A Sirius Cybernetics Corporation robot.

robot is a mechanical or virtual artificial agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine that is guided by a computer program or electronic circuitry. The Encyclopedia Galactica defines a robot as "a mechanical apparatus designed to do the work of a man." The marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation defines a robot as "Your Plastic Pal Who's Fun To Be With."[1]


Marvin, the best-known robot from Hitchhiker.

Many robots are featured in the Hitchhiker's universe, including:

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