Below are the DIRK GENTLY Episode Synopses from the BBC AMERICA website.
EPISODE ONE – HORIZONS
Season 1 | Episode 1 | Original Airdate: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 | 9/8c
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 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.
EPISODE TWO – LOST & FOUND
Season 1 | Episode 2 | Original Airdate: Saturday, October 29th, 2016 | 9/8c
Todd is drawn further into the case as they 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, wherein corgi is tossed off a high bridge and a determined woman enters Dirk and Todd’s life.
EPISODE THREE – ROGUE WALL ENTHUSIASTS
Season 1 | Episode 3 | Original Airdate: Saturday, November 5th, 2016 | 9/8c
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. Amanda must deal with a looming presence in her life, and Bart and Ken hurtle towards a violent clash with a biker gang.
EPISODE FOUR – WATKIN
Season 1 | Episode 4 | Original Airdate: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 | 9/8c
Dirk and Todd find themselves in a complicated and dangerous situation left behind by Patrick Spring, or perhaps his mysterious father, Edgar. As the police begin putting together the pieces of their imponderable case, an FBI agent’s unlikely return complicates matters for Amanda and Farah.
EPISODE FIVE – VERY ERECTUS
Season 1 | Episode 5 | Original Airdate: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 | 9/8c
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.
EPISODE SIX – FIX EVERYTHING
Season 1 | Episode 6 | Original Airdate: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 | 9/8c
Everything connects. Cops – cult – assassins – detectives – Pararibulitis – vampires – lottery ticket –– a corgi and Ken, all come to a head.
EPISODE SEVEN – WEAPONIZED SOUL
Season 1 | Episode 6 | Original Airdate: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 | 9/8c
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.