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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
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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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Adorável Andróide  »

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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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Filmed in Scottsdale, AZ....
17 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of a few movies filmed at Coronado High School in Scottsdale, AZ in the late 80's as well as Just One of the Guys, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and Just Perfect (which was a segmented movie played during the Mickey Mouse Club.) Movie is definitely for kids as the previous comments have it pretty right on.

Coronado has gone through an overhaul in the past couple of years and many of the buildings seen in this film are now gone. The field where they are playing catch is adjacent to the football field, one of the few areas still there. The internal scenes near the lockers I believe were in the old 200 building.

Unless it is playing late at night on the Disney channel it may be a very hard to find flick. How they ever made sequels to this is beyond me.


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