Tv Shows to Watch If You Like Banacek (1972 - 1974)

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The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013 - 2017)

Starring: Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Charlie Cousins, Joel Tobeck
Duration: 57mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

A doctor is a war veteran who was at the fall of Singapore, suffering trauma from war memories. He begins solving crimes.
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Wiseguy (1987 - 2009)

Starring: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Vinnie Terranova (Ken Wahl) does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an Agent for the O. C. B. (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States.
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Diagnosis Murder (1993 - 2001)

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter
Duration: 45mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dr. Mark Sloan is a doctor at Community General Hospital, and he is a consultant for the police department. His son Steve Sloan is a detective for the department.
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986 - 1988)

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dr.
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Harry O (1973 - 1976)

Starring: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine.
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The Rockford Files (1974 - 1980)

Starring: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado
Duration: 50mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

James Garner stars as the offbeat Jim Rockford, an ex-con-turned-private-investigator who would rather fish than fight but whose instinct on closed cases is more golden than his classic Pontiac Firebird.
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Mcmillan & Wife (1971 - 1977)

Starring: Rock Hudson, John Schuck, Susan Saint James, Nancy Walker
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Attorney and US Navy vet Stewart "Mac" McMillan is appointed Commissioner of Police for the city of San Francisco. He often handles the very high profile cases personally.
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Kojak (1973 - 1978)

Starring: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

Lt. Theo Kojak is the main character in this popular television police drama. Kojak is a tough cop, but his trademark is a fondness for lollipops.
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Burke's Law (1994 - 1995)

Starring: Gene Barry, Peter Barton, Danny Kamekona, Bever-Leigh Banfield
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire.
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Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)

Starring: Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth, Leslie Hope
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston.
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Hill Street Blues (1981 - 1987)

Starring: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

The original "ensemble drama," this is the story of an overworked, under-staffed police precinct in an anonymous inner city patterned after Chicago.
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001 - 2002)

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich
Duration: 46mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery

Set in 1950's New York, Nero Wolf (Maury Chaykin), an eccentric orchid loving brilliant detective with a taste for fine cuisine who, with his assistant named Archie Goodwin (Timothy Hutton), lives in luxury in a brownstone mansion.
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Murder, She Wrote (1984 - 1996)

Starring: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum
Duration: 50mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Former high school English teacher and famed mystery writer Jessica Fletcher (Dame Angela Lansbury) has a gift for solving mysteries.
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The Equalizer (1985 - 1989)

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

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The Streets of San Francisco (1972 - 1977)

Starring: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

A pair of plainclothes homicide detectives, Lieutenant Mike Stone and Inspector Steve Keller, cruise the streets of San Francisco, California solving a variety of crimes, usually involving murder.
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Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)

Starring: Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth, Stephen McHattie
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Crime, Drama

Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass.
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984 - 1985)

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Sherlock Holmes and Dr.
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Simon & Simon (1981 - 1989)

Starring: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

A. J. Simon is a polished fellow with a taste for classic cars and tailored suits.
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Partners in Crime (1983)

Starring: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox
Duration: 50mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Based on Agatha Christie's original work, this limited series chronicles the adventures of Tommy and Prudence "Tuppence" Beresford as the duo take over operations of a London detective agency.
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Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997 - 1998)

Starring: Stacy Keach, Shane Conrad, Shannon Whirry, Kent Williams
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Stacy Keach's original portrayal of the title character is revived with a new Velda and a different cop as his friend.
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