Life, the Universe and Everything Setting & Symbolism

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Lords Cricket Grounds

This is a famous sport field in England where important cricket matches are held. It is the scene of the theft of the ashes trophy by the Krikkit robots, and also plays in the final scene where Arthur Dent nearly destroys and then saves the universe.

The Starship Bistromath

This is a space ship piloted by Slartibartfast which is navigated by an odd branch of mathematics called "bistromathics." The ship is shaped and decorated like an Italian bistro.

Bistromathics

This is a fictitious branch of mathematics based on the observation that numbers written down on a waiter's order pad do not conform with the normal rules of math.

Krikkit

This is a grassy, peaceful planet with a permanent dust cloud that shields the inhabitants from seeing the galaxy around their planet. The people of Krikkitm unaware that anything exists outside their planet, decide to destroy...

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