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The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy (TV Series) (2 Discs)

Released on 28 January 2002

Featuring: Simon Jones, David Dixon & Joe Melia

Format: DVD | Rating: 15 years & over

5.0 out of 5 (10 customer reviews) | Write a review

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It is the most remarkable, certainly the most successful, book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor. More popular than the Celestial Home Care Omnibus, better selling than Fifty Three Things to Do in Zero Gravity, and more controversial than Oolon Colluphid's trilogy of philosophical blockbusters - Where God Went Wrong, Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes and Who is this God Person Anyway? So that whingeing Earthling Arthur Dent should be very grateful he had a copy!

For after Earth is destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass, Arthur Dent is let loose in the furthest recesses of the Galaxy armed only with the aforementioned mysterious but indispensable Guide. Follow Dent's cosmic adventures as he is joined by his pretty weird companions: Zaphod Beeblebrox, Ford Prefect, Trillian-the-Astrophysicist-he-met-at-a-party-in-Islington and Marvin the manically depressed Android. You never know, they may even find the answer to Life, The Universe and Everything!
  • The Making of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Directed by Kevin Davies
  • Updated Feature with Cast Interviews, Stills, Out-takes & Convention Footage
  • Exclusive Behind the Scenes Footage from 'Making Of the Hitchhiker's Radio Series
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Introduction by Peter Jones Filmed Live at the NFT
  • Full Length Douglas Adams Interview - Audio
  • Tomorrow's World 1981 Report on Zaphod Beeblebrox's Animatronic Head
  • 'Pebble Mill at One' 1982 Footage Featuring Animator, Rod Lord & Director, Alan Bell
  • "Easter Egg' - Full Version of Opening Titles (45 seconds)

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 Amazing!

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Most definately the best ever adaptation of Douglas Adams fantastic novel.
If you've read the books, listened to the radio play or even if you're a H2G2 virgin, then buy this!
If you're not a fan of the books but liked the film, don't buy this. You have already proved you have no sense of taste!

 Classic comedy

| | See all bigfellaneil's reviews (4)

Even with the dodgy early doctor who type special effects this knocks spots off the totaly unfunny movie version. Brilliant casting well acted this relys on witty dialogue not special effects to entertain you.

 A great observation of people and things at their worst

| | See all Banski's reviews (13)

I remember listening to the radio series with a transitor radio hidden under the blankets. The book was the first proper story I read. The move from radio to TV only added to the thrill of this anarchic story.
Avoid the Movie like Bird Flu but don't let it put you off everything else by Mr Douglas Adams.

 a fururistic classic

| | See all themachman19691's reviews (16)

well what can i say?a brilliant sci-fi series that can be watched over and over.some great extras.and at 5.99 a steal.buy without delay

 Perfection

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I remember seeing this in the early '80s and loved it immediately. You can watch this a hundred times and not get bored. Okay, so I'm a fan. Check out the original Radio progams and read the books. Brilliant. Even the recent film did the book justice.
This is so cheap, it's almost a shame.
English Sci-Fi at it's very best.

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ActorsSimon Jones, David Dixon, Joe Melia, Martin Benson, Andrew Mussell, Gil Morris, Mark Wing-Davey, Peter Jones, David Prowse & Sandra Dickinson
DirectorAlan Bell
Certificate15 years and over
Year1981
ScreenFullscreen 4:3
LanguagesEnglish - Dolby Digital (2.0) Stereo
Additional LanguagesEnglish - Original Mono sound
Duration3 hours (approx)
RegionRegion 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.