff/prequel Better Call Saul (2015-22) is a private eye show. But a private eye character proves to be … Continue reading Mike Ehrmantraut

Joshua Croft

Created by Walter Satterthwait (1947-2020) Affable JOSHUA CROFT and his boss RITA MONDRAGON live, love, and work together as P.I's in Santa Fe, New Mexico. There's some great local colour, plenty of engaging, slightly off-kilter characters and an "appealingly sensitive, slightly cynical series hero" (according to Publishers Weekly) that go a long way towards making … Continue reading Joshua Croft

Harry Moseby (Night Moves)

Created by Alan Sharp "Ain't it funny how the night moves/When you just don't seem to have that much to lose? Ain't it funny how the night moves/With autumn closing in?" -- "Night Moves" by Bob Seger* One of the great private eye flicks of all time, Night Moves (1975, Warner Brothers) is too often … Continue reading Harry Moseby (Night Moves)

Kevin Kerney

Created by Michael McGarrity KEVIN KERNEY has been a cop, a private investigator, a forest ranger, a police chief and now a retired -- but still rough and tough -- police chief, out near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Bur when he was introduced to us in Tularosa (1996), he was definitely a Forest Ranger. Down … Continue reading Kevin Kerney