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Robby the Robot


Robby was the brainchild of, and designed by Robert Kinoshita, and built in mid-1955 by the MGM prop department, at a reported cost of $125,000.00 from blueprint plans provided by industrial designer, Japanese-American engineer Robert Kinoshita, to 'star' in the epic science fiction classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and its B-movie followup The ... See full bio »
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 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
Nightmare NASA Robot
- Gavin's Pipe Dream (2005) ... Nightmare NASA Robot (uncredited)
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Robot (uncredited)
 1984 Gremlins
Robot (uncredited)
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (TV Series)
Maid
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Chuck the Robot
- Dr. Morkenstein (1979) ... Chuck the Robot
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Robby The Robot
- Spaced Out (1979) ... Robby The Robot (uncredited)
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Robot
- Sighting 4010: The Waterford Incident (1978) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1977 Space Academy (TV Series)
Robot
- My Favorite Marcia (1977) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1976 Ark II (TV Series)
Alphie
- The Robot (1976) ... Alphie (uncredited)
 1976 Hollywood Boulevard
Robby (uncredited)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
MM7
- Mind Over Mayhem (1974) ... MM7 (uncredited)
 1968 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (TV Series)
Mildred (1968-1970)
 1966-1967 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Robotoid / Robot
- Condemned of Space (1967) ... Robot (uncredited)
- War of the Robots (1966) ... Robotoid (uncredited)
- Ghost in Space (1966) ... Robotoid (uncredited)
 1966 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Smiley
- Lurch's Little Helper (1966) ... Smiley (uncredited)
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Part of Rejuvenating Machine
- The Bridge of Lions Affair: Part II (1966) ... Part of Rejuvenating Machine (uncredited)
- The Bridge of Lions Affair: Part 1 (1966) ... Part of Rejuvenating Machine (uncredited)
 1963-1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Robot
- The Brain Center at Whipple's (1964) ... Robot (uncredited)
- Uncle Simon (1963) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Arnold
- Beethoven, Presley and Me (1963) ... Arnold
 1962 Hazel (TV Series)
Robot
- Rosie's Contract (1962) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1961 Invasion of the Neptune Men
Toy (uncredited)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Chess playing robot
- Lady Bug (1959) ... Chess playing robot
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Robot
- Robot Client (1958) ... Robot
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TV commercial for Charmin, featuring Mr. Whipple. See more »

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6' 11" (2.11 m)
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Robby was designed by Robert Kinoshita, and built in mid-1955 by the MGM prop department, at a reported cost of $125,000.00. See more »

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