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This week on The Sci-Fi Movie Podcast, Jonathan and Rem discuss The Top 5 Sci-Fi Robots in Film and Television.

We also discuss the differences between Robots, Androids and Cyborgs. We'll talk about your favorite Robots and ours!

 

Jonathan's Top 5 Robots

  1. Data from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation
  2. R2D2 from 'Star Wars'
  3. WALL-E
  4. Ash from 'Alien'
  5. The Iron Giant

Honorable Mentions

C-3PO, Optimus Prime, The Robot from 'Lost in Space', Gort, Johnny 5

Rem's Top 5 Robots

  1.  The Terminator
  2. Cylon Centurions
  3. Gort from 'The Day The Earth Stood Still'
  4. ED-209 from 'RoboCop'
  5. WALL-E

Honorable Mentions

Huey, Dewey and Louie from 'Silent Running', Maria from Metropolis, The Replicants from 'Blade Runner', Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot, Marvin from The Hitchhiker's Guide, Gerty 3000 from 'Moon', The Gunslinger from 'Westworld', Johnny 5 from 'Short Circuit', Sid 6.7 from 'Virtuosity, Mark13 from 'Hardware' and MechaGodzilla!

 

What if R2D2 has subtitles?

 

Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot

Listener Feedback

Brian CampbellCherry 2000

Ton de WitteTwiggy from Buck Rogers in the 25th century

Nick MillerAndrew from 'Bicentennial Man'ED-209 from 'Robocop'The Replicants from 'Blade Runner'Box from 'Logan's Run'The Police in 'THX-1138'Beta (the replacement alex) from 'The Last Starfighter'Johnny Cab from Total RecallRobot Bill and Ted from Bogus JourneyFembots from Austin PowersSentinels from 'The Matrix'I, Robot... any of themTet from Oblivion?Baymax from Big Hero 6TARS and CASE from Interstellarand lastly....Freakin' Ultron from Avengers!

Stefan KanzokDear Jonathan and Rem, recently discovered your podcast and enjoyed previous episodes tremendously! Here a some robots/machines that I did not see on the list:Chip and his squad (from Small soldiers)Eve (from Wall-E) in fact ALL the robots from Wall-E (favorites: the little cleaning guy, the boxing robot)Andrew (from the Bicentennial man)Data (Star Trek)Maximillian (from The black hole)

One more thing about (menacing) robots: Did anyone see the trailer for "Kill Command"? If not - check it out here: http://themoviebox.net/8689

Mark Des CotesThe Sentinels from X-Men: Days of Future Past, V.I.N.C.E.N.T., B.O.B. and Maximilian from Disney's The Black Hole.

Bair InnokentevInterstellar has some really innovative robots named TARS, CASE and KIPP, with their unusual body shape and incredible functionality. I wonder whether they are sentient or not?I would also like to mention Maximillian from the Black Hole, Jaegers from the Pacific Rim and ABC robot from the Judge Dredd (1995).Oh, and finally, does Optimus Prime count as a robot?

Sue LavictoireCan't remember her name but the one from the Jetsons cartoon (Rosie the Robot)

Liz IrwinMy all time favorite is Bender. Cylon's, Wall-e and C3PO. Data is my favorite Android.

Nick JensenI gotta go with Bender as well, he's the best. Then probably The Terminator.

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