If you were in trouble or ran afoul of the law, which fictional detective or investigator—from tv, movies, or books—would you want to help you?
Hmm... first one to come to mind is the Pushing Daisies crew! But than wouldn't they only be helful if I was dead? And than I could only gaze in awestruck... aweness at Ned for 60 seconds. Maybe I'm not dead. I'm the one who found the body and am thought to have offed the poor thing.
Otherwise, maybe... throwback - Sherlock Holmes. I love reading him because his brain is like leaps and bounds smarter. Or Booth. MMmmmmm..... we'd be back at his car if you need us. *wg*