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TV Review: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (USA, 2016) first season is too mad to miss

Among the landscape of the dark and ever-grim golden age of TV, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency deserves to be called nothing short of a caper. Based on the books by Douglas Adams (which I regretfully have not read) and brought to life by showrunner Max Landis, the series is a riff on the classic trope of a brilliant British detective and a reluctant sidekick solving the unsolvable.... Continue Reading

First Impressions: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (US, 2016) sets a new benchmark for weird

Based on the premise and casting alone, it’s easy to jump to conclusions with Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Like a certain other series, it’s a modern take on a British detective and his sidekick solving the seemingly unsolvable. With the similarities even extending to the former-Hobbit filling that role of assistant, it’s easy to think you’ve seen this kind of show before.... Continue Reading