PG | | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.
John Badham hired Visual Effects Expert Eric Allard on the merits of his work in Let's Go (1985), a short film about a boy and a robot named "Pal".
Enemy neutralized. Ladies and gentlemen, objective completed.
After Frank is knocked down with the tray, the arms of the person operating Johnny 5 can be seen as the robot turns to run.
The credits are played out over a montage of scenes from the movie, including a pair of scenes that failed to make the final cut. One involves an encounter between Number 5 and a toy robot, the other involves a scene in a scrap yard where a scrapped car that Number 5 is currently sitting in is crushed.
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