In the retro-1980's future, robots have become commonplace. Mechanical butlers, electronic plumbers and robo-bartenders are part of everyday life, but Robot Jones is a different kind of machine altogether. He is an experimental prototype designed to interact with humans on a personal level. Though programmed with basic emotions, Robot Jones doesn't quite have a handle on dealing with them and thus, tends to be more overly dramatic and socially awkward than other teenagers. Surrounded by his antiquated and embarrassing robotic family, nerdy friends like "Socks," his crush Shannon and his nemesis Lenny and Denny (the Yogman Twins), Robot Jones conquers the drudgery of the sixth grade where he excels in gym class, runs for class president and dreads open house night at school.
Cartoon Network (press release)
Did You Know?
According to series creator Greg Miller
, the original voice of Robot Jones was created with Microsoft Word 98 text-to-voice software. The character's voice was changed to a human, Bobby Block
, in the second season. Block's voice was dubbed over the original voice in subsequent season one re-broadcasts. See more
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