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... See full summary »

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Marvin
Stephen Moore ...
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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

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12 January 1981 (UK)  »

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It was Douglas Adams himself who walked into the sea naked when the original actor for the part called in sick. See more »

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When Zaphod meets Arthur and Ford, the person operating his prosthetic arm is visible. See more »

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Zaphod Beeblebrox: Now, which is the most nonchalant chair to be discovered in?
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