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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 | Box
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Film: Logan’s Run (1976)

The year 2274’s dimmest automaton, Box is designed to keep the futuristic Dome city in tucker (“Fish, plankton, sea greens and protein from the sea,” it prattles, as though your local Tesco Metro has swallowed a book of verse), and has killer onboard gadgets and an outsized vocabulary to help with the task. Sadly, its haphazard efforts mean that a lot of Dome dwellers are going to go hungry. Seriously, this oversized kettle has ONE JOB to do, but the merest appearance from Jenny Agutter and it loses focus and ends up crushed beneath its own cave. Besides, who the hell eats plankton?
 

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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

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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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