Top 15 The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy film message.

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In the 2005 adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trillian McMillan is seen wearing a shirt with a third sleeve. She is in fact wearing Zaphod's shirt who has 3 arms and 2 heads.
In the 2005 adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trillian McMillan is seen wearing a shirt with a third sleeve. She is in fact wearing Zaphod's shirt who has 3 arms and 2 heads.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Trivia

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  1. Ford tells Arthur that Vogons can't think or imagine, this is due to the Vogon Slapsticks (shovel-like creatures on the Vogons home planet) which leap up out of the ground and smack you in the face for thinking or imagining anything.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - - during the flashback of Ford Prefect's first arrival on Earth (where we mistook cars as the dominant lifeform), the car that nearly strikes him is a Ford Prefect.
    - during the flashback of Ford Prefect's first arrival on Earth (where we mistook cars as the dominant lifeform), the car that nearly strikes him is a Ford Prefect.
  • 1 - Trillion tells Arthur about the amazing inventions on the spaceship, including a knife which toasts bread as you slice it. But we see a shot of the unsliced loaf of bread implying they have not invented "sliced bread", a benchmark for great inventions.
    Trillion tells Arthur about the amazing inventions on the spaceship, including a knife which toasts bread as you slice it. But we see a shot of the unsliced loaf of bread implying they have not invented "sliced bread", a benchmark for great inventions.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Hidden Details

In Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [2005], Trillian is wearing Zaphod's shirt: she has the third sleeve pinned

Trillian is wearing a shirt with 3 arms when we first see her on the Heart of Gold. Zaphod has 3 arms.

1 - There is an Apple logo on Deep Thought(top right)
There is an Apple logo on Deep Thought(top right)

In "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"(2005) Vogons have no imagination. This is probably because on their home planet, you get slapped in the face for having an idea.

When you have an original idea on the Vogon planet you get smashed in the face, meaning a species evolving there would have a pretty smashed up face, aka the Vogons.

Author Douglas Adams face appears when the ship hits infinite improbability

1 - "I'd much rather be happy than right, any day", Slartibartfast says in "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Later, when Arthur points out he was right, Slartibartfast reacts like this.
"I'd much rather be happy than right, any day", Slartibartfast says in "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Later, when Arthur points out he was right, Slartibartfast reacts like this.
1 - Everyone in the congregation blows their nose on the headdress of the person in front of them.
Everyone in the congregation blows their nose on the headdress of the person in front of them.

Marvin says "the restaurant is at the OTHER end of the universe." The Restaurant at the End of the Universe was the 2nd novel by tHGttG creator Douglas Adams with a restaurant at the actual END (time not place) of the universe.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.