At the request of his former mentor, Dirk Gently returns to St Cedd’s Institute of Science and Technology in Cambridge, from which he had been expelled for cheating.
Professor Jericho as has asked for his help in guarding Elaine (Bethan Hanks), a sophisticated robot named after his daughter and used in his research into artificial intelligence.
When Elaine is stolen, Dirk investigates and meets Jane (Lydia Wilson), who it turns out is none other than Elaine who has downloaded her mind into the comatose and braindead body of the professor’s daughter.
Dianne Jamieson was the hair & makeup artist. Lawrence Simmons was the robot prosthetics designer.