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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
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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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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Pretty lame
23 January 2006 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Pretty terrible little Disney film starring Jay Underwood as a robotic "son" engineered by Alan Thicke who proceeds to find himself engaged in "wonderfully imaginative" situations of "comic unfortunate...ness." unfortunately for us the film is a dire little copycat clone of other real-looking-robots-created-by-mad-scientists movies and the only thing that could have spiced up this film a bit and added some zest would have been if, at the end, Underwood unleashed a whole load of kick-butt on the entire cast and turned into a Terminator sent from the future to eliminate John Connor.

By the way, what happened to Jay Underwood? From "Uncle Buck" to straight-to-video fare such as "Road to Redemption" and commercials for toothpaste? Choosing a recurring role in this disappointing series may have something to do with his career shortcomings.


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