OT: Douglas Adams and British English question

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Mon Apr 22 07:01:03 EDT 2002


On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:

> > Just looking for some opinions here. I receibed a catalogue the
> > other day that is offering the video for Hitchhiker's Guide to
> > the Galaxy.  I've never seen it, because I can't find it
> > anywhere, but it's not cheap, and so I was hoping someone out
> > there would share their honest opinion: worth buying, or not?
>
> Um. Worth buying, but not for a lot of money, unless you really
> really love HHG. The actors who play Trillian and Zaphod aren't
> very good, nor are the special effects. There are animations
> showing entries in the Guide, and they are terrific, and the guy
> who does Arthur is good, but otherwise the radio show knocks spots
> off this.

Another potentially relevant consideration is that the series
[has recently been|is about to be] released on DVD.


Paul
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