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From Geoffrey McGivern to Gogrilla Mincefriend

By The Outpost

The team are back for 2018, and continuing their mission to explore the Hitchhiker's Guide universe in alphabetical order. This week, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds tackle the G section, and we reveal the results of our Hypothetical Slarti poll. Geoffrey McGivern In his time on the radio series, he's played Ford Prefect, Deep Thought, a Frogstar robot, the Heart of Gold ventilation system, and a priest on Brontitall. He’s subsequently gone on to a successful career in TV, playing bit parts in scores of shows. Geoffrey Perkins A writer and radio producer, and worked with Douglas at the BBC for many years. He’s credited with a wonderful line about Adams: "Douglas was never ever on time with scripts, often only finishing them a couple of hours after the audience had gone home." As well as producing the Hitchhiker’s Guide series, he was also a director of Hat Trick Productions, which went on to produce some of the UK’s best TV comedies. Globbering The noise made by a live, swamp-dwelling mattress that is deeply moved by a story of personal tragedy. The word can also, according to /the Ultra-Complete Maximegalon Dictionary of Every Language Ever/, mean the noise made by the Lord High Sanvalvwag of Hollop on discovering that he has forgotten his wife’s birthday for the second year running. God's last message to his creation It's written in thirty-foot-high letters of fire on top of the Quentulus Quazgar Mountains in the land of Sevorbeupstry on the planet Preliumtarn, third out from the sun Zarss in Galactic Sector QQ7 Active J Gamma. Gogrilla Mincefriend A man who rediscovered and then patented a device he'd seen in a history book called a staircase, after the continued evolution of the Sirius Cybernetics Happy Vertical People Transporters started sulking in basements because they weren't being listened to.

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