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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
Brian Cole ...
Jake Blocker, Highschool Bully
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Bryan Skelly, Becky's Crush
Judy Starr ...
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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Jonas: If anyone tries to reprogram Chip in a negative way, he's programmed to self-destruct.
Becky: Destroy himself? How awful.
Jonas: It's a safety precaution. We could never allow Chip to fall into the wrong hands.
Chip: What if they could bypass the system, dad?
Jonas: Well, I've thought of that, but first they'd have to know that you had a self-destruct system, which is highly unlikely, but if they found it, well... I have a backup system that I could activate by remote.
Chip: You could explode me, right dad?
Jonas: Yes.
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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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