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Not Quite Human (1987)

TV Movie  |   |  Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy  |  19 June 1987 (USA)
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Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his ... See full summary »

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Gordon Vogel
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J.J. Derks
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Eron Jeffries, Chip's Crush
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Jenny Beckerman, Highschool Mate
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Scott Barnes, Highschool Mate
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Paul Fairgate, Highschool Wuss
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Jake Blocker, Highschool Bully
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Bryan Skelly, Becky's Crush
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Dr. Sondra Stahl
Greg Monaghan ...
Coach Duckworth
Marcia Darroch ...
Ms. Buzzi, Highschool Teacher
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Mr. Sturges, Vogel's Critic
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Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the mechanical boy. Written by B.H. Yasuda <b_yasuda@hotmail.com>

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Gene Blakely's final film project. See more »

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[the Carsons are on the road to their new home]
Jonas: I'm hungry, anybody else want to stop for a bite to eat?
Becky: I'm starving.
Chip: Me, too.
Becky: He doesn't have to eat, does he, dad?
Chip: I'm programmed to have three meals a day.
Jonas: That's right.
Becky: But why?
Jonas: Well, wouldn't it seem strange if Chip were having lunch with his friends and he's the only one who doesn't eat?
Chip: Kids like to eat. Pizza, hamburger, French fries...
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a funny, decent family/teenage film
20 February 2006 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

'Not Quite Human' is a family film about a single father who builds a teenage son named Chip. Chip is awkward as he tries to mingle with the real teenage boys, and little does Chip know that there is a plot by a large toy company to kidnap him. The film is packed with action and humour, and you cannot help but to feel sorry for the characters, especially poor Chip as he tries to fit in to society and fails miserably. I have not seen this film in years, but it used to be shown several times on the Disney channel. I think that this film is easy for teenagers to relate to, especially those who are a little bit awkward themselves and bullied at school. It is just a fun film, and it is one that seems to have become lost.


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