There were so many teams of boy detectives when I was growing up sometimes it is hard to keep track of them. If forgetting is a criminal, my own team of boy detectives Attention and Recollection will solve the case of the forgotten event. Some of them include
Bol and Sef, who solved crimes of rhetoric, including hiding true emotion through its exaggeration cf. Bol and Sef and the Case of the Lyrical Extravagance
Chum and Wa who solved crimes of ephemeral murder, brief possibilities of human life and flourishing extinguished, possible personalities snuffed out by insensitive husbands “Chum and Wa and the Case of the Canarsie Wife Who had a Fleeting Epiphany of Zeus”
Groolie and Jane who solved straight up cases of misogynistic, homophobic shaming “The Case of the Single Game of Salloji”
Papa and the Clam who solved a single case in their long career “Papa and Clam and the Case of the Ringed Ringolevio”
Hersh and Podel, who solved bribery cases committed by their parents in the Ny state assembly, Hersh and Podel and the Case of the Free Trip to Miami
Thorn and Paco who were adults and solved drug-related homicides “Thorn and Paco and the Case of the Drug Related Homicide”
Leo who worked alone and solved his own issues in silence as he stood between the pillars on platform of the Beverly Road IND playing with nunchuks.