Steve Austin's good buddy Major Fred Sloan has invented a microwave circuit card he calls the 'activator' and a separate ignition unit that when combined, power an anti-missile missile device. Steve is assigned to protect his friend during the final testing phase. A criminal organization intend on getting their hands on the device kidnap Sloan and replace him with an identical robot build by professor Jeffrey Dolenz. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
Day of the Robot featured the first use of the iconic 'na-na-na-na' sound usually associated with bionic use, but it was not used for Steve Austin, it was used for the robot he was fighting. See more
The anti-ballistic missile being test fired is actually a TOW missile, used by the Army to engage tanks primarily by mechanized infantry units. See more
Col. Steve Austin
[the robot posting as Fred Sloan has driven a car off the road
Well, that was fun.
I'm sorry Steve, I got a cramp in my foot.