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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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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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In the 2007 radio theatre adaptation of the book, Richard, the reluctant assistant of Dirk corresponding to the series' Todd, is voiced by Billy Boyd, famous for playing hobbit Peregrin Took ("Pippin") in the Lord of the Rings movies, where Elijah Wood (Todd) played Frodo Baggins. See more »

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Referenced in Talking with Chris Hardwick: Elijah Wood (2017) See more »

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Excellent first episode
25 October 2016 | by See 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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