Hearing about a man who grew up only around robots and who has threatened to start a robot revolution, and who may be aboard the sandminer under an assumed name, the Doctor takes D.84 to seek out a possible secret workshop where he would be restructuring robot programming. Meanwhile, as one crew member suffers a complete mental breakdown, reprogrammed robots are ordered to kill all remaining humans. Written by
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Leela throws her knife at a robot, embedding it in its torso. This is achieved with a rapid camera motion and a concealed cut, but before the cut the knife can be seen twirling off-screen on a rapid downward trajectory (and could not possibly have hit its target). See more
There are three types of robots aboard this mine: Dumbs, Vocs, a Super-Voc, and then there's you. Would you care to explain that?