Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret, and pretend that she is their daughter. Harriet, their ... See full summary »

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 Ted Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Marla Pennington ...
 Joan Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Jerry Supiran ...
 Jamie Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Vicki the Robot (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Emily Schulman ...
 Harriet Brindle (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret, and pretend that she is their daughter. Harriet, their nosy and annoying neighbor, has a crush on Jamie and plans to marry him. Her dad, Brandon Brindle, is Ted's boss; Brandon stole credit for Ted's ideas. Written by James H. Vipond <arlateo@itctel.com>

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Seth Green screen tested for the part of Jamie Lawson See more »

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Despite being "made of plastic, microchips here and there", the robot and her costume grew from season to season to accommodate the actress. However, in the season 4 episode "School Monitor", there was an explanation given by the father, who put in a special chip that enabled her to grow to avoid suspicion from friends and neighbors why she never grew and remained the same age. See more »

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[repeated line]
Joan Lawson: That makes sense.
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Spoofed in American Dad!: Brains, Brains and Automobiles (2009) See more »

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This was really awful
28 October 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I remember this when it was originally on the air. I was living in a basement apartment using a small TV with rabbit ears and whatever channel this was on was the only channel I got, which was the only reason I ever even knew this show existed. Typical of many high-concept shows, it starts with the shred of an idea someone came up with after probably one too many cocktails, and voila, we have a stinker of a series. The writing was atrocious and all the actors were terrible, with special mention to Dick Christie as the father who was one step below everyone else at "abominable". Out of morbid curiosity I Netflixed a few episodes a year or two ago just to check and see if it was as bad as I had remembered. It was. I'll never check back again; I've learned my lesson.


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