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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about space travel. 32 episodes (6 series), 1978 - 2018. Stars Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Peter Jones, William Franklyn and others.

Next new episode is today at 6:30pm. The Hexagonal Phase, Episode 3
Catch-up on Episode 2 on BBC iPlayer Radio   The Hexagonal Phase, Episode 2 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra today at 5:30pm.

The Secondary Phase

1. Fit The First

First broadcast: Monday 21st January 1980

Zaphod Beeblebrox and his mysterious friend Roosta are being taken in a flying building to the evil Frogstar, whilst Ford Prefect and Arthur Dent are stranded on prehistoric Earth. Some of them are getting hungry.

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2. Fit The Second

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd January 1980

An episode in which our heroes have the chance to chew the fat with some old enemies and Arthur Dent has an unpleasant cup of tea.

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3. Fit The Third

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd January 1980

An episode in which our heroes have some close encounters with others and themselves.

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4. Fit The Fourth

First broadcast: Thursday 24th January 1980

An episode in which our heroes do a lot of running and digging.

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5. Fit The Fifth

First broadcast: Friday 25th January 1980

An episode in which all is resolved, everyone lives happily ever after, and pigs fly.

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