Five by Friday Top Five Sidekicks

Welcome to Five by Friday! This week’s topic is sidekicks! Too often, people focus on the heroes and the villains, but what about the people that help the hero win the day? Whether the hero only has one person to help them out or a whole team of them, we’re focusing on those support systems today.

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Chewbacca, Star Wars


Felicity Smoak and John Diggle, Arrow

felcity and dig

Batgirl/Barbara Gordon, DC Comics


Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, Harry Potter


Bean, Ender’s Game



Honourable mention: Baymax, Big Hero 6



 Schmendrick, The Last Unicorn


C-3PO and R2-D2, Star Wars


The Scooby Gang, Buffy the Vampire Slayer


Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, Harry Potter


Samwise Gamgee, Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck, and Peregrin “Pippin” Took, The Lord of the Rings


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