The Secondary Phase
First broadcast: Sunday 24th December 1978
The show that began with the end of the world continues with Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect stranded on prehistoric Earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin thoroughly devoured by a carbon-copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.
The Secondary Phase Products
Release date: Sunday 2nd October 2005
The complete collection of all five phases, plus a bonus CD featuring two bonus programmes from the BBC archive: Kaleidoscope from 1980 (going behind the scenes of the second series) and Six Characters in Search of an Answer: Arthur Dent from 2002.
Release date: Thursday 13th November 2008
This collection contains the complete second series, newly digitally remastered, as well as another interview with Douglas Adams.
Release date: Sunday 1st May 2005
The secondary phases of this series features Zaphod Beeblebrox put through the greatest torture in the galaxy, the economic phenomion known as the "Shoe Event Horizon" and the Man in the Shack, who seems to run the universe.