The BEST Episodes of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2022

Network: BBC America

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.

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Two Sane Guys Doing Normal Things

#1 - Two Sane Guys Doing Normal Things

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 2016

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

star 8.32
1,788 votes
Directors: Paco Cabezas
Nice Jacket

#2 - Nice Jacket

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2017

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

star 8.13
1,035 votes
Fix Everything

#3 - Fix Everything

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 26, 2016

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

star 8.04
1,845 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Weaponized Soul

#4 - Weaponized Soul

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2016

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 8.03
1,808 votes
Directors: Paco Cabezas
Shapes and Colors

#5 - Shapes and Colors

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2017

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 7.95
1,060 votes
Little Guy, Black Hair

#6 - Little Guy, Black Hair

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2017

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 7.95
1,038 votes
The House Within the House

#7 - The House Within the House

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2017

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 7.95
1,095 votes
Trouble Is Bad

#8 - Trouble Is Bad

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 9, 2017

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

star 7.93
1,027 votes
Girl Power

#9 - Girl Power

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 18, 2017

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 7.85
1,109 votes
That Is Not Miami

#10 - That Is Not Miami

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2017

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

star 7.84
1,085 votes
Two Broken Fingers

#11 - Two Broken Fingers

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 28, 2017

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 7.83
1,261 votes

#12 - Watkin

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 12, 2016

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
1,937 votes
Writers: Max Landis
Lost and Found

#13 - Lost and Found

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 29, 2016

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 7.77
2,317 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Max Landis
Very Erectus

#14 - Very Erectus

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 19, 2016

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 7.77
1,886 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Max Landis
Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

#15 - Rogue Wall Enthusiasts

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 5, 2016

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 7.76
2,095 votes
Writers: Max Landis
Fans of Wet Circles

#16 - Fans of Wet Circles

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 2017

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

star 7.74
1,354 votes
Space Rabbit

#17 - Space Rabbit

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2017

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 7.73
1,497 votes

#18 - Horizons

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 22, 2016

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 7.71
2,958 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Max Landis