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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

By Edie Nugent, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Quirky sci-fi comedy is fun but can be violent.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 16+

Great fiction but not for kids

I watched the first episode on request of my 15 year old daughter who stopped watching because of the violence. She had some reservations because of the said violence. I looked at the series description and decided to watch, you know, Douglas Adams and all. Well, this is a good story, but definitely not for kids, at least 16 years and older. Dismemberment and a violent bloody machete killing does not inspire kid friendly content sorry.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.
age 11+

great series

1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (14 ):

This series has all the energy and intrigue of Douglas Adams' original stories, and is bolstered by strong performances from Wood and Barnett.

Wood has appeal to kids and teens for his high-profile role in the Lord of the Rings series. The mystery and eccentric adventures of Dirk and Todd are engaging, fast-paced, and intermittently terrifying. A large cast of strange and well-acted characters populate this world, and they, along with a dash of time-travel and otherworldliness make this a compelling series for fans of smart, verbal, science fiction.

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