The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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The Heart of Gold’s main computer, which pilots and generally controls the ship. Unlike Marvin, Eddie has a cheerful disposition. In fact, this robot is so optimistic and chatty that Zaphod constantly insults it, telling it to shut up and even, at one point, changing it to the ship’s “emergency back-up personality.”
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Eddie Character Timeline in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The timeline below shows where the character Eddie appears in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 16
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...indeed orbiting Magrathea, Zaphod wakes up the onboard computer, who says, “Hi there! This is Eddie, your shipboard computer, and I’m feeling just great, guys, and I know I’m just going... (full context)
Chapters 17-18
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...Zaphod points out that this means they “must be on to something.” He then orders Eddie to take “evasive action,” but Eddie informs them that the controls have been overridden by... (full context)
Chapters 19-20
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...changed in the hopes of altering the system’s cloying personality. After a brief argument with Eddie—who has taken on the identity of a nagging parent—the group finally exits the spaceship and... (full context)