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1st Aug '16 5:19:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* Robbie the Robot from ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' was likely the UrExample of this Trope and probably RobotBuddy too. The equivalent of Ariel (seeing as the movie is believed to have been loosely based on Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TheTempest'') Robbie was one of the first robots in cinema to have a personality of his own, and he was somewhat of a DeadpanSnarker too.

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* Robbie the Robot from ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' was likely the UrExample of this Trope and probably RobotBuddy too. The equivalent of Ariel (seeing as the movie is believed to have been loosely based on Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TheTempest'') Robbie was one of the first robots in cinema to have a personality of his own, and he was somewhat of a DeadpanSnarker too.
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* ''WesternAnimation/WallE'': Wall-E's fundamental misunderstanding of human cultures is often as humorous as it is heart-breaking.

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* Robbie the Robot from ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' was likely the UrExample of this Trope and probably RobotBuddy too. The equivalent of Ariel (seeing as the movie is believed to have been loosely based on Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TheTempest'') Robbie was one of the first robots in cinema to have a personality of his own, and he was somewhat of a DeadpanSnarker too.



* Johnny 5 of the ''ShortCircuit'' films is a [[AIIsACrapshoot malfunctioning A.I.]] who reprograms himself in large part by watching late-night television.
* WesternAnimation/WallE's fundamental misunderstanding of human cultures is often as humorous as it is heart-breaking.

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* Johnny 5 of the ''ShortCircuit'' ''Film/ShortCircuit'' films is a [[AIIsACrapshoot malfunctioning A.I.]] who reprograms himself in large part by watching late-night television.
* WesternAnimation/WallE's fundamental misunderstanding of human cultures is often as humorous as it is heart-breaking.
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1st Aug '16 5:17:58 PM Morgenthaler
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* More like a "Funny AI System" than a Funny Robot, but {{Garfield}}'s frequent nemesis is his talking bathroom scale, a DeadpanSnarker who constantly makes fun of his weight.

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* More like a "Funny AI System" than a Funny Robot, but {{Garfield}}'s ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'s frequent nemesis is his talking bathroom scale, a DeadpanSnarker who constantly makes fun of his weight.



* Rosie the Robot from ''TheJetsons''. A domestic-bot in a futuristic world, her humor often came from often being more rational and cool-headed than her human owners.

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* Rosie the Robot from ''TheJetsons''.''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons''. A domestic-bot in a futuristic world, her humor often came from often being more rational and cool-headed than her human owners.
1st Aug '16 5:17:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* More like a "Funny AI System" than a Funny Robot, but {{Garfield}}'s frequent nemesis is his talking bathroom scale, a DeadpanSnarker who constantly makes fun of his weight.

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* More like a "Funny AI System" than a Funny Robot, but {{Garfield}}'s frequent nemesis is his talking bathroom scale, a DeadpanSnarker who constantly makes fun of his weight.



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* Skids and Mudflap from ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' are two bumbling jiving-talking robots. They're characterized by their cowardice and stupidity in contrast to the other heroic Autobots. Their faces in robot mode look like early 20th century portrayal of African-Americans buck teeth, bulging eyes, and large ears. One of them has a gold tooth. They bust out ghetto slang constantly, and even threaten to "pop a cap" in someone's ass.

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* Skids and Mudflap from ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' are two bumbling jiving-talking robots. They're characterized by their cowardice and stupidity in contrast to the other heroic Autobots. Their faces in robot mode look like early 20th century portrayal of African-Americans -- buck teeth, bulging eyes, and large ears. One of them has a gold tooth. They bust out ghetto slang constantly, and even threaten to "pop a cap" in someone's ass.



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* The Robot from ''Series/LostInSpace'' often filled this role. He may have only frantically shouted "Danger, Will Robinson!" ''once'', (in ("The Deadliest of the Species", and the word "danger" was only said once) but it had a lot of other moments, often in his attempts to be serious.

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* The Robot from ''Series/LostInSpace'' often filled this role. He may have only frantically shouted "Danger, Will Robinson!" ''once'', (in ("The Deadliest of the Species", and the word "danger" was only said once) but it had a lot of other moments, often in his attempts to be serious.



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* The comic relief from ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' is Claptrap, a robot shaped like an inverted triangle on one wheel with [[SirSwearsALot a foul mouth]] and a bad attitude. He's annoying, sure, but you can't help but find the guy funny.

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* The comic relief from ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' is Claptrap, a robot shaped like an inverted triangle on one wheel with [[SirSwearsALot a foul mouth]] and a bad attitude. He's annoying, sure, but you can't help but find the guy funny.



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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRobonicStooges''. They're Film/TheThreeStooges as androids, with all the [[HilarityEnsues slapstick humor]] that the originals did, only far more high-tech.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheRobonicStooges''. They're Film/TheThreeStooges as androids, with all the [[HilarityEnsues slapstick humor]] that the originals did, only far more high-tech.high-tech.

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22nd Jul '16 7:03:00 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* On ''Series/GetSmart'' [[RobotBuddy Hymie]] had NoSenseOfHumor but was a great source of laughs for being too LiteralMinded and [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength not knowing his own strength]]. For more yucks, he tended to malfunction a lot too.
14th Jul '16 5:19:30 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Orbital 7, Kaito's RobotBuddy in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' doesn't ''intend'' to be funny, but he often winds up the comic relief anyway, becoming a ButtMonkey more often than not. (For example, when he switches to "combat mode", he's a clumsy fighter, getting the drills he uses as weapons jammed and winding up in embarrassing situations more often than not.)

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Orbital 7, Kaito's RobotBuddy in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' in doesn't ''intend'' to be funny, but he often winds up the comic relief anyway, becoming a ButtMonkey more often than not. (For example, when he switches to "combat mode", he's a clumsy fighter, getting the drills he uses as weapons jammed and winding up in embarrassing situations more often than not.))
** The Obots are CuteMachines designed to pick up garbage, and are used for comic relief, until the season one finale where [[TheDragon Mr. Hartland]] uses them as MechaMooks.
11th Jun '16 1:54:56 PM Doug86
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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has [[DeadpanSnarker a sarcastic wit]], and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; a [[MotorMouth fast-talking, cheering supporter]] of Mojo's schemes, she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often short circuits from excitement, literally. (Fortunately, she can be restarted quickly via a button on the back of her neck.)


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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has [[DeadpanSnarker a sarcastic wit]], and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; a [[MotorMouth fast-talking, cheering supporter]] of Mojo's schemes, she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often short circuits from excitement, literally. (Fortunately, she can be restarted quickly via a button on the back of her neck.)

6th Mar '16 7:09:16 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* ComicBook{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has [[DeadpanSnarker a sarcastic wit]], and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; a [[MotorMouth fast-talking, cheering supporter]] of Mojo's schemes, she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often short circuits literally. (Fortunately, she can be restarted quickly via a button on the back of her neck.)


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* ComicBook{{X-Men}} ComicBook/{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has [[DeadpanSnarker a sarcastic wit]], and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; a [[MotorMouth fast-talking, cheering supporter]] of Mojo's schemes, she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often short circuits from excitement, literally. (Fortunately, she can be restarted quickly via a button on the back of her neck.)





5th Mar '16 8:49:08 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'' in 1984, [[KidGenius Oliver Wendell Holmes]] received a Banana Junior 6000 (a parody of the Macintosh, that debuted the same year) for Christmas; it quickly proved able to talk, and had legs. It was a rude, obnoxious wiseass who would "worship" the television and contemplate its existence (badly). It was usually Oliver's [[TheCracker hacking partner]] (only confiscated by the FBI twice) until 1985 when he deemed it obsolete, mostly because of the bankruptcy of the Banana Computer Company (which only sold two units, including Oliver's).

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* In ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'' in 1984, [[KidGenius [[ChildProdigy Oliver Wendell Holmes]] received a Banana Junior 6000 (a parody of the Macintosh, that debuted the same year) for Christmas; it quickly proved able to talk, and had legs. It was a rude, obnoxious wiseass who would "worship" the television and contemplate its existence (badly). It was usually Oliver's [[TheCracker hacking partner]] (only confiscated by the FBI twice) until 1985 when he deemed it obsolete, mostly because of the bankruptcy of the Banana Computer Company (which only sold two units, including Oliver's).
5th Mar '16 8:48:03 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* ComicBook{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has a sarcastic wit, and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often explodes, literally. (She's been rebuilt each time; usually she has an off-button - again, literally - that Major Domo uses to calm her down.)


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* ComicBook{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has [[DeadpanSnarker a sarcastic wit, wit]], and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; a [[MotorMouth fast-talking, cheering supporter]] of Mojo's schemes, she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often explodes, short circuits literally. (She's been rebuilt each time; usually (Fortunately, she has an off-button - again, literally - that Major Domo uses to calm can be restarted quickly via a button on the back of her down.neck.)

5th Mar '16 7:17:13 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* ComicBook{{X-Men}} villain Mojo has an android named Major Domo as his right-hand-man [[AmoralAttorney (plus his accountant and attorney)]]; Major Domo, while loyal, has a sarcastic wit, and is likely the only one who can get away with criticizing his boss (mostly because Mojo is often too preoccupied to notice). Also, Major Domo has a female android as an assistant called [[PerkyFemaleMinion Minor Domo]]; she tends to be over-exuberant and excitable, so much that she often explodes, literally. (She's been rebuilt each time; usually she has an off-button - again, literally - that Major Domo uses to calm her down.)

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