YMMV / Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

The 2016 series

  • Creepy Awesome: Bart, the holistic assassin.
  • Dyeing for Your Art: Samuel Barnett dyed his hair for Dirk Gently. What color is it remains up to debate.
  • Ear Worm: "First Things First" by Neon Trees.
  • Heartwarming Moments:
    • Todd coming back to Dirk after the case is over.
    • The last scenes of the finale before the cliffhanger: Dirk, Todd, and Farah start the titular detective agency, Amanda is dancing happily with the Rowdy 3, and Ken and Bart travel together.
  • "Holy Shit!" Quotient: The series lives on this, especially towards the end of its first season.
  • Iron Woobie: The Blackwing projects. They've lived their lives as experiments by the CIA and suffer trauma from it, but they still try to live their lives the way they want to.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • The CIA program, Blackwing. They experimented on people who have special abilities and the program gets revived at the end.
    • Pararibulitis. A nerve disease that causes painful hallucnations that feel completely real and it can kill you.
  • Tear Jerker: In the penultimate episode, Todd finding out that Dirk lied to him and tells him not to speak to him again after the case is over.
  • The Woobie: Nearly every character.