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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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How can anyone forget these movies, huh?????
7 September 2006 | by ((Near) D/FW Airport, Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

Before I continue forth with the new millennium, I will go back in time once more because I had completely forgotten about these gems!!!!!

In 1987, Disney, while still a "low" company in the 80s, was able to start a series of films on television called "Not Quite Human," about a geeky teenager who, like in "Inspector Gadget," looks like a human but is really a robot!!!!! Now this SCREAMS 80S, along with other films like "Tron" and "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids" because it combines everything of yesteryear with the technologies of tomorrow!!!!!

My parents remember seeing this on the TV back then, back when I was just born or something. However, my very first encounter with this film was on the Old Disney Channel (one time, I've seen this, and the other parts, on my 12th B'day in May of '99!!!!!)

"Not Quite Human" is a very good series of films to watch, if you can ever find these movies again.

Has this been shown recently? If so, give me an e-mail or personal message.

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