In a parallel present the artificial human has come into its own. Robots no longer have anything robot-like about them. New technology and advancements in the field of science have made it ... See full summary »

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Lisette Pagler ...  Mimi / ... 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Pia Halvorsen ...  Inger 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Johan Paulsen ...  Hans 20 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Matilda 20 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Tobias 20 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Roger 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Josephine Alhanko ...  Flash / ... 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Marie Robertson ...  Bea / ... 19 episodes, 2012-2014
Fredrik Silbersky ...  Kevin 18 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Vera 17 episodes, 2012-2014
Alexander Stocks ...  Odi 17 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Jonas / ... 17 episodes, 2012-2014
Sten Elfström ...  Lennart 16 episodes, 2012-2014
Peter Viitanen ...  Silas 16 episodes, 2012-2014
...  David 16 episodes, 2012-2014
Aline Palmstierna ...  Sofia 15 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Rick 15 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Gordon 15 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Henning 13 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Niska 12 episodes, 2012-2014
Saunet Sparell ...  Marylyn 12 episodes, 2012-2013
Camilla Larsson ...  Therese 11 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Leo 11 episodes, 2012-2014
David Lenneman ...  Fred 10 episodes, 2012
Ellen Jelinek ...  Eva 10 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Yuma 9 episodes, 2013-2014
Romeo Altera ...  Leo 10 år 9 episodes, 2012
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In a parallel present the artificial human has come into its own. Robots no longer have anything robot-like about them. New technology and advancements in the field of science have made it possible to manufacture a product - a kind of mechanized servant - that is so similar to a real human that it can often be considered a perfectly good substitute. The Human Robot (HUBOT) have also given rise to new problems and dilemmas. Thorny legal questions have increasingly started to occupy people's minds and are still waiting to be answered: Who is responsible for the actions of a hubot? Do hubots have some form of "hubot rights"? Should they be paid for their work? As an ever growing number of people form relationships with hubots, the boundaries between human and machine become blurred. When humans make copies of themselves, which are so close to the real thing they form emotional bonds, the questions arises - What does it really mean to be 'human'? Written by Lars Lundström

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What does it really mean to be "human"?

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Real Humans  »

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The Asimov Restrictions on hubots is named for Sci Fi author and Biochemist Isaac Asimov. Asimov's Three Laws on Robotics, as mentioned in his Robot, Empire and Foundation novel series, governs how hubots are generally supposed to behave and interact among humans. See more »

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Referenced in Fantasmes! Sexe, fiction et tentations (2013) See more »

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Underrated sci-fi soapie
19 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

The Swedes have achieved something unique with this show. Real Humans is about a reality where human-like robots are commonplace in today's world and perform such roles as home assistants, companions to lonely souls, workers of all types and, of course, sex toys. The show follows a selection of different people as they live in this world, from the family with the curious teenage boy, to an old man needing home assistance, and a lonely man who's job is threatened by them, and a woman in love with one. It also follows a group of obsolete and disowned "hubots" who are a quest to avoid being scrapped and recycled. The day-to-day coexistence between humans and hubots provides often amusing situations but there's also a darker side in each episode which makes you feel for them. I'm not ashamed to admit it's a soap, but a very intelligent one, and a very open one. Strictly for older kids and adults.


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