Don and I recently acquired the first season of The Rockford Files, and by golly, it is a hoot.

Remember when television was filled with programmes about private detectives (or rich, crime-solving couples, or little crime-solving little old ladies or general non-policey crime-solverers), rather than the endless cop shows we see now (or we would see, if we watched television)?

In the cyclic way of these things (given that the 60s and early 70s were riddled with cop shows, as now), I predict that within a few years there will be a resurgence in the private detective genre – and there will be much rejoicing.

And that is when I will link back to this post and say, “ha!”.

2 thoughts on “nostradamus

  1. I’m ashamed to say that I have never seen Maverick, I do adore me some James Garner though, so I’ll have to track it down.I think I need to make a list of TV private detective (and other non-police crime-solvers) and work my way through them. Simon and Simon, here I come…

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