15 Most Famous Detectives That Never Really Existed
Although only featuring in 20 of Agatha Christie’s novels, this likeable old lady sleuth probably became the most famous of Christie’s detectives.
You can’t mention one of these screen detectives without mentioning the other. It was the combined antics of both detective Martin Riggs and detective Roger Murtaugh that made both of these famous.
The lollipop sucking, bald headed Theo Kojak was a family favorite for years.
Beverly Hills Cop
Although a relatively new comer to the scene, when detective Axel Foley did arrive in 1984, he made a big impression on many people and will be remembered for years.
Starsky and Hutch
Detectives David Michael Starsky and Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson are two more fictional cops that combined their efforts to become famous. So famous in fact that; although their series ran in the 1970s, a movie featuring them (with different stars), which was made as late as 2004, grossed over $170 million worldwide.