Author: Rob Kirchgassner

Top 5 TV sidekicks

For my first article of 2018, I’m taking another look at sidekicks. This time, however, the focus will be on ones on the small screen. 1. Tonto Some have understandably taken issue with the...

Star Trek "Dagger of the Mind"

In the franchise’s entire 51-year history, there’s only been one Star Trek episode of any of the six series that’s been holiday-themed. That episode was the original series’ “Catspaw”, which was the first episode...

The Birds (1963)

Unlike Halloween and Christmas, there really aren’t many movies which revolve around Thanksgiving. Sure, we have the classic comedy Planes, Trains, and Automobiles as well as (of course) A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and Garfield’s...

Fatal Attraction (1987)

The recent backlash which began with allegations against notorious producer Harvey Weinstein is causing ripples throughout Hollywood, to say the least. This backlash has now affected once-respected thespians such as Kevin Spacey and Dustin...

Top 5 (good guy) movie sidekicks

Throughout history, both in real life and otherwise, there have always been those who seem to be, intentionally or not, subordinate to someone else. The slang expression that describes such a person is “sidekick”....