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Great Film & TV Robots of the Early 1990s

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JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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I must've been busy
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   8/20/2014 3:45:25 PM
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Boy, I missed almost all of those!  Guess I was busy doing other things during the 90's !

DCA
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New Jersey
DCA   8/7/2014 11:48:18 AM
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Was it really intentional to describe a radioactive wasteland as "New Jersey BEFORE an apocalypse"?

I have been to Gary, Indiana but I have never seen New Jersey.

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ROBOTS OF THE EARLY 80S
bobjengr   8/6/2014 4:55:08 PM
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Rob--these slides do bring back memories.  The thing that fascinates me about the robotic characters is the computer graphics used to develop the story line.  My dream job would to work for PIXAR or some other motion picture concern to develop these 'bots virtually.  I think that would be really fun.  Great slide show.  

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Re: Robot Stars
NadineJ   8/4/2014 5:07:56 PM
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Now that this list has moved into the 90's, does the category robot still apply??

Maybe it's semantics but what about androids, vocaloids. and all the other 'oids?

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   8/1/2014 9:56:29 AM
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Hey, Corona Rich, the blender robot will show up in the late 90s robot list next week. After than, we move into the 2000s.

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Corona Rich   8/1/2014 9:45:53 AM
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Interesting list.  I can't hardly wait for the robots of the 2000's.  Hurry it up, willya?

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Cabe Atwell   8/1/2014 12:22:09 AM
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The Terminator and Bishop transcended robot lists from the 80's!

Testament that the 80's was the best for bots!

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tekochip   7/31/2014 8:44:39 AM
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The eyes on the Robot Jox look like DB15 connectors, that sort of reminds me of the ED209 in Robocop.  I always thought that the body was a Sennheiser microphone.


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