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Jun 4, 2020

The Whedonverse is populated with several great characters, many of whom are sidekicks to the protagonist. In this episode of The Nevers Podcast, Kelly, TahegGina share their love, and distaste, for some of the most memorable sidekicks in the Whedonverse and discuss the importance of having such characters in a story. Plus, they open up The Nevers mailbox to answer your submitted letters.

This episode is sponsored by Dead Good Tees; aficionado's of the sci-fi and horror genre and creators of premium heavyweight t-shirts and hoodies.


  • Sidekick archetypes (The Innocent, Rebel, Lover, Orphan, Jester, Explorer & Magician)
  • The importance of sidekicks
  • Heroes - Not always likable. Sidekicks can elevate them.
  • Sidekicks - Eyes & heart of the team
  • Sidekicks - One's we could live without
  • Death of beloved sidekicks
  • Favourite sidekicks of The Whedonverse
  • Listener submitted letters

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Music by:
Guilherme Moraes

Produced by Kelly Gredner and edited by Matthew at Culture Inject Studios.