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

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

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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, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.6
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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

3. Dogma (1999)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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 loophole and re-enter Heaven.

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

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

TV-14 | 1,325 min | Comedy, Music

9.0
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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

5. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.0
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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

6. Have I Got News for You (1990– )

29 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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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

7. Dirk Gently (2012– )

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Dirk Gently is a quirky detective.

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

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

25 min | Comedy

8.2
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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

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

Documentary

8.6
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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

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

30 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

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

11. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

12. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary, History

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

13. 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

14. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn, Stephen Fry

15. Doctor Who: Shada (1992 Video)

110 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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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

16. Doctor Snuggles (1979– )

25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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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

17. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

6.4
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Stars: Terry Wogan, Joanna Lumley, Kenneth Williams, Ben Elton

18. Doctor on the Go (1975–1977)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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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

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

Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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

20. 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

21. Doctor Who: Thirty Years in the TARDIS (1993 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.2
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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

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

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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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

23. Cyberspace (1996– )

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

24. Rockstar (2000)

4 min | Short, Music

6.4
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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

25. 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

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

Documentary, Family

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

27. 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

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

77 min | Documentary

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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

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

300 min | Documentary

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Stars: Douglas Adams, Richard Dawkins

34. The Agenda (1996– )

News, Talk-Show

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

35. 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

36. Breakfast Impossible: Series One (2011)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.9
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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

37. Infinite Mhz (1999–2001)

25 min | Talk-Show

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Documentary, History

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

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

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

7.8
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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

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

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

7.6
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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

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

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

7.7
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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

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Destiny of the Daleks: Episode Two (1979)

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

7.8
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While the Daleks assign Romana to their excavation detail, the Doctor and an escaped prisoner help the Movellans' attempt to beat the Daleks.

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

47. The South Bank Show (1978– )
Episode: Douglas Adams (1992)

Documentary

8.4
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Documentary about the mostly harmless science fiction writer Douglas Adams.

Director: John Carlaw | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Douglas Adams, Michael Bywater, Richard Dawkins

48. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Douglas Adams: The Man Who Blew Up the World (2001)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Douglas Adams, Clive Anderson, Linda Duffin, Sue Freestone

49. Cyberspace (1996– )
Episode: Electroculture (1996)

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

50. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1981)

Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

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The story of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy begins when a 6-foot ape descendant named Arthur Dent is saved from the destruction of planet Earth thanks to Ford Prefect, who is in fact... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Adams | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, David Dixon, Joe Melia