Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

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 Dirk Gently (4 episodes, 2010-2012)
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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

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11 December 2010 (UK)  »

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Dirk Gently, ένας εκκεντρικός ντετέκτιβ  »

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References to the books can be seen throughout the episodes: the words "electric monk" can be seen on Dirk's office wall before he paints over it and the newspaper headline reads "horse found in bathroom." See more »

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Version of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016) See more »

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Cloyingly Cute, Chaotic & Directionless
23 October 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watching episode one felt like being in a room full of screaming toddlers who are mindlessly smashing things and making up outlandish stories they naively hope you'll fall for.

Dirk Gently is cloyingly cute, chaotic, and directionless, a slap- dash Doctor Who without the depth. It flat out steals from other shows. Case in point, the female assassin who's a total rip-off of Helena from Orphan Black.

The intelligently quirky, "I know you understand because you're smart and we're all on the same team" essence of Douglas Adams' books is nowhere to be found in the TV show.

Not yet.

Toward the end of the first episode there is a glimmer of intelligent writing that offers some hope that Dirk Gently may find its soul and settle into something better as the season progresses.


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