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Loonquawl and Phouchg, as seen in the fourth episode of the BBC television series (1980).

Loonquawl was a descendant of Lunkwill. He, along with Phouchg, presided over the Day of the Answer, seven and a half million years after their ancestors had programmed and turned on Deep Thought.

As one whose entire existence and purpose hinged on this momentous event, he understandably felt rather deflated by the outcome, when Deep Thought gave the answer 42.


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  • His name is essentially the same as his ancestor's, allowing for vowel drift.
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