On Tue, 09 Oct 2012 22:34:25 -0600, rt <traRvE...@hotmail.com
>Watched part of it, it's another in the trend, at least in American
>tv, of super sleuths who have some distinguishing (read, affliction)
>that aids in crime solving.
I'm in the UK, so I'm not familiar with all the American sleuths with
afflictions. I have seen Monk. Which other ones were you thinking of?
(I enjoyed most of Monk, though I didn't like the final case; I
couldn't believe that Monk and Trudy would have had secrets and if
there was a secret, I think Monk being a genius detective would have
detected and solved it! It just didn't seem right but perhaps it was
just after eight seasons of expectation, I was hoping for something
>It was ok in that regard, it just by coincidence had characters with
>the same names kinda sorta as in the SH tales...
>Reproducting them "faithfully", if including th same era, would
>probably now be costly.
Perhaps I am a hypocrite? I do enjoy the Rathbone films and yet they
are in the wrong era. OTOH I'm sure they would recoup any costs with
>Not sure how Copper (which is kinda interesting)
>manages to keep the budget under control.
I've not heard of this; what's it about?