You Know You’re an Engineer if…You Watched These Movies and TV Shows as a Kid
<p>Every kid who grew up to be an engineer loved robots. The love of science fiction and robots seems to follow closely on the heels of the fascination with dinosaurs.</p><p>Some of these movies were scary for a kid, like the deadly robot in <em>The Day the Earth Stood Still</em>. Others were lovable, like Robbie the Robot in <em>Forbidden Planet</em>. Some were terrifying in a more realistic way, such as HAL in <em>2001 a Space Odyssey</em> was its nightmarish calm and patronizing tone.</p><p>Here’s a look at robots depicted in movies and on TV during the 1950s and 1960s. Here’s a collection of the classics. We’ve omitted the scores of forgettable B movies such as <em>Santa Claus Conquers the Martians</em> and <em>Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine</em>.</p>
Here are some of classic engineering and robot movies and TV shows from the 1950s and 1960s.