Dirk Gently BBC

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is BBC America’s cure for the common cop show

Call Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency the cure for the common cop show. Based on the 1987 novel by Douglas Adams — the same guy who brought you The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — this cheeky dramedy stars Wood (Wilfred) as lovable loser Todd Brotzman, a bellman who lands in the middle of a bizarre murder investigation helmed by the highly unusual titular character, played by Penny Dreadful’s Samuel Barnett. Blessed with psychic abilities that make him suspect everything is connected — and the people skills of a hyperactive first-grader — Gently also believes he and Brotzman were cosmically destined to […]