The Manipulator Arms are two mechanical arms stored in the Satellite of Love. Accessed from a panel and button marked "Manos", they can be deployed from a port to manipulate or grab objects outside the Satellite. The arms are controlled from within the SOL with two special gloves, which every move is mimicked by the arms.
The arms are only seen in the second host segment of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie, when Mike Nelson uses them to free the Hubble Space Telescope, which he crashed into moments before. When removing the billion dollar telescope, he accidentally tears the hull open, and then drops it in the atmosphere, thinking it would go back into orbit. The telescope burned up at re-entry.
|Primary Residents||Joel Robinson • Mike Nelson • Tom Servo • Crow T. Robot • Gypsy • Cambot • Magic Voice • Nanites|
|Minor/Other Residents||Timmy • Mike's Robot • Clayton Forrester and TV's Frank (mirror) • Eddie Nelson (Alternate universe)|
|Visitors||Nuveena • Monad • Phantom of Krankor • Ortega • Henry Kissinger • Goosio • Mikey the Mike sprite • J.C. • Gooch • Jan in the Pan • Glenn Manning|
|Terminology||Hexfield Viewscreen • Rocket Number 9 • Umbilicus • Movie sign • Manipulator arms • Deus ex Machina • Hyper-warp escape ships • Airlock|
|Locations||Bridge • Theater • Theater hallway • Mike's room • Tom's room • Crow's Room|