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Top 16 Robots in Late-90s Film & TV

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JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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Re: Bicentennial Man
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   8/20/2014 4:35:59 PM
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Oh yeah, THAT's where I was in the 1990's .... I had a little boy back then.  Together, we saw Small Soldiers and Iron Giant,  StarWars Episode1, Z-Z-Z-Z-z-z-z-z-zzzz,,,,,

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Re: Mostly menacing bots
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   8/20/2014 4:33:10 PM
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Laughing.  Perfect Freeze-Frame on the Austin Powers Fembot entry ,,,,

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Fembots
kwcclark   8/18/2014 11:47:02 AM
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Fembots first showed up on The six million dollar man, as minions of the evil scientist.

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Re: Mostly menacing bots
naperlou   8/18/2014 11:22:47 AM
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Elizabeth, my wife is a blonde, and she might agree.  I have a lot of friends who put redheads at the top of the list.  I never understood why.

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Re: Mostly menacing bots
Elizabeth M   8/14/2014 3:06:35 PM
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Haha, naperlou--don't let any blondes hear you say that!! I think redheads are actually the worst. ;) (Just kidding!)

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Re: Robin Williams
Elizabeth M   8/14/2014 10:23:34 AM
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I never saw the film in which Robin Williams played a robot but of course his performance would be even more relevant now that he's gone. It is a terrible shame, I agree. He was fantastic in so many films and will be missed!

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Robots in the 90’s films
AnandY   8/13/2014 8:06:04 AM
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The best robots that I have ever seen are those that are featured in some of the movies that were produced in the 1990s. To date, most of the robots that are featured in the films are rather ominous. Last year, I was attracted by the preview of a certain movie, especially by the fact that it had robots. I then bought the movie so as to entertain myself but top my surprise I was super bored. This is because the robots portrayed were just but a menace. I strongly support the fact that the best robot films are those produced in the 90s.

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Re: Robin Williams
Ralphy Boy   8/12/2014 7:07:15 PM
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Sad news about Robin Williams...

I always thought that he did a great job as Andrew... That plus the story line and slow evolution of his physical form on the screen in that movie helped to maintain the suspension of reality effect I love in good sci-fi.

 

I also like what they did with Robot in Lost in Space. It was modernize, but kept just the right amount of the original.  

 

I never saw Virtuoscity, but I will soon as I can find it. Don't know how I missed it because I like Crowe... That wasn't a sleeper was it?  

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Re: Robin Williams
AnandY   8/12/2014 2:11:32 PM
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BICENTENNIAL MAN was a great movie and Robin Williams made a great job of it. The news of his passing is very sad indeed. He was such a talented actor, in my opinion, and I watched 'the angriest man in Brooklyn' several times since its release early this year. Considering it was themed around having a very short time left to live, I really hope he got to do the things he loved most. Will miss him...

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Re: Mostly menacing bots
Elizabeth M   8/12/2014 10:30:38 AM
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Yes, it's interesting the perspective people had of robots during this time, if Hollywood is a mirror for public perception. Robots were deadly machines. It's so different than the uses we're finding for them today, thank goodness!

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