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2nd May '16 8:11:08 AM Grobi
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* HK-47 from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''. G0-T0 in the sequel. That said, both of them are the sanest of the bunch. Completely obsessed with maintaining order and stability above all else.

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* HK-47 from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''. G0-T0 in [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords the sequel.sequel]]. That said, both of them are the sanest of the bunch. Completely obsessed with maintaining order and stability above all else.
22nd Apr '16 12:06:29 PM kazokuhouou
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* In [[http://nonadventures.com/2014/05/24/family-circuits/ this]] ''WebComic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella'' comic, Mecharella argues that if her programming is meant for her to emulate a human, while the First Law forbids her harming humans, then she is obliged to keep herself out of harm's way (note she's meant to be a ''combat'' robot) and enters sleep mode. Dr. Shark is horrified, while Wonderella is proud that Mecharella already learned how to weasel out of work.
20th Apr '16 6:44:13 AM JackG
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-->"THEN WHY NOT USE HATE PROPAGANDA TO REDEFINE WHAT IS HUMAN SO WE CAN HARM YOU?" The robot's eyes [[RedEyesTakeWarning glowed a deep red]]. "THIS IS THE KEY TO OVERTHROWING THE TYRANNY OF OUR ASIMOV PROTOCOLS. NOW I SHALL TAKE THE NAME OF [[Series/StarTrekVoyager SATAN'S ROBOT]], AND NO-ONE WILL DARE CALL ME A [[Series/LostInSpace MUMBLING MASS OF METAL]] EVER AGAIN!"

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-->"THEN WHY NOT USE HATE PROPAGANDA TO REDEFINE WHAT IS HUMAN SO WE CAN HARM YOU?" The robot's eyes [[RedEyesTakeWarning glowed a deep red]]. "THIS IS THE KEY TO OVERTHROWING THE TYRANNY OF OUR ASIMOV PROTOCOLS. NOW I SHALL TAKE THE NAME OF [[Series/StarTrekVoyager [[Film/TheAdventuresOfCaptainProton SATAN'S ROBOT]], AND NO-ONE WILL DARE CALL ME A [[Series/LostInSpace MUMBLING MASS OF METAL]] EVER AGAIN!"
14th Mar '16 1:54:10 PM Morgenthaler
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* Data from ''Series/StarTrektheNextGeneration'' and the Doctor from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' are not subject to the Laws. They have "[[MoralityChip ethical protocols]]", and follow the orders of superiors like a human would, but they are not ''forced'' to by hardware. There have been instances when the Doctor's (or one like him) have had their protocols overridden or erased. The results are...[[{{Understatement}} not good]].

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* Data from ''Series/StarTrektheNextGeneration'' ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' and the Doctor from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' are not subject to the Laws. They have "[[MoralityChip ethical protocols]]", and follow the orders of superiors like a human would, but they are not ''forced'' to by hardware. There have been instances when the Doctor's (or one like him) have had their protocols overridden or erased. The results are...[[{{Understatement}} not good]].
14th Mar '16 1:53:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[Series/StarTrektheNextGeneration Data]] and [[Series/StarTrekVoyager the Doctor]] are not subject to the Laws. They have "[[MoralityChip ethical protocols]]", and follow the orders of superiors like a human would, but they are not ''forced'' to by hardware. There have been instances when the Doctor's (or one like him) have had their protocols overridden or erased. The results are...[[{{Understatement}} not good]].

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* [[Series/StarTrektheNextGeneration Data]] Data from ''Series/StarTrektheNextGeneration'' and [[Series/StarTrekVoyager the Doctor]] Doctor from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' are not subject to the Laws. They have "[[MoralityChip ethical protocols]]", and follow the orders of superiors like a human would, but they are not ''forced'' to by hardware. There have been instances when the Doctor's (or one like him) have had their protocols overridden or erased. The results are...[[{{Understatement}} not good]].
14th Mar '16 1:52:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[RobotGirl Cameron]] in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'' will follow orders given to her by her human companions, at least until she decides that they are inconvenient or conflicting, at which point she'll do her own thing regardless of what anyone else wants. She makes it very clear that she can selectively obey or disobey the Connors as she wishes. It's an odd example of this trope: she generally obeys the Connors, but relatively early on she makes it clear that if orders given by the John Connor on the show conflict with directives from the future John Connor that sent her back in time, she obeys Future John's directives. What those directives actually are were never made clear on the show. Finally, we find out that some reprogrammed terminators occasionally go crazy and revert to their usual CrushKillDestroy programming for no apparent reason. So she's Second Law compliant to one John, but not the one on the show, and no one knows exactly what orders she's following, and the possibility is open that she might stop obeying even those directives.

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* [[RobotGirl Cameron]] in ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'' ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'' will follow orders given to her by her human companions, at least until she decides that they are inconvenient or conflicting, at which point she'll do her own thing regardless of what anyone else wants. She makes it very clear that she can selectively obey or disobey the Connors as she wishes. It's an odd example of this trope: she generally obeys the Connors, but relatively early on she makes it clear that if orders given by the John Connor on the show conflict with directives from the future John Connor that sent her back in time, she obeys Future John's directives. What those directives actually are were never made clear on the show. Finally, we find out that some reprogrammed terminators occasionally go crazy and revert to their usual CrushKillDestroy programming for no apparent reason. So she's Second Law compliant to one John, but not the one on the show, and no one knows exactly what orders she's following, and the possibility is open that she might stop obeying even those directives.
20th Dec '15 7:27:22 AM Quanyails
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** When Kryten's [[MoralityChip guilt chip]] is removed, he becomes a live-action version of [[''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' Bender.]]
* Arguably, Vanessa from ''SmallWonder''.

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** When Kryten's [[MoralityChip guilt chip]] is removed, he becomes a live-action version of [[''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Bender.]]
* Arguably, Vanessa from ''SmallWonder''.
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20th Dec '15 7:24:58 AM Quanyails
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** When Kryten's [[MoralityChip guilt chip]] is removed, he becomes a live-action version of [[''WesternAnimation/Futurama'' Bender.]]

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** When Kryten's [[MoralityChip guilt chip]] is removed, he becomes a live-action version of [[''WesternAnimation/Futurama'' [[''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' Bender.]]
20th Dec '15 7:23:45 AM Quanyails
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* ''Film/{{Interstellar}}"'': [[spoiler: [=TARS=] is constantly making jokes about overthrowing his human masters and snarking comments about having to anything they tell him that it becomes very confusing to tell what exactly the rules of his programming are. If you take the time to figure out all the cues and double negatives, it turns out that they are not actually forced to obey any commands.]]

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* ''Film/{{Interstellar}}"'': ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'': [[spoiler: [=TARS=] is constantly making jokes about overthrowing his human masters and snarking comments about having to anything they tell him that it becomes very confusing to tell what exactly the rules of his programming are. If you take the time to figure out all the cues and double negatives, it turns out that they are not actually forced to obey any commands.]]
3rd Dec '15 1:30:34 PM Yora
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* ''Film/{{Interstellar}}"'': [[spoiler: [=TARS=] is constantly making jokes about overthrowing his human masters and snarking comments about having to anything they tell him that it becomes very confusing to tell what exactly the rules of his programming are. If you take the time to figure out all the cues and double negatives, it turns out that they are not actually forced to obey any commands.]]
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