The Best Episodes of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2018

A group of social pariahs, with somewhat direct connections to the happenings of the universe, follow the holistic philosophy of "everything is connected". Dirk embraces being a weirdness magnet and is a self-styled "holistic detective". Dirk drags his unwitting and unwilling Dr. Watson, Todd, into his absurd "cases" that decipher how everything is connected.

Two Sane Guys Doing Normal Things

#1 - Two Sane Guys Doing Normal Things

Season 1 - Episode 8

Dirk, Todd, Farah and Detective Estevez must save Lydia Spring or face certain death.

star 8.30
1,432 votes
Directors: Paco Cabezas
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Nice Jacket

#2 - Nice Jacket

Season 2 - Episode 10

Dirk fulfills the prophecy and restores order after returning to Blackwing; Todd and Amanda face off against Suzie Boreton.

star 8.23
721 votes
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Fix Everything

#3 - Fix Everything

Season 1 - Episode 6

Everything connects. Cops, cult, assassins, detectives, Pararibulitis, vampires, lottery ticket, a corgi, and Ken, all come to a head.

star 8.06
1,510 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers:
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Weaponized Soul

#4 - Weaponized Soul

Season 1 - Episode 7

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.

star 8.05
1,455 votes
Directors: Paco Cabezas
Writers:
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Little Guy, Black Hair

#5 - Little Guy, Black Hair

Season 2 - Episode 8

Dirk must take charge to rescue the feuding Brotzman siblings; Panto offers Bart a better life; Farah and the police must contend with the disappearance of Dirk and Todd.

star 8.02
727 votes
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Trouble Is Bad

#6 - Trouble Is Bad

Season 2 - Episode 9

Wendimoor falls into chaos; the Mage enacts his final solution, putting both worlds in jeopardy; Amanda and Todd must overcome their differences.

star 7.97
718 votes
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Shapes and Colors

#7 - Shapes and Colors

Season 2 - Episode 5

The case seems to take a major turn when Arnold, the son of the dead Cardenas couple, shows up. Meanwhile, Amanda is led to a mystical coven in the woods of Wendimoor led by the forest witch Wakti Wapnasi, where she begins to master her unique powers…

star 7.96
773 votes
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That Is Not Miami

#8 - That Is Not Miami

Season 2 - Episode 7

Lost in Wendimoor, Dirk has a crisis of confidence as he and Todd struggle with hostile natives, deadly misunderstandings and evil knights.

star 7.91
747 votes
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The House Within the House

#9 - The House Within the House

Season 2 - Episode 4

As the team's investigation leads to a startling discovery in the long-abandoned Cardenas homestead, Bart and Panto forge an unlikely and unusual relationship. In Wendimoor, Amanda takes steps towards understanding the powers that are hidden within her.

star 7.89
804 votes
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Girl Power

#10 - Girl Power

Season 2 - Episode 6

As we grow closer to an answer about the case and the identity of “The Boy,” our villains converge to stop our heroes with a shocking outcome.

star 7.86
773 votes
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Two Broken Fingers

#11 - Two Broken Fingers

Season 2 - Episode 3

While investigating the 40-year-old case of the two dead bodies, Dirk and the gang are surprisingly joined by Bart who relays that she was assaulted and spins the case in a new direction, an investigation into Suzie Boreton.

star 7.84
908 votes
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Fans of Wet Circles

#12 - Fans of Wet Circles

Season 2 - Episode 2

Dirk, Todd and Farah reunite and investigate the case, following the clues to discover that a body connects to a cold case.

star 7.83
949 votes
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Space Rabbit

#13 - Space Rabbit

Season 2 - Episode 1

Todd and Farah are on the run, and in search of Dirk; Bart's search for Ken takes her to Montana, where unexplainable events are taking place.

star 7.80
1,089 votes
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Very Erectus

#14 - Very Erectus

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.80
1,524 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Max Landis
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Watkin

#15 - Watkin

Season 1 - Episode 4

Dirk and Todd find themselves in a complicated and dangerous situation left behind by Patrick Spring. As the police begin putting together the pieces of their imponderable case, an FBI agent's unlikely return complicates matters for Amanda and Farah.

star 7.79
1,577 votes
Writers: Max Landis
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Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

#16 - Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

Season 1 - Episode 3

Digging into Patrick Spring's past, Farah and Dirk discover the first really big clue into his murder. Todd goes to the police only to learn he has no safe harbor left and Amanda must deal with a looming presence in her life.

star 7.78
1,692 votes
Writers: Max Landis
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Lost and Found

#17 - Lost and Found

Season 1 - Episode 2

Todd is drawn further into the case as he and Dirk learn more about the fiends who captured Patrick Spring's daughter, Lydia. Mysterious characters take a step closer to a collision, culminating in an absurd hostage exchange.

star 7.76
1,918 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Max Landis
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Horizons

#18 - Horizons

Season 1 - Episode 1

After Todd Brotzman happens upon a murder scene, he meets self-proclaimed detective, Dirk Gently, and is drawn into a case involving the death of a reclusive millionaire, Patrick Spring, and the kidnapping of his daughter Lydia. As multiple characters and storylines seem primed to converge, tangling endlessly in towards the center, it’s clear to Todd that his life will never be the same.

star 7.68
2,468 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Max Landis
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