In the movie, there is a scene where the "heroes" are queuing to get Trillian released. There is a familiar looking robot in the background.

Who is this?


Robot head

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This is the original Marvin used in the BBC TV series. Here is is, from BBC Online:

Original Marvin

Wikipedia also mentions that:

A recreation of the [Marvin] costume from the 1981 television series makes an appearance in the film, as one of the robots standing in a queue on Vogsphere, where the main characters are trying to release Tricia.

See also Geek Twins and eeggs (and another eeggs link).


It's Marvin as he appeared in the 1981 BBC TV series

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    Welcome. Yes, you are correct. But please provide more info, ie back it up with evidence, preferably with links. Commented Oct 3, 2015 at 15:02

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