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Raise your hand if you love chicks with authority. Now raise your hand if you love chicks with authority on your TV screen. Raise them even higher if you love chicks with authority on your TV screen who are seriously challenging the patriarchy of entertainment and genre fiction. My friends, look no further than the lady homicide detectives of primetime cable and network television. Kicking ass and taking names with guns and badges while making strides for women’s representation is all in a days work.