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Overall B

Douglas Adams' quirky, creative and cheeky novels have been amusing sci-fi fans for years. Now Buena Vista Home Entertainment puts all of his out-of-this-world silliness onto DVD, so you can curse the whole universe without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B
Substance Use C+

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

To enjoy humor, it’s necessary to have a deep understanding of the culture in which it exists. How may the British humor in this movie be difficult to appreciate if you don’t understand the nuances of living in the UK? How might comedy originating in the urban United States be just as “foreign” in another land?

In the movie, one character questions the meaning of normalcy. How does our perception of reality affect the way we define normal? How can your “normal” differ from someone else’s?

Think you’re a Hitchhiker expert? Check out these quizzes on the BBC site.

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