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The 11 Most Human Robots in Fiction

By Abbey Clarke Jan 15, 2014

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9. Marvin The Paranoid Android from The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy

Marvin is incredibly depressed, in a stark contrast to the emotionless robots that we usually see. Though depression is not a universal trait of humanity, it’s definitely more human than your typical personality-less drone.

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Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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