Ford prefect hitchhikers. Ford prefect also called ix is a fictional character in the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy by the british author douglas adamshis role as arthurs friend and rescuer when the earth is unexpectedly demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass at the start of the story is often expository as ford is an experienced galactic hitch hiker and explains that he is actually an alien. The hitchhikers guide to the galaxy 2005 yasiin bey as ford prefect. For instance when the heart of gold is threatened by nuclear missiles ford tries to save everyone.
He is the only character other than arthur to feature in every adaption. He said theres an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about th. Ford prefect also called ix is a good friend of the an ordinary earthman named arthur dent who knew him for several years and believed him to be an out of work actor from the town of guildford in surrey.
The key to becoming ford prefect is all in the attitude. We meet our beloved co hero early in the story of the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy. So ford prefect looks a lot like a terrible doctor who especially since he is unable to protect his human companion arthur and that as we all know is the most important job of all space hobos.
Mere seconds before the earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew journeyman arthur dent is swept off the planet by his friend ford prefect a researcher penning a new edition of the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy. 8 quotes have been tagged as ford prefect. With ford prefect his friend of several years dent barely escaped the earths destruction as it was demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass.
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