Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

10 Best Episodes of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Season 1

A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E1

#8 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 2618 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E2

#7 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 2043 votes.

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#6 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 1792 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E4

#5 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 1672 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E5

#4 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 1618 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E7

#3 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 1542 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E6

#2 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 1605 votes.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - S1E8

#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.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 1522 votes.

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