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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chip Carson
... Dr. Jonas Carson
... Becky Carson
... Gordon Vogel
... J.J. Derks
... Jake Blocker
... Scott Barnes
... Jenny Beckerman
... Bryan Skelly
Greg Monaghan ... Coach Duckworth
... Mr. Sturges
... Paul Fairgate
... Eron Jeffries
Bob G. Anthony ... Mr. Burley (as Bob Anthony)
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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19 June 1987 (USA)  »

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Adorável Andróide  »

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Gene Blakely's final film project. See more »

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[Becky is inspecting the android her father has built]
Becky: He looks a lot like you. You know, where you were young.
Jonas: Yeah, well I make him a little handsomer than is was at that age.
Becky: Which is what?
Jonas: Seventeen.
Becky: You made him older than me?
Jonas: Well, you always said you wanted an older brother.
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Money Tree
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If memory serves true, AMAZING
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Nothing better than an android boasting 80's technology and a coming-of-age storyline to pull your thoughts from the depths of your mind front and center to be taken captive by a beautifully lovable cast. Growing up in the 80's gave me the priceless opportunity to see re- runs of "not quite human" on many special occasions. Considering the fact that my parents were never present during the viewings, I would guess that I would most likely not enjoy it near as much as I did as a child. So perhaps this is a film to dig out of your VHS collection and hand to your kids, it can be found on the same tape as "The apple dumpling gang" and an episode of "tour of duty," that is if you recorded in LP mode of course.


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