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 photograph that the robot's makers show the robot changes from shot to shot. See more
[watching on monitors of what the Robot picks up
The reception's quite good, considering the distance.
Naturally, we're bouncing off the satellite I leased.