The Hitchhiker's Guide to the the Galaxy (in several media)

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the the Galaxy. Fit the First broadcast on BBC Radio 8 March 1978. Geoffrey Perleins, prod. Peter Jones and Simon Jones, stars. Douglas Adams, script. Initially consulted: AVC Corporation/The Mind's Eye, 1988. 6 cassettes, 6 hours.

See under Fiction, citations for D. Adams. Audiotape version esp. important for Program 9; note the "Share and Enjoy" scene with Arthur Dent on The Heart of Gold, trapped among "Eddie, your shipboard computer" and the other shipboard products of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation and Complaints Division.

For scholarly discussions, one might start with Bruce Lindsley Rockwood's review of

Nicholas Joll, ed. Philosophy & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. In SFRA Review #305 (Summer 2013): pp. 21-22.[1]

RDE, Title, 11Aug19; Rockwood link 17Jul21