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Who's The Best Robot/Android Ever?

What better way to start off a geek fight than to ask who is the greatest movie or TV robot/android? Curtis Silver of Geek Dad did just that by comparing Data from Star Trek, to just about every other android.

For example, just to add fuel to the raging Star Trek vs. Star Wars debate:

Data vs. C3PO

C3PO can understand and translate around six million different forms of communication. Mind you, he was designed and built by a young boy. While the Midi-chlorians might have been high in young Skywalker’s bloodstream, they didn’t help him build a droid with much of a backbone. Meanwhile, in a galaxy far far away Dr. Soong was busy creating a sentient android of his own with not only a backbone, but a badass positronic brain. It’s never made clear how many languages Data can speak, but one has to assume the number is just as high as C3PO. Advantage: Data

What do you think? Who's the best robot/android that ever lived (well, in sci-fi anyhow)?

definately data, c3po was only a trashcan making noise with people around pretending to understand something like on sesame street, data ist a very complex character, funny und almost tragic in his persuit of becoming more human while being more human then he might think.
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Geek Dad compares apples and oranges. Of his list, only Kryten is an actual android. The others are either straight robots or cyborgs.

I mean, C3PO would have zero chance of bedding Tasha Yar....
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How is it that Data can speak so many languages (or even far more difficult aspects of English), yet he cannot handle simple English contractions, linguistic devices that some languages cannot be spoken without?

Answer: Start Trek:TNG creators weren't using their positronic brians when they wrote that tidbit in.

Apparently, 3PO even came stock with the functional equivalent Data's coveted emotion chip, so that mitigates his puss factor somewhat. But then Data could please the ladies, so wth?
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Sonny from iRobot... but I still like Data. The issue I have with all of these Hollywood robots is that they're too slow. With a processor for a brain, their sense of time would be completely different than ours. They would be able to react 1,000 times faster than humans. A second to them would be like hours or days to us.
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I think all or at least the vast majority who work in this world have some of this, what happens is that you expose some more and others less so ... but we'll see who will be the best.
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R. Daneel Olivaw.... from Asimov's Robot and Foundation series, by far.
One of the most breathtaking events in science fiction occurs when you find out that one of the main characters all along was actually a humanoid robot!.. and one that can read minds at that...and has been alive for thousands of years, controlling man's destiny behind the scenes.
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Showing my age here but wondering why Robby of Forbidden Planet hasn't been mentioned.

If nothing else his ability to produce Kentucky Bourbon justifies his existence !
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For me Data is best by a mile. His human appearance made possible Spiner's incredible acting job, which is why he's so much cooler than any other android ever.
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