Friday, December 6, 2013

ALL YOUR FAVORITE POP CULTURE ROBOTS--NOW IN ONE PLACE

ALL YOUR FAVORITE POP CULTURE ROBOTS--NOW IN ONE PLACE

Look around you--robots are everywhere. The recent announcement that Jeff Bezos plans touse drones to deliver Amazon orders to customers only underscores how ingrained these not-quite-sentient creations are in our lives these days. Of course, before Roombas and Big Dog became reality, we had to imagine what robots might be like when assembling sci-fi movies and TV shows. Despite their mechanical nature, the robots often ended up having just as much personality as their human counterparts.

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Toronto-based artist Scott Park has just created a poster called "Synthespians," which gathers illustrated versions of 66 famous robots from movies and TV shows. "Synthespians" fulfills the dream of a crossover universe where the Voltron robots get to kick it with Robocop and also Dot Matrix from Spaceballs. Seeing all these life-like pieces of metal gumbo lined up together recalls how successfully the various writers involved were able to create distinct characters out of them. And also--sigh--how Michael Bay uses them to blow stuff up.

Are there any favorite robots missing? Let us know in the comments below.

H/t to Blame It On the Voices


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