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Sidekicks are never just assistants. And in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Gently’s “assistant” is a key player in a (hilarious) drama that isn’t always—or only—about him.
Mike: [Crying] Liar! Liar!
Hopper: Stop it! Stop it! [Holds Mike] You’re okay, kid. You’re okay. I’m sorry, kid.
The Star Wars’ galaxy is an otherworld that speaks to our own in the same way as King Arthur’s Britain and the faerie lands of George MacDonald. This little detail makes Star Wars timeless instead of time-bound, allowing it to be endlessly reinvented.