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|Jetsom – One of three cute little offspring of the ‘Fix its’ in the film ‘Batteries Not Included’, 1987.Kids from left to right are: Jetsom Wheems and Flotsom.The picture of the ‘kids’ is copyright of MT Meyer Studio.
|Jetson’s Robots – From the US TV animation ‘The Jetsons’ produced by the Hanna-Barbera studios and broadcast circa 1962 and 1985.The Jetson family live in the future and are literally surrounded by robots.
Notable episode robots include:
Mack – A robot assistant to Henry Orbit the repair man.
Ralph – an effeminate, tip focused, robot gym attendant.
Rosie – The much loved housemaid fembot.
|Johnny Five – From the 1988 films – ‘Short Circuit’ and ‘Short Circuit 2’ Columbia Pictures.
Johnny Five was one of a group of military robots. However only Johnny Five became ‘alive’ after having an almighty shock from a lightening bolt.
A young lady called Stephanie Speck befriends Johnny Five and helps the robot evade capture and eventually convince its creators it is sentient.Tim Blaney provided the voice of Johnny Five.
|Juliana Tainer – A female android (gynoid) from the StarTrek universe.Dr. Juliana Tainer (played by Fionnula Flanagan) first appeared in StarTrek Next Generation – ‘Inheritance’ (1996).
Dr. Noonian Soong created a replica android of his wife when she lay in a coma about to die, transfering her memories and personality into the positronic brain.The Starship Enterpise is called to the planet Atrea IV to help solve a crisis. During a meeting Dr Juliana Tainer reveals that she helped Dr Soong create Data, Lore and B-4.
Data discovers Juliana is an android when an accident severs her arm; However, Juliana is actually unaware that she is an android. Data decides not reveal the truth to his mother.
More information on Data’s mum can be found at Memory Alpha Wiki
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