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1. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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63 Metascore

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."

Writers: Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick | Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Martin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 155,359 | Gross: $51.02M

2. Dogma (1999)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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62 Metascore

An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort

Votes: 181,335 | Gross: $30.65M

3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 26,000

4. Dirk Gently (2016– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Active

Centers on the titular holistic detective who investigates cases involving the supernatural. Based on the "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" novel series, written by Douglas Adams ... See full summary »

Creator: Max Landis | Stars: Christian Bako, Samuel Barnett, Neil Brown Jr., Aaron Douglas

5. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.9
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Creators: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 44,611

6. Dirk Gently (2010–2012)

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

Creator: Howard Overman | Stars: Stephen Mangan, Darren Boyd, Lisa Jackson, Jason Watkins

Votes: 1,477

7. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.1
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

Votes: 8,089

8. Have I Got News for You (1990– )

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.1
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Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Angus Deayton, Alexander Armstrong

Votes: 3,228

9. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Mort Lindsey Orchestra

Votes: 258

10. Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–1982)

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones

Votes: 1,462

11. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Marv Albert, Richard Lewis

Votes: 2,715

12. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.4
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Stephen Fry, John Gielgud

Votes: 98

13. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 702

14. Doctor Who: Shada (2003 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Would-be universe conqueror Skagra seeks out the location of the lost planet Shada, home to a Time Lord prison, from a Time Lord who's a professor at Cambridge and is old friends with the Doctor.

Stars: Paul McGann, Lalla Ward, John Leeson, James Fox

Votes: 47

15. The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.5
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Three part documentary that shows the insight look at the history of computers, from its rise in the 1970s to the beginning of the Dot-com boom of the late 1990s.

Writer: Robert X. Cringely | Stars: Robert X. Cringely, Douglas Adams, Sam Albert, Paul G. Allen

Votes: 1,056

16. Doctor on the Go (1975–1977)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Duncan (Robin Nedwell) and Dick (Geoffrey Davies) return from their escapades on the MS Begonia ('"Doctor at Sea" (1974)') and manage to wangle new jobs at St Swithin's Hospital. ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark, Andrew Knox

Votes: 36

17. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

7.1
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Long-running arts series.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Lenny Henry

Votes: 82

18. Doctor Snuggles (1979– )

25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The fantastic adventures of a friendly doctor and his friends.

Creator: Jeffrey O'Kelly | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lambert Hamel, Walter Jokisch, Ulli Philipp

Votes: 714

19. Doctor Who: Shada (1992 Video)

110 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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This unfinished story from the television series Doctor Who (1963) was released on video with linking material from Tom Baker. When a dangerous artifact goes missing from the study of ... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Adams | Director: Pennant Roberts | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Christopher Neame, Denis Carey

Votes: 258

20. Starship Titanic (1998 Video Game)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Writers: Douglas Adams, D.A. Barham, Michael Bywater, Neil Richards | Stars: Douglas Adams, Quint Boa, John Cleese, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 71

21. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Long-running talk show featuring relaxed and informal chat with celebrity guests.

Stars: Terry Wogan, Joanna Lumley, Kenneth Williams, Ben Elton

Votes: 110

23. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1984 Video Game)

Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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You are Arthur Dent, and you must survive the worst day of your life. For one thing, your house is being demolished. For another thing, so is the planet. Having found out your friend is an ... See full summary »

Writers: Douglas Adams, Steve Meretzky

Votes: 63

24. The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (1966–1999)

Documentary, Family

8.3
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The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are annual lectures by the Royal Institution presenting scientific subjects the general public in an entertaining manner (since 1825), this series was broadcast by BBC Two from 1966-1999.

Stars: David Phillips, Eric R. Laithwaite, Heinz Wolff, George Porter

Votes: 46

25. Top Ten (1998– )

90 min | Music, Documentary

5.9
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Series looking at different genres in television and music.

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Marc Almond, Isaac Hayes, Pete Waterman

Votes: 23

26. Out of the Trees (1976 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Writers: Douglas Adams, Graham Chapman, Bernard McKenna | Directors: Ian MacNaughton, Bernard Thompson | Stars: Graham Chapman, Roger Brierley, Simon Jones, Maria Aitken

Votes: 26

27. The Making of 'The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (1993 Video)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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A documentary looking at the making of "Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, The" (1981)_, including interviews with leading members of the cast and production team, behind-the-scenes footage ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Davies | Director: Kevin Davies | Stars: Peter Jones, Alan J.W. Bell, Stella Elliott, Douglas Adams

Votes: 127

28. Ian Levine: Shada (2013 Video)

Animation, Sci-Fi

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Evil Timelord Skagra seeks out the location of Shada, a lost planet which was once home to a Time Lord prison. This special fan cut version of the unfinished story reunites the original cast and animates the unfilmed scenes.

Writers: Douglas Adams, Ian Levine | Director: Ian Levine | Stars: Paul Jones, Lalla Ward, John Leeson, David Brierly

29. Cyberspace (1996– )

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Stars: Douglas Adams, Craig Charles, Mark A.Z. Dippé, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 5

30. Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (1993 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.4
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A specially extended video edition of the documentary filmed to mark the 30th anniversary of the long-running BBC Science Fiction serial, "Doctor Who". Linked by specially filmed footage ... See full summary »

Writer: Sydney Newman | Director: Kevin Davies | Stars: Nicholas Courtney, Michael Wisher, Josh Maguire, Toby Aspin

Votes: 195

31. What a Performance! (1997–2000)

60 min | Comedy

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The inimitable Mr. Monkhouse presents an exploration of comedy sub-genres. With contributions from famous faces and behind the scenes persons he looks in turn at: Drag, Miserable Gits, Battleaxes, Camp, Double Acts, Cads, and Madcaps.

Stars: Bob Monkhouse, Clive James, Garry Bushell, John Inman

32. Rockstar (2000)

4 min | Short, Music

6.5
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Douglas Adams own words: "In November (1999) Apple brought together a bunch of people under its AppleMaster program and taught us to use their new digital video editing stuff - the new iMac... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Adams | Stars: Douglas Adams, Polly Jane Rocket Adams, John Cleese

Votes: 214

33. Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams (2005 Video)

77 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writer: Rick Mueller | Director: Rick Mueller | Stars: Douglas Adams, Neil Gaiman, Leo Kelly, Mary Allen

Votes: 78

34. Closed Lines (2014)

Short, Sci-Fi

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Writer: Claude Miles | Director: Sven Granlund | Stars: Brandy Altmeyer, Dave Barrett, Jessica Bay, Russ Croley

35. Hyperland (1990 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

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Far ahead of it's time, this documentary introduced the Internet to an unsuspecting public way back in 1990. Douglas Adams, along with Tom Baker, explores the ideas of interactivity & ... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Adams | Stars: Douglas Adams, Tom Baker, Hans Peter Brondmo, Ted Nelson

Votes: 62

37. Growing Up in the Universe (1991 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Documentary

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Stars: Douglas Adams, Richard Dawkins

Votes: 19

38. The Greater Evil (2015)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Drama, Horror

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A jaded political campaign operative gradually realizes the horrific true nature of the popular yet brash candidate she is working for.

Writer: William R. Coughlan | Director: William R. Coughlan | Stars: Jennifer Massey, Michael Gabel, Nick DePinto, Nello DeBlasio

39. Breakfast Impossible: Series One (2011)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Writers: Billy T. Boyd, Steve Guynn, Claude Miles | Directors: Billy T. Boyd, Steve Guynn, Claude Miles | Stars: Claude Miles, Billy T. Boyd, Steve Guynn, Stacey T. Gillespie

Votes: 13

40. Cyberpunks and Technophobes (1993– )

Documentary

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In the UK there is a trend for teenagers to drop science subjects at school, and to concentrate on the arts. This programme looks at why there is a trend towards technophobia despite ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Parsons, Douglas Adams, Craig Charles

41. Infinite Mhz (1999–2001)

25 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Douglas Adams, Marc DeFalco, Jess Holderbaum, Zachary Norman

42. The Agenda (1996– )

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Andrew Rawnsley, David Stafford, Simon Hoggart, Patrick Kane

43. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Four (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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Scaroth, the last of the Jagaroth, forces Romana to build a field interface stabilizer for his time machine. Romana reluctantly does so, not knowing that the full extent her action will ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 268

44. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part One (1979)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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As time slips a groove, the Doctor and Romana relive twenty-four seconds while on holiday in Paris. The second time it occurs the Doctor spots a woman using advanced, alien technology at ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 325

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Three (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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Pursuing the mystery of the multiple, authentic Mona Lisa's back to Leonardo de Vinci's workshop in 1505 Florence, the Doctor meets Captain Tancredi - the very same man he's met as Count ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 252

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Two (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.8
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As the very well-mannered but callous Count Scarlioni rehearses his forthcoming heist of the Mona Lisa, the Doctor, Romana and Det. Duggan explore his basement, discovering a time travel ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 264

47. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Colonizing Cyberspace (1991)

Documentary

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Directors: Ian Duncan, Max Whitby | Stars: Michael Hordern, John Perry Barlow, Gareth Edwards, Scott Fisher

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Destiny of the Daleks: Episode Four (1979)

TV-PG | 26 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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To break the centuries-old stalemate in their war, the Movellans need the Doctor, as do the Daleks Davros. The solution is simple, but neither side can see it, nor would the Doctor upset ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Tim Barlow, Peter Straker

Votes: 139

49. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Destiny of the Daleks: Episode One (1979)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The Doctor and Romana find themselves on Skaro and forced to be military advisers to the Daleks' enemy, Movellans, while the Daleks revive Davros.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Tim Barlow, Peter Straker

Votes: 169

50. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Destiny of the Daleks: Episode Three (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The Doctor reaches Davros first, but can he hang on to him? Meanwhile, the Movellans test a bomb to incinerate the planet.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Tim Barlow, Peter Straker

Votes: 136