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HAL 9000 (Character)
from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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HAL-9000

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  1. ONE: A Space Odyssey (2001) Played by Chi Mason (as HAL-9000)

  2. 2010 (1984) Played by Douglas Rain
    ... aka "2010: The Year We Make Contact" - USA (promotional title)

  3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Played by Douglas Rain

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From 2010 (1984)
[Chandra inserts two of HAL's modules and activates his console]
Dr. Chandra: This is initial voice-logic reconstruction test number one. Diagnostics on voice recognition and speech synthesis centers has been completed. At this level all functions appear normal.
Dr. Chandra: [while typing] Hello. Doctor. Name. Continue. Yesterday. Tomorrow.
HAL 9000: [mechanically primitive voice synthesis] HE-EL-LO-O. DO-OC-TE-ER. NA-AI-ME. CO-ON-TI-IN-NU-UE-YE-ES TU-UR-DA-AY, TO-O-O-MO-OR-RR-O-OW.
[Chandra inserts two more modules and hits a key to repeat the voice test]
HAL 9000: [sepulchrally] Hello. Doctor. Name, continue, yesterday. Tomorrow?
[Chandra inserts two more modules and repeats the voice test]
HAL 9000: [almost normal] Hello? Doctor? Name? Continue? Yesterday? Tomorrow?
[Chandra inserts two more modules]
HAL 9000: [mechanically and rapidly, rising in pitch and speed] Hellodoctornamecontinueyesterdaytomorrow hellodoctornamecontinueyesterdaytomorrow hellodoctornamecontinueyesterdaytomorrow hellodoctornamecontinueyesterdaytomorrow hellodoctornamecontinueyesterdaytomorrow hellrotinyettyelrotinyettyelrotinyettyelrotinyettyelrotinyetelrotinyet...
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