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* The creepy baby bot in Music/DaftPunk's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoPplpBPQxQ "Technologic."]]

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* The creepy baby bot in Music/DaftPunk's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoPplpBPQxQ "Technologic."]]"Technologic"]] video.


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* Protoman is designed this way on the cover of Music/TheMegas' ''History Repeating: Red''. It's not clear how much of this is because of Wily's repairs and how much is just the parts actively rusting.


* The "ghost robot" Scared-Stiff in ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters''. However, he might be a subversion, as he's described in fan circles as "a wimpy [[StarWars C-3PO]]".

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* The "ghost robot" Scared-Stiff in ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters''. However, he might be a subversion, as he's described in fan circles as "a wimpy [[StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars C-3PO]]".

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* In the original ''ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', Rancor uploads her consciousness into a robot made of Wolverine's skeleton.


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** The iconic [[HollywoodCyborg full-conversion cyborgs]] seen on many covers and interior art (actually mass-produced German [[MegagCorp Triax]] models) also have distinct skull-like faceplates; unsurprising since many of the designs were [[CaptainErsatz lifted straight from]] ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'''s Boomers (including bulkier-than-usual-for-the-trope bodies).

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** The iconic [[HollywoodCyborg full-conversion cyborgs]] seen on many covers and interior art (actually mass-produced German [[MegagCorp [[MegaCorp Triax]] models) also have distinct skull-like faceplates; unsurprising since many of the designs were [[CaptainErsatz lifted straight from]] ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'''s Boomers (including bulkier-than-usual-for-the-trope bodies).


* ''Film/TheLegoMovie'' has the Skeletrons used by [[BigBad Lord Business]] which effectively the robots in SecretPolice without uniforms and predictably a ShoutOut to the T-800.

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* ''Film/TheLegoMovie'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie'' has the Skeletrons used by [[BigBad Lord Business]] which effectively the robots in SecretPolice without uniforms and predictably a ShoutOut to the T-800.

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* ''Film/TheLegoMovie'' has the Skeletrons used by [[BigBad Lord Business]] which effectively the robots in SecretPolice without uniforms and predictably a ShoutOut to the T-800.


* The [[spoiler:Simon]] animatronic in ''VideoGame/{{POPGOES}}'' is a purple skeleton, presumably possessed by the [[spoiler:Purple Guy of ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys'']].

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* The [[spoiler:Simon]] animatronic in ''VideoGame/{{POPGOES}}'' is a purple skeleton, presumably possessed by the [[spoiler:Purple Guy of ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys'']].''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'']].

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'':
** In "[[Recap/TheOuterLimits1995S3E7TheCamp The Camp]]", the Commandant and the other camp overseers are androids who have a dermal layer fitted over their endoskeletons. This layer is organic and ages over time like human skin but it can be replaced. With every complete replacement, the relevant android assumes a new identity. The Commandant reveals to Prisoner 98843 that the previous ten camp commandants were all him.
** In "The Hunt", the androids who are being hunted by the Nichols family have endoskeletons that are covered with artificial flesh.
** In "Simon Says", the robot Simon has a partially constructed skeletal frame.


* ''Literature/NewJediOrder'': One of the methods of fighting the Yuuzhan Vong is the YVH-1, an EliteMook [[MechaMooks battle droid]] that perfectly resembles the [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T-800]] and is specifically designed to scan and identify hidden Yuuzhan Vong agents and battle the extremely technophobic race in full combat. Human and Yuuzhan Vong skeletons are fairly similar and their appearance is meant to be ''insulting'' rather than frightening, backed up by the pre-programmed BattleCry, "We are machines! We are greater than the Yuuzhan Vong!"

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* ''Literature/NewJediOrder'': One of the methods of fighting the Yuuzhan Vong is the YVH-1, an EliteMook [[MechaMooks battle droid]] that perfectly resembles the [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T-800]] and is specifically designed to scan and identify hidden Yuuzhan Vong agents and battle the extremely technophobic race in full combat. Human {{Justified}} in that human and Yuuzhan Vong skeletons are fairly similar and their appearance is meant to be ''insulting'' rather than frightening, backed up by the pre-programmed BattleCry, "We are machines! We are greater than the Yuuzhan Vong!"


*** The B-1 battle droids are skeletal, designed to be easily packed up and stored. According to ExpandedUniverse material, they are actually supposed to resemble the skeletons of Nemoidians (the people who designed them), which would be scary... [[NightmareRetardant if you're Nemoidian]]. The junior {{novelization}} has Jar Jar Binks compare them to Gungan skeletons when he first sees one.
*** Concept art shows that the original plan was for the Nemoidians themselves to have elongated faces and skeletal limbs just like their battle droids. This was scrapped for the movie (perhaps because it would have required the Nemoidians to be fully animatronic or CGI, and they figured were already pushing it with Jar-Jar) and the EU explanation was retconned in. This concept carried over to the Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.

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*** The B-1 battle droids are skeletal, designed to be easily packed up and stored. According to ExpandedUniverse material, they are actually supposed to resemble the skeletons of Nemoidians Neimoidians (the people who designed them), which would be scary... [[NightmareRetardant if you're Nemoidian]].Neimoidian]]. The junior {{novelization}} has Jar Jar Binks compare them to Gungan skeletons when he first sees one.
*** Concept art shows that the original plan was for the Nemoidians Neimoidians themselves to have elongated faces and skeletal limbs just like their battle droids. This was scrapped for the movie (perhaps because it would have required the Nemoidians Neimoidians to be fully animatronic or CGI, and they figured were already pushing it with Jar-Jar) and the EU explanation was retconned in. This concept carried over to the Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.


* From the ''Franchise/StarWars'' prequels: The B-1 battle droids are skeletal, designed to be easily packed up and stored. According to ExpandedUniverse material, they are actually supposed to resemble the skeletons of Nemoidians (the people who designed them), which would be scary...[[NightmareRetardant if you're Nemoidian]].
** ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' concept art shows that the original plan was for the Nemoidians themselves to have elongated faces and skeletal limbs just like their battle droids. This was scrapped for the movie (perhaps because it would have required the Nemoidians to be fully animatronic or CGI, and they figured were already pushing it with Jar-Jar) and the EU explanation was retconned in. This concept carried over to the Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.
** Similarly, the Destroyer Droids look like skelebots of the (EU-only) Colicoids who designed them. Including the rolling ball form.

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The B-1 battle droids are skeletal, designed to be easily packed up and stored. According to ExpandedUniverse material, they are actually supposed to resemble the skeletons of Nemoidians (the people who designed them), which would be scary... [[NightmareRetardant if you're Nemoidian]].
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Nemoidian]]. The junior {{novelization}} has Jar Jar Binks compare them to Gungan skeletons when he first sees one.
*** Concept
art shows that the original plan was for the Nemoidians themselves to have elongated faces and skeletal limbs just like their battle droids. This was scrapped for the movie (perhaps because it would have required the Nemoidians to be fully animatronic or CGI, and they figured were already pushing it with Jar-Jar) and the EU explanation was retconned in. This concept carried over to the Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.
** *** Similarly, the Destroyer Droids look like skelebots of the (EU-only) Colicoids who designed them. Including the rolling ball form.



** The [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/YVH_1 Yuuzhan Vong Hunters]] from the ExpandedUniverse are meant to be an ''[[IShallTauntYou insulting]]'' sight rather than a scary one.



* One of the methods of fighting the [[Literature/NewJediOrder Yuuzhan Vong]] is the YVH-1, a droid that perfectly resembles the [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T-800]] and is specifically designed to scan and identify hidden Yuuzhan Vong agents and battle the extremely technophobic race in full combat.

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* ''Literature/NewJediOrder'': One of the methods of fighting the [[Literature/NewJediOrder Yuuzhan Vong]] Vong is the YVH-1, a droid an EliteMook [[MechaMooks battle droid]] that perfectly resembles the [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T-800]] and is specifically designed to scan and identify hidden Yuuzhan Vong agents and battle the extremely technophobic race in full combat.combat. Human and Yuuzhan Vong skeletons are fairly similar and their appearance is meant to be ''insulting'' rather than frightening, backed up by the pre-programmed BattleCry, "We are machines! We are greater than the Yuuzhan Vong!"


->''"Just for my own edification, did you have to design [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} the robots]] with such horrifying features? I'm not a design guy, or anything, but I can't see any either performance or aesthetic benefits in designing the robots with cold, skeleton heads, piercing red eyes and giant metal teeth."''

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->''"Just for my own edification, did you have to design [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} the robots]] robots with such horrifying features? I'm not a design guy, or anything, but I can't see any either performance or aesthetic benefits in designing the robots with cold, skeleton heads, piercing red eyes and giant metal teeth."''


* The "anorexic Cybermen" from the ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' comic story ''The Flood'' are another example of the subtle version, as seen [[http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51VHmUFK5-L._SL500_AA240_.jpg here]].

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* The "anorexic Cybermen" from the ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' comic story ''The Flood'' are another example of the subtle version, as seen [[http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51VHmUFK5-L._SL500_AA240_.jpg here]].as seen here.]]



* The creepy baby bot in Music/DaftPunk's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoPplpBPQxQ "Technologic".]]

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* The creepy baby bot in Music/DaftPunk's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoPplpBPQxQ "Technologic".]]"Technologic."]]


Such robots can be very obvious, with sinister, grinning skull-faces, ''a la'' the T-800 from ''{{Franchise/Terminator}}'' films. Others are more subtle, often with fairly realistic faces. Some, such as the T-800s, are designed to be covered with "something", so they literally are robot skeletons once you remove the coverings.

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Such robots can be very obvious, with sinister, grinning skull-faces, ''a la'' the T-800 from ''{{Franchise/Terminator}}'' films. Others are more subtle, often with fairly realistic faces. Some, such as the T-800s, are designed to be covered with "something", so they literally are robot skeletons once you remove the coverings.

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