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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_3'); })Character with no formal connection to law enforcement who regularly solves crimes but does not get paid for it.
Often a Mystery Magnet. If so, despite the amazing number and variety of murders that occur wherever he or she happens to be, the Amateur Sleuth is rarely — if ever — suspected of any complicity. This notwithstanding, the possibility that the Amateur Sleuth is in fact a very clever serial killer is a common joking assertion among some viewers. As one stand-up comedian once said of Jessica Fletcher from Murder, She Wrote, "Wherever dat little white woman goes, somebody dies!" Another stand-up comedian remarked that "giving this woman a plane ticket is like giving Manson parole."
The other variety of amateur sleuth acts just like a professional, apart from the minor details of not having police powers, and not being paid to solve crimes. Intrepid Reporters generally fall into this category. This might include a sleuth that would plausibly work with police on a regular basis because of the nature of their job. A typical example of this might be a district attorney or an insurance agent.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_2'); })One common variety is a retired detective, such as Hercule Poirot or Nick Charles. Other specific variations are the Little Old Lady Investigates, the Kid Detective and the Mystery Writer Detective. Some Hardboiled Detectives will be amateur sleuths, though this is rare. Compare Private Detective.
In literature, amateur sleuths are very frequently Every Man (or more often Every Woman) characters who are nevertheless regarded as very intelligent and charismatic. They are not heroic in the I Was Born Ready sense but are still courageous and prefer brains to brawn (which they are unsuited for anyway). Often it occurs without the character actually stepping forward and assertively taking charge, but only because others simply defer to her because of her natural intelligence and intuition. The amateur sleuth genre is especially known for having a built in readership. One of the things often said about such readers is that they consider themselves more intelligent than the general public at large, and are typically not two-fisted alpha types such as those who commonly become heroes in fiction. There is the expectation from the readers that the protagonist be the type of character that they can see themselves as. Also, a good number of self published and small press mystery authors give their protagonists the same daytime profession as themselves.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_1'); })Very susceptible to a Busman's Holiday. If female, they also frequently are in a Sleuth Dates Cop situation.
Amateur sleuths are the protagonists of nearly every story in the "Cozy Mystery" genre.
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TKKG from the series of the same name. A group of kids doing investigations.
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Nancy Drew from the eponymous game series is a teenager detective.
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The Hardy Boys, schoolboys. (Subverted in the 3rd season of the 1970s tv series in which the Boys so impressed a Justice Department official that they are recruited as professional agents for the organization).
In two recent Spin-Off series they're not so amateur anymore. In the Hardy Boys Casefiles, they're recruited into an Interpol-like organization called the Network by an agent known only as the Gray Man who realized they're out for vengeance after Joe's girlfriend Iola is killed by a car bomb. In The Hardy Boys: Undercover Brothers, they're recruited into another organization called ATAC (American Teens Against Crime,) with the in-series justification that teenagers can go places and ask questions that would otherwise made adults looks suspicious.
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Shinichi Kudo from Detective Conan (Case Closed in the US), before he is turned into a schoolboy Kid Detective through a fictional drug.
The series actually has several of those, starting with Shinichi's father Yusaku who used to be sleuth and then became a mystery novelist. The one we see the most is Shinichi/Conan's friend Heiji Hattori, the son of a high-ranked policeman who often helps his dad as well as Conan himself. And in fact, there's a short arc named Detectives Koshien which gathers Conan, Heiji, and other three school-aged sleuths (Saguru Hakuba, Junya Tokitsu, and Natsuki Koshimizu) for a TV competition between them. Which actually was a trap, since one of the detectives had greatly wronged another... and ended up dead for his trouble.
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Psych provides us with the quote from Shawn Spencer. He does skirt the line though since he's technically not an amateur. While not formally with the police, he is often hired by them and his own father Henry Spencer was a police officer who honed his observational skills to insane levels since childhood, all with the ambition to have Shawn follow in his footsteps. However, pre-existing tensions between Shawn and his dad's Control Freak tendencies broke through after a divorce that led to Shawn getting a felony just so he could not be a cop. The series start with him calling the police to give tips, but they were so good they suspected he was an accomplice, thus playing with part of the trope. He then proceeds to come up with the idea that he got his information psychically and thus begins his life as a phony psychic detective. Shawn with the help of his best friend Gus must continue aiding the police in various investigations as a paid "psychic consultant". So while not even an official PI (psychic investigators don't have to take qualification exams), he's been trained since childhood for the job (he got a perfect score on the deductive reasoning test at fifteen), he's not really an amateur either. He does the job because he finds it fulfilling work (despite his father's pushiness, he did actually want to become a police officer from a genuine desire to help people) and he often draws in the clientale that would prefer those outside the law or have been (or feared they would be) turned away by the police, motivated by desperation or later on, by his reputation.
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Cal Lightman and his staff on Lie to Me are psychologists specializing in discerning whether or not someone's telling the truth. The police and FBI frequently find this useful. They are also frequently hired for non-criminal cases, such as a divorcing wealthy husband asking him to find out if his wife was ever unfaithful, thus invalidating the prenup (Cal ends up figuring out that she wasn't, causing the angry husband and his lawyer to storm out threatening a lawsuit).
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Dexter, whose adopted father and sister are both official law enforcement officers, but he works only as a technical consultant. It's interesting that in this series, the amateur sleuth actually is a clever serial killer, although his skill at hiding his murders means that he is rarely called to investigate his own crimes. Except, of course, in the second series, when a scuba diver stumbles onto Dexter's underwater burial ground, and the central plot is about the hunt for the "Bay Harbor Butcher" (Dexter) and Dexter's attempts to sabotage the investigation and not get caught.
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In Umineko: When They Cry, Furudo Erika is one, even getting a power called the "Detective Authority". In the first four games, Battler (or rather his "piece" in the game) has the role of the detective but isn't aware of it.
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Ellery Queen. Ellery is a Mystery Writer Detective who frequently assists his father who is a police inspector.
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Sayers also wrote a number of short stories featuring a traveling salesman with the unlikely name of Montague Egg; when he's not acting in his capacity as a broker for a London firm of wine merchants, he finds himself occasionally stumbling across crime scenes and offering his common-sense expertise.
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In the Community episode "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" Annie becomes one, drawing a very reluctant Jeff into her investigation of Professor Professorson.
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In Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn episode "Dude, Where's My School?", the quads accidentally bust a sewage pipe that ultimately causes a sinkhole to swallow up part of their school. They then transfer to another where their friends stated they have joined the Mystery Solvers Club and they intend to investigate what happened at their former school. However, this is a subversion as the point of the group was to convince the quads into confessing.
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The main character in Veil of Secrets is forced to become one once he discovers that in this town, the Police are Useless. (Except for one Token Good Teammate cop who, unlike her boss, is willing to help out.)
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The priest Father Brown, in the Father Brown stories of G.K. Chesterton. He says that the understanding of human nature gained by a priest is all of the training one needs to be a detective.
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The final solution to the crime in Towards Zero was exposed by Andrew MacWhirter, a random passer-by who unwittingly got involved in the investigation through a chance encounter with one of the suspects, whom he believes to be innocent.
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The basis of the plot of These Savage Bones. Alejandro has been bounty hunting for years now, but Esperanza has never solved a murder case before, nor has she ever done any sort of police work.
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The Winchesters on Supernatural. Their only connection to the law consists of constantly being on the run from it, though occasionally they stumble onto a sympathetic detective who at least doesn't turn them in right away.
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Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones in Riverdale, who volunteer as teen reporters for the Riverdale High School paper, the Blue and Gold, and, Riverdale being the place is it, end up investigating brutal murders, drug dealers and criminal conspiracies.
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The Whitman Literary Girls, in the Whateley Universe. Some of them also write (bad) detective stories for the others to read.
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Lamont Cranston's public identity as an "amateur criminologist" in The Shadow provides cover as to why he is always near crime scenes.
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Robert Cath, protagonist and player character of the adventure game The Last Express, boards a train to find his friend murdered, and proceeds to investigate both the murder and various pieces of international intrigue aboard.
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The main character of Sarah Caudwell's Hilary Tamar books is an Oxford professor, who is assisted in solving crimes by a quartet of barristers.
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The fanfic Despair's Last Resort has main character Takara Tsukuda, who was accepted to Hope's Peak Academy with the title of Super High School Level Journalist. Her classmates ask her for advice before the first investigation, justifying that since she's the only one of them who has any amount of experience close enough to detective work. This works out in her favor, as being a journalist required her to do research and investigating of her own.
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Andrew "Lucky" Starr from the Global Guardians PBEM Universe doesn't actually go out looking for mysteries to solve. He's just lucky that way.
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The main cast of Persona 4, except for Naoto, who is a Kid Detective.
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Family Skeleton Mysteries: College professor Georgia Thackery and her ambulatory skeleton friend Sid find themselves in this role in the first book, and keep it up.
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Johnny Goodlittle in horror comedy The Monster has taken a correspondence course on how to be a detective. The local cops ignore him when he finds a clue concerning the mysterious disappearance of a local businessman, so Johnny investigates for himself and winds up in an Old, Dark House, trapped by a Mad Scientist.
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Perry Mason and Ben Matlock, attorneys for the defence; famous for The Perry Mason Method of sleuthing.
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Flavia Gemina and her friends in the The Roman Mysteries are Kid Detectives and Amateur Sleuths in The Roman Empire.
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Banacek was about an insurance investigator who solved thefts that appeared to have been impossible.
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Jago and Litefoot from "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" in their Big Finish Doctor Who spin-off series. Although, since they live in the Whoniverse, their investigations generally turn up more weirdness than they expected. Lampshaded in Worlds of Doctor Who, when their friend Ellie tells Sergeant Quick that she and Litefoot are keeping tabs on a suspect, and he replies "Oh, are you? Anything you want to share with those whose job it is to keep tabs on suspects?"
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The UCOS squad of New Tricks is composed of retired detectives who, although they investigate unsolved crimes, are not actually official police officers. They actually use this, though, in order to bend the rules that would otherwise constrain serving officers (much to the displeasure of their boss, who is a serving officer).
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Aside from John Hartigan, every hero in Sin City fits this description since they are not normally professional detectives. Dwight used to be a PI, however.
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Lord Peter Wimsey, an independently wealthy aristocrat whose hobby is detection; except for once moonlighting as an advertising copywriter, he has never held a job — he's too rich to actually need one.
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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc: Makoto Naegi, as the main character in a mystery game, tends to be the one pulling the students through the trials, with some help from his Aloof Ally Kyouko Kirigiri (who is later revealed to be an actual Great Detective) whenever he gets stuck.
Zig-Zagged throughout the series, Hajime Hinata from the sequel, Super Danganronpa 2 has no formal training, and none of the main cast do either. In the third game, Danganronpa V 3, protagonist Kaede is mearly a pianist, but the real protagonist, Shuichi has worked on cases before. Although not really, as he only thinks he has due to artificial memories.
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Peter R. De Vries (not to be confused with the similarly named character from Dune), crime reporter. Cracked more cases than Detective Conan (and he's a cartoon character). Though in real life this means tracking down petty swindlers in most cases. But his big cases include tracking down the big bad of the beer-brewing billionaire kidnappers, getting two innocent people accused of murder out of jail and catching the real killer, foiled a prince and princess any rights to the throne as the princess had a prior relationship with the biggest drug lord in Dutch history and tricked a sociopath, whom he also caught trafficking Thai prostitutes a few months earlier, into confessing to a hidden camera to the murder of a missing girl in Aruba.
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Likewise, Batman has been deputized by the Gotham police department. Depending on the version, either it's official or unofficial. In either case, he has received first-rate detective training, making him a professional in all but title.
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Harry Vanderspeigle, the protagonist of Resident Alien, solves mysteries with his great observational and interpersonal skills, but has no formal training or license as a detective.
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The Boxcar Children, although being a series aimed at young children, the "crimes" they solve are rarely very serious.
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Yagami Light in Death Note used to be an amateur sleuth, but now he is now a very clever serial killer.
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The titular OCD and phobia-ridden detective of Monk does have a somewhat official connection to law enforcement, but murders do happen wherever he goes, which means he's often outside SFPD jurisdiction.
Before that he was already solving crimes since junior high.
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The Three Investigators: In a similar spirit to The Hardy Boys, the title characters are a group of school kids who solve mysteries they encountered. While they would all help each other and work together, Jupiter was responsible for solving most of the cases.
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Father Saenz and Father Lucero of Smaller & Smaller Circles are consulted by the government in murder cases due to their academic experience in forensics and the government's sore lack of in-house manpower, and despite being Jesuit priests.
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Asia Ellis in morphE. She was kidnapped and dragged into the supernatural world while working on a private investigation.
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Jonathan Creek, a magician's assistant who solves impossible crimes, including the occasional Locked Room Mystery.
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The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries:
No matter where Frank and Joe Hardy go, they end up involved in a mystery…though the show sometimes subverts it by having the cops or others get real suspicious about the Hardys' involvement, up to and including tossing them in jail.
Nancy Drew's amateur status is questionable, as she often implies that she's working for her father as part of his attorney's office. However, she does take on a number of mysteries outside of her father's caseload and without his help.
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Scooby-Doo was this in largest part, most notably in the early seasons. A newspaper article at the end of "A Clue For Scooby-Doo" even calls them amateur sleuths. By extension, all of the recycled clones thereof also qualify.
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The Magician: Tony Blake is a world famous Stage Magician who dabbles in investigation because he cannot stand to see injustice.
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Margery Allingham's Albert Campion, a mysterious aristocrat driven by his love of adventure. Specialist in fairy stories.
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Encyclopedia Brown, a schoolboy who runs his own agency solving schoolyard mysteries, and sometimes assists his father who is the local police chief.
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In Loving Vincent, Armand Roulin takes on this role. He's not a detective, but he tries to uncover the truth behind Vincent's death.
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The four kids in The ClueFinders Edutainment Game series in a couple of the games.
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Jotaro Kujo, of Jo Jos Bizarre Adventure Stardust Crusaders. The guy, as far as we know, has never taken a single class on the subject, but repeatedly outwits opponents and discerns the nature of the situation through intuition. Well, that and watching lots of Columbo when he was younger.
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Lori Shepherd in the Aunt Dimity series, and in some respects, Dimity herself. Lori has some knowledge of old books and manuscripts (which does come in handy from time to time), but she inherited a fortune from Dimity and so favors and help each other with their cases.
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In The Phantom of Crestwood, Dan Curtis is a criminal hired to retrieve some incriminating letters Jenny has in her possession. However, when Jenny turns up in dead in his arms, he decides he had better solve the case before the police arrive and pin the crime on him.
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Ned in Pushing Daisies is the assistant to a private detective, but his proper job and true passion is baking pies.
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Christie's Ariadne Oliver is a bit of a parody of this trope: she's a mystery writer who occasionally ends up helping Hercule Poirot on real murders. She frankly admits that her writing experience gives her very little practical investigating skills and always guesses the wrong person (or, alternatively, guesses every possible suspect in turn before declaring that she always suspected the real killer).
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The Hour gives us Freddie Lyon, a journalist who happens to get tangled up in plots and conspiracies, and he is far too stubborn to stop until he knows the truth and broadcasts it to the world. In Season Two, Bel starts acting this way, too.
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The Elongated Man, Ralph Dibny, also emphasizes detection in most of his stories (his name being a play on The Thin Man), separating him from the wackiness of Plastic Man (who he started as an Captain Ersatz of) and the grim, Goddamn-Batmanitude of Batman.
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Pennington of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door certainly acts the part, but he may be one of the worst amateur sleuths on the face of the planet. He spends the entire sixth chapter of the game trying to solve one mystery after another with Mario's "help", and gets every single possible thing wrong, even when the answer is right in front of his face. He even mis-guesses the identity of his "deputy" (admittedly, he wasn't too far off on that last one. He guesses Luigi).
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The titular character of Veronica Mars starts out as a semi-amateur sleuth, in that she helps out her father with his case load as a PI while at the same time carrying on her own investigation into her best friend's death (effectively pro bono, as the case is considered solved by the law). Towards the end of the first season, she becomes an unlicensed PI to many of her fellow high school students, digging up information in exchange for cash. In the third season, legally an adult, she passes her test to become a licensed PI. The proposed fourth season which never got off the ground would have ended the amateur part completely, jumping ahead a couple of years for her to become an FBI agent. The movie has her abandon this life and leave Neptune to go to a law school. At the start of the film, she's at an interview to a big New York law firm. Then she's dragged back to Neptune and ends up as this trope again.
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In the fanfic Graduate Meeting Of Mutual Killing, main character Akane Ogata has absolutely no experience in detective work, to the point she needs to be taught some of the most basic stuff. However, she's the main investigative force in the story, and her investigations and deductions greatly contribute to the development of the trials. This may be justified, as the franchise it's based of does include Amateur Sleuths as the protagonists.
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Firestar from Warrior Cats went out of his way to solve several crimes in The Original Series, such as Redtail's death and some kit-killings in ShadowClan. Minor character Shrewtooth later tries his paws at it by solving the mystery of Leafstar's lost kits in the SkyClan and the Stranger manga minutes before Leafstar herself worked it out.
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In Agatha Raisin, Agatha is PR expert who spends more time solving murders than she does doing public relations.
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Half Moon Investigations, written by Eoin Colfer, involves Fletcher Moon who is a 12-year-old detective. Somewhat of a subversion in that Fletcher is a certified Private Eye, but he is certified in the US and lives in Ireland. (He took an online course.)
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Sammy Keyes, teen girl detective in Santa Martina, California.
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Ryney at The Mystery Sphere. He doesn't really want to solve anything, he's just too lazy to argue against solving things.
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Chance Harper of Strange Luck often winds up in a position to solve crimes, albeit more because of his role as an all-around Weirdness Magnet than a Mystery Magnet. Subverted in that he is just as likely to be in a position to get blamed for a crime he'd have gladly played no part in solving. A freelance photographer by trade, he figured out he may as well sell photos of the bizarre shit that's always happening to him.
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Mickey Mouse in Mickey Mouse Comic Universe. Building on traditions from the newspaper strip by Floyd Gottfredson, and the later Mickey/Goofy adventure comics by Paul Murry, he is depicted him as one in comics and in some stories even being presented as a licensed private eye. Often overlaps with Great Detective.
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Rorschach from Watchmen. Other superheroes were deputized by the US government eventually but once they were outlawed, they were retired.
He's also a subversion, in that he's thoroughly dismissed as a paranoid lunatic. In fact, Ozymandias plays on this paranoia to mislead the other heroes until it's too late.
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Starlee Kine, host of Mystery Show.
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In one of the 1950's Felix the Cat cartoons, "Detective Thinking Hat", Felix becomes a junior G-Man and ends up tracking down and bringing in Rock Bottom.
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The Ace Attorney series runs on this; both Phoenix and Apollo tend to do most of the detective work for their clients despite being defense attorneys with no police training. The games don't seem to be sure if this is legal or not within the game world.
And in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Prosecutor Edgeworth does no prosecuting but a lot of detective work. In fact, the Judge lampshades this at the end of the game.
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Dylan Blake in Open Heart, who's investigating her dad's disappearance after the police close his case.
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In The Ex-Mrs. Bradford, Paula (Jean Arthur) is a mystery writer who does this. Her husband, an M.D. (William Powell) divorced her because she was constantly dragging him into risking life and limb in her real-life cases.
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Amelia Peabody and her husband Radcliffe Emerson are both amateur sleuths who are both Victorian Egyptologists, so that they qualify for Adventurer Archaeologist, not to mention Battle Couple.
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Subverted by Patrick Jane on The Mentalist. He checks all the boxes on the Amateur Sleuth checklist - former conman using his skills at getting inside the minds of criminals and suspects to crack cases that leave trained detectives stumped - except that he's actually on the police payroll as a consultant.
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Jack Reacher, the character Lee Child's Reacher novels are based around. A freelancing drifter who solves murders, and various other mysteries, living off a payout received at the end of his military days, and money obtained from bad guys or in gratitude for solving cases.
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Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S., M.D., M.D.S., etc., a.k.a. The Thinking Machine, is a university professor who solves 'impossible' crimes that are brought to him by his journalist friend Hutchinson Hatch.
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Herschel Layton from the Professor Layton games is a professor of archaeology, but he tends to get roped into solving mysteries wherever he goes, thanks to his puzzle-solving skills.
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Midnight Caller: Jack Killian is a talk radio host who gets involved in his callers' problems, which often include crimes that he must solve.
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And in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Prosecutor Edgeworth does no prosecuting but a lot of detective work. In fact, the Judge lampshades this at the end of the game.
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