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Which is the best version of THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY?

Poll - Total Votes: 10
Original Radio Version
The Novels
The BBC TV version
The Movie
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CountScrofula · 41-45, M
Having been through them all I'll give it to the books although the radio plays are excellent.
Straylight · F
@CountScrofula I’ll give points to the tv series too for doing so much with so little budget.
CountScrofula · 41-45, M
@Straylight It's pretty decent tbh. The movie has a weird charm but it's a fuckin mess lol
Straylight · F
I have to say the novels because that was my first exposure to it.
The novels, unabridged, as read aloud by the author Douglas Adams.

Look for the BBC "word for word" audio production; don't settle for the Stephen Fry version. While Fry is good, the author is SPECTACULAR!
Ive only seen the movie
ChipmunkErnie · 70-79, M
@SStarfish The movie is pretty far from the original concept -- it was "Hollywoodized". The radio version is the original and the funniest, closely followed by the books. The BBC TV series isn't terrible, but like most BBC stuff of the period it suffered from a very cheap budget.
Ah i see.. I like bbc stuff .. but i imagine filming imaginary concepts can be expensive.. they’d probably need a game of thrones type budget @ChipmunkErnie
ChipmunkErnie · 70-79, M
@SStarfish They were working with the old-style DOCTOR WHO type budget, I;d guess. That's why the radio version (also BBC I think) is so great -- all the effects are either audio or solely in your mind.

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