History Funny / TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy

29th Jun '16 2:30:07 AM 06tele
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* The revelation that the most offensive word in the galaxy is "Belgium" happens while Zaphod is dangling from his fingers thousands of fee in the air, and we learn that "it is only ever used by loose-tongued people in moments of extreme peril" because, of course, Zaphod is such a person. Sure enough, he uses it in an attempt to get Ford to rescue him ("Belgium, man, Belgium!"), but it doesn't work because Ford loses his footing and soon they're both dangling, leading Zaphod to top the "Belgium" gag:

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* The revelation that the most offensive word in the galaxy is "Belgium" happens while Zaphod is dangling from his fingers thousands of fee feet in the air, and we learn that "it is only ever used by loose-tongued people in moments of extreme peril" because, of course, Zaphod is such a person. Sure enough, he uses it in an attempt to get Ford to rescue him ("Belgium, man, Belgium!"), but it doesn't work because Ford loses his footing and soon they're both dangling, leading Zaphod to top the "Belgium" gag:
29th Jun '16 2:29:40 AM 06tele
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* The revelation that the most offensive word in the galaxy is "Belgium" happens while Zaphod is dangling from his fingers from the mouth of a giant marble statue of a cup hanging thousands of fee in the air, and we learn that "it is only ever used by loose-tongued people in moments of extreme peril" because, of course, Zaphod is such a person. Sure enough, he uses it ("Belgium, man, Belgium!") in an attempt to get Ford to rescue him, but it doesn't work because Ford slides down to where Zaphod is and soon they're both dangling from the mouth of the cup, leading Zaphod to top the "Belgium" gag:

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* The revelation that the most offensive word in the galaxy is "Belgium" happens while Zaphod is dangling from his fingers from the mouth of a giant marble statue of a cup hanging thousands of fee in the air, and we learn that "it is only ever used by loose-tongued people in moments of extreme peril" because, of course, Zaphod is such a person. Sure enough, he uses it ("Belgium, man, Belgium!") in an attempt to get Ford to rescue him, him ("Belgium, man, Belgium!"), but it doesn't work because Ford slides down to where Zaphod is loses his footing and soon they're both dangling from the mouth of the cup, dangling, leading Zaphod to top the "Belgium" gag:



--->"I'd rather be happy than right."

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--->"I'd rather be happy than right.right any day."
29th Jun '16 2:27:32 AM 06tele
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* The revelation that the most offensive word in the galaxy is "Belgium" happens while Zaphod is dangling from his fingers from the mouth of a giant marble statue of a cup hanging thousands of fee in the air, and we learn that "it is only ever used by loose-tongued people in moments of extreme peril" because, of course, Zaphod is such a person. Sure enough, he uses it ("Belgium, man, Belgium!") in an attempt to get Ford to rescue him, but it doesn't work because Ford slides down to where Zaphod is and soon they're both dangling from the mouth of the cup, leading Zaphod to top the "Belgium" gag:
-->'''Zaphod''': You stupid [[CountryMatters Ghent!]]
21st May '15 2:10:15 PM BobTanaka
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** "I wonder if it'll be friends with me?"

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** "I wonder if it'll be friends with me?"me? Hello, ground!"
24th Feb '15 11:23:13 AM Macgyver644200
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* The OverlyLongGag of the camera jump-cutting into outer space while Ford is holding onto Arthur and trying to hitch a ride on a Vogon ship and Arthur is screaming bloody murder before Earth is destroyed by the Vogons.

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* The OverlyLongGag of the camera jump-cutting into outer space while Ford is holding onto Arthur and trying to hitch a ride on a Vogon ship and Arthur is screaming bloody murder before Earth is destroyed by the Vogons.Vogons.
* The bit at the end where the two mice try to take Arthur's brain and Arthur talks about how the most important thing in life is to be happy. The mice respond, in high-pitched voices:
-->'''Lunkwill''': Rubbish! We don't want to be happy, we want to be famous!
-->'''Fook''': Yeah, what's all this 'is she the one' tripe?
-->'''Lunkwill''': Take his brain!
24th Feb '15 11:23:13 AM Macgyver644200
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* The bit at the end where the two mice try to take Arthur's brain and Arthur talks about how the most important thing in life is to be happy. The mice respond, in high-pitched voices:
-->'''Lunkwill''': Rubbish! We don't want to be happy, we want to be famous!

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* The bit at the end where the two mice try to take Arthur's brain and Arthur talks about how the most important thing in life is to be happy. The mice respond, in high-pitched voices:
-->'''Lunkwill''': Rubbish! Rubbish! We don't want to be happy, we want to be famous!
12th Feb '15 8:10:21 PM LBHills
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-->''As lasers are going in literally every direction, everyone's running, while Marvin just drags his feet''\\
''Marvin:'' I don't know what all the fuss is about. [[ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy Vogons are the worst marksmen in the galaxy.]]
* "Incredible. It's even worse than I thought it would be."
* When the Guide mentions Oolon Coluphid's books, ''Where God Went Wrong'' and ''Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes'', [[FreezeFrameBonus their covers are, respectively, the male and female symbols.]]

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-->''As lasers are going in literally every direction, everyone's running, while Marvin just drags his feet''\\
mopes along hopelessly''\\
''Marvin:'' I don't know what all the fuss is about. [[ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy Vogons are the worst marksmen in the galaxy.]]
]] ''Ow.''
* On beholding an incredible double sunrise from space: "Incredible. It's even worse than I thought it would be."
* When the Guide mentions Oolon Coluphid's books, ''Where God Went Wrong'' and ''Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes'', [[FreezeFrameBonus their covers are, respectively, the male and female and male symbols.]]



* Zaphod turns TheChewToy when Trillian turns the POV Ray on him ''repeatedly''. Leads to a MoodWhiplash when Zaphod gets his hands on it, then tries to take revenge, but:

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* Zaphod turns into TheChewToy when Trillian turns the POV Ray on him ''repeatedly''. Leads to a MoodWhiplash when Zaphod gets his hands on it, then tries to take revenge, but:
12th Feb '15 8:05:45 PM LBHills
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* The entire Agrajag sequence is quite possibly the funniest segment ever put to prose.
** Not to mention the fact that it is the punch line of the funniest BrickJoke in literature.

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* The entire Agrajag sequence is quite possibly the funniest segment ever put Remember those poor, doomed petunias? Remember them thinking ''Oh no, not again?'' Well, it turns out to prose.
** Not to mention the fact
be a brick joke - a set-up for proof that it Arthur really is the punch line ButtMonkey of the funniest BrickJoke in literature.universe.
--> ''Arthur realized that the arm [of his statue] that had previously confused him was meant to be seen summarily conjuring a bowl of doomed petunias into existence. This was not a concept that leapt readily to the eye.



---> "Well the supernatural brigade are certainly out in force", burbled a radio to itself.

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---> "Well the supernatural brigade are certainly out in force", a radio burbled a radio happily to itself.
12th Feb '15 8:01:05 PM LBHills
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* The whole "Eddies in the space-time continuum." confusion is hilarious.

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* The whole "Eddies Even trapped together on prehistoric Earth, the Ford-and-Arthur comedy act continues.
--> '''Ford:''' I have detected ''eddies''
in the space-time continuum." confusion continuum.
--> '''Arthur:''' Is he? [...] What's that ''sofa'' doing here?!
--> '''Ford:''' I ''told'' you! ''Eddies'' in the space-time continuum!
--> '''Arthur:''' And...this
is hilarious.his sofa, is it?
12th Feb '15 7:56:25 PM LBHills
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* Ford trying to continue an intellecual conversation and explain the beginning of the universe while hammered!

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* Ford trying to continue an intellecual intellectual conversation and explain the beginning of the universe while hammered!
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