For a superhero, having a sidekick isn't so unusual—it's practically a cliche. But in real life? The practice might be considered a little creepy.
That's just one funny example of many highlighted by Buzzfeed here—makes you wonder, are the eccentricities worth tolerating if it means you have a hero that will save you when you need it?
Then again, maybe things are better if we don't overthink the weird parts...