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Deep Thought (Character)
from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Lunkwill: Do you...
Deep Thought: Have an answer for you? Yes. But you're not going to like it.
Fook: Please tell us. We must know!
Deep Thought: Okay. The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is...
[wild cheers from audience, then silence]
Deep Thought: 42.

Zaphod: Oh Deep Thought! We have travelled long... and far. Have you calculated the ultimate question?
Deep Thought: [yawns] No. I've been watching the TV.

Zaphod: Have you calculated the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything?
Deep Thought: No. I've been watching TV. I built another computer to do that.
Zaphod: Oh, right, I forgot. Is it here?
Deep Thought: No, it's not here. It's another world.
Zaphod: It's on another world...
Deep Thought: It *is* another world, stupid. Or it was until the Vogons destroyed it for a hyperspace expressway.
Zaphod: Well, Okay. You sure you don't have the question, or a way to, you know, access it or something? 'Cause I think I've done a lot to get here.
Deep Thought: [TV lights up again] Oh, shh, shh. The show's back on.
Zaphod: Well, I don't wanna bother you, so I'm gonna... Good stuff. Great.
[backing away]
Zaphod: I'm gonna go and find something else for my entire life to be about.


"The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy: Episode #1.4" (1981)
Lunkwill: O great computer, the task we have designed you to perform is this: We want you to tell us the Answer.
Deep Thought: The answer? The answer to what?
Lunkwill: Life.
Fook: The universe.
Lunkwill: Everything.
Deep Thought: Tricky.

Deep Thought: You're really not going to like it.
Lunkwill: Tell us.
Deep Thought: The answer to the Great Question...
Lunkwill: Yes?
Deep Thought: ...of life, the universe, and everything...
Lunkwill: Yes?
Deep Thought: ...is...
Fook: Yes?
Deep Thought: ...is...
Lunkwill, Fook: *Yes*?
Deep Thought: Forty-two.
[stunned silence]
Deep Thought: It was a tough assignment.
Lunkwill, Fook: *Forty-two*?