History Series / TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy

15th Oct '15 9:50:18 AM TheUnknownUploader
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* LockedOutOfTheLoop: A rare ''viewer'' example can occur. One DVD release of the series for some reason omits all narration during certain Guide segments. Fortnately, they're all segments that include subtitles, except for the origin of the Infinite Improbability Drive, which leaves the viewer watching a bunch of random clips that make no sense unless they've read the book.

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* LockedOutOfTheLoop: A rare ''viewer'' example can occur. One Thanks to an audio issue, one DVD release of the series for some reason omits all narration during certain Guide segments. Fortnately, Fortunately, they're all segments that include subtitles, except for the origin of the Infinite Improbability Drive, which leaves the viewer watching a bunch of random clips that make no sense unless they've read the book.
17th Sep '15 4:01:11 PM gallium
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* SuicideBySea: The second episode has a man walking naked into the sea throwing money away.
17th Sep '15 3:35:43 PM PaulA
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* RecycledSet: The Vogon spaceship interiors were from ''Film/{{Alien}}''.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: At one point a second series was planned which would've been based on the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story which later formed the basis of ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything''.
29th Dec '14 10:19:39 AM nombretomado
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* CreatorCameo: DouglasAdams appears behind Arthur and Ford at the bar in the first episode, and again (much more obviously) as the depressed businessman who strips off and wades into the sea. His face is also one of the Sirius Cybernetics "mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came", ''and'' his likeness appears in drag as the Guide illustration for the worst poetry-writer in the universe, Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings.

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* CreatorCameo: DouglasAdams Creator/DouglasAdams appears behind Arthur and Ford at the bar in the first episode, and again (much more obviously) as the depressed businessman who strips off and wades into the sea. His face is also one of the Sirius Cybernetics "mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came", ''and'' his likeness appears in drag as the Guide illustration for the worst poetry-writer in the universe, Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings.
28th Aug '14 12:46:18 PM Geoduck
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* CreatorCameo: DouglasAdams appears behind Arthur and Ford at the bar in the first episode, and again (much more obviously) as the depressed businessman who strips off and wades into the sea. His face is also one of the Sirius Cybernetics "mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came".

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* CreatorCameo: DouglasAdams appears behind Arthur and Ford at the bar in the first episode, and again (much more obviously) as the depressed businessman who strips off and wades into the sea. His face is also one of the Sirius Cybernetics "mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came".came", ''and'' his likeness appears in drag as the Guide illustration for the worst poetry-writer in the universe, Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings.
21st Apr '14 2:50:48 PM AB
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** And one of the Sirius Cybernetics employees is animated with a "Disaster Area" T-shirt before the band is introduced.
21st Apr '14 2:49:50 PM AB
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* CreatorCameo: DouglasAdams appears behind Arthur and Ford at the bar in the first episode, and again (much more obviously) as the depressed businessman who strips off and wades into the sea. His face is also one of the Sirius Cybernetics "mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came".
17th Mar '14 2:34:01 AM Doc_Loki
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** After Arthur angrily denounces Zaphod as Phil and Ford tries to reason with him, Zaphod can be seen in the background getting a new babelfish, convinced that his incomprehension is language based.
17th Feb '14 11:08:04 AM Geoduck
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* TheDayTheMusicLied: "No, wait! [[HopeSpot What's this switch]]?"
17th Feb '14 4:45:53 AM Doc_Loki
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* {{Dissimile}}: "They hung in the air exactly the way that bricks don't."
* EarlyBirdCameo: most of the venues mentioned by Ford when talking to Hotblack are named in the first episode during the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster entry from the Guide.


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* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe: With her Green Skinned Space Dude paramour, in the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster entry from the Guide sequence.
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