We've Identified By Name All The Robots In The New GE Ad

GE has a great new ad from BBDO celebrating “brilliant machines,” in which a diaspora of robots comes together outside a vast warehouse full of light.

Many of the robots are taken from TV and the movies, and some are from real life. (BBDO tells us that many of the robots are the real props from the original movies, not replicas.) We’ve tried to ID them all.

First, this is Robby the Robot from “Forbidden Planet”:

GE robot

Photo: GE

Next, KITT from “Knight Rider”:

KITT

Photo: GE

The first of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rovers:

mars rover

Photo: GE

Johnny 5 from “Short Circuit”:

short circuit robot

Photo: GE

Class M-3 Model B9, General Utility Non-Theorizing Environmental Control Robot, from “Lost in Space”:

robot

Photo: GE

Data, from “Star Trek”:

Data

Photo: GE

We may have missed a couple — the lonely robot at the bus station bears a passing resemblance to Wall-E, for instance — and a lot of the robots appear to be original to the ad. If you can ID any more of them, please let us know.

Here’s the ad in full:

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