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15 Great Robots of 1980s Film & TV

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Charles Murray
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Re: "I'll be back"
Charles Murray   7/28/2014 4:40:59 PM
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Great clips, Nancy. Thanks. It's amazing how that line has lived on -- it's now 30 years old.

John
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Chip
John   7/28/2014 2:18:39 PM
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Nobody saw the Disney Channels' Chip Carson in Not quite human?  I think he has a full length movie even.

far911
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Re: Robot Jox and Saturn 3
far911   7/28/2014 1:15:20 PM
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DATA from the Star Trek: The Next Generation

far911
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Re: Robot Jox and Saturn 3
far911   7/28/2014 1:13:50 PM
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DATA from Star Trek : The Next Generation

far911
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Re: Robot Jox and Saturn 3
far911   7/28/2014 1:07:25 PM
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Ya true Star Trek s spark initially.

Pubudu
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Re: Robot Jox and Saturn 3
Pubudu   7/28/2014 12:56:31 PM
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Rob, Did we miss the "Star Trek" in the list?

Pubudu
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Re: Family Movies
Pubudu   7/28/2014 12:45:49 PM
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Yes far911 those conceptualizations are valid for these days also specially Robocop and the terminators are still in the market. 

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Robot Jox and Saturn 3
Rob Spiegel   7/28/2014 10:11:34 AM
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Yes, Daniyal_Ali, I sweated over which robot movies to include, and Robot Jox and Saturn 3 didn't make the cut. 

ramjet@metrocast.net
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Re: Not all robots
ramjet@metrocast.net   7/28/2014 9:30:46 AM
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I'd agree on Saturn 2. Then again, not sure if it just didn't make the top list.

Robot Jox are not robots, they are massive powered exoskeltons.

Same for the Powered Lifter Ripley used in Alien. not a Robot.

 

Not gonna worry about the line between andriod/artificial lifeform and robot.

They were made.

 

rpoffen
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There was "Jinx" in Space Camp
rpoffen   7/28/2014 9:29:46 AM
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This movie starred Kate Capshaw.

It was released in 1986, about 5 months after the space shuttle Challenger disaster

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