Prak - Thor


Thor, a figure from Norse mythology, appears at Milliways, and is mentioned in fit the fifth of the radio series, episode 5 of the TV series, and the novel The Restaurant at the End of the Universe.

He next appears in the novel Life, the Universe and Everything, at a party, where he is chatting up Trillian. Arthur tricks him into stepping out of the (flying) building by challenging him to a fight. In the radio adaptation of this he appears in fit the sixteenth of the radio series, where he is played by Dominic Hawksley. Hawksley reprises the role in the radio adaptation of the novel Mostly Harmless, the radio series The Quintessential Phase, despite not appearing in that book. Two other characters from the Restaurant - Max Quordlepleen and Zarquon also appear.

Thor is a major character in the novel And Another Thing..., where he fights Wowbagger and protects the humans from Zaphod's dodgy weapons.

Thor also appears in the Dirk Gently novel and radio series The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul.

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