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Nightmare Fuel / Whatever Happened to... Robot Jones?

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All for just taking a shower.

  • Robot's nightmare in "P.U. to P.E." (pictured), where he's trapped in the shower and repeatedly sprayed with water until his rusted, wrecked body walks out of the shower room and falls over dead.
  • In "The Yogmans Strike Back", Socks, Mitch and Cubey are hypnotised by the Yogmans into being their minions. Robot goes looking for them and ends up in the Yogman's lair and discovers what they've done to his friends.
    Lenny Yogman: Aw, what's the matter? Can't fight without your friends, Robot? HAHAHAHA!
    Robot: Where are they?!
    Lenny Yogman: Well look around, Robot...They're right in front of you!
    [The lights come on and show Socks, Mitch and Cubey with their faces inside tv screens attached to a large machine]
    Robot: Friends?!
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  • Robot collapsing in the hallway as he appears to be dying during sickness in "Sickness", especially the way his synthetic voice appears to slow down from fatigue (something that's sadly lost with the Bobby Block dub).
    Systems malfunctioning at an accelerated rate. Soon I will shut down completely.
  • The show creator, Greg Miller's canon ending if the episode had ever gotten created would have ended with Robot Jones amassing an army of robots and wiping out humanity. It makes a lot of Robot's more morally ambiguous moments throughout the series Harsher in Hindsight, and would've been a brutal Cerebus Callback to the very first episode of the series, where Gramps Unit tries to convince Robot Jones that humans and robots are incapable of coexisting, that throughout history humanity has made robotkind suffer because of humanity's inherent weakness and inefficiency, and therefore robots should band together and wipe out humanity to achieve autonomy and prosperity. Robot ends the episode with finding Gramps Unit's findings inaccurate and discarding them as him being "just an old bucket of bolts"...but it looks like in the end Gramps Unit was right all along...


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