Geek Trivia

Douglas Adams Originally Wrote For Which Sci-Fi Series?

Doctor Who
Star Trek
The Twilight Zone
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Answer: Doctor Who

Like many authors, Douglas Adams also dipped his toe in the world of television. In addition to his beloved Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series and other novels, Douglas also penned several episode scripts for the iconic Sci-fi series Doctor Who.

Writing either as himself or under the pen name David Agnew, Douglas was responsible for the episodes in Doctor Who serials The Pirate Planet, City of Death, and Shada.