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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy


The show was based off the book and radio show of the same name. It told the story of Arthur Dent, an average Englishman who life was spared by his friend, who turned out to be an alien, while the planet Earth is destroyed. His friend tells him about the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a guide with anything you ever needed, and wanted to know. They travel across the galaxy, meeting friendly, and not so friendly characters in order to find the great question (the answer being 42).
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Episode Info

Final: 1x06 -- Episode 6 (Feb/09/1981)


Ford and Arthur dash to the escape pods, where they end up being teleported to a mysterious ship, "Ark B". Which they discover is a ship filled with middle-men trying to find a world to colonise, and the world they have chosen is Earth, 2 million years in the past. Arthur and Ford are now stuck on prehistoric Earth.
Cast
Simon Jones (1)Simon Jones (1)
As Arthur Dent
David Dixon (1)David Dixon (1)
As Ford Prefect
Mark Wing-DaveyMark Wing-Davey
As Zaphod Beeblebrox
Sandra DickinsonSandra Dickinson
As Trillian
Peter Jones (1)Peter Jones (1)
voiced The Book
Reviews

Aramis

Reviews: 58
Killer show even if the special effects were off.Rating: 3 likes, 0 dislikes

Okay then, I'll admit the special effects aren't up to par when you compare it to today's standards, the actors were for the most part not well known and many still are not, but it has a killer storyline. It is hilarious, and still gets to me after all these years. That's what matters most, that the show is entertaining. Read more

Review posted on Monday, October 9th 2006 at 8:48 pm

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Recurring Guests

Stephen Moore as Marvin (5 eps)
David Learner as Marvin (4 eps)
David Tate as Eddie the Computer (3 eps)
Richard Vernon as Holographic Magrathean, Slartibartfast (2 eps)
Martin Benson (1) as Vogon Captain Jeltz (2 eps)
Douglas Adams as Man In Pub (2 eps)
Rayner Bourton as Newscaster (2 eps)

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Warning: The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Sci-Fi | Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 35 Minutes
Premiere: January 05, 1981
Ended: February 09, 1981
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