(Two more, in Spain.)
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* [[Clifford]] and [[Bobo the Bear|Bobo]] in the [[Fairyland PD]] series on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''
 
* [[Clifford]] and [[Bobo the Bear|Bobo]] in the [[Fairyland PD]] series on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''
 
* [[David]] — [[Episode 0596]]
 
* [[David]] — [[Episode 0596]]
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* [[Don Pimpón]] — ''[[Barrio Sésamo]]'', "El retrato misterioso"
 
* [[Elmo]] — [[Episode 2326]], [[Elmo the Musical|Detective the Musical]], ''[[The Cookie Thief]]''
 
* [[Elmo]] — [[Episode 2326]], [[Elmo the Musical|Detective the Musical]], ''[[The Cookie Thief]]''
 
* [[Ernie]] — [[Ready to Learn]], and in ''Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures'': Maltese Ducky, Ernlock Holmes
 
* [[Ernie]] — [[Ready to Learn]], and in ''Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures'': Maltese Ducky, Ernlock Holmes
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* [[Espinete]] — ''Barrio Sésamo'', "El detective"
 
* [[Grover]] — ''[[I Want a Hat Like That]]''
 
* [[Grover]] — ''[[I Want a Hat Like That]]''
 
* [[Kermit the Frog]] — many occasions, including ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' [[Episode 414: Liza Minnelli|episode 414]], in ''[[The Bunny Slipper Mystery]]'', in "[[Kermit the Frog (animated)|Kermit the Frog, Private Eye]]" from ''[[Little Muppet Monsters]]'', as [[Kermit the Frog's Alternate Identities#detective|Detective Amphibowicz]] in [[NYPD Blue|NYPD Green]] from ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', and the March photo from [[The Miss Piggy Calendar 1980]].
 
* [[Kermit the Frog]] — many occasions, including ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' [[Episode 414: Liza Minnelli|episode 414]], in ''[[The Bunny Slipper Mystery]]'', in "[[Kermit the Frog (animated)|Kermit the Frog, Private Eye]]" from ''[[Little Muppet Monsters]]'', as [[Kermit the Frog's Alternate Identities#detective|Detective Amphibowicz]] in [[NYPD Blue|NYPD Green]] from ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', and the March photo from [[The Miss Piggy Calendar 1980]].

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Episode 2244

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Wolle accessorizes the mandatory Sherlock cap with sunglasses

Summer Penguin PI

Summer Penguin

In the Muppet world, there is a time honored tradition of playing detectives. Outside of such professional investigative figures as Sherlock Hemlock and Colambo, other characters have been known to embark on crime-solving excursions. While deductive reasoning and interrogation have their role to play, the true sign that any character is playing detective is the instant donning of a Sherlock Holmes hat, trenchcoat, and/or the use of an over-sized magnifying glass.

Characters who have taken a turn at sleuthing include the following:

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