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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency 

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Holistic detective Dirk Gently investigates cases involving the supernatural.

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Max Landis
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Series cast summary:
Samuel Barnett ...  Dirk Gently 18 episodes, 2016-2017
Elijah Wood ...  Todd Brotzman 18 episodes, 2016-2017
Hannah Marks ...  Amanda Brotzman 18 episodes, 2016-2017
Jade Eshete ...  Farah Black 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Mpho Koaho ...  Ken 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Dustin Milligan ...  Sgt. Hugo Friedkin 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Fiona Dourif ...  Bart Curlish 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Osric Chau ...  Vogel 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Michael Eklund ...  Martin 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Bentley ...  Rapunzel the Corgi 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Zak Santiago ...  Cross 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Viv Leacock ...  Gripps 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Amanda Walsh ...  Suzie Boreton 10 episodes, 2017
Izzie Steele ...  Tina Tevetino 9 episodes, 2017
Neil Brown Jr. ...  Estevez 8 episodes, 2016
Christopher Russell ...  Panto Trost 8 episodes, 2017
Aaron Douglas ...  Gordon Rimmer 8 episodes, 2016
John Hannah ...  Mage 8 episodes, 2017
John Stewart ...  Bob Boreton 8 episodes, 2017
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Centers on the titular holistic detective who investigates cases involving the supernatural. Based on the "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" novel series, written by Douglas Adams and published by Simon and Schuster in 1987.

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English

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22 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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The steampunk taser crossbow was designed by MythBusters (2003) Adam Savage. At the end of production, Max Landis sent him a hero prop version as payment. See more »

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Excellent first episode
25 October 2016 | by mrsmithgoesSee all my reviews

I did not read the books, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I am familiar with the Hitchhiker's Guide books, so I knew it had to be strange and perhaps funny.

With leads who have been in "The History Boys" and "The Lord of the Rings" movies, you might expect nice performances. The acting was terrific. I'm sure there are other pros you will recognize as well.

As a published science fiction writer, I know how difficult it is to do comedy science fiction. Just ask any editor and they'll tell you that they rarely see it written, and even rarer that it's any good. In this case, I suppose it is more comedy scifi/supernatural, but that doesn't make it any easier. Yet, the first episode of this series manages to be intriguing, funny, and creative all at the same time. I don't know if it is anything like what the books described, but if it continues to be as well done as the first episode, I'm on board.


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