Jim Henson's 1963 Short About Jerk Robot

January 26, 2012

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Recently unearthed and posted by AT&T's "please don't leave us for someone else who also has iPhones now" archives, the following is a short film made by the great Jim Henson back in 1963. Commissioned by Bell for a seminar on the then-nascent topic of data communications, it features a drunk braggart of a robot literally inhaling information and talking some real shit about how he doesn't need mankind. Well, I hate to break it to you, robit, but you're about to look like an idiot:

Humans: Still the G.O.A.T.

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