Ev'ry hero needs a sidekick.
Ev'ry captain needs a mate. (Aye, aye!)
Ev'ry dinner needs a side dish
On a slightly smaller plate.
— The Book of Mormon, "You And Me (But Mostly Me)"
"You've got to have a sidekick, unless you're doing something a bit more serious and important, and you want the total focus, like I normally do. Damn! I never got the total focus, there was always some damn sidekick!"
— Adam West, Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle