List of fictional robots and androids. Robots and androids have frequently been depicted or described in works of fiction. It includes all depictions of robots, androids and gynoids in literature, television, and cinema; however, robots that have appeared in more than one form of media are not necessarily listed in each of those media.
This list is intended for all fictional computers which are described as existing in a humanlike or mobile form. It shows how the concept has developed in the human imagination through history.
Static computers depicted in fiction are discussed in the separate list of fictional computers. Theatre. Performed in New York 1. English edition published in 1. In the play, the word refers to artificially created life forms.
The play introduced and popularized the term . In Book 1. 8 of the Iliad, Hephaestus the god of all mechanical arts, was assisted by two moving female statues made from gold . Another legend has Hephaestus being commanded by Zeus to create the first woman, Pandora, out of clay.
The myth of Pygmalion, king of Cyprus, tells of a lonely man who sculpted his ideal woman from ivory, Galatea, and promptly fell in love with her after the goddess Aphrodite brought her to life. Talos, bronze giant Talos in Apollonius of Rhodes' Argonautica, 3rd century BCEBrazen heads, attributed to numerous scholars involved in the introduction of Arabian science to medieval Europe, particularly Roger Bacon (1. Golem . Hoffmann's Der Sandmann (1. Artificial human- like being created by Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1.
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A mechanical man powered by steam in Edward S. Ellis' The Steam Man of the Prairies (1. Olympia in Act I of Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, based on the Hoffmann story (1. A mechanical man run by electricity in Luis Senarens' Frank Reade and his Electric Man (1. Hadaly, a mechanical woman run by electricity, in Auguste Villiers de l'Isle- Adam's The Future Eve (1. First appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, April 1.
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The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome of Three Men in a Boat fame (1. Frank Baum's Oz books, premiering in Ozma of Oz (1. Return to Oz, largely based on Ozma of Oz.
A robot chess- player in Moxon's Master by Ambrose Bierce (first published in the San Francisco Examiner on Aug. In Gaston Leroux's La Poup. His brain is later attached to an automaton created by scientist Jacques Cotentin, and Masson goes on to track and punish those who caused his death. R. U. R. In its original Czech, . Fowler Wright, about machines doing the humans' jobs before wiping them out.
Gnut in Farewell to the Master by Harry Bates (1. The Day the Earth Stood Still. Unnamed . Simak (1. Robots by Isaac Asimov. Robbie, Speedy, Cutie, and others, from the stories in I, Robot (1. Daneel Olivaw from The Caves of Steel (1.
R. Giskard Reventlov from The Robots of Dawn (1. Andrew Martin from The Bicentennial Man (1. The Positronic Man (a novel), co- written by Asimov and Robert Silverberg. Norby in a series of books for children and adolescents, co- written with Janet Asimov.
The Humanoids from two novels by Jack Williamson (1. When not in school, Astro Boy spent his time dealing with robots & aliens. Moore) collected in Robots Have No Tails (1. The Mechanical Hound from Fahrenheit 4. Ray Bradbury (1. 95.
Bors, an old government integration robot pivotal to Philip K. Dick's novelette The Last of the Masters (1. Zane Gort, a robot novelist in the short story . Disney later made the book into three movies.
Roderick (1. 98. 0) and Tik- Tok (1. John Sladek, two extreme examples of robot morality, one perfectly innocent and one perfectly criminal. The Boppers, a race of moon- based robots that achieve independence from humanity, in the series of books The Ware Tetralogy by Rudy Rucker. R. Giskard Reventlov from The Robots of Dawn (1. Isacc Asimov. All Autobots and Decepticons from the Transformers franchise (since 1.
Elio, a character from A Tale of Time City (1. Diana Wynne Jones. Manders in The Type One Super Robot (1.
Alison Prince. Solo from Robert Mason's novels Weapon (1. Solo (1. 99. 3) . Doctor Satan's Robot) (1. The Mechanical Monsters in the Superman short of the same name (1.
Gort, the robot in the film The Day the Earth Stood Still (1. Gnut, the robot protagonist of . The Aztec Mummy (1. The American defense computer Colossus that takes over the world in Colossus: The Forbin Project (1.
The all- robot police force in THX 1. Huey, Dewey, and Louie, drones in Silent Running (1. Megalon (1. 97. 3)The Gunslinger (played by Yul Brynner) and other androids in Westworld (1. Futureworld (1. 97.
Mechagodzilla in various Godzilla films (1. The Stepford Wives (1. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come. V. I. N. CENT (Vital Information Necessary CENTralized), B.
O. B. Right (1. 98. Dot Matrix in Spaceballs (1. Chip in the Not Quite Human movie adaptions based on the books by Seth Mc. Evoy (1. 98. 7)Astor, an android played by Stacey Williams in Gangster World (1. MARK1. 3 in Hardware (1.
The Enforcer Drone from the 1. Spaced Invaders. Johnny Cab from Total Recall (1.
T- 8. 00 and T- 1. Terminators played respectively by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Robert Patrick in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1. The good and evil robotic doubles of Bill and Ted in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1. Newman in And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1. Eve from Eve of Destruction (1. Mecha- King Ghidorah, a cyborg from Godzilla vs.
King Ghidorah (1. Alsatia Zevo, the gynoid sister of Leslie Zevo and dollmaker in Toys (1. Bishop in Alien 3 (1. Otomo, android ninjas from Robo.
Cop 3 (1. 99. 3)The Sterilisation Units in A. P. E. X. Dick. Project 2. Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell . Bender from the Futurama TV series and direct to DVD movies. AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Exploration and Evasion), the robot scout in the film Red Planet (2.
Tima, a female android robot in the anime film Metropolis (2. SIMON, from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2. Many robots, including David, the lead character, in A.
I. Artificial Intelligence (2. B. E. N., an absent- minded robot from Disney's 2. Treasure Planet. B- 4, Data's brother in Star Trek Nemesis (2.
US 4. 7 in the 2. Kannada language film Hollywood.
R4- P1. 7 and the Droid Army in Star Wars: Episode II . AF7. 09) in My Living Doll (1.
Julie Newmar. In The Avengers (1. The Robot)The Robotoid (Robby the Robot) in the episode .
Geogory Yoyonovitch in Holmes & Yo- Yo (1. Officer Haven in Future Cop (1. Theopolis, a brilliant talking computer, around his neck. Tina, a golden ambuquad that Twiki falls in love with in the episode . Joe: A Real American Hero series, first appeared in 1. The Transformers of various Transformers television series (1. Joe: A Real American Hero series (1.
V. I. C. I. Scarab's Cyphrons. Material for the Robotech II: The Sentinels (1.
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2. Janice Em as a . Robot, Gypsy and Cambot, created by and friends to Joel Hodgson and later Mike Nelson from Mystery Science Theater 3. Kryten, The Skutters, the Simulants and many others from the series Red Dwarf (1. Blitz, a robotic dog from the cartoon C. O. P. S. Octopus' robot from Spider- Man: The Animated Series.
D. E. C. K. S., a talking robot with a VHS tape for a head, from the 1. Disney Channel series Jump, Rattle, and Roll, formerly Wake, Rattle, and Roll (1. Sgt. Eve Edison, robot police officer in Mann & Machine (1. The Exocomps, small sentient artificial lifeforms that can perform a variety of tasks from the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode . Omega is a government- built android assassin reprogrammed to find Alpha. Fire bots from Mega Man. Giant Robo and others from Giant Robo: The Animation (1.
Along with his younger sister, they fight the Robotic Megafact Corporation and its line of 3. A robots. TV series.
Mac and Molly Mange, two criminals turned robot by Professor Hackle in the animated series SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron. Valerie 2. 3 and Mary 2. The Outer Limits. Spongetron, a robot double of Sponge. Bob Square. Pants in the future.