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11 Helpful Movie Robots That Will Ruin Your Life
Bad robots: The very latest in artificial stupidity

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11 Helpful Movie Robots That Will Ruin Your Life | Marvin The Paranoid Android
Marvin The Paranoid Android

Film: The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005)

Douglas Adams defines a robot as “a mechanical apparatus designed to do the work of a man.” The marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation defines a robot as “Your Plastic Pal Who's Fun To Be With”. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy defines the marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetic Corporation as “a bunch of mindless jerks who'll be the first against the wall when the revolution comes.” We define Marvin The Paranoid Android as the Sirius Cybernetics Coproration’s most useful (and most irritating) creation, a robot with a brain the size of a planet and a personality as fun as a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster-induced hangover. He may be able to fix all of the major mathematical, physical, chemical, biological, sociological, philosophical, etymological, meteorological and psychological problems of the universe except his own, three times over, but he’s absolutely lousy at a party. Avoid.

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Where's WALL-E? More

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2 Black Hole?
What! no Maximilian from the Black Hole!!! 'Maximilian, it's time to liquidate our guests" More

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No Ed 209? The future of law enforcement, that can handle everything in the urban environment... except stairs. More

Posted by Schnorbitz on Thursday March 7, 2013, 23:18

5 Japanese 'Doraemon' belongs to this group!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doraemon It's a robot cat from the future! Very helpful, but often with highly devastating result. It does enjoy decades-long celluloid releases, not only on printed media. More

Posted by terryl on Tuesday March 5, 2013, 17:35


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