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The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo 

The adventures of an aspiring detective girl who solves crime in her spare time.


Alan Goodman




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Series cast summary:
Irene Ng ...  Shelby Woo 41 episodes, 1996-1998
Pat Morita ...  Mike 'Grandpa' Woo 29 episodes, 1996-1998
Adam Busch ...  Noah Allen 21 episodes, 1996-1998
Preslaysa Edwards ...  Cindy Ornette 21 episodes, 1996-1998
Steve Purnick ...  Det. Whit Hineline 21 episodes, 1996-1998
Ellen David ...  Det. Sharon Delancey 20 episodes, 1998
Noah Klar Noah Klar ...  Vince Rosania 20 episodes, 1998
Eleanor Noble ...  Angie Burns 18 episodes, 1998


This show is about a girl named Shelby who lives with her grandfather in an inn-type place. When she is done with her chores, she works at the police station helping with small things, and always finding a way to help solve crimes with her friends. Written by Aboot <http://www.deathsdoor.com/partying/ABOOTs.html>

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Crime | Family | Mystery | Drama





Canada | USA



Release Date:

17 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shelby Wink See more »

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(41 episodes)

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Originally conceived as "The Mystery Files of Shelby Wing". Creator Alan Goodman chose Irene Ng to play Shelby and subsequently changed the character's last name. See more »

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A Wonderful Show For All Ages
25 June 2001 | by buffbabe23See all my reviews

A couple of years ago, I used to watch Nickelodeon all the time. Then, as I got a little older, I started to drift away from Nickelodeon, but there was still one show that I enjoyed watching- "The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo". It was such a great show with a wonderful cast! It was about a girl named Shelby who had a part-time job at the local police station. She would talk about all of the cases that the detective was in the process of solving, and she would usually end up solving the cases herself. Along the way to solving them, viewers would watch her talk to suspects, and hopefully, they could solve the mystery on their own. It was sort of like the Encyclopedia Brown book series. I think that the show lost a lot in the last season. The entire cast was replaced except for Shelby. I would still watch this show if the episodes were re-run. To anyone that missed this great show- The books are pretty good, too. :) I give this a 10 out of 10!

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