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Home Robot  
  A robotic device designed to serve families in their homes.  

Early depiction of a home robot in an ordinary Earth suburb.


(Home robot from 'Runaway' by Michael Crichton)

Technovelgy from Runaway, by Michael Crichton.
Published by Tri-Star Pictures in 1985
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The movie trailer starts out with a conversation between Tom Selleck and the robot:

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