Mike says that he is the greatest Hitch-hiker in the Galaxy.
The poster for the series hangs on the door in Dale's room.
Two of Chaos' victims are transformed into a whale and a bowl of flowers.
"Mostly Harmless" in Multi-Player
You can find a whale that has fallen to earth and a bowl of petunias.
Christopher Cerf admits that the "42" on Lionel's rugby jersey is a deliberate homage to Douglas Adams and his creation.
quotes 42 in dialog as the answer of everything
describing a planet as 'mostly harmless'
Towlie says, "Don't forget to bring a towel," a reference to the sound advice of The Guide.
Andromeda makes a comment about having "a brain the size of a planet," which is one of Marvin's catchphrases.
John says: "I am not Kirk, Spock, Luke, Buck, Flash or Arthur frelling Dent"
Excessive references to number 42.
Reference to the TV series
Referenced by name
The descriptive text for the "Fervent" Veteran's badge (42 months) is "Forty-two. Could you be the answer to everything?"
The Fed-Ex delivery robot in the opening scenes has the number 42 on his head, which is the Ultimate Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.
Francis Zapmeister says, "So long and thanks for the fish."
The similar title is a reference
Opening title sequence is recreated near the beginning of the film, and the incarnation of Marvin appears in the queue on Vogsphere
original BBC television series
Reference to the television series
The Doctor spends most of the episode in his dressing gown, and mentions Arthur Dent ("nice man"). Tea is also important.
Reference to Simon Jones in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Talked about briefly.
Kjetil Manheim mentions it.
When McKay asks Sheppard if he knows how many gate addresses have no accompanying description, Sheppard replies with a sarcastic "42".
Jill says that the logon for Guy's "computer was a randomly selected word from a piece of Vogon poetry."
Eric said to Julie, "I love the sound they make as they go whooshing past. Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy."
Daniel Jackson mentions 42 as being the answer to life, the Universe and everything
Old World Blues, there is an X-42 research center.
When clicking the towel in Samantha's backpack she gives a reference to the book about how it is one of the most useful things a hitchhiker can have
Pod 42 is a reference to the number 42 from this series.
Referenced by name
Frankenstein says he knows the meaning of life is '42' this is the answer the the ultimate question of life the universe and everything from the hitch hikers guide to the galaxy.
"Deep Thought" and 42
This episode's title is a reference to "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish," which was the message the dolphins left before abandoning Earth in "The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Sheldon includes "Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect" on his list of possible couples costumes with Amy.
One of the goals is called "Forty-Two" and references Deep Thought and the Guide
Annabel sarcastically asks if the men looking for the two girls are going to check area "Z-Z-9-Plural-Z-Alpha", the exact name given to reference the Earth's location in the Universe, on board the Heart Of Gold.
Zaphod Beeblexbrox and Marvin are among the graffitti names
In the market on Akhaten, the Doctor points out a Hooloovoo, a race first described in the Hitchhikers Guide
Craig Robinson is seen carrying a towel throughout the entire movie.
Today's guest panelist, Simon Jones, talked about meeting Douglas Adams at Cambridge university and how he was offered his role in the show!
Douglas Adams mentions working on the scripts for the television series
Sheldon says, "Think of me as Arthur Dent in 'The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy.'"
Cisco says, "So long and thanks for all the fish."
When Alice mumbles "I once believed i could do six impossible things before breakfast", it is a reference to the marketing slogan of "Milliways" - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe.
Tom: "Nobody likes Vogon poetry."
many clips from the series are shown
Much archive footage of the older show is featured.
Clips are shown
Clips are shown
clips from the second episode are shown
Clips shown and discussed.
excerpt shown which is relevant to road protests
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Simon Jones!
The depressed weapons droid aboard the Deltaur is a parody on Marvin, the paranoid android. The Sariens resemble the Vogons.
One of the questions the gargoyle asks is "What is the meaning of life, the universe, and everything?". The correct answer is 42, to which the gargoyle replies "So you put some Deep Thought into the question, eh?".
When Tim starts talking about Daisy's fear that mice may crossbreed with spiders to create a hybrid, an animated sequence comes on screen to demonstrate the creature which spoofs the animated sequences from the guidebook in this mini series. The style of animation is the same (green lines on a green grid with a black background).
When Arthur, Zaphod and Ford are working their way through the line on the planet Vogsphere, Arthur passes Marvin from the miniseries and does a double take as he walks by.