quote by Laurence Shames

Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.

— Laurence Shames

Staggering Sidekick quotations

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a testicle. —T-SHIRT

Everything is written in my mind, more so due to my lack of vision at this point. After years of vigorous writing, it was more of a challenge to do it without paper or sidekicks. I enjoy a good challenge.

Because you are the superhero fledgling.

I’m just your more attractive sidekick. Oh, and the herd of nerds are your dorky minions.

Call me what you want b*tch, call me on my sidekick Never answer when it's private, d*mn I hate a shy b*tch Don't you hate a shy b*tch? Yeah I ate a shy b*tch She ain't shy no more, she changed her name to me b*tch hahahaha, yeah, n*gga that's my b*tch So when she ask for the money, when you through don't be surprised b*tch.


Slaying dragons, melting witches, and banishing demons is all fun and games until someone loses a sidekick—then it’s personal. The bad guy isn’t just the “bad guy” anymore, he’s the BAD GUY!

I don't have a sidekick - no Ed McMahon. So when I go out there, I'm lonely. It's scary.

As an actor I'm part of a long line of character people you can take back to the silent movies. There's always the little guy who's the sidekick to the tall, good-looking guy who gets the girl.

I was never the 'babe,' so I knew I'd never get those big roles.

I'd always be the best friend or the quirky sidekick.

I hated teenagers in comics because they were always sidekicks.

And I always felt if I were a superhero, there's no way I'd pal around with some teenager, you know.


I'm not interested in parts where they are looking for a good-looking guy.

I want to be a weird little sidekick in a crazy comedy and then play like a dark drama or a thriller.

Our cheeky sidekick. We're like a motorcycle and sidecar.

I remember my agent at ICM at the beginning of my career telling me that I wasn't pretty enough, that I was always going to be a quirky sidekick. And he was an ogre of a man. He should have been carrying a torch. If he was in a bar, he couldn't have come near me, and then he was deciding my fate.

HubSpot's CRM and Sidekick are perfect for companies that want to transform how they attract, engage, and delight prospects, customers and leads and want sales technology that matches today's buying process.

Dirk Gently [from Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency], needs a sidekick, as all good detectives do, and he gets this message from the universe that this guy, Todd Brotzman, played by Elijah Wood, is the guy to help him through this mystery. But of course, that doesn't really explain the breadth of it.


I think the world is ready for people of color to take on more heroic and leading roles, and not always be the sidekick, the nemesis or any sort of stereotype of what a person of color can play typically in a Hollywood picture.

There was a point when comics were considered to be mainly of interest to kids, and it was decided that kids could relate more to someone their own age than an adult. So suddenly all these previously grownup comics were lousy with sidekicks: Aquagirl, Aqualad, Robin, Kid Flash, Speedy, Stripesy... the list goes on.

When I wrote the book, I thought that I was the hero of my story.

And in writing it, I came to realize over time that my mom was the hero. And I was, you know - I was just her punk-ass sidekick.

What Batman is saying is that, "I want to try something new that's more about this era and this moment." And I do think that it speaks to a modern take [as opposed] to a 90s take or a 2000s take being maybe the older program about having a sidekick.

The sidekick business has been good to me.


I look at it like, I'm just a character actor.

If I get cast as the stoned sidekick, fine. But I just want to act.

All the action adventure girls have red hair, he said.

Whenever it is an independent girl, not a sidekick person, when she has her own mind or does as good as the guys, she has red hair.

Joe is the hero and Sammy is the sidekick. That's how I feel about it.

It's the story of an American who wants to become a dictator and goes to Europe with a sidekick to interview various Fascists to find out how the Nazis and Mussolini got into power.

I think we have to get beyond the idea that we have to categorize people.

We can now have action movies with two stars where one might be African American and one might be Asian American. One of them doesn't have to be white, and the other one doesn't have to be the ethnic sidekick. We're way over that. And I think it's happening in society, too.


Toward the end of the film ['Life, Animated'] we see 'The Sidekicks Story,' and that is a story that Owen drew himself. We took that style, which is decidedly different from Disney animation, and used it as a basis. It's a 'two-dimensional' hand drawn animated form, so I went to this company in Paris called 'Mac Guff,' and they assembled an amazing group of young animators, and brought it to life.

I often played the nerdy friend or the goofy sidekick or the sort of naïve movie character in some ways.

Pixar has announced Larry the Cable Guy will be starring in Cars 3 thru 6.

Howie Mandel will be playing his sidekick, Mopey the Moped.

Being a parent is a life sentence. You see, that's why normal people should not have children because if you raise a kid with only love and support, I guarantee that kid will be in rehab by the time he is 16. Why? Because you never introduced him to Mr. Back-of-Your-Hand. You know why I only broke into a liquor store once? 'Cause my father introduced me to Mr. Back-of-His-Hand and its wiley sidekick, Mr. Foot-in-My-Ass.

I'm one of three judges on 'MasterChef' with Gordon Ramsay, but I don't want my own show. I'm kind of used to the sidekick gig.


There aren't a lot of movies being made about women, period.

Most of the time, the roles that are available are the sidekick, the friend, the girlfriend or the wife, and they just aren't that interesting.

The cliché I tried to avoid was I hated "teenage sidekicks.

" I always figured if I were a superhero, there's no way on God's earth that I'm gonna pal around with some teenager. So my publisher insisted I have a teenager in the series, because they always felt teenagers won't read the books unless there's a teenager in the story; which is nonsense.

People make a big deal about podcasts but it's basically an online radio show with the sound effects and sidekicks, but because you can curse it's more like satellite radio. Most of the podcasters were morning guys who were fired when Clear Channel decimated the radio landscape.

I always felt sorry for the sidekick as a kid.

They never got their due and it left a very bad taste in the mouth - they are defined by a subordinate relationship to someone else. I always felt like a bit of sidekick when I was a kid and it didn't feel fair.

It's black women as perpetual sidekick.

We need to hear from more women's voices. And it would be nice to see some books geared toward us.