On board is Ford's semi-cousin and President of the Galaxy, Zaphod Beeblebrox; a woman Dent met at a party, Trisha "Trillian" MacMillan; and a depressed robot, Marvin.
A fourth and fifth series based on So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish and Mostly Harmless were to have been transmitted in September 2004.
51 As a result of the series, Douglas Adams was inducted into the Radio Academy 's Hall of Fame.
The series was the first radio comedy programme to be produced in stereo, and was innovative in its use of music and sound effects, winning a number of awards.Accessed Interview with Archived t the Wayback Machine.Further scheduled recordings on 11 July and 1 August of that year were also cancelled, this time due in part to Adams trying to work on the LP re-recordings of the first series, as well as its novelisation.2 BBC Radio 3 's Critics Forum thought the show had "the sort of effect that a Monty Python programme actually has, of making everything that appears immediately after it on radio or television or whatever, seem absolutely ludicrous".45 The programme was a hit with listeners, although a BBC World Service listener in India allegedly "strongly objected to 'Robots taking part in a comedy show and another in Sierra Leone thought that "as a source of information it is misleading".Finding themselves on the planet of Brontitall, populated by a race of bird people, they hear about the rudest word in the universe little busters ex game and the Shoe Event Horizon.
The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part One, 2-LP set.
"The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show Live!".14 With conflicting writing commitments, Adams engaged his friend and flatmate John Lloyd to assist in writing the fifth and sixth episodes.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list ( link ) a b Adams, Douglas.Dirk Maggs, dramatisations and editor.,.Hannibal Records, 1982, hnbl 1307.