geoffrey mcgivern


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Fit the Fifth
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Primary Phase, Fit the Fifth: Ford Prefect (Geoffrey McGivern) more or less approaches orgasm as he admires spaceships with Zaphod (Mark Wing-Davey).

I’ve been on a lot of trains lately so I’ve been giving the entire series another listen– it’s always a fun ride, but oh my god I’d be a lying rat bastard if I said 90% of my enjoyment didn’t derive just from Geoffrey McGivern’s Ford. I mean, everybody is great, of course, and Ford is my favorite even in the books, but UGHHHH WHY DO I FIND HIS VOICE SO ATTRACTIVE, THIS DEGREE OF LOVE IS UNSUSTAINABLE! That bit in Fit the Sixth where Ford bursts into “WITH RESPECT, LOVE” out of sheer exasperation is chicken goddamn soup for my soul. :’(