Beware of the Leopard: the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy podcast

63 EpisodesProduced by The Outpost

The complete podcast compendium to the science-fiction comedy series, covering the radio, TV, book and film incarnations of Douglas Adams’ “trilogy in five parts”, alphabetically, from Arthur to Zaphod and all points in-between.

63 Episodes | 2017 - 2019

From the Uncertain Areas to Vod

March 14th, 2019

39:14

Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the V section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, with a quick final stop-off at U.

Uncertain Areas

“Wild horses thundered through the sky taking fresh supplies of reinforced …

From Tri-D to Turlingdrome

March 7th, 2019

41:18

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they clear the T section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Tri-D

Tri-D is Adams’ allusion to some sort of 3D TV, and is distinct from Five-D, the sub-etha, the Sense-o-Tape, the Hall of …

From Thor to Transtellar Cruise Lines

February 28th, 2019

43:53

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the T section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Tea and Douglas

What JB said about kettles isn’t entirely inaccurate, according to an American friend of Mark’s, who also …

From sun diving to Terry Jones

February 21st, 2019

40:22

Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the [letter] section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Sun dive

Hotblack Deseato’s band has a completely black stunt ship that dives into the sun on Kakrafoon, as part of the …

From Strags to the Sub-Etha Sens-o-Matic

February 14th, 2019

35:59

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Strag

A strag is a non-hitchhiker. Given that we’ve …

From SrDt 3454 to Stephen Moore

February 7th, 2019

42:42

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. We dedicate this episode to Jeremy Hardy, who died last week.

The Great Ventilation and Telephone Riots of SrDt 3454

These …

From Slim’s Throat Emporium to Sqornshellous

January 31st, 2019

37:56

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they continue with the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Slim’s Throat Emporium

Slim’s Throat Emporium is a bar Ford and Hotblack Desiato used to crash, pretending to be health …

From Striterax to Slartibartfast

January 24th, 2019

49:36

Mark and the Jons are back off their Christmas break and ready to continue through the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Silastic Armorfiends of Striterax

The best way to pick a fight with a Silastic …

2018 Christmas special

December 27th, 2018

1:07:00

Join Mark, Danny and the Jons as they ring in 2019 with a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy pub quiz, in which every single round – every single one – is completely and 100% to do with the Douglas Adams sci-fi universe.

From Sens-o-Tape to the Siderial Daily Mentioner

December 20th, 2018

35:27

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they continue traversing the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Sens-o-Tape

Sens-o-Tape is another piece of VR equipment. In the first book, Arthur gets strapped into a machine …

From Saquo-Pilia Hensha to Sector ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha

December 13th, 2018

33:55

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the S section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Saquo-Pilia Hensha

King Antwelm made a famous assumption that what everybody wanted, all other things being equal, was to be …

From Rula Lenska to Santraginus V

December 6th, 2018

44:47

Join Mark and the Jons as they finish up the R section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and make a move on the Ss.

Rula Lenska

Rula Lenska …

From reverse temporal engineering to Roosta

November 29th, 2018

37:59

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the R section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Reverse temporal engineering

Reverse temporal …

Loose tiles vol 1

November 22nd, 2018

36:33

Mark and Jon Hickman welcome Danny back to the Leopard with an episode in which we pull out random letters from the Scrabble bag. Warning: your …

From the Radiophonic Workshop to Reg Nullify

November 15th, 2018

37:10

Join Mark and the Jons as they continue through the R section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Radiophonic Workshop

The Radiopohinc Workshop was a BBC department that mae music and noises for BBC programmes, …

From President Vranx to radiation swamps

November 8th, 2018

40:57

Join Mark and the Jons as they finish up the P section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and get into some Rs.

President Yooden Vranx

President Yooden Vranx was Zaphod’s predecessor. It was his idea to steal the …

From politics to Pralite monks

November 1st, 2018

44:02

Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Politics

The Jons explain why David Icke is like a …

Live at the Birmingham Podcast Festival

July 11th, 2018

52:20

Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny Smith and Mark Steadman meetup in real life to discuss their favourite characters, put the Guide on shuffle mode and drink a homemade pangalactic gargleblaster.

Huge thanks to everyone who …

From Philip Pope to Poghril

June 27th, 2018

39:08

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they continue traversing the P section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Philip Pope

Philip Pope recorded a character voice in the Starship Titanic video game, wrote the Krikkit song and …

Towel Day special - Part 2

June 20th, 2018

51:39

Join Mark, Danny and Jon Bounds as they play through as much of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game as they could. Spoiler: it’s …

From Paul McCartney to the Phargilor Kangaroo

June 13th, 2018

37:44

Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Paul McCartney

In Life, the Universe and Everything, …

From Oolon Colluphid to parties

June 6th, 2018

41:30

Join Mark and the Jons as they traverse the P section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and take a sneaky pitstop at O.

Oolon Colluphid

Oolon …

Towel Day special - Part 1

May 30th, 2018

1:08:19

Join Mark, Danny and Jon Bounds as they play through as much of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game as they could. Spoiler: it’s …

From New York to Old Thrashbarg

May 23rd, 2018

43:13

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the M section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Towel Day is coming!

Join us on Friday 25th June for a …

From mice to Murray Bost Henson

May 16th, 2018

37:31

Join Mark, Jon and Jon as they traverse the M section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Mice

Trillian - remember her? - kept some pet mice, who turned out to be the most intelligent beings on earth. We still don’t …

From matter transference to memory dumps

May 9th, 2018

39:59

Join Mark, Jon and Danny as they traverse the M section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Matter transference beams

Ford and Arthur are …

From Majikthise to Marvin

May 2nd, 2018

37:30

From logic to Magrathea

April 25th, 2018

37:01

Danny joins Mark and Jon Bounds to discuss crisps, Sundays and Zeno’s paradox. It’s all in the L section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Links

From Lazlar Lyricon to Lintilla

April 18th, 2018

34:15

Mark and Jon Hickman are joined by Jon Bounds to work through some more of the L section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Lazlar Lyricon

Lazlar Lyricon is a customiser of space craft to the staggeringly wealthy. …

From Krikkit to Lamuella

April 11th, 2018

31:28

Mark and Danny Smith are joined by Jon Hickman to finish up the K section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and tackle a couple of important …

From Juju-flop to Know-Nothing-Bozo

April 4th, 2018

34:53

Mark and Jon Bounds are joined by Danny Smith to continue pawing through the J section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Juju-flop

When in a national speech, the financial minister of the Royal World Estate of …

Outtakes vol 1

March 28th, 2018

27:40

In lieu of a full episode this week, here’s volume one of our collection of outtakes and bits that were too rude - or nonsensical - even for this …

From Jaglan Beta to Judiciary Pag

March 22nd, 2018

40:07

Mark and Jon Hickman are joined by Jon Bounds to continue pawing through the J section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Jaglan Beta

Jaglan Beta …

From the Imperial Galaxy to Islington

March 15th, 2018

35:02

Mark and Danny Smith are jopined by Jon Hickman to continue pawing through the H section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide.

Imperial Galaxy

In the last moments of his dying coma, the hereditary Emperor of the Galaxy was locked in …

From human beings to the Ident-i-Eeze

March 8th, 2018

40:38

Mark and Jon Bounds are joined by Danny Smith to continue pawing through the H section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide.

Human beings

One of the things Ford Prefect had always found hardest to understand about human beings was …

From the Hooloovoo to Hrundi

March 1st, 2018

36:18

Mark and Jon Hickman are joined by Jon Bounds to continue pawing through the H section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide.

Hooloovoo

A super-intelligent shade …

From Hastromil to Hig Hurtenflirst

February 22nd, 2018

31:30

Mark and Danny Smith are joined by Jon Hickman to continue working thorugh the H section of the Hitchhiker’s Guide.

Hastromil

A star system we can see disappear into the black void of space, at Milliways.

Hawalius

A planet …

From Hactar to the Happy Vertical People Transporters

February 15th, 2018

38:41

Mark and Jon Bounds are joined by Danny Smith to start work on the H section of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhikers’ universe.

Hactar

Hactar is the first computer ever to be shocked. The Silastic Armorfiends of Striterax …

From the Grebulons to the G’Gugvuntts

February 8th, 2018

46:45

Mark and Jon Bounds are joined by Jon Hickman to finish rattling through the Gs, including a stop off at the Guide, and some very special found …

From Golgafrincham to the greater drubbered wintwock

February 1st, 2018

32:46

Mark and Danny are joined by Jon Hickman to discuss who should end up on the B Ark and understand impossible sentences.

Golgafrincham Ark Fleet

A …

From Geoffrey McGivern to Gogrilla Mincefriend

January 25th, 2018

37:21

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 …

S01E01 watch-along

January 2nd, 2018

1:09:37

In a sort-of belated Christmas special, the full panel of Danny, the Jons and Mark watch series 1, episode 1 of the /Hitchhiker’s Guide to the …

From the Gagrakacka Mind Zones to Genuine People Personalities

December 21st, 2017

39:42

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon, in alphabetical …

From Fortillian Bantoburn O'Perfluous to the Fulornis Fire Dragon

December 14th, 2017

38:28

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Fortillian Bantoburn O’Perfluous

The BarBot of the Starship …

From Flolloping to Ford Prefect

December 7th, 2017

39:54

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in …

From the Fire Mountains of Frazfraga to the Flex-o-Panel

November 30th, 2017

34:38

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Fire Mountains of Frazfraga

We don’t know much about the Fire …

From the Evildrome Boozarama to Finlon

November 23rd, 2017

36:08

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Hickman continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Evildrome Boozarama

The Evildrome Boozarama is a bar Ford and …

From Enid Kapelsen to Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Sex

November 16th, 2017

35:56

In a very sexy episode, Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

*Enid Kapelsen *

Enid is an elderly …

From the earth to the electronic thumb

November 9th, 2017

37:02

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

*Earth *

Earth is a planet that was destroyed five minutes …

From dogs to Douglas Adams

November 2nd, 2017

36:59

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Warning: This episode contains lots of swearing and sex talk.

From the Definit-Kil to Dire Straits

October 23rd, 2017

36:21

Mark Steadman, Jon Bounds and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Definit-Kil photrazon cannon

A Vogon weapon, and an excuse for …

From Cruxwan University to Deep Thought

October 18th, 2017

35:54

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Cruxwan University

The seat of learning that was attended by …

From Colin to cows

October 11th, 2017

33:46

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in …

From the Campaign for Real Time to the Cloudworlds of Yaga

October 4th, 2017

34:42

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order. This episode has some bad language.

Campaign for Real Time

From Brantisvogan to California

September 27th, 2017

34:22

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Brantisvogan

A many-faceted place where banking and bureaucracy …

From Bistro Illegal to body debits

September 20th, 2017

39:04

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order. This episode has bad language in it from the start.

Bistro …

From Bastablon to biscuits

September 13th, 2017

36:35

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in …

From artificial disabilities to Bartledan

September 6th, 2017

35:46

Mark Steadman, Jon Bounds and Jon Hickman continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Artificial disabilities

A medical marvel that can make your …

From Argabuthon to Arthur Dent

August 30th, 2017

35:20

Mark Steadman, Jon Bounds and Jon Hickman continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Argabuthon

From which planet the plexiglass sceptre of justice …

Arctura

August 23rd, 2017

36:08

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order. This week, it’s everything Arcturan.

Arcturan megadonkey

A …

From Alpha Centauri to Apple

August 16th, 2017

36:36

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Danny Smith continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Alpha Centuri

A real star system that might’ve put paid to the …

From Advanced Vectoid Stabilisis to Almighty Bob

August 9th, 2017

37:38

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds embark on a mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Advanced Vectoid Stabilisis

A device you can add to your …

Season one trailer

July 15th, 2017

2:53

Mark Steadman, ape descendent, is on a mission to discover and discuss everything from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , in entirety, and in alphabetical order.

With the help of his friends Jon Hickman, Jon Bounds

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