After 27 years and what will soon be four movies in the franchise, Indiana Jones has introduced audiences to his fair share of sidekicks. Which of Indy’s co-stars has scored the biggest response from audiences? The folks at asked that very question of site visitors–and determined that 37 percent of them preferred Short Round, Jonathan Ke Quan’s character in the franchise’s second entry, 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Sean Connery took a quarter of the votes for his portrayal of the elder Jones, Professor Henry Jones, Sr., in 1989’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

Other favorites?

15 percent liked the date-eating monkey; 14 percent chose Sala and nine percent picked Marcus Brody, Denholm Elliott’s character in the first film.

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