Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect find themselves thrown off the Vogon spaceship into the vacuum of space. Improbably, they are rescued 29 seconds later by the Starship Heart of Gold. This brand new model has just been high-jacked by the President of the Universe, Zaphod Beeblebrox and his girlfriend Trillian. Even more unlikely, it turns out both the hitch hikers and their rescuers have met before. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
It was Douglas Adams
himself who walked into the sea naked when the original actor for the part called in sick. See more
When Zaphod meets Arthur and Ford, the person operating his prosthetic arm is visible. See more
Now, which is the most nonchalant chair to be discovered in?