Marvin the Paranoid Android - Awkward
moving android on the science fiction fantasy THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE
The maniacally depressive Marvin (David Learner) was the onboard
companion to alien Ford Prefect (David Dixon) and earthling Arthur
Dent (Simon Jones) as they traveled through the cosmos in search of
Marvin spouted such phrases and commentary:
"I think you ought
to know I'm feeling very depressed".
"Life. Don't talk
to me about life."
"Sorry! Did I say
"Pardon me for
breathing, which I never do anyway so I don't know why I've
bothered to say it."
"Oh, god, I'm so
"I've got this
terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side. Oh, yes. I
mean, I've asked for them to be replaced, but no one ever
"Do you want me to
sit in a corner and rust or just fall apart where I'm standing?"
"What are you
supposed to do if you ARE a maniacally depressed robot?"
thrust, Marvin. That's what they say to me. Open airlock number 3,
Marvin. Marvin, can you pick up that piece of paper? Here I am
brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to pick up a piece of
The voice of Marvin was provided by Stephen Moore for both the TV
series and the 2005 movie remake. Marvin the Paranoid
Android is based on characters created by Douglas Adams in his book
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". See also "Deep
Thought the Computer"
Marvin the Android from the 2005 movie
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
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