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1[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/img_6847.JPG]]²[[caption-width-right:200:Robby the Robot in [[Film/ForbiddenPlanet his most recognizable performance.]]]]²Robby The Robot is an actor whose breakout role was the 1956 film ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'', where he played [[CharacterAsHimself himself]]. He has since appeared in many other films and television series such as ''Series/TheInvisibleBoy'', ''Series/TheThinMan'', ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'', and ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959''.²²He has not appeared since the 2000s due to his alcoholism and cycles of rehab, and seems to have mostly gone into commercial work. He's in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot_Hall_of_Fame Robot Hall of Fame]] alongside his contemporaries Manga/AstroBoy and [[Film/TheDayTheEarthStoodStill1951 Gort]], as well as others. His design gets a pretty big ShoutOut on the Protectrons of the ''Videogame/{{Fallout}}'' game series.²²Do not confuse with WesternAnimation/RobTheRobot.²----²!!Tropes that Robby encompasses:²²* TheCameo: He made one in ''Film/{{Gremlins}}''.²* RobotBuddy: In ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' and ''Film/TheInvisibleBoy''²----²!!Filmography:²²* ''Film/LooneyTunesBackInAction'' (2003)²* ''Film/EarthGirlsAreEasy'' (1988)²* ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' (1984)²* ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' (1982, episode "Programmed for Love")²* ''Series/MorkAndMindy'' (1979, episode "Dr. Morkenstein")²* ''Series/WonderWoman1975'' (1979, episode "Spaced Out")²* ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' (1974, episode "[[Recap/ColumboS03E06 Mind over Matter]]")²* ''Series/LostInSpace'' (1966-67, episodes "War of the Robots" and "Condemned of Space")²* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'' (1966, episode "Lurch's Little Helper")²* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' (1963-64, episodes "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS5E128UncleSimon Uncle Simon]]" and "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS5E153TheBrainCenterAtWhipples The Brain Center at Whipple's]]")²* ''Series/TheManyLovesOfDobieGillis'' (1963, episode "Beethoven, Presley and Me")²* ''Film/TheInvisibleBoy'' (1957)²* ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' (1956)

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