America’s Favorite Fictional Robots

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

Andrew Martin
> From: Bicentennial Man (1999)

Andrew Martin, played by Robin Williams, is an android servant of the Martin family who displays creativity and emotions and wants to become human.

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

False Maria
> From: Metropolis (1927)

Maria is a feminine robot based on a human of that name in the Fritz Lang classic “Metropolis,” one of the first fictional robots ever depicted in film and one of the most famous.

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

TARS
> From: Interstellar (2014)

TARS is one of four former United States Marine Corps tactical robots in the film “Interstellar” — a crew member of the spacecraft Endurance, which is carrying frozen human embryos to settle a habitable planet.

Source: Courtesy of The Sci-Fi Channel (2003)

Number Six
> From: Battlestar Galactica (2003, miniseries)

Number Six is a seductive, statuesque humanoid Cylon in the miniseries “Battlestar Galactica,” based on the original 1978 series and a prelude to the 2004 revival. There are several versions of the character, who was named after Number Six in the classic 1960s show “The Prisoner.”

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

Inspector Gadget
> From: Inspector Gadget (1983-1986)

Gadget is a cyborg with numerous high-tech devices installed in his body. He’s a powerful and protective lawman, but can also be clueless and incompetent. The original animated series led to numerous spinoffs, both animated and live-action, in the form of further TV series and films.

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