Go, Rockin' Robots
July 11, 2005 4:49 AM   Subscribe

Dannybot is a short musical film about a lonely man whose robot goes off to war. It shouldn't be confused with What's Your Name, a music video about a lonely robot office worker, which itself shouldn't be confused with the previously-MeFi'd one about a worker who doesn't know he's a robot, or the one about the worker who is haunted by robots, or the much lower-tech Kraftwerk video "The Robots (mpg video), or the video about a robot scavenger in a third-world nation (mp4 video) (which itself shouldn't be confused with that previously-MeFi'd non-musical short about a robot cop in a third-world nation), none of which should be confused with any of the various shorts (Windows Media) and commercials(MPG) about breakdancing robots(streaming video). However, any of the previous videos about robots could have been made by the robots in this music video about robots making a music video(quicktime). If any of this is unclear, please contact your local League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots. (links mainly via Memepool and Antville.)
posted by yankeefog (17 comments total)
I'll have to wait until after work to check these out, but thanks for an entertainingly written FPP!
posted by alumshubby at 4:57 AM on July 11, 2005

I'm confused
posted by wheelieman at 5:46 AM on July 11, 2005

So sweet my teeth fell out.
posted by NinjaPirate at 5:48 AM on July 11, 2005

We're charging our batteries, and now we're full of energy.
posted by 40 Watt at 6:49 AM on July 11, 2005

Where in the hell are the dancing cats?
posted by CynicalKnight at 7:05 AM on July 11, 2005

Naturally: Robot Rock (free iTMS video link; single by Daft Punk).
posted by dsandl at 7:13 AM on July 11, 2005

Well made post. Thanks!
posted by dazed_one at 7:27 AM on July 11, 2005

I knew there was a reason I got up this morning!
posted by menace303 at 7:34 AM on July 11, 2005

<< THIS ... IS ... GOOD >>
posted by Robot Johnny at 7:44 AM on July 11, 2005

Sweet Post! favorite Bot line by Robby Robot: Sorry miss, I was giving myself an oil-job.
posted by Mr Bluesky at 7:56 AM on July 11, 2005

But would any of them be able to beat Robot Frank?
posted by ciderwoman at 9:14 AM on July 11, 2005

I prefer Lie-Bot.
posted by wakko at 9:28 AM on July 11, 2005

I like robots. Robots are go! I'm also so fired if I watch these now, but thanks for the post - something to look forward to tonight.
posted by Zack_Replica at 11:15 AM on July 11, 2005

grandaddy have a great song about a robot that is ignored by it owner, turns to drink, writes bad poetry, and dies. fyi.
posted by andrew cooke at 3:16 PM on July 11, 2005

How's about Captured by Robots?
posted by The Great Big Mulp at 3:20 PM on July 11, 2005

Hey! I know the guy who did Dannybot. He's a friend/ aquaintance of mine. His "Letter from an Historically Black Clown College" is a humor piece well worth reading.
posted by dkirk78 at 8:35 AM on July 13, 2005

Dkirk78, your friend/acquaintance is a very funny man.
posted by yankeefog at 7:41 AM on July 14, 2005

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