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 Rincewind (2 episodes)
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 Twoflower (2 episodes)
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 Trymon (2 episodes)
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 Patrician (2 episodes)
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 Narrator (2 episodes)
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 Death (2 episodes)
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 Picture Imp (2 episodes)
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 Death (2 episodes)
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 Jiglad Wert (2 episodes)
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 Ganmack Treehallett (2 episodes)
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As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time. Written by Anonymous

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The Color of Magic  »

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Many of the angry mob of Star People outside Unseen University, and the customers in the Broken Drum during the fight scene, are Discworld fans recruited through fan websites and mailing lists. See more »

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The book and the notes about the secret passageway say to pull the third book from the right but the one that is pulled is nowhere near the third book from the right (or even the third from the left). See more »

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Death: Don't mind me. I've got a book to read.
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Followed by Going Postal (2009) See more »

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Not bad
4 March 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I quite liked this film thought I thought some elements of it would be lost on people who haven't read the book since there's only so much exposition you can fit in a film. One of my pet hates is when one of my favourite books gets turned in to a film where the director just can't resist changing every second character and adding entirely new scenes. This kept faithful to the books while still being enjoyable for those who haven't read the books. The version I got on DVD actually comes in two parts with the first part covering the first book - The colour of magic. The second part covers the second book in the series - The light fantastic. Not sure if that's the standard version everyone gets or if some only get part one.


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