Deadly Friend (1986) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Paul Conway and his mother Jeannie Conway travel to a new town where Paul will join the local university invited by Dr. Johanson. They bring the robot BB that was developed by Paul, who is a genius in robotic. Paul befriends the paperboy Tom Toomey and has a crush on his next door neighbor Samantha Pringle, whose abusive alcoholic father Harry Pringle frequently hurts her. One day, Paul, Sam, Tom and BB are playing basketball and the ball fall in the field of their paranoid grumpy neighbor Elvira Parker that does not give it back to the teenagers. In Halloween, Tom convinces Paul to let BB open the padlock of the entrance to her house. However, there is an alarm system and Elvira blows up BB with her shotgun. Then Harry pushes her daughter down the stairs and the doctors let her brain-dead connected to the life support. However Paul convinces Tom to go to the hospital to rescue Sam and then he implants BB's chip into her brain resurrecting Samantha. But will she come back to life normal?

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • How far would you go to save someone that you love?Would you use your knowledge on robotics like Paul did to bring Samantha, his girlfriend, back from the dead?However, implanting a chip out of a robot can become a huge problem:she's a deadly robot now!

  • Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save her life, Paul implants BB's computer brain into Samantha's human brain.

    - Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>
  • A 15 year old scientific whiz kid named Paul Conway, just moved to a new town with his mother. He also has a yellow robot named Beebee which is his friend and protector. Paul befriends the girl next door named Samantha, and she lives with her abusive father who knocks her down some stairs one night and severely injures her. She was on life support in the local hospital, but after a certain amount of time, they pulled the plug on her and she was dead. Paul disguises himself as a hospital worker and takes Samantha's body from the hospital over to the local university. As an attempt to save her life, he implants Beebee's robot microchips into her brain, but discovers not too long after that she is out of control.

    - Written by Kelly Nicklay <topaz@montana.com>
  • Paul Conway is the new kid in town, who has his own invention, a robot named BeeBee. Paul becomes friends with Samantha, the girl next door, but his efforts to see her are frequently thwarted by her abusive and jealous father Harry. On Halloween, Paul plays a prank on his sinister neighbor, Elvira a mean evil old woman who lives across the street from him. However in a fury, Elvira destroys Paul's robot BeeBee. Several weeks later, Samantha is murdered by her father. In a desperate attempt to save his new love, Paul implants BeeBee's microchips into Samantha's corpse and successfully brings her to life, but he doesn't realize that his friend has become an unstoppable monster bent only on murder and destruction.

    - Written by Blythe379@cs.com
  • After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.


In a parking lot, a thief tries to steal from a Volkswagen van but a robot named BB (voiced by Charles Fleischer) stops him...

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