11 Sidekicks Who Shined On The Big Stage

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11 Sidekicks Who Shined On The Big Stage

Okay, raise your hand if you're tired of the heavy-hitting heroes always overshadowing their trusty sidekicks. Yeah, we all are too. It seems like every time a new blockbuster comes out; the headline-grabbing main character completely upstages their cohorts. But not this time! Check out these sidekicks who refused to be overshadowed and shined on the big stage. Prepare to have your mind blown (and maybe a little bit of your childhood nostalgia resurrected).

When do you think of sidekicks? Who comes to mind? Probably not often. The first person that pops into our heads is usually a star in their own right. But some sidekicks have proven themselves time and time again on the big stage. We are sharing just a few examples of sidekicks who shined when it mattered most.

While some sidekicks are doomed to failure when they take the spotlight, others seize the moment and shine. Here are eleven supporting players who proved more than worthy of center stage.

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JOE ROGAN ROGAN JOe HE FREREEY CRACKED.COM NewsRadio fans didn't see this one coming. Rogan parlayed his role as handyman Joe into hosting Fear Factor and then his own podcast. Spotify just inked Rogan to a $100 million deal that ain't sidekick money, sister.

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