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Top SF/F Sidekicks

Entertainment Weekly #887 has a list of the 50 Greatest Sidekicks of All Time. Some sidekicks of note for genre fans (listed with their frontmen):

  1. Robin/Batman
  2. Chewbacca/Han Solo
  3. Samwise Gamgee/Frodo Baggins
  4. Ron Weasley & Hermione Granger/Harry Potter
  5. Donkey/Shrek
  6. Willow Rosenberg/Buffy Summers
  7. Gromit/Wallace
  8. Ford Prefect/Arthur Dent
  9. Jimmy Olsen/Superman
  10. Igor/Young Frankenstein
  11. Bender/Fry
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4 Comments on Top SF/F Sidekicks

  1. joshua corning // July 18, 2006 at 1:12 am //

    bender is not fry’s side kick…fry is bender’s sidekick…Fry lives in benders closet for christ sakes!

  2. Hey, don’t shoot the messenger! It almost sounds like you are questioning the authority of the magazine that is EW? 😉

  3. joshua corning // July 18, 2006 at 8:55 pm //

    you are questioning the authority of the magazine that is EW

    oh didn’t notice….you have to know i asume all the posts you make are from the blog of your sister’s boyfriend’s cousin.

    😛

  4. Hah! Well, the joke’s on you. My sister’s boyfriend is her cousin. Oh, wait… :O

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