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Not Quite Human (1987)

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 »

Director:

Steven Hilliard Stern (as Steven H. Stern)

Writers:

Alan Ormsby, Seth McEvoy (based on characters from the book series by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay Underwood ... Chip Carson
Alan Thicke ... Dr. Jonas Carson
Robyn Lively ... Becky Carson
Joseph Bologna ... Gordon Vogel
Robert Harper ... J.J. Derks
Brian Cole ... Jake Blocker
Brandon Douglas ... Scott Barnes
Lili Haydn ... Jenny Beckerman
Sasha Mitchell ... Bryan Skelly
Greg Monaghan Greg Monaghan ... Coach Duckworth
Lonny Price ... Mr. Sturges
Carey Scott ... Paul Fairgate
Kristy Swanson ... Eron Jeffries
Bob G. Anthony Bob G. Anthony ... Mr. Burley (as Bob Anthony)
Gene Blakely Gene Blakely ... Principal Gutman
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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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Trivia

Both Jay Underwood and Robyn Lively played roles in the "Young Indiana Jones Adventures". Jay played a young Ernest Hemingway who befriended the teenaged titular Indy, and Robin played a teenage Indy's girlfriend. See more »

Quotes

Chip Carson: Becky doesn't like me.
Dr. Jonas Carson: Don't worry.
Chip Carson: I won't worry, Dad. I don't know how.
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Written by Randy Thompson
Performed by Major Figures
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How can anyone forget these movies, huh?????
7 September 2006 | by sethn172See all my reviews

Before I continue forth with the new millennium, I will go back in time once more because I had completely forgotten about these gems!!!!!

In 1987, Disney, while still a "low" company in the 80s, was able to start a series of films on television called "Not Quite Human," about a geeky teenager who, like in "Inspector Gadget," looks like a human but is really a robot!!!!! Now this SCREAMS 80S, along with other films like "Tron" and "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids" because it combines everything of yesteryear with the technologies of tomorrow!!!!!

My parents remember seeing this on the TV back then, back when I was just born or something. However, my very first encounter with this film was on the Old Disney Channel (one time, I've seen this, and the other parts, on my 12th B'day in May of '99!!!!!)

"Not Quite Human" is a very good series of films to watch, if you can ever find these movies again.

Has this been shown recently? If so, give me an e-mail or personal message.

10/10


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Language:

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Release Date:

19 June 1987 (USA) See more »

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