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Old 02-10-2017, 09:25 PM
Lamia Lamia is offline
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Originally Posted by Son of a Rich View Post
Is it possible to make a compelling mystery that isn't a murder mystery?
I've got Law & Order: SVU reruns on in the background as I write this, so...Law & Order: SVU. Well, quite a few episodes do involve murders, but this long-running series is about detective who specialize in handling sexual assault and child abuse cases.

Originally Posted by BobLibDem View Post
Homely girl lets her hair down takes off her glasses, and is still homely.
This was done at least as far back as 1955 -- in The Seven Year Itch there's a woman (not Marilyn Monroe!) with glasses and a bun who's still unattractive with her glasses off and hair down.