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The 11 Most Human Robots in Fiction

By Abbey Clarke Jan 15, 2014

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Robots, androids, and artificial intelligence are all staples of science fiction. Sometimes these guys cross into the uncanny/cute valley, though, of being just a little too human-like. But when this happens, it raises great themes and discussion about the nature of humanity, and of what measure is a non-human? Here we have collected our top 11 most human robots in fiction, TV, and film! (We use the term “robots” a bit loosely. Don’t burn us with the sparks flying from your CPU.)

Tags: sci fi, slideshows, robots, androids, humans

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About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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