RoboCop + Bicentennial Man

RoboCop + Bicentennial Man
Podcast: Double Feature
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Pauly's Robot memorial show. Double Feature does whatever it wants. A rare look into Double Feature final episode runners up. Half man, half...

Posted June 27, 2013
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 5

Episode Notes

Pauly’s Robot memorial show. Double Feature does whatever it wants. A rare look into Double Feature final episode runners up. Half man, half machine, all RoboCob. I’ll buy that for a dollar! Twitter. The life and times of the 1980s. Matt black police cars. The world of RoboCop. Far Cry Blood Dragon! How to Destroy Angels. Dystopia. Cars on Fire! The strengths and weaknesses of stop motion bot. ED-209. Robots replacing cops. Boardroom accessories. Murphy’s gore. A valuable lesson from RoboCop. The three directives. The three laws. Bicentennial Man. EL-P’s Stepfather Factory: Building Tomorrow’s Fathers Today. Everything Isaac Asimov. The fictional inventions of Isaac Asimov. Biochemical fiction. Why Robin Williams? The impact drill. Assigning a robot to make art. The ambition of Bicentennial Man. Why the machines should replace us.

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RoboCop

RoboCop


Released: July 17, 1987
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Director: Paul Verhoeven
Writer: Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner
Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally-wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg with submerged memories haunting him.

Bicentennial Man

Bicentennial Man


Released: December 17, 1999
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Director: Chris Columbus
Writer: Nicholas Kazan
Starring: Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

 
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