Robby the Robot


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Robby was the brainchild of, and designed by industrial designer, Japanese-American engineer Robert Kinoshita. It was built in mid-1955 by the MGM prop department, at a reported cost of $125,000, to 'star' in the epic science fiction classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and its B-movie followup The Invisible Boy (1957) a year later. Robby the Robot has... See full bio »

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Forbidden Planet Robby the Robot
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The Thin Man Robot
(1958)

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 2014 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Robby The Robot
- The Misinterpretation Agitation (2014) ... Robby The Robot (uncredited)
 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
Nightmare NASA Robot
- Gavin's Pipe Dream (2005) ... Nightmare NASA Robot (uncredited)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Robert the Robot (uncredited)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Robot In Wald's Parts (uncredited)
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Robot (uncredited)
 1984 Gremlins
Robot (uncredited)
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Bix - the robot
- Baby Talk/My Friend, the Executrix/Programmed for Love (1982) ... Bix - the robot (as Bix)
 1981 Heavy Metal
Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)
 1980 Pink Lady (TV Series)
Jeff's Computer Date
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Jeff's Computer Date (uncredited)
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Chuck the Robot
- Dr. Morkenstein (1979) ... Chuck the Robot (uncredited)
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Robby the Robot
- Spaced Out (1979) ... Robby the Robot (uncredited)
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Robot
- Sighting 4010: The Waterford Incident (1978) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1977 Space Academy (TV Series)
Robot
- My Favorite Marcia (1977) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1976 Ark II (TV Series)
Alphie
- The Robot (1976) ... Alphie (uncredited)
 1976 Hollywood Boulevard
Robby (uncredited)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
MM7
- Mind Over Mayhem (1974) ... MM7 (uncredited)
 1968 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (TV Series)
Mildred (1968-1970)
 1966-1967 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Robotoid / Robot
- Condemned of Space (1967) ... Robot (uncredited)
- War of the Robots (1966) ... Robotoid (uncredited)
- Ghost in Space (1966) ... Robotoid (uncredited)
 1966 One of Our Spies Is Missing
Part of Rejuvenating Machine
 1966 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Itself
- Lurch's Little Helper (1966) ... Itself (as Smiley)
 1963-1964 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Robot
- The Brain Center at Whipple's (1964) ... Robot (uncredited)
- Uncle Simon (1963) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Arnold
- Beethoven, Presley and Me (1963) ... Arnold (uncredited)
 1962 Hazel (TV Series)
Robot
- Rosie's Contract (1962) ... Robot (uncredited)
 1961 Invasion of the Neptune Men
Toy (uncredited)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Chess playing robot
- Lady Bug (1959) ... Chess playing robot
 1958 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Robot
- Robot from Inner Space (1958) ... Robot
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Robot
- Robot Client (1958) ... Robot
 1957 The Invisible Boy
Robby
 1956 Forbidden Planet
Robby the Robot (as Robby The Robot)
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TV commercial for Starlog Magazine, c. 1978. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bix | Robbie the Robot | Robby The Robot | Smiley

Height:

6' 11" (2.11 m)
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Built in 1955 for $125000.00 (1,126,773.05 in Febuary 2016) dollars. See more »

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