Before he could become a hosting legend, Reege had to pay his dues as the sidekick to Joey Bishop on The Joey Bishop Show.
And so, Bennett has volunteered himself to be Lapid's sidekick, in return for no meaningful progress on the peace process.
Mahmud still has his faithful (if drunken) sidekick Lenny: Can Muslim and Jew unite to save the day?
Originally, Cosby was supposed to be much more of a sidekick.
Playing an aging superhero named Merman (with sidekick Barnacle Boy), Borgnine takes on the “champion of the deep.”
But what could be more retro-tired than bringing back Andy Richter, his original Late Night sidekick?
Look at what they did with Danger Inc., an early mobile device maker that created the sidekick, a really cool early smartphone.
Did Dexter have room in his life for a friend, even a sidekick, and could Prado be trusted?
If a sidekick is flamboyantly dressed in pastels or tailored velvet, he must be morally corruptible.
It's even more interesting that his sidekick is a crooked electronics engineer or scientist.
also side-kick, "companion or close associate," 1901, also side-kicker (1903), American English, of unknown origin. Earlier terms were side-pal (1886), side-partner (1886).
[origin uncertain; side-pal in the first sense is found by 1886]