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Dirk Gently

Dirk Gently

Dirk Gently

Drama featuring writer Douglas Adams's holistic detective Dirk Gently, who operates based on the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.

Episode Info

Final: 1x03 -- Episode 3 (Mar/19/2012)

Two of Dirk's former clients are murdered, and he decides to flee the country when Gilks shows up. However, he's distracted when a woman arrives to hire him to track down a stalker. Dirk is confident that he can solve the case... since he's the stalker.
Stephen ManganStephen Mangan
As Dirk Gently
Helen BaxendaleHelen Baxendale
As Susan Harmison (pilot only)
Darren BoydDarren Boyd
As Richard MacDuff

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1x3: Episode 3 recap: DI Gilks pounds on the door of Dirk’s apartment. Inside, Dirk finally wakes up, drinks a glass of wine, and checks his answering service. Meanwhile, when Gilks gets no answer he has his men break down the door. Fully dressed, Dirk leaps out of bed and runs down the fire escape, climbs down a ladder, and gets into Princess. It starts and Dirk manages to drive away... read more.

1x2: Episode 2 recap: At a robotics laboratory at St. Cedd’s Institute of Science and Technology, a computer comes to life. The next day, Professor Charles Jericho brings in Dirk and Richard and congratulates Dirk on applying holistic theory to social situations. Dirk assures him that his efforts are in large part due to Jericho’s teachings. As they look around, Dirk admits to Richard that he never expected to come back in triumph after how he was kicked out... read more.

1x1: Episode 1 recap: Dirk and Richard receive a suspicious package and wonder what to do with it. The phone ring and Dirk tells Richard to get it. He answers it and tells Dirk that it’s David Edwards and he thinks someone is telling him to kill him. Dirk puts him off again and starts cutting open the package. Inside is a stuffed pig and a Valentine card. Richard wonders who would have sent him a card, and Dirk opens it and finds a message saying that he’s a pig... read more.

1x0: Pilot recap: Dirk Gently meets with a new client and explains that his methods of deduction relate to the interconnectedness of all things, and that he has an essential list of expenses. The client, elderly Ruth Jordan, doesn't care as long as it helps him find and return Henry. Dirk assures her that's what he does, and asks her for a photograph... of her cat, wearing a pope's hat... read more.

Creator: Howard Overman
Executive Producer: Saurabh Kakkar, Howard Overman, Brian Minchin, Eleanor Moran
Producer: Chris Carey
Associate Producer: Howard Overman
Production Designer: Dave Arrowsmith, Amelia Shankland
Editor: Liana Del Giudice
Line Producer: Kate Dudley

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Recurring Guests

Lisa Jackson (2) as Janice Pearce (4 eps)
Jason Watkins (1) as DI Gilks (3 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Adventure | Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Sci-Fi
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC FOUR ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: December 16, 2010
Ended: March 19, 2012
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