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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 | Dot Matrix
Dot Matrix

Film: Spaceballs (1987)

In Mel Brook’s Star Wars spoof, robo-chaperone Dot Matrix is to Princess Vespa what Sabé, Rabé and co. were to Princess Amidala in The Phantom Menace – only in droid form and more useless. Dot lumbers around the desert, slowing everyone down and complaining about a lack of oil – robot-up, for Pete’s sake – before getting between the princess and her love interest, swarthy spacefarer Lone Star (Bill Pullman), with an built-in ‘virgin alarm’ (“programmed to go off before you do”). The bling-clad droid may be designed to keep its charge chaste and queenly as they elude the villainous Dark Helmet, but, hey, Druidia isn’t going to repopulate itself. Imagine if this chrome-plated passion killer had been around to get between Luke and Princess Lei... actually, never mind.

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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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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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