Ben, Matt







A fine top 5 list with some interesting listener feedback


Matt is obsessed with The Rock

So you're saying that marriage is overrated? Uhhhhhhh...

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I can take a good joke, and I can also ban someone from ever appearing on our show again.

Top 5 Best Sidekicks


  1. Wesley Windom Price (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  2. Walter Bishop (Fringe)
  3. Wash and Zoe (Firefly)
  4. Chewbacca
  5. Samwise Gamgee
  • Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger
  • Hugo Reyes (LOST)
  • Willow and Spike (Buffy)
  • Gary the Pathetic Fallacy (Fables)
  • Samwell Tarly (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • R2-D2
  • Saul Tigh (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Matt and Perrin (Wheel of Time)
  • Luigi (Super Mario Bros.)
  • Abe Sapien (Hellboy)
  • Trinity (The Matrix)
  • Eddie, Susanna, Jake (The Dark Tower)
  • Newt (Aliens)


  1. Boy Blue (Fables) / Felix Gaeta (Battlestar Galactica)
  2. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger
  3. Robin (Dick Grayson)
  4. Samwise Gamgee
  5. Chewbacca
  • Walter Bishop (Fringe)
  • Hugo Reyes (LOST)
  • Ando (Heroes)
  • Al (Quantum Leap)
  • The Lone Gunman (X-Files)
  • Mr. Spock
  • John the Disciple (sidekick to Jesus)
  • Luigi (Super Mario Bros.)
  • The fish (Aquaman)
  • Jesus (sidekick to God the Father)
  • Launchpad McQuack (Darkwing Duck)
Matt picks John the Disciple as a runner-up Best Sidekick It's not a sci-fi sidekick. What? There's tons of sci-fi in the Bible!
Matt picks "fish" as a runner-up Best Sidekick Just the fish in the ocean? Yep! That might be the worst entry we've ever had on a top five list ever! The fish?! Just the fish.
Girlfriends can be a sidekick, everybody. You learned it here on The Sci-Fi Christian. That's basically what a wife is, right?

Top 5 Worst Sidekicks


  1. Doyle (Angel season 1)
  2. Robin (Batman)
  3. Short Round (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom)
  4. Wicket (Return of the Jedi)
  5. Jar Jar Binks


  1. Kate Austen (LOST)
  2. Cypher (The Matrix)
  3. Ben Linus (LOST)
  4. Scrappy Doo (Scooby Doo)
  5. Anakin Skywalker


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