Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (TV series)

This article is about the 2016 TV series. For the 2010–2012 TV series, see Dirk Gently (TV series).
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Genre Comic science fiction
Detective fiction
Created by Max Landis
Based on Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
by Douglas Adams
Composer(s) Cristobal Tapia De Veer
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 8 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Kim Todd
Location(s) Vancouver, British Columbia
Editor(s) Allan Lee
Running time 54 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor BBC Worldwide
Original network BBC America (US)
Netflix (international)
Picture format HDTV 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release October 22, 2016 (2016-10-22) – present
Related shows Dirk Gently (2012 TV series)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a BBC America science-fiction detective series based on the Douglas Adams novel series of the same name. Written by Max Landis, it stars Samuel Barnett as the detective Dirk Gently and Elijah Wood as his reluctant sidekick Todd. A trailer for the series debuted at San Diego Comic Con 2016.[1] The series is a co-production between BBC America and Netflix, with episodes commencing airing on BBC America in the United States on October 22, 2016, and all episodes being available to stream on Netflix worldwide outside of the United States on December 11, 2016.[2][3]

On November 21, 2016, BBC America renewed the series for a 10-episode second season set to premiere in 2017.[4]


The series follows the adventures of Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett), an eccentric "holistic detective", and his reluctant sidekick Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood).



No.Title[7]Directed by[8]Written byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
1"Horizons"Dean ParisotTeleplay and Television Story by Max LandisOctober 22, 2016 (2016-10-22)0.437[9]
A violent murder occurs at the hotel where Todd works, with unusual characters - including Dirk Gently - intruding on his hitherto mundane life.
2"Lost & Found"Dean ParisotMax LandisOctober 29, 2016 (2016-10-29)0.293[10]
Todd reluctantly works with Dirk, tries to rescue a kidnapped woman who thinks she's a dog, but only gets the actual dog. A plan to exchange the dog for the woman goes awry.
3"Rogue Wall Enthusiasts"Michael Patrick JannMax LandisNovember 5, 2016 (2016-11-05)0.297[11]
While digging into Spring's past, Farah and Dirk find their first big clue; Todd learns he has no safe harbor; Amanda deals with a presence.
4"Watkin"Michael Patrick JannAndy BlackNovember 12, 2016 (2016-11-12)0.248
Dirk and Todd venture into Patrick's deathmaze and get a shock. Meanwhile, Weedle shares some unfortunate truths with Farah, and Gordon visits Lux's old flame.
5"Very Erectus"Tamra DavisRobert C. CooperNovember 19, 2016 (2016-11-19)TBD
As Dirk and Todd embark on a hunt for Patrick Spring’s dark enigmas, Todd reveals a deep-seated secret of his own. Detectives Estevez and Zimmerfield take big risks as they inch closer to the truth of their missing person’s investigation, and Amanda finally confronts the looming specter of the Rowdy 3.
6"Fix Everything"Tamra DavisMax LandisNovember 26, 2016 (2016-11-26)TBD
Todd tries to confess to Amanda all of his lies from the past 10 years. Dirk and Farah are ambushed by Bart and Ken on their way to secure Dr. Webb's invention at the Spring Mansion.
7"Weaponized Soul"Paco CabezasMax LandisDecember 3, 2016 (2016-12-03)TBD
Flung backwards through time, Dirk and Todd make a horrifying discovery about the nature of their case, and find themselves with a unique opportunity: solve their case before it even starts.
8"Two Sane Guys Doing Normal Things"Paco CabezasTBADecember 10, 2016 (2016-12-10)TBD


  1. Fullerton, Huw (July 24, 2016). "Doctor Who meets Sherlock in first-look Dirk Gently trailer". Radio Times. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  2. Tartaglione, Nancy (2016-08-18). "Netflix Boards 'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency' Series As Co-Producer". Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  3. "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  4. Petski, Denise (November 21, 2016). "'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency' Renewed For Season 2 At BBC America". Deadline. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  5. Simon, Samantha (October 22, 2016). "Hannah Marks of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency on Why Elijah Wood Is a Great Costar". InStyle. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  6. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Collis, Clark (October 18, 2016). "A guide to the crazy characters of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly Inc. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  7. "Shows A-Z - dirk gently's holistic detective agency on bbc america". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  8. "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency". BBC America Press Room. August 24, 2016. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  9. Metcalf, Mitch (October 25, 2016). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.22.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  10. Metcalf, Mitch (November 1, 2016). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.29.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  11. "ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sat. Shows". ShowBuzz Daily. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 12/4/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.