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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 | The Gunslinger
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Film: Westworld (1973)

Proof that robots don’t make good holiday reps comes in Michael Crichton’s sci-fi, Westworld. Designed to amuse tourists by simulating the behaviour of Wild West gunslingers, a Yul Brynner-shaped pistolero should be a fun-filled adjunct to your sci-fi holidays. Unfortunately for Peter Martin and John Blane, RoboYul goes murderous on them when there’s a malfunction in the mainframe at Delos amusement park and there’s actual shootin’ to go with all the rootin’ and tootin’. Before they can say “Golly gee willikers, there’s a frightening bald man on our trail!”, Brynnerbot is hounding them up valley, down gulch and over cattle grid. And as a member of The Magnificent Seven, he’s pretty darn good at it.

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Where's WALL-E? More

Posted by Satchel Pooch on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 18:56

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

Posted by chrashed on Friday March 8, 2013, 21:06

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

Posted by chrashed on Friday March 8, 2013, 20:51

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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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