A one-dimensional bread-obsessed appliance.
Designed to engage its owner in any number of pre-programmed stimulating breakfast conversation. Stimulating, that is, as long as you want to talk about toast or toasting.
Resurrected by Kryten as a test prior to exponentially increasing the IQ of Holly, the ship's computer. Had until then been rendered inoperable after meeting with an unfortunate accident involving Lister and a fourteen-pound lumphammer.
"Howdy Doodly doo, I'm Talkie, Talkie Toaster, your chirpy breakfast companion. Talkie's the name, toasting's the game. Anyone like any toast?"