sesame Street Robot...

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  1. KrangPrime

    KrangPrime Master Member

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    Sesame Street - SAM the Machine - YouTube

    I don't remember this guy.. a bit before my time. But Sesame Street sure had some creepy characters... and our generation sure turned out better than the last few ;o). Kids today need to be scared by their TV again! ;o)

    fun prop building attempt though!
     
  2. Wes R

    Wes R Legendary Member

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    That's before my time too, he must not have lasted long as I'd have remembered seeing something like that in the 80s.
     
  3. Goonie

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    That's the earliest model of a Terminator known to man...
     
  4. Jet Beetle

    Jet Beetle Sr Member Gone but not forgotten.

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    He looks like one of two things - a Doctor Who villain or that Mars probe the 6 Million Dollar Man fought.
     
  5. robn1

    robn1 Master Member

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    This is from my time, and I don't remember it.
     
  6. Galactifan

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    The robot looks like what's left from the Venus Space Probe from The Six Million Dollar Man. :)
     
  7. the_batdemon

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    I vaguely remember S.A.M.

    I like that there were more Gordons than Darrens from "Bewitched"
     
  8. Vermithrax 4

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    I don't remember SAM at all but after watching that I DO remember seeing SAM's body in something else, though I can't recall what. I'm sure they removed his eyes and mouth and recycled him at some point.
     
  9. LittleBit

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  10. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I remember him and hated that character! :lol
     
  11. Monster Dave

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    OMG!! That's awesome! I remember that!!
     
  12. Vermithrax 4

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    I'm starting to recall that SAM's body may have been used in The Muppet Show at some point, where they put things into that round portal under that front hatch, he makes some noise, then the hatch swings down again and the thing they wanted made comes out. I'm not entirely sure about this but that's what I'm remembering.
     
  13. Monster Dave

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  14. coofunkcurly

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    One of those things I had completely forgotten about until this jogged my memory. I now remember SAM quite well.
     
  15. Dung0beetle

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    S.A.M. = Dalek v. 1.0

    Listen to the voice and think "EXTERMINATE!"
     
  16. YenChih Lin

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    more like a 6@5t@rd lovechild of VINCENT and a Dalekā€¦
     
  17. Treadwell

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    I remember this; never cared for the character. Not only wasn't he funny, but I couldn't get over that he has big Muppet googly eyes. Is he a robot or a living Muppet creature? Too goofy (even for wee little Treadwell).
     
  18. terryr

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    Don't remember it. Looks like they were trying too hard to be everything.

    It's huge!

    [​IMG]
     
  19. JMChladek

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    Into a TARDIS console perhaps? :love

    I was also going to guess the resemblence to the Venus Space Probe from Six Million Dollar Man as well (that thing IS burned in my brain). As much as I watched Sesame Street when I was a kid, I still can't quite remember SAM in the same vein as the other characters. But maybe I didn't really watch it that much until about 1975-76, which would have been the tail end of SAM's appearances.
     
  20. Clutch

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    I remember Sesame Street before the dark times. Before Elmo.
     
  21. clancampbell

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    WHEW!!!!!

    I mis-read the title and thought it said, Sesame Street Reboot!!!!!!!

    Rich
     
  22. KrangPrime

    KrangPrime Master Member

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    a reboot would be welcome because of this. #ElmoMobRulesSesameStreetwithBrassKnuckles
     
  23. Commander Max

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    I remember him, I would go hide in the other room when he came on.

    I must not have been the only one, or more of you guys would have seen him.
     

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