The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981 - 1981)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


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Release Date: 1981

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An earthling and his alien friend share intergalactic adventures in a BBC cult hit based on Douglas Adams' novels, which also spurred a radio series. It focuses on Arthur Dent, who joins Ford Prefect (a researcher for the reference guide of the title) for a space odyssey.

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1981, BBC Two, 6 episodes


Simon Jones
as Arthur Dent
Peter Jones
as The Book
David Dixon
as Ford Prefect
Sandra Dickinson
as Trillian
Joe Melia
as Mr. Prosser
Steve Conway
as Barman
Martin Benson
as Vogon Captain
Mark Wing-Davey
as Zaphod Beeblebrox
Michael Cule
as Vogon Guard
Rayner Bourton
as Newscaster
Gil Morris
as Gag Halfrunt
David Tate
as Eddie the Computer
Richard Vernon
as Slartibartfast
Peter Davison
as Dish of the Day
David Prowse
as Bodyguard
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TV Network: BBC Two
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Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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