Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. :) But don't take my word for it! Douglas Adams had just gotten the version of the Hitchhiker's Guide trilogy he wanted to commit to book form published, when this came out in 1981. I'm Christian and believe in Jesus as God but I do not mind atheists making fiction in which they are seeking to describe how humans have to discover whether or not there is a God. ), Such fun! If you don't take it too seriously and have some time to kill, this is a good watch. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Based on a book, then broadcasted on radio it was adapted to this video production quite seamlessly and entertainingly. The actors, of course, defined the voices of these characters for a generation, many having reprised roles they had in the original radio series. Reviewed in the United States on May 1, 2018. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Well, it's funnier than most Monty Python. Based on the bestselling novel by Douglas Adams, this cult series features spectacular visual trickery and a generous helping of zany humor (perhaps from the Restaurant at the Edge of the Universe). But I'd also grown tired of hearing in recent years how the disjointed and heavily rewritten 2005 movie was somehow a necessary reflection of Douglas Adams' own endless erasing and scribbling — as if the original radio series' and novel adaptation's dialog and scene structure just weren't good enough for dramatizations. However, the quirky, oddball humor does not appeal universally. I have lent my DVD's to several people over the years. Having been done in the mid-eighties, it may lack much of the special effects we are mostly accustomed to, but the premise is solid and easily understood. Classic show, I wanted a good quality copy so this was great value, Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The more thoughtful and introspective (not nearly the same as the most educated) seem to be more prone to enjoy it. Reviewed in the United States on October 3, 2020, I like how they used a lot of satire to point out problems humans have with protecting the environment (and would rather burn it down for profit) and most peoples negative relationships with the land and the animals. Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2016. (Adams even appears as the guy who heads into the ocean at the beginning of Episode 2. Which, subsequently, is, in fact, God. Select the department you want to search in. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. If you don't take it too seriously and have some time to kill, this is a good watch The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Ga, Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2018. Blu ray turned out great. If you always wanted to know why a towel was so darned important, view on! I also liked the part where Arthur Dent refuses to eat the intelligent cow and instead eats vegan :) cause I'm vegan :) Also there are good commentaries on existentialism, economy, philosophy, art and religion.

Arthur discovers that mice are actually pan-dimensional beings, Earth was a super computer to find the ultimate question and he's about to die. Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect suffer Vogan poetry, and they are ejected into space only to be improbably rescued by Zaphod and Trillian on board the Heart of Gold.

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Not my first buyer and definitely not the last one, keep it up the good work! Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 6.8 Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Reviewed in the United States on June 14, 2018, Classic Douglas Adams comedy.

Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. From this I conclude that one must be something of an oddball to be one of my really close friends. You won't regret it.

What a piece of sci-fi comedy history.

The menu don't function the same way as the DVD version. Great service, product as described and very well packaged. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Having been blown up on the planet of Margrathea, Arthur, Ford, Trillian and Zaphod are mystified when they awake in the restaurant at the End of the Universe. I can usually guess which ones will really like it. I've never been one for fiction, so the HHGTTG has been a surprisingly easy and enjoyable read on the shelf since I was gifted the book more than thirty years ago. (says Geordi LaForge/Levar Burton), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 5, 2019. This TV series' typically low BBC budget failed to impress when I borrowed a copy from the library as a teen in the 90s. His house is about to be demolished, his best friend is actually an alien and the world is ending in five minutes! Bits and pieces still stand up after all these years, with the special effects ranging from quaint to innovative, in the absence of the digital effects we take for granted these days. There's a problem loading this menu right now.