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* A ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'' strip showing [[https://www.housepetscomic.com/comic/2014/03/12/forgot-his-towel/ Falstaff hitchhiking]] is called "Forgot His Towel".


** Arthur Dent and Zaphod Breeblebrox make a cameo as prisoners in suspended animation in the webcast version of Adams' unproduced ''Doctor Who'' serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada ''Shada'.]]

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** Arthur Dent and Zaphod Breeblebrox make a cameo as prisoners in suspended animation in the webcast version of Adams' unproduced ''Doctor Who'' serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada ''Shada'.''Shada''.]]


* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWho2005CSTheChristmasInvasion "The Christmas Invasion"]] the newly regenerated Tenth Doctor saves the day wearing pyjamas, stating that it was "Very Arthur Dent. Now there was a nice man."
** Adams served as the show's script editor in it's seventeenth season, and the Doctor reads and riffs on a book written by Oolon Colluphid in the season's opening serial, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E1DestinyOfTheDaleks "Destiny of the Daleks".]]




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** Arthur Dent and Zaphod Breeblebrox make a cameo as prisoners in suspended animation in the webcast version of Adams' unproduced ''Doctor Who'' serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E6Shada ''Shada'.]]

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YKwjcnydDI The trailer]] for the ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho'' audio drama ''The Doomsday Contract'', based on an unmade TV script by ''Hitchhikers'' producer John Lloyd, is done as a close pastiche of the Guide animations in the TV series.



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* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', when Faye's espresso dinosaur art project [[https://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1978 rematerialises]] just as the gallery owner was asking about it, Raven claims this is "Adams' Law -- under certain circumstances, a super-improbably event can be MORE likely to happen than not. Basically, the universe has a sense of humor." The gallery owner asks if they can fix it before it turns into a sperm whale.

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* ''VideoGame/CivilizationBeyondEarth'':
** The achievement for razing 100 alien nests is "[[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Making Way for a Hyperspace Bypass]]".
** In this same vein, the achievement for researching every single tech in the game is simply "42".



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* ''Literature/TheExpanse'': ''Leviathan Wakes'' has a quick bit that goes, ''The food dispensers aboard ship can give you something that is not entirely unlike coffee.''


* The ''Franchise/StarTrek Encyclopedia''' entry for Earth ends with the words "Mostly harmless".

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* The ''Franchise/StarTrek Encyclopedia''' Encyclopedia'' entry for Earth ends with the words "Mostly harmless".



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* The ''Franchise/StarTrek Encyclopedia''' entry for Earth ends with the words "Mostly harmless".

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* In ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'', when Tip descends to the Annex-1 subbasements, filled with abandoned shadow government files, there's a [[http://skin-horse.com/comic/like-it/ just visible]] sign reading "BEWARE OF THE LEOPARD".


* The ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' novel ''False Value'' is set in a tech company called the Serious Cybernetics Corporation. All the departments, buildings and offices are also named as ''Hitchhikers'' references. The employees call themselves "mice", which sounds self-deprecating, but if you know the books is quite the opposite.

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* The ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' novel ''False Value'' is set in a tech company called the Serious Cybernetics Corporation. All the departments, buildings and offices are also named as ''Hitchhikers'' references. references (security are the Vogon Enforcement Arm, HR are the Magrathean Ape-Descended-Lifeform Utilisation Service), and the words "Don't Panic" are written on the front of the building in large, friendly letters. The employees call themselves "mice", which sounds self-deprecating, but if you know the books in this context is quite the opposite.



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* The ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' novel ''False Value'' is set in a tech company called the Serious Cybernetics Corporation. All the departments, buildings and offices are also named as ''Hitchhikers'' references. The employees call themselves "mice", which sounds self-deprecating, but if you know the books is quite the opposite.



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* ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'': In "Rise Robot Rise", Tycho says, "Don't sweat the details, little monkey. Leave the strategizing to those of us with planet-sized brains", a clear reference to ''The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'', in which Marvin complained, "Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to take you to the bridge. Call that job satisfaction? 'Cos I don't".


* ''Literature/CiaphasCain'': From ''The Greater Good'' one of the books that Inquisitor Vail admits to using while editing the Archives is [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Sekara's Travologue]] "Interesting places and tedious people" which has a single line entry "[[Literature/MostlyHarmless Dreary Beyond Belief]]" in reference to one of the planets Cain visits.




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* ''Series/BurnNotice'': In "Last Rites" Nate and Sam are pretending to be CDC field agents when a subject walks in on Nate opening a phone receiver to bug it. The excuse to cover for this? Nate's handling the very bacteria the CDC was looking for -- in other words, he's [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuidetotheGalaxy a phone sanitizer.]]


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