Questions tagged [dirk-gently]

Dirk Gently is an 'holistic detective' who uses questionable methods to investigate the strange cases that he wanders into. He appears in a series of books, radio plays and television programmes created by Douglas Adams.

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Who drew the Wendimoor mural

In S2:E09 of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, we find out that in the ‘throne room’ (or whatever exactly it is) in Wendimoor, there are mural drawings of Earth, similar to the ones of ...
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Why doesn't Thor go through the world divide to get to Asgard at the start of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul?

In The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, Thor tries to fly from England to Norway and is stopped by a fighter jet. He then tries to do the same by taking a commercial flight to Oslo and is prevented by ...
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Is the 2016 “Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency” TV series a direct adaptation from the books?

In the Wikipedia page for the 2010-12 TV series there is a section in which it's mentioned the TV series is not a direct adaptation from the books: The screenplay of the pilot by Howard Overman is ...
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Why was there a prophecy about Dirk Gently in season 2?

At the end of Dirk Gently season 2, all the loose ends seem to get nicely tied up, except for one. In Wendimoor there was a prophecy that a man called Dirk Gently would come and But: Or am I wrong, ...
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How does Pararibulitis in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency work?

Amanda in the American TV show, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency has this Pararibulitis disease. I am curious how does this disease work. In the show, we see that Amanda has some visions and ...
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Why Todd calls Dirk Gently “a monster”?

Since it's about the season finale, obviously spoilers ahead. Just to makes clear, this question is about the (comissioned by Netflix) BBC America TV series Later Todd and Dirk have an argue, the ...
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Why is Coleridge needed in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency?

In Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, the alien ghost that seeks to supplant all life on earth is thwarted when Dirk Gently, in the guise of a man from Porlock, distracts Samuel Taylor Coleridge ...
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Why did Richard's cleaning lady keep throwing out the S-Z phone book?

From chapter 16 of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: There was no Gently at all. Not a single one. He found the other directories, except for the S-Z book which his cleaning lady ...
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Do Dirk Gently and The Hitchhiker's Guide exist in the same universe?

There are several common elements between the Dirk Gently and Hitchhiker's Guide universes which I noticed while re-listening to them in succession, but there are also differences: Thor and Asgard ...
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Who was the child upstairs in Anstey's house?

In The Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul, Gently finds a teenager watching TV upstairs who headbutts him when he turns off the TV. How does the teenager relate to anything else in the plot? Was he ...