Dresden Files

The Larry Fowler Show is a TV live talk show with a varying cast of guests subject to Larry Fowler's grilling. Harry Dresden participates in Death Masks.[1]


Life is too short to waste it taking verbal abuse from petty tyrants who watch bad talk shows.— Dresden on Eve McAlister, who watches The Larry Fowler Show[2]

Larry Fowler is a short man who wears glasses and an immaculate suit, always smiling for the camera.[1]

In the series[]

Grave Peril[]

In Grave Peril, while Harry Dresden and Michael Carpenter question a cashierwoman about the movements of Charity Carpenter, she asks Dresden if it is going to appear on Larry Fowler the next day.[3]

Summer Knight[]

In Summer Knight, Meryl mentions to Harry Dresden that Larry Fowler will probably want him in his show again.[4]

Death Masks[]

In Death Masks, Larry Fowler manages to put Harry Dresden in any number of awkward positions, in relation to the latter's with the Special Investigations of the Chicago Police Department, and magical abilities. The session is subject to many technical problems arising from Dresden's magic. Father Vincent and Duke Paolo Ortega are also introduced, and Duke Ortega challenges Dresden to a duel.[1] Fowler later has his lawyer sue Dresden for trashing his car and studio.[5]

Dresden had already appeared on the Show just after he'd gone into business as an investigator and that he'd had to fight against the infamy he received after that appearance.[1]

Blood Rites[]

In Blood Rites, Marion Murphy admits she saw Harry Dresden on The Larry Fowler Show. Dresden admits that, even if Fowler has no case, the lawsuit is expensive and still dragging on.[6]

Proven Guilty[]

In Proven Guilty, Harry Dresden admits to Darby Crane that he hasn't been on TV since his last appearance in The Larry Fowler Show.[7]