History Creator / DouglasAdams

8th Feb '18 8:36:38 AM PurpleDalek
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*{{Literature/The Meaning Of Liff}} (with John Lloyd}
* ''Last Chance to See'' (with Mark Carwardine)
8th Feb '18 8:34:34 AM PurpleDalek
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** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1''
** ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''
** ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything''
** ''Literature/SoLongAndThanksForAllTheFish''
** "Literature/YoungZaphodPlaysItSafe" (short story)
** ''Literature/MostlyHarmless''

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** *** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1''
** *** ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''
** *** ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything''
** *** ''Literature/SoLongAndThanksForAllTheFish''
** *** "Literature/YoungZaphodPlaysItSafe" (short story)
** *** ''Literature/MostlyHarmless''
8th Feb '18 8:33:55 AM PurpleDalek
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** ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (radio)
** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (novels)
** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1''
** ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''
** ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything''
** ''Literature/SoLongAndThanksForAllTheFish''
** "Literature/YoungZaphodPlaysItSafe" (short story)
** ''Literature/MostlyHarmless''
** ''Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (TV series)
** ''VideoGame/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (game)
** ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (film)
8th Feb '18 8:32:06 AM PurpleDalek
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* ''Literature/Dirk Gently''

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* ''Literature/Dirk Gently''{{Literature/Dirk Gently}}
8th Feb '18 8:31:35 AM PurpleDalek
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** {{Literature/Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency}}
** {{Literature/The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul}}

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** {{Literature/Dirk Gently's Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency}}
** {{Literature/The Long Dark Tea-Time Teatime of the Soul}}


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** The first two Dirk Gently books were adapted for BBC Radio in 2007/8. The books also served as inspiration for a short-lived TV series that aired on BBC Four from 2010-2012 and [[Series/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency a slightly more successful series]] that aired on Netflix from 2016-2017.
8th Feb '18 8:28:51 AM PurpleDalek
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!!Works of Note:
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Credited writer on "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E2ThePiratePlanet The Pirate Planet]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada Shada]]" (which unfortunately was unfinished and never aired [[TroubledProduction due to a worker's strike]], although what was filmed was eventually released on home video; It has also been adapted as a webcast, audio drama, and novel), generally accepted as main writer of "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E2CityOfDeath City of Death]]" (under a pseudonym), and made heavy contributions to all of Season 17 as script editor.

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!!Works of Note:
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Credited writer on "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E2ThePiratePlanet The Pirate Planet]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada Shada]]" (which unfortunately was unfinished and never aired [[TroubledProduction due to a worker's strike]], although what was filmed was eventually released on home video; It has also been adapted as a webcast, audio drama, and novel), generally accepted as main writer of "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E2CityOfDeath City of Death]]" (under a pseudonym), and made heavy contributions to all of Season 17 as script editor.
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* ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' (was adapted into a short-lived series that aired on BBC Four from 2010-2012 and [[Series/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency a slightly more successful series]] that aired on Netflix from 2016-2017)

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* ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' (was ''Literature/Dirk Gently''
** {{Literature/Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency}}
** {{Literature/The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul}}
** {{Literature/The Salmon of Doubt}} (unfinished due to Adams' death, the finished chapters of the book were later complied into a anthology also containing various short stories and non-fiction articles by Adams)
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Credited writer on "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E2ThePiratePlanet The Pirate Planet]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada Shada]]" (which unfortunately was unfinished and never aired [[TroubledProduction due to a worker's strike]], although what was filmed was eventually released on home video; It has also been
adapted into as a short-lived series that aired on BBC Four from 2010-2012 webcast, audio drama, and [[Series/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency novel), generally accepted as main writer of "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E2CityOfDeath City of Death]]" (under a slightly more successful series]] that aired on Netflix from 2016-2017)pseudonym), and made heavy contributions to all of Season 17 as script editor.
7th Feb '18 8:15:39 AM PurpleDalek
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* ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' (which was adapted into a series that aired on BBC Four in 2010-2012)

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* ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' (which was (was adapted into a short-lived series that aired on BBC Four in 2010-2012)from 2010-2012 and [[Series/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency a slightly more successful series]] that aired on Netflix from 2016-2017)



* AuthorExistenceFailure (a spaceship suffers "sudden massive existence failure")

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* AuthorExistenceFailure (a (invoked; a spaceship suffers "sudden massive existence failure")
14th Oct '17 8:04:27 PM pvsage
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* TrojanGauntlet: In his {{Website/TED}} talk "Parrots, the universe and everything", he relates a RealLife tale about trying to buy a condom in Shanghai in 1988 so he could drop a microphone into the Yangtze River and record its sound. With a language barrier, the shopkeeper insisting the pill is better, and a dolphin involved, Hilarity Ensues.
28th Jun '17 5:27:57 PM nombretomado
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See the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Adams article]] on TheOtherWiki for more.

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See the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Adams article]] on TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki for more.
28th May '17 1:37:00 PM nombretomado
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