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Command Prompt
Feb 1st, 2004, 06:08 PM
Better be good.

Mos Def = Ford Prefect. :(

Immortal Goat
Feb 1st, 2004, 11:10 PM
NO!!! IT WILL SUCK!!!! DAMN THEM ALL TO HELL!!! :wah

Anonymous
Feb 2nd, 2004, 12:14 AM
Starring The Rock as Zaphod Beeblebrox.

executioneer
Feb 2nd, 2004, 04:04 AM
wtf >: you had better be joking about that mos def comment or I am going to rape TO DEATH anyone in connection with the making of this >:

edit: "martin freeman" as arthur dent you jerk

-willie

Supafly345
Feb 2nd, 2004, 09:26 AM
I've never gotten through the movie without falling asleep.

Dole
Feb 2nd, 2004, 10:45 AM
So you've mastered time travel??

Supafly345
Feb 2nd, 2004, 12:13 PM
The original movie. Don't tell me you thought this was the first one.

Triad-Brother Choi
Feb 2nd, 2004, 12:38 PM
You mean the BBC TV series?

Supafly345
Feb 2nd, 2004, 01:00 PM
I don't know, it was a long ass video which was exactly like BBC television only didn't seem to span over episodes. At least my father said it was a movie.

Jeanette X
Feb 2nd, 2004, 01:57 PM
Don't even bother with the movie. It's shit. Just read the book.

bigtimecow
Feb 2nd, 2004, 09:27 PM
read all 5 books. i'm sure they're better than any movie or show made out of them.

Command Prompt
Feb 3rd, 2004, 01:30 AM
Yeah, to be honest the first book was really amusing and a good read but I swear to god the other three books made me damn well fall asleep. And apparantly there is a 5th one so watch how fast I go to read it. :(

executioneer
Feb 3rd, 2004, 01:39 AM
i will watch this new movie but i will not have TOO high of hopes >: Douglas Adams WAS working on it before he died so it has possible goodness :(

-willie

Anonymous
Feb 3rd, 2004, 04:43 AM
Douglas Adams died? :<

Dole
Feb 3rd, 2004, 05:51 AM
It was a tv series, really obviously a tv series and not in any way movie like. It was also incredibly low budget and shit.

bigtimecow
Feb 3rd, 2004, 06:14 PM
yeah, like last year or something. :(

Anonymous
Feb 3rd, 2004, 10:20 PM
i have the tv series on tape, I think. I have 3 videos titled with it and it pretty much is the 'series' :<

executioneer
Feb 3rd, 2004, 10:25 PM
the tv versions suck so bad :(

-willie

Command Prompt
Feb 4th, 2004, 04:40 AM
I thought the books were based on the radio show, and he kept writing himself into a corner, so he kept coming up with all that strange shit.

executioneer
Feb 4th, 2004, 05:11 AM
they were, for like the first two or three at least :/

-willie

Dole
Feb 4th, 2004, 05:30 AM
The radio show is actually pretty good.

executioneer
Feb 4th, 2004, 05:58 AM
i heard a tape of them a long time ago :eek

-willie

Pub Lover
Feb 4th, 2004, 09:36 AM
yeah, like last year or something.

"Douglas died unexpectedly in May 2001 of a sudden heart attack. He was 49. He had been living in Santa Barbara, California with his wife and daughter, and at the time of his death he was working on the screenplay for a feature film version of Hitchhiker." (http://www.douglasadams.com/dna/bio.html)

the_dudefather
Feb 5th, 2004, 08:43 AM
they realesed a partitialy finished book they found on his mac after he died (a bunch of short stories). its like grave robbing for the 21st century.

there is also a new radio show coming out soon, with douglus adams as the voice of the insulting alien (forget the name) which he recorded years ago if they ever made a new series.

postscript:
i got 4 marvin the paranoid android mp3s. help me.

Zbu Manowar
Feb 7th, 2004, 12:48 PM
The show wasn't that bad. Hell, considering it was made at the end of the Tom Baker run of Doctor Who and damn close to the end of the Blakes 7 series, for what it is it's not bad at all.

Just sad it didn't last for another season...which considering would be hard since the other two books weren't written yet.