Agreed. I hated the movie but love the BBC version to death. I have the whole thing on tape and never get sick of it.
Merzbau Agreed. Much as I love Hammer & Tongs and a lot of the movie's visual design (at least, until the point where it became obvious they ran out of money), the script went straight to hell as soon as they got off the Vogon ship.
jrr Sometimes, books and miniseries simply don't adapt to movie format.
Xenocide What does a puff of logic look like? How does it smell? I bet it smells like Einstein's hair.
Camonk I've seen this thing a million times. I've been watching it since I was too young to really understand it. But I've always remembered the babelfish argument. When I finally read the books, this guy was always the voice of the Guide, in my head. Actually, his was the voice of the whole series.